By Harold Goodglass, Arthur Wingfield
Anomia is the lack to entry spoken names for gadgets, typically linked to the aged or people with mind harm to the left hemisphere. Anomia bargains the state of the art evaluation of problems of naming, written by way of stated specialists from worldwide, approached from either scientific and theoretical viewpoints. Goodglass, recognized around the globe for his examine in aphasia and speech pathology, edits this primary e-book dedicated solely to naming and its issues. Wingfield is understood for his vintage stories of lexical processing in aphasic and common audio system. The e-book comprises finished literature reports, a precis of proper examine facts, in addition to astudy of contemporary advances in cognitive research and anatomic findings. Anomia is an immensely necessary paintings for all these interested in the learn of language, rather these in cognitive neuroscience, neurology, speech pathology, and linguistics.
- Devoted completely to naming and its disorders
- Includes updated descriptions of advances in cognitive analysis
- Contains ways from either medical and theoretical viewpoints
- Brings jointly the pinnacle researchers from the united states, England, and Italy
By Erich E.H. Loewy
During this quantity the authors study many of the scientific social and mental stipulations which impact the best way we die. very important themes coated comprise attitudes towards dying; suicide, assisted suicide and euthanasia; hospice and soreness administration. This quantity could be of curiosity to all who paintings with terminally unwell sufferers.
By Anil K. Nair, Marwan N. Sabbagh
Aging impacts neurological functionality resulting in neurological disease
As society grows older, so do the neurological difficulties linked to getting older. those could be new neurological deficits as a result of the getting older strategy itself, or the impact of getting older on already latest neurological stipulations. Neurologists will spend expanding quantities of time handling sufferers with age-related neurological complications.
Geriatric Neurology brings jointly the knowledge of world-leading specialists. they've got crafted a brand new textbook to outline this rising subspecialty from simple technological know-how via medical evaluation and scientific administration to social facets of sufferer care. Geriatric Neurology covers: * The getting older mind in neurology * overview of the geriatric neurology sufferer * Neurological stipulations within the aged * Therapeutics for the geriatric neurology sufferer * administration concerns past therapeutics
Comprehensive in scope yet with sensible concentration for potent sufferer care, Geriatric Neurology presents top-of-class counsel for the administration of aged sufferers with neurological issues.
By Culebras Antonio
Completely dedicated to the connection among sleep and mind functionality, and the enhanced administration of sleep in sufferers with neurologic illnesses, this thoroughly up-to-date moment version comprises new sections at the position of hypothalamic disorder in narcolepsy and the rising dating among sleep apnea and high blood pressure, center sickness, and stroke. With chapters studying the remedy of particular illness states, this handy consultant deals suggestions for the administration of basic sleep problems, sleep issues secondary to well-established neurological issues, and the neurological outcomes of out of control sleep stipulations.
By P. Giannakopoulos, P.R. Hof, J. Bogousslavsky
This e-book summarizes the newest advances in neurobiology, diagnostic methods and therapeutics of the main dementing health problems resembling Alzheimer’s affliction, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy physique sickness, and vascular dementia. In a succinct, sensible and accomplished demeanour, it offers an up-to-date view of the issues prone to be encountered in an everyday perform. every one part is targeted on an incredible kind of dementia and is prepared following an analogous scheme reviewing the pathophysiology of the affliction, its diagnostic demanding situations, its attribute neuroimaging positive aspects, healing interventions and sufferer administration concerns. fending off an overspecialized strategy, the booklet bridges the space among scientific perform, complicated imaging, fresh therapeutics and uncomplicated sciences. hence, it serves as a superb consultant for psychological healthiness pros operating within the box of dementia in addition to basic care physicians and scholars.
By Jeffrey L. Cummings
content material: Neuropsychiatry of dementing issues --
Neuropsychiatric evaluate of sufferers with dementia --
Alzheimer's sickness --
Dementia with Lewy our bodies --
Parkinson's disorder and similar parkinsonian syndromes --
Vascular dementia --
Frontotemporal lobar degeneration --
Creutzfeldt-Jakob illness and different prion issues --
Neurobiology of neuropsychiatric signs in dementias --
administration of neuropsychiatric elements of dementia.
By Nicola Cooper, Kirsty Forrest, Graham Mulley
Demographic developments ascertain what clinicians already recognize - they're spending expanding quantities of time facing older humans. This new ABC presents an creation to the hot and lengthening demanding situations of treating older sufferers in a number of settings.ABC of Geriatric medication presents an outline of geriatric medication in perform. Chapters are written by means of specialists, and are in accordance with the area of expertise geriatric drugs curriculum within the united kingdom. ABC of Geriatric drugs is a hugely illustrated, informative, and functional resource of data, with hyperlinks to additional info and assets. it really is a necessary advisor the place administration of the getting older inhabitants is a big well-being factor - for clinic and family members medical professionals, scholars, nurses and different participants of the multi-disciplinary workforce.
By Martin Runge
Fast ein Drittel aller Menschen über sixty five Jahre stürzt mindestens einmal professional Jahr, und 10% der Stürze führen zu schweren Verletzungen, davon sind die Hälfte Frakturen. Aus der Kombination von verminderter Knochenfestigkeit und erhöhter Sturzgefahr ergibt sich eine steile Zunahme der Häufigkeit von Hüftfrakturen (proximalen Femurfrakturen) im adjust. Zwar führt nur ein Sturz von hundert zur Hüftfraktur, aber höchstens 50% der Betroffenen erreichen danach das vorherige Niveau ihrer Gehfähigkeit, und in vielen Fällen entwickelt sich eine Pflegeabhängigkeit. Das Buch vermittelt moderne Methoden der Ganganalyse und stellt diagnostische Methoden vor, mit deren Hilfe guy Sturzrisikofaktoren identifizieren sowie Gehstörungen und Sturzgefahr quantifizieren und klinisch bewerten kann. Sturzmechanik, Knochenfestigkeit (Osteoporose) und sturzassoziierte Risikofaktoren werden in ihren Wechselwirkungen dargelegt. Ausführlich werden die therapeutischen Möglichkeiten gezeigt: - Kraft- und Balancetraining - eine altersgerechte Medikamentenadaptation - Behandlung der hypotonen Blutdruckdysregulation - die Osteoporosetherapie - Versorung mit Hilfsmitteln - Hüftprotektoren und Wohnraumadaptation. Gehstörungen und Stürze werden so zum Paradigma einer problemorientierten, multidisziplinären Diagnostik und Therapie.
By C. F. Hollander, H. A. Becker (auth.), C. F. Hollander, H. A. Becker (eds.)
This e-book represents the document of the situation Committee on getting old. The draft file was once mentioned with a variety of specialists, inter alia through the symposium 'Growing previous sooner or later' hung on October twenty seventh, 1984. as well as the situation record, a heritage document containing the fundamental research hired within the situations on getting old has been ready. The state of affairs file has been written in the sort of approach that it may be learn independently of the history learn. situations are a comparatively new phenomenon in healthiness care and similar coverage. consequently it'd be helpful to provide the reader with a couple of feedback. As a primary step, perusing the precis will give you the reader with an ~verall photograph of this program of the state of affairs approach in coverage education and coverage implementation within the region well-being of the aged. As a moment step, we might suggest that the situation document be learn in its totality. it would be precious to notice down issues on which the reader wish to make additions or variations.