Alzheimer's Disease: Policy and Practice Across Europe by Morton Warner, etc., Marcus Longley, Sally Furnish, Brian

By Morton Warner, etc., Marcus Longley, Sally Furnish, Brian Lawlor, Queen Silvia of Sweden

Show description

Read Online or Download Alzheimer's Disease: Policy and Practice Across Europe PDF

Best politics books

Democracy and Green Political Thought: Sustainability, Rights and Citizenship (Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science)

The fairway move has posed a few tricky questions for normal justifications of democracy. should still the flora and fauna have rights? do we take account of the pursuits of destiny generations? yet questions have additionally been requested of the vegetables. might their idealism undermine democracy? Can vegetables be potent democrats?

The Meaning and Value of Spaceflight: Public Perceptions (Space and Society)

This ebook offers the main critical and complete research, by way of a long way, of yankee public perceptions in regards to the that means of house exploration, interpreting large troves of questionnaire info accrued by means of many researchers and polling agencies over a span of six a long time and anchored in influential social technological know-how theories.

Five lectures: Psychoanalysis, Politics, and Utopia

Psychoanalysis, Politics, Philosophy, Humanities

The New Macroeconomics: Imperfect Markets and Policy Effectiveness

This publication specializes in the quickly starting to be study box of imperfect festival, uneven details, and different marketplace imperfections in a macroeconomic context. It brings jointly top researchers from the U. S. and Europe to envision the consequences for macroeconomic coverage of industry imperfections in output, exertions and fiscal markets.

Additional resources for Alzheimer's Disease: Policy and Practice Across Europe

Example text

However, despite the different approaches in Europe, it becomes clear that legal provisions relating to the rights of people with dementia are often lagging somewhat behind public attitudes, which have changed substantially over time. Disclosure of the diagnosis of AD Informing the sufferer: attitudes and practice In the course of the last decade, awareness of dementia, particularly AD, has increased considerably. Diagnostic procedures have been developed which have resulted in the possibility of detecting the disease at a much earlier stage.

Disclosure of the diagnosis of AD Informing the sufferer: attitudes and practice In the course of the last decade, awareness of dementia, particularly AD, has increased considerably. Diagnostic procedures have been developed which have resulted in the possibility of detecting the disease at a much earlier stage. This, combined with recent advances in symptomatic treatments, results in individuals being more likely to be diagnosed as having AD or another form of dementia at a time when they are still able to benefit - in the early to mid-stage of the disease.

Consequently, although general practitioners are free to prescribe any available drug, they may be influenced in the extent that they prescribe it and some patients may have to pay more to obtain it. 27 Some drugs, such as Aricept and Exelon (which are used in the treatment of AD in the early to mid-stages), have been approved by the European Commission for all countries in Europe, although they are not yet available in some. A questionnaire sent to different Alzheimer's associations in Europe at the beginning of 1998 revealed that three drugs, Cognex, Aricept and Exelon, were available in only four countries (Finland, France, Germany and Sweden), five countries had two of these drugs and seven had only one.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.97 of 5 – based on 26 votes