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A holistic approach to caring for people with Alzheimer's Disease

Citation
McCabe L (2008) A holistic approach to caring for people with Alzheimer's Disease. Nursing Standard, 22 (42), pp. 50-56. http://nursingstandard.rcnpublishing.co.uk/resources/archive/browse.asp?JournalId=9&VolumeNumber=22&IssueNumber=42

Abstract
This article adopts a holistic view of Alzheimer's disease. Biomedical, psychological and social aspects of the condition are discussed and aetiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment explored. A range of approaches to working with people with Alzheimer's disease, based on a psychological model of dementia, is described including reminiscence and cognitive stimulation therapy.

Keywords
Alzheimer's disease; nursing; Dementia

Journal
Nursing Standard: Volume 22, Issue 42

StatusPublished
Author(s)McCabe, Louise
Publication date30/06/2008
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/1591
PublisherRCN Publishing Company
Publisher URLhttp://nursingstandard.rcnpublishing.co.uk/…2&IssueNumber=42
ISSN0029-6570
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