The number of people with dementia is expected to quadruple by 2050. Because of its high prevalence and level of associated morbidity, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular, is already an urgent health and economic issue for the developed world, and a rapidly growing threat in developing countries. This thoroughly updated second edition of Fast Facts: Dementia specifically aims to provide the primary care physician and other members of the healthcare team with the information they need to recognize and evaluate dementia and to provide optimum management and long-term care.
"We used the copy of Fast Facts: Dementia in our library for patients. Several patients and family members have accessed this book and all feedback was very positive. They reported that it was succinct, informative and very helpful for them in their understanding of this condition." - Ian Greaves, Gnosall Surgery, Stafford, UK , 14 January 2013.
"Individuals with strong interest in dementia, especially those in the teaching and training sector, will definitely welcome this second edition." - General Secretary of the Malta Dementia Society (review from previous edition).
"This book would be of value to health professionals both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and general physicians as well as general practitioners who need basic knowledge of dementia, as they will increasingly have to deal with these disorders....….It is value for money and I would definitely recommend it." - SAMJ (review from previous edition).
Health Press Limited
Health Press Limited is an independent publisher based in Oxford, UK. We have been publishing Fast Facts – the ultimate medical handbook series since 1995. We also publish the Patient Pictures and Succeeding as … series, and the healthcare site embarrassingproblems.com.