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The Resource Alzheimer's disease : the complete introduction, Dr. Judes Poirier, Dr. Serge Gauthier ; translated by Barbara Sandilands ; foreword by André Chagnon ; afterword by the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean

Alzheimer's disease : the complete introduction, Dr. Judes Poirier, Dr. Serge Gauthier ; translated by Barbara Sandilands ; foreword by André Chagnon ; afterword by the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean

Label
Alzheimer's disease : the complete introduction
Title
Alzheimer's disease
Title remainder
the complete introduction
Statement of responsibility
Dr. Judes Poirier, Dr. Serge Gauthier ; translated by Barbara Sandilands ; foreword by André Chagnon ; afterword by the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
With an aging population, the number of cases of Alzheimer's is reaching epidemic proportions according to the World Health Organization. This guide addresses all aspects of the disease: the history of diagnoses, current and future lines of research, family and legal concerns, medications, and more. Poirier and Gauthier present the real progress that has been made this century in treating and preventing and disease
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Issued also in electronic format.
Cataloging source
NLC
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1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Poirier, Judes
Dewey number
616.8/31
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC523
LC item number
.P6313 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gauthier, Serge
  • Sandilands, Barbara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Alzheimer's disease
Label
Alzheimer's disease : the complete introduction, Dr. Judes Poirier, Dr. Serge Gauthier ; translated by Barbara Sandilands ; foreword by André Chagnon ; afterword by the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: La maladie d'Alzheimer
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-169)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Alzheimer's disease in the baby boomer era -- Professor Alois Alzheimer: a scientist with a heart -- A disease of epidemic proportions -- Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease -- The natural progression of Alzheimer's disease -- Current treatments for Alzheimer's disease -- One hundred years of research into the possible causes of Alzheimer's disease -- Everyday risk and protective factors -- The shape of things to come, or Medical research in the years ahead -- The major decisions to be made over the course of Alzheimer's disease -- Conclusion: A hundred years of progress and hope
Control code
1616269
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
173 pages
Isbn
9781459723504
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1616269
  • (OCoLC)870268615
Label
Alzheimer's disease : the complete introduction, Dr. Judes Poirier, Dr. Serge Gauthier ; translated by Barbara Sandilands ; foreword by André Chagnon ; afterword by the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: La maladie d'Alzheimer
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-169)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Alzheimer's disease in the baby boomer era -- Professor Alois Alzheimer: a scientist with a heart -- A disease of epidemic proportions -- Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease -- The natural progression of Alzheimer's disease -- Current treatments for Alzheimer's disease -- One hundred years of research into the possible causes of Alzheimer's disease -- Everyday risk and protective factors -- The shape of things to come, or Medical research in the years ahead -- The major decisions to be made over the course of Alzheimer's disease -- Conclusion: A hundred years of progress and hope
Control code
1616269
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
173 pages
Isbn
9781459723504
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1616269
  • (OCoLC)870268615

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