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By Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy, Martin J. Prince, Jeffrey L. Cummings

ISBN-10: 0521857767

ISBN-13: 9780521857765

Progress within the occurrence of dementia provides significant demanding situations to worldwide healthcare platforms. because the burden of dementia in non-Western cultures grows, constructing international locations are anticipated to overhaul constructed international locations when it comes to dementia incidence. Insights from constructing countries and transcultural issues are, however, overlooked within the released literature. Dementia: a world strategy fills this hole by means of integrating modern cross-cultural wisdom approximately dementia. each one part experiences the literature from the printed, predominantly Western, viewpoint, contrasting it with empirical wisdom from non-Western cultures. protecting significant medical, epidemiological and medical components of curiosity, precise attention is additionally given to care-giving versions the world over and administration of sufferers who've migrated among areas. Enriched with own insights from medical specialists around the globe, it is a key textual content for neurologists, geriatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, epidemiologists and all these chargeable for handling provisions of dementia providers.

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These basic definitions were operationalized in the NINDS-AIREN criteria [4] and the California criteria [5] but neither has met universal acceptance or been validated. Furthermore, they are difficult to apply consistently and produce very different results [6]. Their use in new work is not recommended but the NINDS-AIREN criteria in particular have been used in much of the published work available to date, even though they were developed with a view to epidemiological convenience rather than to clinical accuracy.

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