How to Manage Dementia in General Practice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118352319
  • ISBN-13: 9781118352311
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 166 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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How to Manage Dementia in General Practice is a clear and concise primary care guide to each stage in the management and care of a patient with dementia. This management encompasses not just the patient but all those in contact with the patient, including spouse, family members and a range of care providers. It covers the decision making process on when to initiate treatment and when further care is required, and provide guidance on how best to access the available services provided both within the healthcare system and by third sector and voluntary organisations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
GP's Foreword by Dr Neil Arnott.
Neuroscience Foreword by Professor Paul Francis.
1: Introduction.
2: Diagnosing Dementia in General Practice.
3: Complex Pictures of Dementia.
4: Initiating, Monitoring and Adjusting Dementia Treatments.
5: Emergency Management of Dementia.
6: Managing Families.
7: Using the Multidisciplinary Team.
8: Capacity, Consent and Deprivation of Liberty.
9: Choosing a Residential Home.
10: Research, Developments and Media Coverage.
11: GP Questions Answered.
12: Recommended Further Reading.