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Memory Loss and Dementia

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Table of Contents

Continuing Medical Education
Foreword
Definition of Dementia
Prevalence
Demographics
Scope of the Problem
Basic Science Update
   Physiology of Normal Aging
   Mild Cognitive Impairment
   Pathogenesis
   Etiology
   Neuroimaging and Biomarkers
Screening
   Age
   Suggestive Symptoms
   Specific Screening Tests
Prevention
Diagnosis and Evaluation
   Medical History and Physical Examination
   Cognitive Screening
   Screening for Depression
   Laboratory Investigations
   Imaging
   Neuropsychologic Testing
Counseling: Establishing a Dialogue
   Safety Considerations
   Driving
   Caregiver Assistance
Management
   Benefits and Limitations of Pharmacologic Intervention
   Environmental Modifications
   Management of Behavioral Changes
   Alternative Living Environment
   Ethical Issues
   Management of Medical Comorbidities
   Common Accompaniments of Dementia
   Role of the Obstetrician–Gynecologist
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Future Directions in Research and Therapy
Conclusions
References
Index

 




Editor
Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Gretchen M. Lentz, MD

Past Editor
Raul Artal, MD

ISSN 1536-3619
Published 6 times per year