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    Marie Boltz, James E. Galvin, editors.
    Summary: This book provides an overview of the demographic, clinical, and psychosocial context of dementia care. With its focus on patient and family perspectives, this book describes evidence-based approaches towards prevention, detection, and treatment of dementia that is like any other book. The text presents memory clinics, care management, home-based interventions, palliative care, family caregiver programs, specific to dementia care. Additionally, the text examines strategies to support transitions to acute care and long-term care. The text also places a special emphasis on measures of quality, cultural sensitivity, and implications for health care policy. Written by experts in the field, Dementia Care: An Evidence-Based Approach is an excellent resource for clinicians, students, healthcare administrators, and policymakers who aim to improve the quality of life of both the person with dementia and their informal caregiver.

    Chapter 1 Introduction: Principles of Dementia Care
    Part 1 Dementia Prevention, Detection and Early Support
    Chapter 2 Prevention of Dementia
    Chapter 3 Detection of Dementia
    Chapter 4 Memory Clinics and Care Management Programs
    Chapter 5 Early-Stage Dementia: Maximizing Self-Direction and Health
    Part 2 Clinical Management of Dementia
    Chapter 6 Treatment of Dementia: Pharmacological Approaches
    Chapter 7 Treatment of Dementia: Non-Pharmacological Approaches
    Chapter 8 Challenges and Opportunities in Primary and Specialty Memory Care to Provide Best Practice Care
    Community Mobility and Dementia: The Role for Health Care Professionals
    Part 3 Toward Person-Centered Community-Based Dementia Care
    Chapter 10 Experiences and Perspectives of the Person with Dementia
    Chapter 11 Home-Based Interventions Targeting Persons with Dementia: What is the Evidence and Where Do We Go from Here?
    Chapter 12 Experiences and Perspectives of the Family Caregiver of the Person with Dementia
    Chapter 13 Interventions to Support Caregiver Well-Being
    Part 4 Dementia Continuing Care
    Chapter 14 Transitions in Care for the Person with Dementia
    Chapter 15 Dementia Palliative Care
    Chapter 16 Hospice Dementia Care
    Chapter 17 Challenges in Dementia Care Policy.
    Digital Access Springer 2016