Dementia causes, definition of Alzheimer's disease dementia, types of AD, brain atrophy, neuropathology, progressive symptoms, mortality, hypothesis/risk factors for late-onset AD, treatment, side effects, research

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Department
Biomedical Science
Course
BMS 450
Professor
Douglas Ishii
Semester
Spring

Description
29 AprilVarious dementia causesAlzheimers disease leading causeFrontotemporal dementia including Picks diseaseDiabetesConcussionStroke heart attackParkinsons diseaseAIDSDowns SyndromeCreutzfeldtJacob diseaseHydrocephaleusBrain tumorHepatic or renal impairmentDefinition of AD DementiaImpairment of memoryImpairment of at least one of the followingSpeech written or spoken words no sensory lossObject recognitionAbstract reasoning or judgmentCapacity to plan or execute complex taskMotor function with intact sensory systemcomprehensionAbove impairments severe enough to interfere with normal life eg inability to bathe feed clothe oneself inability to remember reason think independently
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