Alzheimer's & Dementia by Norman Poole
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Alzheimer's Disease, a form of dementia, affects over 5 million Americans. Most often, AD is diagnosed in people over 65 years of age, although the less-prevalent early-onset Alzheimer's can occur much earlier. In 2006, there were 26.6 million sufferers worldwide. Here an expert in the field reviews the known causes and treatments for this debilitating disease.

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Mercury Learning and Information is pleased to announce a new series that will address modern consumer health issues in an inexpensive, easy to read, question and answer format, complemented with a companion disc packed with descriptive animations, Web resources, related articles, and more. Topics will include, obesity, menopause, Alzheimer's, anorexia, diabetes, cancer, migraines, heartburn, HIV/AIDS, birth control, cholesterol, alcoholism, social diseases, and others.

Each title in the series will include:


Questions and Answers about the medical definition/description of the condition; the source/causes; details of symptoms; available cure/treatment; and societal issues or public opinion such as legal issues, social/psychological ramifications, etc

Case Studies.

Patient s perspective
Doctor's perspective

Animations, Figures, Photos.

To support, explain topics under discussion. In electronic versions these items are integrated as hyperlinks and 'pop-ups' throughout the text


Web sites, articles, blogs, and books that offer additional information on each subject

Companion DVD.

To accompany printed versions with animations, color figures from the book, Web links, animations, etc.

About Norman Poole

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Dr. Norman Poole is a locum consultant liaison psychiatrist, at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. Dr Poole trained in psychiatry at St. George's Hospital and Medical School where he developed an interest in liaison and neuropsychiatry.
Published November 21, 2014 by Mercury Learning & Information. 60 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Self Help. Non-fiction

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