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- Springer New York 2013; US$ 189.00
The aim of this book is to put all of the recent genetic data on these new genes into context New genetics of Alzheimer?s disease Different genetic variants are discussed, as well as biomarkers and future possibilities ? more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 24.99
Understanding Alzheimer?s offers patients and caregivers the kind of cutting-edge information that will allow them to combat this debilitating disease on a number of fronts. The book presents the findings of clinical trials and physician studies to provide patients and caregivers a hopeful perspective and practical ways of living with the disease.... more...
- Demos Medical Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95
A Look Inside Alzheimer's is a captivating read for friends, families and loved ones affected by this mind-robbing disease. Individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's disease will take comfort in the voice of a fellow traveler experiencing similar challenges, frustrations, and triumphs. Family and professional caregivers will be enlightened by... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 14.99
One in ten adults over 65 has some form of mild cognitive impairment or MCI--thinking problems that go beyond those associated with normal aging, but that fall short of the serious impairments experienced by people with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. This is the first book written specifically for individuals with MCI, for their loved... more...
- SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99
When his wife Elsie is nearly killed after stepping out in front of a moving car and is then diagnosed with Alzheimer?s disease, Frank Herbert finds himself faced with the dilemma of his life; is it more or less merciful to let Elsie go on living in this terrible state, or to euthanize her and put an end to her misery? Torn by his love for his wife... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 18.39
Simon Atkins studied at Bristol University Medical School and trained as a GP in Bedminster Down. He is a freelance medical journalist and has been a columnist for The Guardian . He presented the BBC 3 series Make Me a Baby . His most recent book is First Steps to Living with Dementia . more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
Personalisation builds on person-centred care to focus on how people with dementia can have more choice and control in their lives, and be supported to be part of their community. This practical guide explains how to deliver personalised services and support for people with dementia through simple, evidence-based person-centred practices and tools. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 34.95
Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop, experts discuss the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making. Drawing on a range of perspectives, the book forges new understandings of relationships between informal decision-making and formal biomedical or legal processes for assessing competence. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95
This book considers ethical decisions in the context of relationships, treatment, safety and quality of life. It draws on the experiences of family carers as well as on existing research and emphasizes the importance of empathy and the need to acknowledge different perspectives in order to reach the best decision for the person with dementia more...