Tag: Alzheimers

Alzheimer’s disease (AD), is a degenerative disorder that leads to memory loss and bodily functions and is the most common form of dementia.

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Alzheimer’s Disease Etiology, Biology and Treatments
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Introduction: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a type of dementia characterized by the progressive loss in cognitive function due to neurodegeneration that results in gradual memory loss and eventually the inability to carry out tasks of daily living.... Last modified: 26th Apr 2021

Review of Literature on Alzheimer's
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Introduction: To examine peer reviewed published literature on the question – Is the Effect of Physical Activity on Cognitive Function a Risk Factor for Alzheimer in Adults? It shall explore the results from the peer reviewed research articles to determine different perspectives of the research question.... Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Stress and Alzheimer’s Disease
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Introduction: This essay found that stress in general could be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease but there is also evidence of potential pathways in which the gender divide in AD can be explained. The studies in the paper also show that no only does psychological and behavioural stress impact the potential for AD but also that the plaque formations of AD may actually be a response to damage caused by oxidative stress. ... Last modified: 21st Apr 2021

Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease Essay
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Introduction: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a chronic and slowly progressing neurodegenerative disorder which has become a major concern with regards to health, worldwide. This disorder is characterised by progressive dementia and cognitive decline. ... Last modified: 20th Apr 2021

Alzheimer’s Disease: Treatments for Patients
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Introduction: The pharmacological and non- pharmacological treatments are both able to manage the vast progression of Alzheimer’s and maintain behavioral symptoms. ... Last modified: 12th Jan 2021

Case study of alzheimers disease
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Introduction: My first administrative position in mental health was working on a Geriatric Psychiatric unit of the local hospital. Many of the patients were elderly patients with Alzheimer’s. ... Last modified: 22nd Dec 2020

Alzheimer Disease: The Untouchable Presenile Dementia
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Introduction: One of the most accelerating neurological disorder among the elderly population, Alzheimer disease serves as the common cause for presenile dementia hitting the number of 13.8 million by 2050.... Last modified: 20th Aug 2020

Pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s Disease
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Introduction: Introduction of Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer, in 1906 when he noticed changes in the brain tissue of a woman who had died of an unusual mental illness... Last modified: 17th Jun 2020

Alzheimer’s Disease: Important Issue in our Aging Society
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Introduction: Alzheimer’s Disease: Important Issue in our Aging Society Dementia is the most common disease in older adults more than any other age group (Miller, 2019).  Approximately forty percent of those ove... Last modified: 25th May 2020

Case study of care for an Elderly Alzheimers Patient
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Introduction: Age – 85yrs Sex – Female Diagnosis – Alzheimer disease The purpose of the presentation is to discuss and outline The potential impact of aging on the psychological health of an in... Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

The Treatment Of Alzheimers Nursing Essay
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Introduction: Alzheimer disease is one of the contemporary significant problems, as there is no cure from it. According to the recent statistics approximately 23 million people have dementia: “We estimate tha... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Pain Perception And Processing In Alzheimers Disease
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Introduction: Alzheimer’s patients feel pain as powerfully as others. Pain perception and processing are not diminished in Alzheimer’s disease, thereby raising concerns about the current inadequate trea... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Preventing Alzheimers Disease Health And Social Care Essay
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Introduction: Alzheimer’s disease is a disease named after Alois Alzheimer who first described it in 1906. It is also known as Senile Dementia of the Alzheimer Type or Alzheimer’s and is the most common... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Dementia Of Alzheimers Type Health And Social Care Essay
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Introduction: Ageing brings with it changes in number of domains, including attitudes, health, self-image, relationships, status, generational changes, sexual functioning and an awareness of time and mortality. The... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Caregiver Burden in Alzheimer's Disease
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Introduction: Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, irreversible brain disease that slowly causes deterioration is memory and thoughts, and eventually leads to the inability to complete simple tasks. Ear... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Impacts of Alzheimer’s Disease
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Introduction: It is quite easy to confound someone’s propensity when they have Alzheimer’s and it can be done easily because the person with Alzheimer’s unconsciously has no way of articulating that need... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Dementia Sufferer Mental
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Introduction: Introduction Dementia is a loss of mental function in two or more areas such as language, memory, visual and spatial abilities, or judgment severe enough to interfere with daily life3. Dementia is not... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Health Essays - Alzheimer Dementia Disease Essay
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Introduction: Alzheimer Dementia Closing in on Alzheimer’s “Soon, Alzheimer’s disease will touch everyone in this country in some form or another, so the need to redouble our research efforts greater than eve... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Challenges in Caring for Dementia Patients
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Introduction: INTRODUCTION Dementia consists of a lot of symptoms that include lowering ability to do routine or familiar tasks, impairment of the memory, reasoning and judgment, behavior and mood changes. However... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Patient Observation: Alzheimer's, Disability and Autism
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Introduction: (all names changed for confidentiality) I am going to discuss three patients I have been assigned to My 1st  patient is suffering with Alzheimer’s  memory loss My 2nd patient is suffering w... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

What is Alzheimer's Disease?
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Introduction: Dwight Coleman Wendt L. Eddy In 1906 Alzheimer’s disease was discovered by Alois Alzheimer, a German neurologist. The disease was originally observed in a middle-aged woman named Auguste D. ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020