Textbook Notes for Franco Taverna

UTSGHMB440H1Franco TavernaWinter

HMB440H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Dementia

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Care providers interactions with residents are a principal element in ltc settings. Resident-directed/centered care emphasizes the importance of staff"
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HMB440H1 Chapter 4: Reading 4

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Restorative care focuses on the restoration and/or maintenance of physical function. There is a rapid decline in functional abilities in ltc residents.
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HMB440H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Senile Plaques, Neuroinflammation, Ubiquitin

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Clinically degenerative diseases are characterized by a loss of neurological function and pathologically by a loss of neurons. Many degenerative diseas
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HMB440H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Dementia

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An early sign that dementia is affecting someone"s language is that they can"t find the right words. Other factors may also affect the ability of a per
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HMB440H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Amyloid Precursor Protein, Dementia, Molecular Switch

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Major concern for aging population and women is at the epicentre of the alzheimer"s disease (ad) epidemic. There is lack of any therapeutic regimen for
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HMB440H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration, Traumatic Brain Injury, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

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To meet a diagnostic criterion for dementia a person must have evidence of significant cognitive decline and the cognitive decline must interfere with
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HMB440H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Amyloid, Dementia, Neuroinflammation

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Dementia is extremely costly to healthcare, and there is no therapy available to treat the underlying disease process. Wave of dementia is in desperate
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