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Memory Loss combines expert guidance, case studies, and diagnostic tests to help you effectively diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other common dementias. Drs. Andrew E. Budson and Paul R. Solomon cover the essentials of physical and cognitive examinations, laboratory and imaging studies, and the latest treatment approaches. The practical text, diagnostic tests, and online access to a downloadable image bank at www.expertconsult.com are the tools you need to consistently make accurate diagnoses.
A practical guide mirroring clinical workflow intended to be used as a tool for accurately diagnosing dementia for all clinicians. Includes case studies and tests.
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The cohesive text is an appealing blend of personal experience and clinical anecdotes, and is supported by a firm command of the rapidly changing clinical literature. The writing is crisp, lucid and, above all, practice-oriented ... Budson and Solomon are especially adroit in identification of controversies, knowledge gaps, and areas in which diagnostic criteria are ill-defined or difficult to apply (eg, fluctuating cognition in dementia with Lewy bodies). Readers are not abandoned without guidance; ambiguities are resolved by confident descriptions of personal approaches to specific situations ... The book is an incredible compilation of practical advice. (Lancet Neurology, March 2012)
"From the point of view of the busy clinician working in the trenches but looking for a practical and cutting-edge guide, Doraiswamy said he cannot think of a better book, noting, ‘This is the clinical book of the year in our field.’" (Alzheimer's Research Forum review, December 2011)
"Few books provide both a comprehensive review and a step-by-step guide. I strongly recommend this book to all those who treat patients with memory loss―physicians, social workers, psychologists, nurses―at every level of training and experience." - P. Murali Doraiswamy, M.D.(Professor & Head, Division of Biological Psychiatry, Duke University, and co-author of The Alzheimer’s Action Plan)
"Memory Loss: A Practical Guide for Clinicians provides the assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic insights clinicians need to provide exemplary care to memory impaired patients. Don’t go to the clinic without it." - Jeffrey L. Cummings, M.D. (Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, The Andrea L. and Joseph F. Hahn MD Chair of Neurotherapeutics)
"Designed for easy reference to satisfy the real time needs of clinicians in hectic clinical settings, I’m sure this volume will be dog-eared in short order given its clear no-nonsense style." - Neil W. Kowall, M.D. (Professor of Neurology and Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine, Director, Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center,Chief, Neurology Service, Boston VA Healthcare System)
"This book summarizes complex material in a manner that benefits clinical practitioners at all levels. This is an excellent addition to the library of professionals serving older adults." - Maureen K. O’Connor, (Psy.D., ABCN, Chief, Neuropsychology Service, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA)
"This is a very good addition to the books on dementias. With this book, the authors provide a resource for clinicians who will be caring for the more than 5 million individuals with memory loss, whether their degree is in medicine, psychology, nursing, social work, or therapies. Primary care providers, nurses, psychologists, and students will find this book a very practical, clinically oriented guide that helps them know what to do when sitting in the office with a patient complaining of memory loss. Specialists will find this book a wealth of up-to-date information regarding the latest diagnostic tools and treatments for their patients with memory loss."
― Eric Gausche, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
4 Star- Doody Rating, March 2013
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