Dementia: A Practical Guide by Marc E. Agronin

Dementia: A Practical Guide by Marc E. Agronin

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Focuses on the assessment and clinical management of the various forms of dementia and associated psychiatric conditions. This book describes the patient and caregiver interview, the diagnostic tests used in the workup, the types of dementia, the psychiatric conditions associated with dementia, and the pharmacological and behavioral treatments.

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This new book in the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series focuses on the assessment and clinical management of the various forms of dementia and associated psychiatric conditions. In an engaging writing style with many clinical vignettes, Dr. Agronin describes the patient and caregiver interview, the diagnostic tests used in the workup, the types of dementia, the psychiatric conditions associated with dementia, and the pharmacological and behavioral treatments available. He also offers advice on social, ethical, and legal concerns and on support of caregivers. Psychiatry residents especially will find Dementia invaluable in their training. "Key points and quick-reference tables complement the text. Appendices include prescribing information on psychotropic drugs and patient/caregiver education handouts

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SKU GOR005212976
Title Dementia: A Practical Guide
Author By (author) Marc E. Agronin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 290
ISBN 10 0781733774
ISBN 13 9780781733779
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

Details

This new book in the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series focuses on the assessment and clinical management of the various forms of dementia and associated psychiatric conditions. In an engaging writing style with many clinical vignettes, Dr. Agronin describes the patient and caregiver interview, the diagnostic tests used in the workup, the types of dementia, the psychiatric conditions associated with dementia, and the pharmacological and behavioral treatments available. He also offers advice on social, ethical, and legal concerns and on support of caregivers. Psychiatry residents especially will find Dementia invaluable in their training. "Key points and quick-reference tables complement the text. Appendices include prescribing information on psychotropic drugs and patient/caregiver education handouts
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005212976
Title Dementia: A Practical Guide
Author By (author) Marc E. Agronin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 290
ISBN 10 0781733774
ISBN 13 9780781733779
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No