Patients with Alzheimer's Disease Case Study by Top Papers

Patients with Alzheimer's Disease
A look at Alzheimer's disease based on a case study.
# 141192 | 750 words | 0 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Aging (Gerontology)


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The paper discusses how Alzheimer's is a complex disease and looks at how McCabe (2008, p. 51) defines Alzheimer's disease as a "degenerative neurological condition that affects the brain and is characterized by progressive deterioration in the person's cognitive function". The paper explains that nursing interventions have to be focused not just on the patient but also on the primary caregiver. The paper reveals that all nurses will come into contact with people with Alzheimer's because the North American population is rapidly aging.

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"Alzheimer's is a complex disease. McCabe (2008, p. 51) defines Alzheimer's disease as a" degenerative neurological condition that affects the brain and is characterized by progressive deterioration in the person's cognitive function". Nursing interventions have to be focused not just on the patient but also on the primary caregiver. All nurses will come into contact with people with Alzheimer's because the North American population is rapidly aging. Alzheimer's takes place in three stages. Pertinent health history: Mrs. C is 72 years old and it was strange talking with her as she is not..."

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"Patients with Alzheimer's Disease" 01 December 2008. Web. 23 February. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/case-study/patients-with-alzheimer-disease-141192/>

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