Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease: With Directories of Research, Treatment and Care Facilities

Encyclopedia of Alzheimer s Disease With Directories of Research Treatment and Care Facilities The second edition contains updated resources research institution information and a listing of treatment and care facilities in the United States Additions to the encyclopedia section include advanc

  • Title: Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease: With Directories of Research, Treatment and Care Facilities
  • Author: Elaine A. Moore Marvin G. Miller Lisa Moore
  • ISBN: 9780786464586
  • Page: 471
  • Format: Paperback
  • The second edition contains updated resources, research institution information and a listing of treatment and care facilities in the United States Additions to the encyclopedia section include advances in Alzheimer s disease research, genetics, diagnostic procedures, treatment, alternative medicine, brain plasticity, risk factors, clinical trial information, nursing homeThe second edition contains updated resources, research institution information and a listing of treatment and care facilities in the United States Additions to the encyclopedia section include advances in Alzheimer s disease research, genetics, diagnostic procedures, treatment, alternative medicine, brain plasticity, risk factors, clinical trial information, nursing home safety, and preventive measures In addition the book describes medical treatments used in other countries and the results of collaborative efforts such as the recent global imaging test initiatives and the Prevent Alzheimer s Disease by 2020 Project.

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    1. The bulk of this newly updated reference work is comprised of two parts, roughly equal in length. The first half is an alphabetical listing of terms dealing with Alzheimer’s disease itself, along with definitions/explanations of concepts in many related areas, such as treatments (“Chelation Therapy”), drugs (Memantine”), brain anatomy/physiology (“Hypothalamus”), notable individuals involved in research ( “Alzheimer, Alois,”), organizations (“National Alzheimer’s Coordinatin [...]

    2. The 2nd Edition of _The Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease_ is just that: an encyclopedia (I'd call it a dictionary, or even an expanded glossary) of terms related to dementias in general and Alzheimer's Disease in particular, then a set of three (3) different resource directories of treatment centers and other resources for caregivers or sufferers. It's 411 pages is very well indexed. For someone entering or working in the field, it's a very good buy. For a caregiver, the glossary (or "encyclo [...]

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