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Dementia Care

An Evidence-Based Approach

Editors: Boltz, Marie, Galvin, James E. (Eds.)

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  • Provides an evidence-based approach
  • Designed for wide range of clinicians, healthcare administrators, and policy makers
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This book provides an overview of the demographic, clinical, and psychosocial context of dementia care. With its focus on patient and family perspectives, this book describes evidence-based approaches towards prevention, detection, and treatment of dementia that is like any other book. The text presents memory clinics, care management, home-based interventions, palliative care, family caregiver programs, specific to dementia care. Additionally, the text examines strategies to support transitions to acute care and long-term care. The text also places a special emphasis on measures of quality, cultural sensitivity, and implications for health care policy.

Written by experts in the field, Dementia Care: An Evidence-Based Approach is an excellent resource for clinicians, students, healthcare administrators, and policymakers who aim to improve the quality of life of both the person with dementia and their informal caregiver.

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“This book provides an evidence-based approach to all facets of dementia care, from diagnosis to end of life. … a grand addition to any gerontology education program for those wanting a deeper understanding of dementia, its treatment, and care throughout the progression of the disease. It also may help families of those with dementia to understand what it is and what to expect. … written in an easy-to-read fashion that provides insights into diagnosis, treatment, cause, and care.” (Melody L. W. Schrock, Doody’s Book Reviews, January, 2016)


Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dementia Care
Book Subtitle
An Evidence-Based Approach
Editors
  • Marie Boltz
  • James E. Galvin
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-18377-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-18377-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-18376-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 325
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 9 illustrations in colour
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