1: Distributed cognitive functions 2: Delirium and dementia 3: Localized cognitive functions 4: Cognitive and neuropsychiatric history taking and tips on physical examination 5: Testing cognitive function at the bedside 6: Standardized mental test schedules: their uses and abuses 7: The Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination-revised and supplementary test suggestions 8: Illustrative cases Appendix
Professor John R. Hodges works at the Brain & Mind Centre at the University of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. He has a particular interest in memory, language and early onset dementia syndromes. He has authored over 300 peer reviewed papers and approximately 100 chapters and reviews. Professor Hodges has written books on transient amnesia, and cognitive assessment for clinicians, and co-authored, with Dr Berrios, a book on memory disorders and psychiatric practice. He recently edited the first textbook dedicated to early onset dementia syndromes. He was the founding co-editor of Neurocase and is now associate editor of Brain. He has also lectured extensively around the world.