Home > Books > Clinical Alzheimer Rehabilitation
Clinical Alzheimer Rehabilitation
View PDF

Clinical Alzheimer Rehabilitation

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Gogia, Prem P.; Rastogi, Nirek
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-11707-6
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

Despite the increasing prevalence of Alzheimer's disease (AD), current research remains limited, and AD is still one of the most mysterious diseases to date, even to health professionals. This up-to-date resource for AD clinicians and caregivers serves to demystify AD and dementia at large.

This comprehensive and easy-to-read guidebook contains the latest research on dementia and AD in the elderly population, including the causes and risk factors of AD, diagnosis information, and symptoms and progressions of the disease. Significant emphasis is given to the physical, mental, and verbal rehabilitation challenges of patients with AD.

Key Features:
* Outlines specific rehabilitation goals for the physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech-language pathologist, and general caregiver
* Includes chapters on prevention and treatment of AD, caring for AD patients within the home, and long-term, institutional care of AD
* Provides guidelines on how to address rehabilitation challenges, including strength-building to prevent falls, swallowing exercises to prevent malnutrition, and speech language skills to promote communication

With this book, Gogia and Rastogi set forth the necessary care-giving and diagnostic tools to address the ongoing challenge of caring for AD patients -- tools that have been clinically proven to help arrest this devastating, neurogenerative disease.

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Gogia, Prem P.; Rastogi, Nirek
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-11707-6
  • Specialty:
    Geriatrics & Gerontology
    Rehabilitation
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 360
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2008

Clinical Alzheimer Rehabilitation is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Social Policy & Practice This bibliographic database, helps professionals, practitioners, researchers, and students to understand, plan, and evaluate existing and future social policy.
JOTM
Global Health Bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health--contains over 3 million scientific records from over 7,300 journals, reports, books and conferences.
JOTM
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) Features current and timely research articles as well as richly illustrated peer-reviewed articles focused on clinical diagnosis and management.
JOTM
PAIN® Official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain—publishes original research on the nature, mechanisms and treatment of pain.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 68
Offers new techniques for solving the tough challenges you encounter in your practice every day with a focus on pediatric orthopaedics, upper extremity and orthopaedic oncology.

ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine
Provides health care providers with information to diagnose and treat their patients, and also to positively impact clinical service design and delivery, and global health care policy.