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    DescriptionPractical Management of Dementia, Second Edition remains a comprehensive guide to identifying the challenges faced in caring for patients with dementia. Integrating new research into the diagnosis, detection and management of dementia, this book brings together a wealth of extensive practical experience and knowledge. It answers questions on medical, psychological and social management in an informative, evidence-based manner. Emphasising the need for a variety of pharmacological, psychological and social approaches that can be adapted for individual patients, it also encourages an understanding of the patients' spiritual needs. Reviews of the First Edition: 'This is a highly readable and useful resource.' NURSING STANDARD 'Comprehensive and valuable. Of merit to all healthcare team members from all care setting perspectives.' GERIATRICS TODAY 'Consistent and clear, well written and edited.' THE JOURNAL OF DEMENTIA CARE

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    Practical Management of Dementia
    A Multi-Professional Approach
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephen Curran, By (author) John Wattis
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 245 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    ISBN 13: 9781846194122
    ISBN 10: 1846194121

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.4
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MMH
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: MED102000, MED105000
    DC22: 616.83
    BISAC V2.8: MED029000
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    DC22: 616.8/3
    BISAC V2.8: MED032000
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    BIC subject category V2: MJND
    LC classification: RC521 .P73 2011
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    Thema V1.0: MKL, MKJD
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    11 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    respectively Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Fieldhead Hospital, Wakefield and Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Huddersfield; Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Huddersfield
    Table of contents
    Dementia in the new millennium; Epidemiology of dementia; Diagnosis and classification; Early detection of dementia; The role of the clinical psychologist in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients with dementia; The role of the physician for the elderly in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients with dementia; The general practitioner's perspective; The role of the nurse in the assessment, diagnosis and management of patients with dementia; Dementia: an occupational therapist's perspective; Social aspects of the assessment and treatment of dementia; Towards practical service delivery for younger people with dementia; Understanding behavioural change in dementia; Legal aspects of management; Spiritual aspects of dementia; Comprehensive and integrated mental health services for people with dementia; The role of service users and carers in helping to develop and improve services for people with dementia