Practical Dementia Care

Practical Dementia Care

Peter V Rabins, Constantine G Lyketsos, and Cynthia D Steele

Print publication date: Apr 2016

ISBN: 9780199376834

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This book offers a practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of people with dementia. It has extensive coverage of the behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms that occur in up to 90% of people with dementia and of the non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies that address them. It has a discussion of the opportunities for prevention and of ethical and legal issues that are common in dementia.