This practical guide clearly shows each stage in the management of a patient with dementia. It covers the complex issues surrounding dementia such as spouses and families, access to appropriate care, legal and ethical concerns, planning for the future and "living well" and includes the decision making process on initiating treatment and guidance on how best to access the available services.
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This practical guide clearly shows each stage in the management of a patient with dementia.
About the authors, vii GP s Foreword by Dr Neil Arnott, ix Neuroscience Foreword by Professor Paul Francis, xi Acknowledgement, xiv Introduction, 1 Chapter 1 Diagnosing dementia in general practice, 4 Chapter 2 Complex pictures of dementia, 25 Chapter 3 Initiating, monitoring and adjusting dementia treatments, 41 Chapter 4 Emergency management of dementia, 53 Chapter 5 Managing families, 72 Chapter 6 Using the multidisciplinary team, 86 Chapter 7 Capacity, consent and deprivation of liberty, 100 Chapter 8 Choosing a residential home, 115 Chapter 9 Research, developments and media coverage, 122 Chapter 10 GP questions answered, 133 Appendix Recommended further reading, 142 Index, 145
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9781118352335
Publisert
2013
Utgiver
Vendor
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Vekt
666 gr
Høyde
250 mm
Bredde
150 mm
Tykkelse
15 mm
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Annet format
Antall sider
168

Om bidragsyterne

Nicholas Clarke, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, MD in Neurochemistry and Visiting Research Fellow at King s College, London, UK Farine Clarke, General Practitioner, Former Deputy Editor of Pulse Newspaper and Editor and Editorial Director of GP newspaper, UK Denzil Edwards, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Kent and Medway NHS Trust, UK