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Dementia in Clinical Practice: A Neurological Perspective

Pragmatic Studies in the Cognitive Function Clinic

  • A. J. Larner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. A. J. Larner
    Pages 1-21
  3. A. J. Larner
    Pages 23-44
  4. A. J. Larner
    Pages 207-240
  5. A. J. Larner
    Pages 297-329
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 331-335

About this book

Introduction

This expanded, updated third edition summarizes the pragmatic diagnostic accuracy studies of neurological signs and cognitive and non-cognitive screening instruments undertaken in the author’s clinic in the context of day-to-day practice involving patients with cognitive disorders including dementia.  A new chapter devoted to comparing and combining instruments is included, and illustrative case studies have been included where relevant.

Dementia in Clinical Practice: A Neurological Perspective, Third Edition is a practical resource for medical professionals involved in the assessment and management of patients with dementia and cognitive disorders. It may be of particular interest to neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, primary care practitioners and those working with patients with cognitive impairment in the fields of neuropsychology, psychology, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and nursing.

Keywords

cognitive assessment cognitive function clinic cognitive impairment dementia referral pattern screening instrument

Authors and affiliations

  • A. J. Larner
    • 1
  1. 1.Cognitive Function ClinicWalton Centre for Neurology and NeurosurgeryLiverpoolUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75259-4
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-75258-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-75259-4
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