2013

The Common Sense Guide to Dementia For Clinicians and Caregivers

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-4162-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-4163-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. What Is Dementia?

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      Pages 1-4

      What Is Dementia?

  3. Start of Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-18

      Signposts: What to Look for and When to Seek Help

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      Pages 19-28

      Finding Help

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      Pages 29-41

      Preparing for a Visit to the Doctor

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      Pages 43-55

      Making the Most of the Doctor’s Visit

  4. Common Sense Dementia Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-69

      The Seven Common Senses of Dementia Care

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      Pages 71-79

      Caring for the Caregiver

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      Pages 81-96

      Dementia Medications

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      Pages 97-109

      Alternative Therapies in Dementia

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      Pages 111-121

      Alcohol and Other Substances

  5. Mood and Behavior

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-128

      Mood Issues in Dementia

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      Pages 129-133

      Psychosis

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      Pages 135-148

      Dealing with Problem Behaviors in Dementia

  6. Additional Considerations in Dementia Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-162

      Legal and Financial Matters

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      Pages 163-188

      Selecting Level of Care

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      Pages 189-200

      Looking Ahead: The Later Stages

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 201-206