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Living with Dementia


Functional Imaging

Functional imaging methods used in research on aging, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia of the Alzheimer type include single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT),  positron emission tomography (PET),  and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Positron emission tomography and single-photon emission computed tomography use radioisotope tracers to detect brain metabolism or blood flow. Functional magnetic… Functional Imaging   

Clinical Conclusions

Using an evidence-based review of the literature, the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology made three levels of recommendation for clinical practice related to the diagnosis and evaluation of individuals with mild cognitive impairment and dementia (Knopman et al. 2001; Petersen et al. 2001): standards were based on patient management… Clinical Conclusions   

Alzheimer’s Disease

emotional lability1 - aggression or irritability1 - mmse1 - amyvid2 - stage dementia1 - voluntary exercise1 - alzheimer's-like tau tangles1 - alzheimer's and parkinson's diseases1 - medicare1 - amyloid beta Αβ plaques1 - mild dementia2 - lethal condition1 - long-term cognitive changes1 - aids related dementia1 - wks4 - alzheimer's patients7 - cause tuberculosis1 - micro-gliosis1 - university of pennsylvania2 - neel nabar1 - menopause1 - cognitive deficits1 - glucose metabolism2 - parkinson's disease protein1 - lou gehrig's disease1 - the gerontologist1 - dementing illness1 - anxiety1 - chronic traumatic encephalopathy1 - lucretius1 -