By Howard Feldman
Authored through one of many world's best professionals at the administration of Alzheimer's disorder and similar dementias, this hugely illustrated atlas describes the colourful heritage of Alzheimer's sickness; its neuropathological foundation from structural mind imaging and autopsy reviews; and its devastating results on notion, cognition, verbal exchange, and social habit. The publication also will position nice emphasis at the more and more identifiable threat components for improvement of the affliction, with a view in the direction of prevention.
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7). 4,7,26 By contrast, vascular dementia is more common in Asia and Asian-Americans. 32 The overall increase in prevalence reflects the aging of a population. As more people reach the age at risk for AD, there is a proportionate rise in incidence. Improvement in socioeonomic conditions and advances in medical treatment also prolong the survival after onset of disease, further contributing to the increase in prevalence of AD. By contrast, the observed decrease in prevalence of vascular dementia is hypothesized to be due to a lower incidence with improved preventive measures as health awareness in the society progressed.
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 2002; 16: 203–12). 0). 5 years for age 85 or older. The mortality of AD patients is further associated with the rate of cognitive decline. 50 The survival rate may increase as dementia care improves and newer therapies become available. Effect of delaying onset of Alzheimer’s disease As mentioned above, the alarmingly high prevalence of dementia and AD in our aging population emphasizes the importance for public health planning in the near future. 7 Proportion of different dementing disorders in different continents and ethnicity.
Atlas of Alzheimer's Disease by Howard Feldman