Gerri S. Hall, Ph.D. - the professional career has been focused on clinical microbiology: direct clinical activities of various areas such as: Bacteriology, Mycobacteria, STD testing and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of bacteria and fungi. Dr. Hall's laboratory performs clinically relevant patient care and research in these areas. She also teaches within the Department of Clinical Pathology as well as externally; and she is actively involved in developing the curriculum, for the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Lerner School of Medicine of Case Western University.
This Pocket Reference offer a multifaceted guide on various aspects of Alzheimer's disease. This thorough review discusses the challenges of diagnosis, different stages of the disease, testing, and current treatment methods, including pharmacological and nonpharmacological management of cognitive decline and symptoms due to Alzheimer's disease. The book also has specific chapters on care issues for patients with Alzheimer's disease, which describes what clinician's and caregivers should expect and how to manage the disease at its various stages. Additionally, the book provides helpful guides, tables, and tips for clinicians and caregivers to help care for the patient and the caregiver themselves.
A concise, easily accessible guide for clinicians and caregivers involved in the management of patients with Alzheimer's disease
Introduction.- Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease.- Pharmacological Treatment of Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's Disease.- Pharmacological Treatment of Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease.- Managing Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias.- Care Issues in Advanced Dementia.- Supporting Caregiver Health.- Appendix.