Health Reference Series: Alzheimer Disease Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-293-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Available
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Alzheimer Disease Sourcebook, Seventh Edition provides updated information about the causes, symptoms, and stages of AD and other forms of dementia, including mild cognitive impairment, corticobasal degeneration, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, Huntington disease, Parkinson disease, and dementia caused by infections.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part I Facts about the Brain and Cognitive Decline
    • Chapter 1—The Basics of a Healthy Brain
    • Chapter 2—The Changing Brain in Healthy Aging
    • Chapter 3—Understanding Memory Loss
    • Chapter 4—What Is Dementia?
    • Chapter 5—Dementia: Causes and Risk Factors
    • Chapter 6—Statistics on Dementia Prevalence and Mortality
    • Chapter 7—National Plan to Address Alzheimer Disease: 2017 Update
    • Part II Alzheimer Disease: The Most Common Type of Dementia
    • Chapter 8—Facts about Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 9—What Happens to the Brain in Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 10—Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 11—The Connection between Alzheimer Disease and Genes
    • Chapter 12—Clinical Stages of Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 13—Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 14—The Genetics of Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 14.1—Alzheimer Disease Genetics Fact Sheet
    • Section 14.2—Gene Linked to Alzheimer Disease Plays Key Role in Cell Survival
    • Section 14.3—Genetic Risk Variants Linked to Alzheimer Disease Amyloid Brain Changes
    • Chapter 15—Health Conditions Linked to Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 15.1—Down Syndrome and Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 15.2—Obesity May Raise Risk of Alzheimer Disease and Dementia
    • Section 15.3—Diabetes, Dementia, and Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 16—Traumatic Brain Injury, Alzheimer Disease, and Dementia
    • Chapter 17—Other Factors That Influence Alzheimer Disease Risk
    • Section 17.1—Alcohol Use and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 17.2—Effects of Nicotine on Cognitive Function
    • Section 17.3—Heart Health
    • Section 17.4—Sleep Deprivation Increases Alzheimer Disease Protein
    • Section 17.5—Decade after Menopause Poses Highest Risk of Alzheimer Disease for Women with ApoE4 Gene
    • Section 17.6—Connection between Hearing and Cognitive Health
    • Part III Other Dementia Disorders
    • Chapter 18—Cognitive Impairment
    • Chapter 19—Degenerative Neurological Disease
    • Section 19.1—Corticobasal Degeneration
    • Section 19.2—Dementia with Lewy Bodies
    • Section 19.3—Frontotemporal Dementia
    • Section 19.4—Huntington Disease
    • Section 19.5—Parkinson Disease
    • Chapter 20—Vascular Dementia
    • Section 20.1—What Is Vascular Dementia?
    • Section 20.2—Binswanger Disease (Subcortical Vascular Dementia)
    • Section 20.3—Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL)
    • Section 20.4—Multi-Infarct Dementia
    • Chapter 21—Dementia Caused by Infection
    • Section 21.1—Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
    • Section 21.2—Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Dementia Complex
    • Chapter 22—Other Health Conditions That Cause Dementia
    • Section 22.1—Cancer, Delirium, and Dementia
    • Section 22.2—Dementia: A Symptom of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Part IV Recognizing, Diagnosing, and Treating Symptoms of Alzheimer Disease and Dementias
    • Chapter 23—Forgetfulness: Knowing When to Ask for Help
    • Chapter 24—Talking with Your Doctor
    • Chapter 25—Diagnosing Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 25.1—How Is Alzheimer Disease Diagnosed?
    • Section 25.2—Alzheimer Disease Diagnostic Guidelines
    • Chapter 26—Testing for Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 26.1—Test for Assessing Cognitive Impairment
    • Section 26.2—Positron Emission Tomography and Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography
    • Section 26.3—Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Section 26.4—Biomarker Testing for Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 27—Medications for Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 28—Participating in Alzheimer Disease Clinical Trials and Studies
    • Chapter 29—Can Alzheimer Disease Be Prevented?
    • Chapter 30—Recent Alzheimer Disease Research
    • Section 30.1—Researchers Map How Alzheimer Disease Pathology Spreads across Brain Networks
    • Section 30.2—NIH-Funded Study Finds New Evidence That Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 30.3—Lack of Sleep May Be Linked to Risk Factor for Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 30.4—Clearing Senescent Cells from the Brain in Mice Preserves Cognition
    • Section 30.5—Higher Brain Glucose Levels May Mean More Severe Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 30.6—Blood, Brain Metabolites Could Be Earlier Biomarkers of Alzheimer Disease
    • Part V Living with Alzheimer Disease and Dementias
    • Chapter 31—Talking about Your Diagnosis
    • Section 31.1—Telling Others about an Alzheimer Disease Diagnosis
    • Section 31.2—Talking to Children about Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 32—Getting Support for Alzheimer Disease and Dementia
    • Chapter 33—Preventing Cognitive Decline If You Have Alzheimer Disease or Dementia
    • Chapter 32—Getting Support for Alzheimer Disease and Dementia
    • Chapter 33—Preventing Cognitive Decline If You Have Alzheimer Disease or Dementia
    • Chapter 34—Nutrition, Exercise, and Therapeutic Recommendations
    • Section 34.1—Questions and Answers about Alzheimer Disease Prevention
    • Section 34.2—Healthy Eating and Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 34.3—Physical Activity Benefits Nursing-Home Residents with Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 34.4—Dance Your Way to Better Brain Health
    • Section 34.5—Complementary Health Approaches for Alzheimer Disease and Dementia
    • Chapter 35—Medications’ Effects on Older Adults’ Brain Functions
    • Chapter 36—Common Medical Problems in People with Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 37—Alzheimer Disease and Hallucinations, Delusions, and Paranoia
    • Chapter 38—Pain and Dementia
    • Chapter 39—Sexuality and Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 40—Managing Sleep Problems in Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 41—Driving Safety and Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 42—Living Alone with Alzheimer Disease or Dementia
    • Chapter 43—Financial Concerns and Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 44—Medicare and Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 45—Getting Your Affairs in Order
    • Section 45.1—Planning for the Future
    • Section 45.2—Legal and Healthcare Planning Document
    • Section 45.3—Healthcare Decisions at the End of Life
    • Part VI Caregiver Concerns
    • Chapter 46—Caring for a Person with Alzheimer Disease or Dementia
    • Chapter 47—Helping Family Members and Others Understand Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 48—Long-Distance Caregiving
    • Chapter 49—Coping with Challenging Behaviors
    • Section 49.1—Personality and Behavior Changes in Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 49.2—Agitation and Aggression in Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 49.3—When a Person with Alzheimer Disease Rummages and Hides Things
    • Section 49.4—Coping with Sundowning
    • Chapter 50—Coping with Late-Stage Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 51—Techniques for Communicating with Someone with Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 52—Planning the Day for Someone with Dementia
    • Chapter 53—Safety Issues for People with Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 53.1—Safety at Home
    • Section 53.2—Using Medicines Safely
    • Section 53.3—Wandering
    • Section 53.4—Disaster Preparedness for Patients with Alzheimer Disease Caregivers
    • Section 53.5—Understanding Elder Abuse
    • Chapter 54—Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration
    • Chapter 55—Respite Care: Giving Caregivers a Break
    • Chapter 56—Residential Facilities, Assisted Living, and Nursing Homes
    • Chapter 57—Choosing a Nursing Home
    • Chapter 58—Hospitalization and Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 59—Making Decisions about Resuscitation and Tube Feeding
    • Chapter 60—Caring for Someone near the End of Life
    • Chapter 61—What Happens When Someone Dies
    • Part VII Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 62—Glossary of Terms Related to Alzheimer Disease and Dementia
    • Chapter 63—Directory of Resources for People with Dementia and Their Caregivers