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The A to Z of Alzheimer's disease

A concise guide to understanding and coping with this devastating disease

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The A to Z of Alzheimer's disease: A concise guide to understanding and coping with this devastating disease by Carol Turkington
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This title offers everything readers need to know about Alzheimer's disease - in more than 500 entries. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain and results in impaired memory, thinking, and behavior. More than 5 million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer's disease, and that number is projected to leap to 11 million by 2050. As the baby boomer population continues to age, Alzheimer's remains a significant public health problem and there is no cure on the horizon. In more than 500 entries, "The A to Z of Alzheimer's Disease" presents a wealth of information on the physical, emotional, and intellectual conditions that affect Alzheimer's sufferers. It also examines the current research on prevention, causes, and treatments, as well as the social issues surrounding the disease. Appendixes include major resources, organizations, helpful books and publications, an extensive bibliography, and a glossary. Topics of this title include: causes of Alzheimer's; diagnosis and symptoms of Alzheimer's; genetics and gene therapy; heredity and Alzheimer's; home health care and home modification; long-term planning and care; memory and mental activity; myths about Alzheimer's; related diseases and health issues; and, treatments and medications.

Author Biography

Carol Turkington was a medical writer with a degree in journalism and 25 years of professional experience. She was the author of several books, including Skin Deep, Third Edition; The A to Z of Autism Spectrum Disorders; The A to Z of Breast Cancer and The A to Z of Infectious Diseases all for Facts On File and Checkmark Books. Deborah Mitchell is a freelance writer who specializes in health, nutrition, and medical topics. She has authored coauthored, and ghostwritten more than 40 books as well as scores of articles for both print and electronic media James Galvin, M.D., M.S.C., is assistant professor of neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Missouri.
Release date Australia
June 15th, 2010
Contributor
Foreword by James Galvin M D M S C
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd
Imprint
Facts on File
Pages
320
Dimensions
190x236x20
ISBN-13
9780816077663
Product ID
3942870

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