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Ageing and the autonomic nervous system

Lewis A. Lipsitz and Vera Novak.

in Autonomic Failure

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 11013 words.

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Assessment

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 5974 words.

Introduction - Presenting problems - The process of assessment and diagnosis - Diagnosis of subtypes - Incidental or comorbid dementia - Screening and early diagnosis - Don't get it wrong -...

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Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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Biological aspects of dementia

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 1774 words.

The ageing brain - Structure - Histological changes - Molecular biology - Genetics of dementia - Summary

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Care

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Nursing Skills. 11150 words.

‘Care’ and ‘treatment’ in dementia - Activities of daily living - Problem behaviours - Risk - Summary

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Care homes for people with dementia

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Community Medical Services. 3834 words.

Introduction - The move to long-term residential care - Choosing a home - Entering a care home - Care home staff - Abuse of people with dementia - Summary

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Delirium

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 5801 words.

What is delirium? - Prevalence - Diagnosis - Features - Causes - Delirium mimics: differential diagnosis - Management - When should you seek psychiatric assistance? - Investigations -...

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Dementia and delirium in hospitals

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 7255 words.

People with confusion in general hospitals - The hospital environment - Prevalence of mental health problems on medical wards - Effect of cognitive impairment on length of hospital stay - Ill...

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Dementia Care

Jonathan Waite, Rowan Harwood, Ian Morton and David Connelly.

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Nursing Skills; Community Medical Services; Palliative Medicine. 448 pages.

This resource follows the pathway of dementia, from first presentation through to final stages of the illness, and is aimed at the multipdisciplinary care team.

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Dementia in the community

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Community Medical Services. 7966 words.

Services - Care programme approach - Community mental health teams - Memory services - Day care - Residential respite care - Admission to a psychogeriatric ward - Home care - Supporting...

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Epilepsy in the Elderly

Trevor T.-J. Chong and Wendyl D'Souza.

in Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 8044 words.

Epilepsy has traditionally been thought of as a disease of the young, primarily affecting infants, children and adolescents. Increasingly, however, epilepsy is becoming recognized as a...

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Headache

David Kernick and Peter Goadsby.

November 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Pain Medicine; Pharmacology; Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine. 344 pages.

This resource is a pragmatic, succinct and authoritative text aimed at GPs, general neurologists and other primary care healthcare professionals dealing with patients with headache,...

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Headache in the elderly

David Kernick and Peter J. Goadsby.

in Headache

November 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 830 words.

This chapter on headache in the elderly covers specific problems in the elderly, primary headache in the elderly, and important secondary headaches in the elderly.

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Issues with particular groups of people

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 3363 words.

Dementia in people of working age - Dementia in people with learning disability - Dementia in people from black and minority ethnic groups - Summary

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Legal aspects of dementia care

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 4339 words.

Legal aspects of capacity - Personal and medical care - Planning for future incapacity - Appointed decision-makers - Specific tests of capacity - Deprivation of liberty - Sexual offences -...

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Making decisions

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 3428 words.

Decisions in dementia - Capacity assessment in practice - Consent - How to make decisions - Best interests - Managing decision-making - Who should talk to whom? - Summary

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Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review

Edited by Amit Ghosh, MD.

August 2010; p ublished online June 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Allergy; Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Dermatology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Clinical Genetics; Geriatric Medicine; Haematology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Ethics; Nephrology; Neurology; Psychiatry; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Rheumatology. 1016 pages.

Presentation of medical information in a concise, evidence-based, and credible format remains a constant challenge. The vast amount of available knowledge necessitates a ...

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Measurement and rating scales

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine. 3368 words.

Introduction - How good is a rating scale? - Measures commonly used in clinical practice - Screening tools - Tests of specific cognitive domains - Test batteries - Measurement in other areas ...

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Neurology

Margot Gosney, Adam Harper and Simon Conroy.

in Oxford Desk Reference: Geriatric Medicine

July 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Neurology. 20561 words.

Epilepsy in older people Dr Aza Abdulla - Functional neurological syndromes Dr Iracema Leroi - Parkinson's disease: diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and prognosis Dr Helen Roberts - ...

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Neurology

Lesley K Bowker, James D Price and Sarah C Smith.

in Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

August 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Neurology. 6957 words.

The ageing brain and nervous system 152

Tremor 154

Neuropathic pain/neuralgia 156

HOW TO . . . Treat...

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