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Dementia in Clinical Practice: A Neurological Perspective

Pragmatic Studies in the Cognitive Function Clinic

Larner, A.J.

2nd ed. 2014, XXI, 386 p. 30 illus., 10 illus. in color.

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  • New chapter on methodological aspects of pragmatic diagnostic accuracy studies
  • New chapter on history taking and neurological examination in patients with suspected dementia or cognitive problems
  • Details of pragmatic use of common cognitive and non-cognitive screening instruments and their diagnostic utility in the dementia clinic
  • Clear tabular and graphical display of data so that readers may quickly and easily appraise study findings

This concise, pragmatic, pocket-sized book addresses neurological contributions to the diagnosis and management of dementia through a longitudinal examination of the work undertaken in a dedicated neurological dementia clinic. 

It covers the use of cognitive and non-cognitive screening instruments and their diagnostic utility and the use of other diagnostic investigations: neuroimaging, neurophysiology and neuropathology. The diagnostic mix is discussed in terms of both neuropsychological syndromes and neurological diagnoses, as is the use of conventional treatments for dementia and the impact of national directives (e.g. NICE, National Dementia Strategy) on day-to-day clinical practice.  

Dementia in Clinical Practice: A Neurological Perspective, Second Edition is an illustrated, practical resource for medical professionals involved in the assessment and management of dementia patients. It is of particular benefit to neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, primary care practitioners and those working in the fields of neuropsychology, psychology, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and nursing.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » cognitive assessment - cognitive function clinic - cognitive impairment - dementia - referral pattern - screening instrument

Related subjects » Family & Geriatric Medicine - Neurology - Psychiatry

Table of contents 

Referral patterns.- A brief note on methodology: pragmatic diagnostic accuracy studies.-  History and neurological examination.- Assessment with cognitive screening instruments and comparison of scales.- Assessment with non-cognitive screening instruments and combinations of scales.- Investigation.- Diagnosis (1): Cognitive syndromes, comorbidities, and no diagnosis.- Diagnosis (2): Dementia disorders.- Management.- Conclusion.

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