Alzheimer's Disease (Oxford Neurology Library)

Alzheimer's Disease (Oxford Neurology Library)

Gunhild Waldemar and Alistair Burns

Print publication date: Mar 2017

ISBN: 9780198779803

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

Providing clinicians with the latest developments in research, this new edition of Alzheimer's Disease is a succinct and practical introduction to the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of Alzheimer’s disease. Part of the Oxford Neuropsychiatry Library series, this pocketbook contains 14 fully updated chapters on key topics such as pathophysiology, epidemiology, pharmacological treatments, and psychological symptoms. It also features new chapters on atypical presentations, end-of-life issues, and case vignettes to ensure the reader is fully equipped with the latest understanding of the possible causes of the disease, methods of diagnosis, and management techniques. A powerful tool for the practising clinician, this edition is an indispensable guide to the latest thinking about management of the disease.