Home > Books > Therapeutic Strategies in Dementia
Therapeutic Strategies in Dementia
View PDF

Therapeutic Strategies in Dementia

Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Ritchie, C.W.; Ames, D.; Masters, C.L.; Cummings, J.
Publisher: Clinical Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-904-39258-3
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83
  • Description
  • Details

Concise and up to date review of the latest therapeutic developments. With the latest guidelines on clinical management reviewed, it provides background on pharmacology and mechanisms of drug action.

Widely acknowledged as one of the most challenging aspects of dealing with an ageing population, the increasing prevalence of cognitive decline in the elderly presents the clinician with a variety of complex therapeutic problems. Alzheimer's disease and other dementias vary in their onset and progression, as do patients in their responsiveness to treatment. Social management is as important as the choice of therapeutic agent, and implementing effective and sympathetic treatment requires care and sensitivity as well as a sound knowledge of currently available options.

In this important new work, leading experts review the therapeutic agents currently available and assess their effectiveness. Also included is an update on recent and on-going clinical trials, the prospects for new therapeutic targets and the development of new biomarkers that will aid recognition of disease and earlier intervention.

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Clinical Publishing
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Ritchie, C.W.; Ames, D.; Masters, C.L.; Cummings, J.
  • ISBN: 978-1-904-39258-3
  • Specialty:
    Geriatrics & Gerontology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 376
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2006
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83

Free Instant Access
This Month

Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
Global Health The only specialist bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health and capturing key literature that is not covered by other databases.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Original articles highlighting the latest in clinically relevant basic science of musculoskeletal diseases and their treatments.
Annals of Internal Medicine Published by the American College of Physicians, contains original articles, case reports, topical reviews, editorials, book reviews and medical notices for internal medicine.


Doody's Featured Books
Osborn's Brain: Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy
Covers the must-know aspects of brain imaging together with spectacular pathology examples, relevant anatomy, and up-to-date techniques in neuroradiology.

Neurology Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies
Synthesizes the vast body of literature available in neurology into one accessible, clinically relevant volume-features papers that have had the most impact on changing clinical practice.