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365 results for “Alzheimers”.


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10 Pages
Multiple Chapters

Death and Dying  (general)

Alzheimer's Disease

Words: 3266
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Multiple Chapters

ALZHEIME'S DISEASE Examining the potential use of beta secretase enzymes in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease Examining the potential use of beta secretase enzymes in the treatment of Alzheimer's…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease and Aging at

Words: 3676
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Some treatments may actually help with the disease. Diets and dietary supplements Eating vegetables like broccoli and spinach may help older women [and probably men] retain some memory abilities…

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8 Pages
Thesis

Death and Dying  (general)

Alzheimer's Disease Has Become a

Words: 2843
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Thesis

More is learned every day in the field of medicine and nursing, and articles such as this one serve to point out that there is much more that needs…

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4 Pages
Research Proposal

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Is a Progressive

Words: 1160
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Scientists are racing to find a cure as millions of people reach the age when Alzheimer's is most commonly manifested (Plontz). Experts are still trying to fully understand the…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Stages of Alzheimer's and Activities

Words: 3031
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Alzheimer's Disease Stages of Alzheimer's and Activities for people with Dementia Stages and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Alzheimer's Stage 1: No Cognitive Impairment Alzheimer's Stage 2: Very Mild Cognitive Decline…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease While Most People

Words: 2214
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In fact, many researchers believed that free radicals, produced when the body burns oxygen to produce energy consumed in food, may be at cause. Free radicals are believed to…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Other

Alzheimer's Disease Ad Is One of the

Words: 1755
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is one of the most researched ailments in the world of medicine. This discussion will explore the working hypothesis that caloric restriction may prevent Alzheimer's disease.…

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4 Pages
Essay

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Over the Last Several Decades

Words: 1267
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Alzheimer's Disease Over the last several decades, Alzheimer's has become a major health issue affecting large segments of the population. Evidence of this can be seen with the fact…

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14 Pages
Research Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Alzheimer's Disease Is the Seventh

Words: 4584
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Research Paper

) Researcher believe that when Alzheimer's begins to attack, it hits the "factory" of cell groups that otherwise are functioning perfectly. There are breakdowns in the communications that the…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Is a Neuro-Degenerative

Words: 2598
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

S. will see average 44% increase in Alzheimer's disease by 2025. Type of information: This fact sheet describes the potential for growth in cases of Alzheimer's disease in the…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Howenstine J A 2010

Words: 2418
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

A. Harvard Women's Health Watch (2010) Preserving and improving memory as we age. Feb 1: NA B. This is an article that is written directly to consumers who are…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimers Disease Alzheimer's Disease in

Words: 1504
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In light of the knowledge provided by these case studies, it is important to note certain flaws in the methodology of each cases study. The study in the case…

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3 Pages
Research Proposal

Death and Dying  (general)

Alzheimer's Patients Hmg-Coa Reductase Inhibitors

Words: 1071
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

esearch Methods At the current time, no clinical studies have been conducted that use a randomized sample and strict controls in relation to the use of statins to prevent…

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5 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Alzheimer S Drug Market Analysis

Words: 1561
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Market Analysis of Alzheimer's Drug Alzheimer is a disease that leads to the progressive and irreversible brain disorders, which destroy thinking skills and memory of the affected person. The…

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6 Pages
Business Plan

Sports - College

Developing an Alzheimer S Inpatient Facility

Words: 1870
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Business Plan

Alzheimer's Inpatient Facility The main goal of this Alzheimer's inpatient facility is to provide a suitable alternative for outside care of patients suffering from the condition. Through this process,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Current Ways to Treat Alzheimer S

Words: 655
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Alzheimer's Disease The author of this report has been asked to lay out a "well-orchestrated" approach to treating someone that is living with Alzheimer's disease. As would be the…

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2 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

The Seven Stages of Alzheimers

Words: 768
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Alzheimer's This brief report is a summary and review of the rather nasty degenerative brain disorder that is known as Alzheimer's. The disease has been known about for a…

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3 Pages
Case Study

Death and Dying  (general)

Elder Adults Alzheimer's Disease Is a Brain

Words: 1257
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

Elder Adults Alzheimer's disease is a brain disease that is irreversible and progressive which destroys memory and thinking skills slowly and eventually the ability of carrying out even the…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Music Has on Alzheimer's Disease

Words: 1261
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

If a client is in the first or second stages of the disease they are often more able to participate. However, even in the third stages the client may…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Disease

Neuropsychological Factors Surrounding Alzheimer's Disease

Words: 2576
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Neuropsychological and Genetic Factors Surrounding Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's disease is a debilitating illness that interferes with an individual's ability to recall short-term and long-term memory. People diagnosed with the…

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7 Pages
Literature Review

Healthcare

Alzheimer's in a Healthy Community

Words: 2178
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Literature Review

Alzheimer Healthy Community PLANNED, PERSONALIZED CARE Alzheimer's Healthy Community Dog-Assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia A review of nine studies on the subject produced loose conclusions on the…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease The Onset as

Words: 3283
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

What is worth noting here is the fact that behavior disturbances, ranging in severity from repeated questioning to physical violence, are common (National Institute of Mental Health, 1989). It…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Currently Affects More Than Four

Words: 2553
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Alzheimer's Disease currently affects more than four million Americans. Alzheimer's is a disease characterized by the progressive degeneration of areas within the brain, resulting in cognitive and physical decline…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Treatment Alzheimer Disease Is

Words: 1104
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Therefore the cognitive performance wasn't improved significantly by the use of DHEA though in the 3 months period only a fleeting effect might have been observed (Wolkowitz et al.,…

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4 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Alzheimer's Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Words: 1174
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

In stage five, the affected person will begin to experience "major gaps in memory and deficits in cognitive function" and may require some type of assistance with "day-to-day activities…

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4 Pages
Essay

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease An Overview Disease Description and

Words: 1237
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview Disease description and possible misconceptions Alzheimer's disease is one of, although not the only type, of dementia elderly patients may suffer. The most common form…

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4 Pages
Essay

Disease

Alzheimer's Immunology Alzheimer's Disease Ad

Words: 1197
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

After 13 months, the rats begin to show signs of dementia including reduced cognitive ability and memory impairment (McGill University, 2010). Amyloid B. immunotherapy Past research Past research on…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Is a Fatal

Words: 1035
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Numerous studies have documented that shift workers (i.e. those who regularly rotate work shifts from one schedule to another) suffer much higher incidence of many medical problems; likewise, the…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease According to the

Words: 1127
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

One of the most common mental disorders linked to Alzheimer's is depression which according to Elwood Cohen manifests itself in three important ways. First, "There are higher rates of…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Has Developed Into a Major

Words: 2636
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Alzheimer's disease has developed into a major health concern for the elderly population throughout the world. This degenerative brain disorder was first described by Alois Alzheimer in 1907. Today…

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2 Pages
Methodology Chapter

Healthcare

Alzheimer's Healthcare Access in Saudia

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Methodology Chapter

Research Design he research was conducted in 40-day care centers located in Baltimore County. A total of 510 newly admitted Alzheimer patients agreed to participate in the study and…

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2 Pages
Article Critique

Literature

Alzheimer's Disease Is a Highly

Words: 667
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Critique

Particularly important is his investigation of the way in which the news is delivered. He delivers video taped evidence of the shortcomings, particularly of physician language, when delivering the…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Specifically it Will

Words: 1397
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Alzheimer's, on the other hand, directly affects brain cells, and if there is uncertainty, patients and their families should certainly ask for a second opinion. The population most likely…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Alzheimer's and Dementia Health Care Structures

Words: 948
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Health Care Delivery Structure Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disease and the most prevalent root cause of dementia. In the present day, more than five million people living…

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2 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Alzheimer Disease

Words: 640
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Clinical Trial NCT01504854 The number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias will grow as the U.S. population age 65 and older continues to increase. It is projected…

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5 Pages
Literature Review

Death and Dying  (general)

Barriers to Utilizing Adult Day Centers and Associated Factors on Alzheimer's Patients

Words: 1446
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Literature Review

Alzheimer's Adult Daycare for Patients with Alzheimer's Disease Barriers to Daycare Utilization: Fortinsky, Richard H., Kulldorff, Martin, Kleppinger, Alison, and Kenyon-Pesce, Lisa. (2009). Dementia care consultation for family caregivers:…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Gerontology

Constructing a Health Promotion Program for Alzheimer's

Words: 1456
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Health Promotion Program for Alzheimer's Patients The objective of this study is to construct a health promotion program for Alzheimer's Patients. Alzheimer's disease (AD) is "a form of dementia…

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3 Pages
Article Review

Psychology

Counseling and Support for Alzheimer's

Words: 849
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Article Review

Longitudinal trajectories for individual participants were used at one level, while a second level included the effects of between-subjects predictors at the higher order. To construct the models, 4,193…

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3 Pages
Essay

Nursing

history current theory and treatment of alzheimer's

Words: 964
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

History The disease first described and defined in 1906 by Alois Alzheimer and named after him in 1910 has led to tremendous breakthroughs in brain and neurological research, according…

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10 Pages
Thesis

Death and Dying  (general)

Sandwich Generation Caregiving and Alzheimer's

Words: 3114
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Thesis

A driver came to the house and picked Robert up five days a week at 7:30 and brought him home at around 4:00 P.M. The couple received a grant…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Social Work Internship Experience With Alzheimer Patients

Words: 1397
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Social Work Internship Experience With Alzheimer Patients My service learning experience was a positive one. I had the opportunity to work at an Alzheimer's care facility, with patients exhibiting…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Psychology

Treatment Options for Alzheimer S

Words: 1577
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Functional Assessment eport Summarization of Case Luther, 80 years of age, was admitted to a nursing hospital due to Alzheimer's disease complications. As a farmer, Luther spent most of…

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7 Pages

Health

MCU Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients Identifying Distinctions

Words: 2039
Length: 7 Pages
Type:

Identify Distinctions Among MCU, Dementia, and Alzheimer's 1. Topic · Distinctions Among MCU, Dementia, and Alzheimer's 2. Information about medical conditions you are addressing Dementia: Dementia is a syndrome…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Nursing

The Appropriate Approach to Treating Alzheimer S

Words: 2616
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Interdisciplinary Theory Evaluation Understanding Interdisciplinary Theory Evaluation Caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's Dementia have massive responsibilities that come to them in the form of demands. These responsibilities are sometimes…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Psychology

Community Health Promotion Project Design

Words: 1937
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Caregivers of Alzheimer's Patients Community Health Promotion Project Design As we have discovered in the first part of the study, Alzheimer's is a major health issue for the population…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Music and Therapeutic Influence on

Words: 2089
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As per Dr. Sacks, Alzheimer patients take advantage from listening to the familiar music. The music entails them memory stimulus, restoring the accessibility to personal history. It is said…

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3 Pages
Essay

Disease

Comparing Cognitive Changes

Words: 956
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Cognitive Changes As people age, there are three main types of cognitive changes that can impair or alter cognitive functioning: mild cognitive impairment (MCI), Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's. All of…

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6 Pages
Article Review

Family and Marriage

Workers Engaging in Eldercare-Related Activities Are Prone

Words: 1928
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Article Review

workers engaging in eldercare-related activities are prone to suffer from stress-related factors and workplace absenteeism as opposed to non-caregiving workers. This hypothesis was confirmed by Lee in her study;…

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4 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Myra's Case Is Just One Instance of

Words: 1739
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Myra's case is just one instance of many that a mental health nurse encounters on a regular schedule. Nursing is best practiced when it follows the intentions of its…

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6 Pages
Research Proposal

Disease

Ground Breaking and Innovative Instances

Words: 2229
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The exchange of the defective gene could be brought about by a process called homologous recombination. One of the first gene therapy experiments, though well intentioned, caused the death…

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3 Pages
Case Study

Disease

Christian Counseling

Words: 901
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

Mr. H Korea Mr. H case study What is the client's most prominent presenting issues (that is, what seems to take priority as being wrong)? Mr. H has shown…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Disease

Sundowning Syndrome Etiology and Treatment an Escalation

Words: 1277
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Sundowning Syndrome: Etiology and Treatment An escalation in disruptive behaviors in the late afternoon and early evening among institutionalized patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's disease has been a…

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3 Pages
Article Critique

Disease

Healthcare the Exelon Patch and

Words: 1370
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Article Critique

. 4. What is the advantage of a "patch"? Evidently, the drug rivastigmine causes gastrointestinal side effects, but the patch allows only a small amount to be steadily absorbed…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Psychology

Cognition and Aging

Words: 4217
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Cognitive Aspects of the Aging Process The purpose of this work is to define cognition and to explain the effects of aging on the brain in relation to memory,…

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7 Pages
Essay

Death and Dying  (general)

Analyzing Group Process and Skill Selection

Words: 2342
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Group Process and Skill Selection ecent developments at the medical industry increase the life expectancy. Census reported that 36.3 million Americans were 65 and over in 2004 and 71.5…

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8 Pages
Essay

Psychology

Gingko Biloba

Words: 2356
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Ginko Biloba Gingko Biloba -- Part I What are the author's general conclusions (summarized) on the effectiveness of Gingko Biloba as a cognitive enhancer? According to the author, effects…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Savages in the Film the Savages Jenkins

Words: 1636
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Savages In the film The Savages (Jenkins, 2007) two siblings (Jon and Wendy Savage, the parallel to the Peter Pan characters by the same first name is not hidden)…

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4 Pages
Essay

Psychology

Articles Seem to Be Saying Same Thing

Words: 1418
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

articles seem to be saying same thing or do they contradict each other? Is the tone similar in each article, meaning can you tell what the researchers feel about…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Health Care Administration

Words: 820
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Organ transplant recipients are more susceptible to cancer due to oncogenic viral infections and immunosuppression. What is the overall pattern of cancer following an organ transplantation? Cancer is a…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Dealing With Difficult Patients Translation of Evidence and Best Practice

Words: 3786
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Difficult Patients Mitigating isks from Dementia Providing adequate care for an individual suffering from dementia presents many difficulties for nurses. Patients with dementia often have debilitating conditions such as…

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