Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Falls; 3. Delirium; 4. Epilepsy; 5. Weight loss and nutritional disorders; 6. Incontinence; 7. Sleep disorders; 8. Visual dysfunction; 9. Oral disease; 10. Frailty; Index.
A comprehensive review of the common physical conditions occurring in people with dementia with evidence-based recommendations on recognition and management.
Susan Kurrle is Curran Chair in Health Care of Older People at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, and Geriatrician and Clinical Director, Division of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Health Service, Hornsby, NSW, Australia. Henry Brodaty is Scientia Professor of Ageing and Mental Health and Director at the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, and Director, Aged Care Psychiatry at Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Roseanne Hogarth is a Clinical Nurse Consultant in dementia at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
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"Any health professional working with PWD ought to have access to a copy of this useful little tome, and I think I will be a better doctor to my patients for having read it." International Psychogeriatrics