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Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias: A Practical Guide (Practical Guides in Psychiatry) Second Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0781767705
ISBN-10: 0781767709
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Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Volume 6, Issue 65, Frank W. Brown, M.D., M.B.A. -- "A delightful and compact book of concise information about dementia subtypes, assessment, and treatment, as well as the psychiatric conditions often associated with dementia. With this vast amount of knowledge of various types of progressive and non-progressive cognitive impairment, it is important to have resources available that can aid in our quick acquisition of knowledge to assist us in patient care. This book provides a means of easily extracting information from its 4 sections and detailed appendices. The appendices provide a wonderful set of pocket-sized, 1-page summaries of a wide range of issues in dementia. The most important attribute of this book is that it provides information that a busy clinician can use in active clinical care of the patient. The book is well organized, with a content outline and a subject index that can lead the reader to the area of interest quickly. Overall, this book represents an excellent continuation of the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series. For someone who needs quick, useful information on the assessment and treatment of dementia, this resource is highly recommended." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Product Details

  • Series: Practical Guides in Psychiatry
  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: LWW; Second edition (September 19, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0781767709
  • ISBN-13: 978-0781767705
  • Product Dimensions: 4.8 x 0.5 x 7.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,058,651 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Extremely helpful book. Relates to clinical approach to the Alzheimer/Dementia patients. I especially like the clinical vignettes. Provides all the basic information regarding the multiple types of dementia one may encounter.
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Excellent Guide for descriptions and symptoms of ALL the different Dementia's and other medical issues that can mimic Alzheimer's and ALL the other Dementia's. Must have! Easy to read and understand.
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excellent
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Dr Agronin provides a great deal of useful information. He is currently involved in clinical research and is running the Memory Center at the Jewish Hospital and Home for the Aged in Miami. The book would be a good tool for all medical professionals
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