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Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and Dementia E-Book

A Practical Guide for Clinicians

Now presented in full color, this updated edition of Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and Dementia is designed as a practical guide for clinicians that delivers the latest treatment approaches and research findings for dementia and related illnesses. Drs. Budson and Solomon - both key leaders in the field - cover the essentials of physical and cognitive examinations and laboratory and imaging studies, giving you the tools you need to consistently make accurate diagnoses in this rapidly growing area.

    • Access in-depth coverage of clinically useful diagnostic tests and the latest treatment approaches.
    • Detailed case studies facilitate the management of both common and uncommon conditions.
      • Comprehensive coverage of hot topics such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, in addition to new criteria on vascular dementia and vascular cognitive impairment.
      • Includes new National Institute on Aging-Alzheimer's Association and DSM-5 criteria for Alzheimer's Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment.
      • Learn how to use new diagnostic tests, such as the amyloid imaging scans florbetapir (Amyvid), flutemetamol (Vizamyl), and florbetaben (Neuraceq), which can display amyloid plaques in the living brains of patients.
      • Updated case studies, many complete with videos illustrating common tests, clinical signs, and diagnostic features, are now incorporated into the main text as clinical vignettes for all major disorders.
      • Brand-new chapters on how to approach the differential diagnosis and on primary progressive aphasia.
      • Medicine eBook is accessible on a variety of devices.
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    Andrew E. Budson, M.D. is Chief of Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology, Associate Chief of Staff for Education, and Director of the Center for Translational Cognitive Neuroscience at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System, Associate Director for Research at the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center, Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, and Lecturer in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Medical Director of the Boston Center for Memory, located in Newton, Massachusetts. His training included graduating cum laude from Harvard Medical School, being chief resident of the Harvard-Longwood Neurology Residency Program, pursuing a fellowship in dementia at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and studying memory as a post-doctoral fellow in experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience at Harvard University. Dr. Budson has had government research funding since 1998, receiving a National Research Service Award and a Career Development Award in addition to a Research Project (R01) grant. He has given over 425 local, national, and international grand rounds and other academic talks. He has published over 100 papers, reviews, and book chapters and is a reviewer for more than 40 journals. He has co-authored or edited five books, including Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and Dementia: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, the second edition of which has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, and Japanese. He was awarded the Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral Neurology in 2008 and the Research Award in Geriatric Neurology in 2009, both from the American Academy of Neurology. His current research uses the techniques of experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience to understand memory in patients with Alzheimer's disease. In his memory disorders clinic at the VA Boston Healthcare System he treats patients while teaching fellows, residents, and medical students. He also sees patients in Newton at the Boston Center for Memory



    1. Why Diagnose and Treat Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and Dementia?

    2. Evaluating the Patient with Memory Loss or Dementia


    3. Approach to the Patient with Memory Loss, Mild Cognitive Impairment, or Dementia

    4. Alzheimer's Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment due to Alzheimer's Disease

    5. Dementia with Lewy Bodies (Including Parkinson's Disease Dementia)

    6. Vascular Dementia and Vascular Cognitive Impairment

    7. Primary Progressive Aphasia & Other Disorders of Speech

    8. Frontotemporal Dementia

    9. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    10. Corticobasal Degeneration

    11. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    12. Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease

    13. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

    14. Other Disorders That Disrupt Memory


    15. Goals of Treatment of Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and Dementia

    16. Cholinesterase Inhibitors

    17. Memantine (Generic and Namenda XR)

    18. Vitamins, Herbs, Supplements, and Anti-Inflammatories

    19. Future Treatments of Memory Loss

    20. Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Memory Loss


    21. Evaluating the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

    22. Caring For and Educating the Caregiver

    23. Non-Pharmacological Treatment of the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

    24. Pharmacological Treatment of the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia


    25. Life Adjustments

    26. Legal and Financial Issues

    27. Special Issues


    APPENDIX A: Cognitive Test and Questionnaire Forms, Instructions, and Normative Data

    APPENDIX B: Screening for Memory Loss

    APPENDIX C: Our Current Understanding of Memory


    EAN / 13-stellige ISBN 978-0323316101
    10-stellige ISBN 0323316107
    Verlag Elsevier HealthScience EN
    Sprache Englisch
    Auflage 2. Auflage im Jahr 2015
    Anmerkungen zur Auflage 2. Auflage
    Editionsform Non Books / PBS
    Einbandart E-Book
    Typ des digitalen Artikels ePub mit Adobe DRM
    Copyright Digital Rights Management Adobe
    Erscheinungsdatum 20. Mai 2015
    Seitenzahl 276
    Illustrationsbemerkung Approx. 330 illustrations (330 in full color)
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