By Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy, Martin J. Prince, Jeffrey L. Cummings
Development within the prevalence of dementia provides significant demanding situations to worldwide healthcare platforms. because the burden of dementia in non-Western cultures grows, constructing countries are anticipated to overhaul built countries when it comes to dementia incidence. Insights from constructing international locations and transcultural issues are, however, overlooked within the released literature. Dementia: an international process fills this hole by way of integrating modern cross-cultural wisdom approximately dementia. each one part experiences the literature from the printed, predominantly Western, viewpoint, contrasting it with empirical wisdom from non-Western cultures. overlaying significant scientific, epidemiological and medical parts of curiosity, specified attention is usually given to care-giving types internationally and administration of sufferers who've migrated among areas. Enriched with own insights from scientific specialists around the globe, it is a key textual content for neurologists, geriatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, epidemiologists and all these answerable for dealing with provisions of dementia providers.
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Dementia: A Global Approach by Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy, Martin J. Prince, Jeffrey L. Cummings