By A.J. Larner

Dementia in scientific perform: A Neurological Perspective addresses neurological contributions to the prognosis and administration of dementia via a longitudinal exam of the paintings undertaken in committed neurological dementia clinics.

This concise, pragmatic guide covers:

The use of cognitive screening tools and their diagnostic utility.

The use of non-cognitive (functional, behavioural, neurovegetative) screening tools and  their diagnostic application.

The use of alternative diagnostic investigations: neuroimaging, neurophysiology, neuropathology.

The diagnostic combine when it comes to either neuropsychological syndromes and neurological diagnoses.

The use of traditional remedies for dementia.

The influence of nationwide directives (e.g. great, nationwide Dementia method) on daily scientific practice. 

Dementia in medical perform: A Neurological Perspective is an illustrated, sensible source for doctors serious about the review and administration of dementia sufferers. it's of specific gain to neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, fundamental care practitioners and people operating within the fields of neuropsychology, psychology, occupational remedy, speech and language remedy and nursing.

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