Dementia: a clinical approach

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 1992 - Medical - 548 pages
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This is both a scholarly review of the dementias and a practical guide to their diagnosis and treatment. The second edition follows the format of the very successful first edition while incorporating major studies in recent years in clinical diagnosis utilising advanced neurimaging techniques.

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Mental Status Examination
19
Alzheimers Disease and Other Cortical
45
Subcortical Dementias in the Extrapyramidal Disorders
95
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Jeffrey L. Cummings is Augustus Rose Professor of Neurology, Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Director of the UCLA Alzheimer's Disease Center and Director of the Deane F. Johnson Center for Neurotherapeutics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.

D. Frank Benson, M.D., is The Augustus S. Rose Professor of Neurology at the School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles. He earned his medical degree from Northwestern and is the author of several books on the behavioral aspects of neurologic disease.

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