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Author Bayles, Kathryn A., 1942- author.

Title MCI and Alzheimer's dementia : clinical essentials for assessment and treatment of cognitive-communication disorders / Kathryn A. Bayles, author, Cheryl K. Tomoeda, author
Published San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (xix, 209 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cognition, memory, and communication -- MCI: Minimal cogn itive impairment -- Alzheimer's dementia -- Assessment of cognitive-communicative function in minimal cognitive impairment and alzheimer's dementia -- Rationale for therapy -- Cognitive interventions and minimal cognitive impairment / Kimberly C. McCullough -- Treatment: direct interventions -- Treatment: indirect interventions
Summary This book succinctly presents critical information about the cognitive-communicative disorders associated with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease (AD). These are the profession's fastest-growing clinical populations: a new case of AD is diagnosed every seven seconds. Written by individuals dedicated to studying the cognitive-communication disorders of dementia and who have developed standardized tests used extensively by SLPs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Diagnosis
Alzheimer's disease -- Treatment
Mild cognitive impairment -- Diagnosis
Mild cognitive impairment -- Treatment
Older people.
Cognitive Dysfunction -- diagnosis
Aged, 80 and over
Alzheimer Disease -- diagnosis
Alzheimer Disease -- therapy
Cognitive Dysfunction -- therapy
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Older people.
Alzheimer's disease -- Diagnosis.
Alzheimer's disease -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Tomoeda, Cheryl K., author.
ISBN 9781597566414