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The Resource What if it's not Alzheimer's? : a caregiver's guide to dementia, edited by Gary Radin and Lisa Radin ; foreword by Murray Grossman, MD EdD

What if it's not Alzheimer's? : a caregiver's guide to dementia, edited by Gary Radin and Lisa Radin ; foreword by Murray Grossman, MD EdD

Label
What if it's not Alzheimer's? : a caregiver's guide to dementia
Title
What if it's not Alzheimer's?
Title remainder
a caregiver's guide to dementia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gary Radin and Lisa Radin ; foreword by Murray Grossman, MD EdD
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Although the public most often associates dementia with Alzheimer's disease, the medical profession now distinguishes various types of "other" dementias. This book is the first and only comprehensive guide dealing with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), one of the largest groups of non-Alzheimer's dementias. The contributors are either specialists in their fields or have exceptional hands-on experience with FTD sufferers. Beginning with a focus on the medical facts, the first part defines and explores FTD as an illness distinct from Alzheimer's disease. Also considered are clinical and medical care issues and practices, as well as such topics as finding a medical team and rehabilitation interventions. The next section on managing care examines the daily care routine including exercise, socialization, adapting the home environment, and behavioral issues. In the following section on caregiver resources, the contributors identify professional and government assistance programs along with private resources and legal options. The final section focuses on the caregiver, in particular the need for respite and the challenge of managing emotions. This new, completely revised edition follows recent worldwide collaboration in research and provides the most current medical information available, a better understanding of the different classifications of FTD, and more clarity regarding the role of genetics. The wealth of information offered in these pages will help both healthcare professionals and caregivers of someone suffering from frontotemporal degeneration"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.8/30231
Index
index present
LC call number
RC521
LC item number
.W438 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Label
What if it's not Alzheimer's? : a caregiver's guide to dementia, edited by Gary Radin and Lisa Radin ; foreword by Murray Grossman, MD EdD
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
444 pages
Isbn
9781616149680
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014015843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)878667884
Label
What if it's not Alzheimer's? : a caregiver's guide to dementia, edited by Gary Radin and Lisa Radin ; foreword by Murray Grossman, MD EdD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
3rd edition.
Extent
444 pages
Isbn
9781616149680
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014015843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)878667884

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