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Falls and Cognition in Older Persons : Fundamentals, Assessment and Therapeutic Options / edited by Manuel Montero-Odasso, Richard Camicioli.

Edition:
1st ed. 2020.
Publication:
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2020.
Series:
Medicine (Springer-11650)
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (XXIII, 436 pages) : 41 illustrations, 25 illustrations in color.
Subjects:
Geriatrics.
Emergency medicine.
Neurology.
Psychiatry.
Public health.
Local subjects:
Geriatrics/Gerontology. (search)
Emergency Medicine. (search)
Neurology. (search)
Psychiatry. (search)
Public Health. (search)
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Summary:
This book provides practical tools for fall prevention in cognitively impaired older adults. The text presents a comprehensive and state-of-the-art update that covers the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and clinical presentation of the event, which affects up to 60 percent of aging patients with cognitive impairment. Written by transdisciplinary experts in experts in geriatric medicine, rehabilitation, neurology, and physiotherapy, the text presents practical, evidence-based guidelines for the assessment, approach, and treatment of these patients and includes illustrations and resources for quick reference. Falls and Cognition in Older Persons is a unique contribution to the literature serving geriatricians, family medicine physicians, emergency medicine physicians, neurologists, rehabilitation and physiotherapy specialists, geriatric nurses, and those interested in public health.
Contents:
Falls as a manifestation of brain Failure (Gait and Cognition)
Dysmobility in aging and the role of cognition
Epidemiology and Falls risk factors in cognitively impaired older adults
Depression, Fear of falling, cognition and falls
Consequences of falls in cognitively impaired people
Dual-task gait, cognition and Falls
Gait variability and Falls
Assistive devices, falls, and cognitive aspects
Imaging in "gait and cognition syndrome" and falls
PD and Lewy Body Disease
MCI: MMO and SMH
AD and other dementias
Approaches' in Hospitals and Nursing home settings
Current gaps in Guidelines and Recommendations
Physical exercises in cognitively vulnerable older adults and falls
Cognitive training and falls reduction risk
Vitamin D, falls and cognition
Virtual Reality
Cognitive enhancers
Dual-task gait training
Non-invasive brain stimulation
Falls in cognitively impaired population: evidence, assumptions, and prospect research needed.
Contributor:
Montero-Odasso, Manuel, editor., Editor,
Camicioli, Richard, editor., Editor,
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ISBN:
978-3-030-24233-6
9783030242336
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-030-24233-6 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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