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The Resource Understanding Alzheimer's : the complete Australian guide to the management and prevention of Alzheimer's, Professor Ralph Martins

Understanding Alzheimer's : the complete Australian guide to the management and prevention of Alzheimer's, Professor Ralph Martins

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Understanding Alzheimer's : the complete Australian guide to the management and prevention of Alzheimer's
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Understanding Alzheimer's
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the complete Australian guide to the management and prevention of Alzheimer's
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Professor Ralph Martins
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Language
eng
Summary
There are over 321,600 Australians living with dementia, with the most common type of dementia being Alzheimer's. Each week, there are 1,700 new cases of dementia in Australia; approximately one person every 6 minutes. This timely book is a practical and compassionate guide to understanding and living with a condition that affects one in four people over 85. The lead author is Professor Ralph Martins, AO, one of the country's most respected researchers. The book is aimed at those in the early stages of the disease, as well as the families, friends and professionals who take on the care of Alzheimer sufferers. There are chapters on diagnosis, research, prevention, treatment, legal issues, impact on loved ones and decision making to do with caring for patients. In addition to practical information and advice, each chapter contains a case study; these detailed accounts provide a personal and heartfelt perspective on the disease
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Martins, Ralph
Dewey number
616.831
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Raff, Mark
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  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Dementia
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Understanding Alzheimer's : the complete Australian guide to the management and prevention of Alzheimer's, Professor Ralph Martins
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Includes index
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volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051224768
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 326 pages
Isbn
9781742611983
Isbn Type
(paperback)
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illustrations
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Understanding Alzheimer's : the complete Australian guide to the management and prevention of Alzheimer's, Professor Ralph Martins
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051224768
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 326 pages
Isbn
9781742611983
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
illustrations

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