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Case Studies in Dementia Common and Uncommon Presentations

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ISBN-10: 052118830X

ISBN-13: 9780521188302

Edition: 2011

Authors: Serge Gauthier, Pedro Rosa-Neto

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This collection of dementia case studies from around the world illustrates common and unusual cases of dementia, emphasising clinical reasoning, integrative thinking and problem-solving skills, to inform and challenge clinicians at all stages of their careers.
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Book details

List price: $57.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations
Publication date: 4/21/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 322
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Dr. Serge Gauthier is a professor of neurology and neurosurgery, psychiatry, and medicine at McGill University. He has been a researcher at the Montreal Neurological Hospital, director of the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging, and research chair in the Canadian Institutes for Health Research program. He lives in Hudson Heights, Quebec.

Pedro Rosa-Neto is Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry at McGill University, Quebec, Canada.

List of contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the diagnosis of dementia
Subjective cognitive complaint
Man with subjective complaints but abnormal CSF
When mild cognitive impairment really is Alzheimer's disease
Lost for words
Woman with right-sided numbness
Don't be fooled by a misleadingly high MMSE score
Hemiparesis followed by dementia
Young man with behavioral symptoms
Woman with visual complaints
Difficulty playing tennis
Progressive aphasia complicated by intraccrebaral bledding
Progressive difficulty with naming and object identification
A lady with weakness, fasciculations, and railing memory
Progressive difficulty producing speech
Young man with progressive speech impairment and weakness
Personality disintegration - it runs in the family
Woman with complaints about her left arm
The aged brain: when the pieces don't fit
Hypersexuality in a 69-year-old man
Man with fluctuating confusion
Man with post-operative cognitive impairment
Penicillin for dementia in a young man
Thiamine for dementia in a young woman
Dizziness in someone with HIV
Case of young man smoking pot but with a mother who died of dementia
University educated man with childish behavior
Frontotemporal lobar dementia vs. solvent intoxication: A piece that does not fit the puzzle
Man with difficulty keeping pace
Young woman with abnormal movements but no family history
Elderly lady with right-sided visual hallucinations
Woman with gait impairment and difficulty reading
Man with problems with reading and calculating
Man with gait impairment and urine incontinence
Falling before forgetting
"Man who stopped drinking
Woman with dementia and hepatic disease
Young woman with recurrent "stroke" attacks
Young man with slow cognitive decline
Young woman with lateralized motor symptoms
Index