Multifocal Infarct Dementia Treated by Cyclandelate and Monitored by Quantitative EEG
- The best of times. Wallis, Lynne // Nursing Standard;8/27/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 51, p20
Reminiscence therapy is a popular way to engage people with dementia, but there is little evidence of its efficacy. Researchers are carrying out a randomised controlled trial of reminiscence therapy for people with dementia to ascertain its effects on patients and carers.
- Behavior Problems in a Family Member with Dementia: What You Should Know. // American Family Physician;2/15/2006, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p653
Provides information on behavior problems in a family member with dementia. Problems of people with dementia; How the problems may be treated.
- Long-Term Care Residents With Dementia. Hopper, Tammy // ASHA Leader;10/19/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p10
Focuses on the long term care residents with a diagnosis of dementia. Mental deterioration of a woman; Assessment of the clinician; Implementation of the intervention created by the clinician.
- older people Call for a new strategy to deal with UK's dementia timebomb. Samuel, Mithran // Community Care;3/1/2007, Issue 1662, p36
The article emphasizes the need for the British government to have a new strategy to deal with dementia. It notes that over 680,000 individuals have the condition, increasing to more than 1.7 million by 2051. It says that 36 percent of those with dementia live in residential care. Symptoms of...
- Phenotype variability in progranulin mutation carriers: a clinical, neuropsychological, imaging and genetic study. Isabelle Le Ber; Agnès Camuzat; Didier Hannequin; Florence Pasquier; Eric Guedj; Anne Rovelet-Lecrux; Valérie Hahn-Barma; Julie van der Zee; Fabienne Clot; Serge Bakchine; Michèle Puel; Mustapha Ghanim; Lucette Lacomblez; Jacqueline Mikol; Vincent Deramecourt; Pascal Lejeune; Vincent de la Sayette; Serge Belliard; Martine Vercelletto; Christian Meyrignac // Brain: A Journal of Neurology;Mar2008, Vol. 131 Issue 3, p732
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD), characterized by behavioural and language disorders, is a clinically, genetically and pathologically heterogeneous group of diseases. The most recently identified of the four known genes is GRN, associated with 17q-linked FTD with ubiquitin-immunoreactive...
- MAKING UP FOR LOST TIMES. Winchester, Ruth // Community Care;5/1/2003, Issue 1470, p32
Provides information on British citizens with dementia. Definition of dementia; Diagnosis and treatment; Measures being taken by the government to address the problem. INSETS: 'YOU HAVE TO FIGHT EVERY STEP OF THE WAY';'HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE DISTINCTION IS MEANINGLESS'.
- VASCULAR DEMENTIA. // Current Medical Literature: Stroke Review;2004, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p36
This article discusses about vascular dementia. The relationship between the duration of hypertension, small vessel cerebrovascular disease, and cognitive decline is a subject for considerable speculation. Longitudinal studies have shown that although uncontrolled hypertension in midwife is...
- Cerebral perfusion correlates of conversion to Alzheimer's disease in amnestic mild cognitive impairment. Caroli, A.; Testa, C.; Geroldi, C.; Nobili, F.; Barnden, L.; Guerra, U.; Bonetti, M.; Frisoni, G. // Journal of Neurology;Dec2007, Vol. 254 Issue 12, p1698
Aim of this study was to find cerebral perfusion correlates of conversion to dementia in patients with amnestic MCI. 17 healthy subjects (age = 69 Â± 3, 9 females), and 23 amnestic MCI patients (age = 70 Â± 6, 10 females) underwent brain MR scan and 99mTc ECD SPECT. Conversion to AD was...
- Practical measures to simplify the Braak tangle staging method for routine pathological screening. Harding, Antony J.; Kril, Jillian J.; Halliday, Glenda M. // Acta Neuropathologica;Feb2000, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p199
The examination of neurofibrillary tangles is now recommended for the diagnosis of Alzheimerâ€™s disease as their location and density can distinguish early, intermediate and late disease stages. While the Braak tangle staging protocol can identify these stages, it uses an uncommon silver...