Dementia patient/family resources

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    Dementia Patient/Family Resources

    See also:

    * General Neurology Patient/Family Resources
    * Dementia Prevention and Screening Resources
    * Dementia Clinical Resources

    * MD Consult: Homepage - Health Sciences Library subscription (INFO)
    o Patient Handouts: Table of content
    + Dementia: Access document
    + Dealing with Dementia (Brief Version): English | Spanish
    + Alzheimer's Disease (Comprehensive Version): Access document
    + Alzheimer's Disease: English | Spanish
    + Caregiver Issues with Alzheimer's Disease: Access document
    + Difficult Behaviors Associated with Alzheimer's Disease (AD): Access document
    + Alzheimer's Disease Resources List: Access document
    * American Academy of Neurology: Homepage
    o Practice Guidelines: List of documents
    + Alzheimer's Disease Guidelines: A Summary for Patients, Family and Friends: Access document (PDF)
    * National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Homepage
    o Disorders Information: List of documents
    + Alzheimer's Disease: Access document
    * American Academy of Family Physicians (familydoctor.org): Homepage
    o Health Topics: List of documents
    + Depression and Alzheimer's: English | Spanish
    + Dementia: What Are the Warning Signs?: Access document
    + Dementia: Caring for a Loved One: English | Spanish
    + Dementia: Info and Advice for Caregivers: Access document
    * American Medical Association: Homepage
    o JAMA Patient Page: List of documents
    + Alzheimer Disease: Access document (PDF)
    * American Medical Association (MEDEM): Homepage
    o Medical Library: Table of contents
    + Alzheimer's Disease: Access document
    + Alzheimer Disease: Access document
    * MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Table of contents
    o Dementia: English | Spanish
    o Senile Dementia/Alzheimer's Type: English | Spanish
    * InteliHealth Disease and Condition Guide: Table of contents
    o Dementia: Access document
    o Alzheimer's Disease: Access document
    * Merck Manual - Second Home Edition: Table of contents
    o Section 6. Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerve Disorders: Table of contents
    + Chapter 83. Delirium and Dementia: Table of contents
    # Introduction: Access document
    # Dementia: Access document
    + Chapter 81. Sleep Disorders: Table of contents
    # Introduction: Access document
    # Sleep Disorders in People with Dementia: Access document

    Geriatrics Resources

    * NIH Senior Health: List of documents
    o Alzheimer's Disease: Access document
    o Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's: Access document

    Spanish

    * MD Consult: Homepage - Health Sciences Library subscription (INFO)
    o Patient Handouts: Table of content
    + Dealing with Dementia (Brief Version): English | Spanish
    + Alzheimer's Disease: English | Spanish
    * American Academy of Family Physicians (familydoctor.org): Homepage
    o Health Topics: List of documents
    + Depression and Alzheimer's: English | Spanish
    + Dementia: Caring for a Loved One: English | Spanish
    * MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Table of contents
    o Dementia: English | Spanish
    o Senile Dementia/Alzheimer's Type: English | Spanish

    Miscellaneous Dementia Patients/Family Resources

    * Healthfinder (US DHHS): Homepage
    o Alzheimer's Disease: List of documents
    * MedlinePlus (National Library of Medicine) Health Topics: Index
    o Alzheimer's Disease: List of documents
    o Dementia: List of documents
    o Lewy Body Disease: List of documents
    * YAHOO - Health:Diseases and Conditions:Alzheimer's Disease
    Additional Alzheimer's Disease resources (These sites have not been reviewed.)
    * YAHOO - Health:Diseases and Conditions:Dementia
    Additional Dementia resources (These sites have not been reviewed.)
    * YAHOO - Health:Diseases and Conditions:Neurological Disorders
    Additional Neurological Disorders resources (These sites have not been reviewed.)
    * YAHOO - Health:Medicine:Neurology
    Additional Neurology resources (These sites have not been reviewed.)

    FROM: http://cchs-dl.slis.ua.edu/patientinfo/neurology/cns/dementia.htm