Principles in Caring for
Ralph W. Richter
John P. Blass
Jimmie L. Valentine
A number of excellent and detailed recent monographs on
the care of patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias have appeared and are listed in Appendix A. Rather
than duplicate them, this chapter lists a number of principles
which have proved useful to many caregivers.
Alzheimer's disease is typically a progressive disease,
with the manifestations proceeding from subtle to overwhelming.
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Caring for Alzheimer's Patients:A Guide for Family and Healthcare Providers.
Contributors: Gary D. Miner - Editor, Linda A. Winters-Miner - Editor, John P. Blass - Editor, Ralph W. Richter - Editor, Jimmie L. Valentine - Editor.
Publisher: Plenum Press.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1989.
Page number: 79.
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