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Delirium

Delirium  

David Meagher, Cara Daly, and Dimitrios Adamis

in Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2020
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry
Published Online: 
Aug 2020
eISBN: 
9780191817038
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198757139.003.0035
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Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
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Psychiatry, Neuroscience
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chapter
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9780198757139
Delirium is a common, complex neuropsychiatric syndrome that occurs in approximately one in five hospitalized patients. It is associated with a range of adverse healthcare outcomes that are ... More
Examining the nervous system of an older patient

Examining the nervous system of an older patient  

Henry J. Woodford and James George

in Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine (3 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks
Published Online: 
Jul 2020
eISBN: 
9780191807190
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198701590.003.0111_update_001
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist, Nurse
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Clinical Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
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chapter
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9780198701590
Ageing is associated with changes in the nervous system, especially the accumulation of neurodegenerative and white matter lesions within the brain. Abnormalities are commonly found when ... More
Delirium

Delirium  

Alasdair M. J. MacLullich, Edward R. Marcantonio, and David J. Meagher

in Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine (3 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780191807190
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198701590.003.0049
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Clinical Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
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9780198701590
Delirium is a complex medical emergency affecting at least 15% of older hospitalized patients. It causes considerable patient and carer distress, and is associated with adverse outcomes ... More
Normal cognition and ageing: structure, function, and cognitive reserve

Normal cognition and ageing: structure, function, and cognitive reserve  

John Starr

in Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine (3 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780191807190
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198701590.003.0121
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Clinical Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
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chapter
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9780198701590
Defining normative trajectories of cognitive ageing is essential to determine what is abnormal. Normative cognitive ageing, in itself, correlates highly with changes in everyday function, ... More
Reframing anxiety

Reframing anxiety  

Duncan Harding

in Deconstructing the OSCE: Strategies for OSCE Success

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Series: 
Oxford Specialty Training, Oxford Specialty Training: Revision Texts
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191782688
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704874.003.0004
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Professional Development in Medicine
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ISBN: 
9780198704874
The OSCE is an important hurdle for a health practitioner, and even the first attempt induces anxiety—this anxiety is normal, improves performance and increases the chance of success. In a ... More
Setting the scene

Setting the scene  

Duncan Harding

in Deconstructing the OSCE: Strategies for OSCE Success

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Series: 
Oxford Specialty Training, Oxford Specialty Training: Revision Texts
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191782688
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704874.003.0001
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Professional Development in Medicine
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198704874
This chapter sets the scene and provides an introduction to the book. It describes the book’s ethos and structure, and considers the mechanics and organization of the OSCE. It then ... More
Neurobehavioural rehabilitation

Neurobehavioural rehabilitation  

Rodger L. Wood, Nick Alderman, and Andrew Worthington

in Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2020
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry
Published Online: 
Aug 2020
eISBN: 
9780191817038
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198757139.003.0040
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Psychiatry, Neuroscience
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198757139
Helping brain-injured people re-adapt to society requires a system that provides individuals with opportunities to learn and apply social and functional skills in community settings. ... More
Neuropsychiatry of demyelinating disorders

Neuropsychiatry of demyelinating disorders  

Anthony Feinstein and Bennis Pavisian

in Oxford Textbook of Neuropsychiatry

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2020
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry
Published Online: 
Aug 2020
eISBN: 
9780191817038
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198757139.003.0023
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Psychiatry, Neuroscience
Item type: 
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ISBN: 
9780198757139
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the commonest cause of neurological disability in young and middle-aged adults. Given there is no cure, treatment is even more essential and all behavioural ... More
The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: assessment and criteria

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: assessment and criteria  

Bruno Dubois, Massimo Filippi, and Gunhild Waldemar

in Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine (3 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780191807190
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198701590.003.0126
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Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198701590
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent form of dementia: it accounts for 70% of cases of progressive cognitive impairment in aged individuals, age being the single most important ... More
Mental health: epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management

Mental health: epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management  

Renzo Rozzini and Marco Trabucchi

in Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine (3 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780191807190
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198701590.003.0134
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Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
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ISBN: 
9780198701590
Mental health of older people is one of the most challenging tasks for the society and medicine of our time. The epidemiology of the different psychogeriatric problems indicates that the ... More
Management of diabetes in older adults

Management of diabetes in older adults  

Leocadio Rodríguez Mañas, Marta Castro Rodríguez, and Alan J. Sinclair

in Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine (3 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780191807190
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198701590.003.0066
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist, Nurse
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
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ISBN: 
9780198701590
Diabetes mellitus is a highly prevalent chronic disorder that compromises physical and cognitive function, well-being, and quality of life in older adults and is often accompanied by ... More
Deconstructing the OSCEStrategies for OSCE Success

Deconstructing the OSCE: Strategies for OSCE Success  

Duncan Harding PhD MRCPsych

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Series: 
Oxford Specialty Training, Oxford Specialty Training: Revision Texts
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191782688
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198704874.001.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Professional Development in Medicine
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198704874
The OSCE forms the practical part of educational and professional medical examinations and is often challenging and expensive. Deconstructing the OSCE takes a fresh approach to passing OSCE ... More

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