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Author Poirier, Judes, 1961-

Title Alzheimer's disease : the complete introduction / Dr. Judes Poirier & Dr. Serge Gauthier ; foreword by André Chagnon ; afterword by Michaëlle Jean ; translated by Barbara Sandilands
Published Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource
Series Your Health ; v. 1
Your health.
Contents Introduction: Alzheimer's Disease in the Baby Boomer Era -- Chapter 1: Professor Alois Alzheimer: A Scientist with Heart -- Chapter 2: A Disease of Epidemic Proportions -- Chapter 3: Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease -- Chapter 4: The Natural Progression of Alzheimer's Disease -- Chapter 5: Current Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease -- Chapter 6: One Hundred Years of Research into the Possible Causes of Alzheimer's Disease -- Chapter 7: Everyday Risk and Protective Factors -- Chapter 8: The Shape of Things to Come, or Medical Research in the Years Ahead -- Chapter 9 : The Major Decisions to Be Made Over the Course of Alzheimer's Disease -- Conclusion: A Hundred Years of Progress and Hope -- Afterword -- For Further Reading
Summary Explains the disease and addresses recent strides in treatment while dispelling myths, intended for patients, families, and caregivers
Notes Translation of: La maladie d'Alzheimer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer Disease
Health Care Issues.
Alzheimer's & Dementia.
Alzheimer's disease.
Form Electronic book
Author Gauthier, Serge, 1950- author.
Sandilands, Barbara, translator
ISBN 9781459724327
Other Titles Maladie d'Alzheimer. English