Dealing with Dementia: A Guide to Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

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LIST OF TABLES
Table 1.1 The stages of dementia3
Table 1.2 Estimated prevalence of dementia in Australia   in 2000, persons aged 45 years and over7
Table 2.1 Summary of universal dementia prevention   strategies25
Table 3.1 Summary of selective and indicated dementia   prevention strategies42
Table 4.1 Symptoms of dementia46
Table 5.1 Types of dementia72
Table 6.1 GP-COG (Brodaty et al., 2002)91
Table 6.2 Domains of definitive dementia assessment92
Table 6.3 Dementia investigations94
Table 6.4 Components of multidisciplinary dementia   assessment95
Table 7.1 Cholinesterase-inhibitor drugs available in   Australia109
Table 7.2 Australian PBS regulations for the prescription   of cholinesterase-inhibitor drugs111
Table 7.3 Drugs for the behavioural and psychological   symptoms of dementia117
Table 10.1 Types of community services available in   Australia157
Table 11.1 Dementia-friendly features in aged care   facilities176
Table 13.1 Summary of new treatments for Alzheimer's   disease215

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • List of Illustrations x
  • List of Tables xi
  • Preface xiii
  • Chapter 1 - What is Dementia 1
  • Chapter 2 - Prevention of Dementia I 12
  • Chapter 3 - Prevention of Dementia II 26
  • Chapter 4 - The Symptoms and Course of Dementia 45
  • Chapter 5 - Types of Dementia 71
  • Chapter 6 - Dementia Assessment 88
  • Chapter 7 - Drug Treatments 106
  • Chapter 8 - Psychosocial Treatments 123
  • Chapter 9 - Families and Other Carers 138
  • Chapter 10 - Community Care Services 154
  • Chapter 11 - Residential Care 170
  • Chapter 12 - Ethical and Legal Issues 188
  • Chapter 13 - The Future 204
  • Appendix 1 - Australian Telephone Helplines 220
  • Appendix 2 - Websites 222
  • Appendix 3 - Books for Carers 230
  • Glossary 232
  • Notes 238
  • Index 252
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