What is dementia? / Elissa L Ash The demographics of dementia / Israel (Issi) Doron The genetics of dementia / Sophie Behrman, Klaus P Ebmeier and Charlotte L Allan Can dementia be prevented? / Amos D Korczyn and Veronika Vakhapova Clinical management of dementia : an overview (1) / Noa Bregman and Orna Moore Clinical management of dementia : an overview (2) / Chris Fox, Carolyn Chew-Graham, Emma Wolverson, Ian Maidment and Andrea Hilton Best interests determination : a medical perspective / Hugh Series Advance decisions and proxy decision-making in the elderly : a medical perspective / Gary Sinoff and Natalia Blaja-Lisnic The happy dementia patient / Hugh Series Dementia : a perspective from primary care / Daniel Lasserson Dementia : an ethical overview / Michael Dunn Best interest determinations and substituted judgement : personhood and precedent autonomy / Andrew McGee Proxy decision-making / José Miola Telling the truth : the ethics of deception and white lies in dementia care / Maartje Schermer Research on patients with dementia / Adrian Treloar and Claudia Dunlop Genetics and dementia : ethical concerns / Caroline J. Huang, Michael Parker and Matthew L. Baum Common perceptions of dementia / Perla Werner Ethical perspectives on end-of-life care : euthanasia, assisted suicide and the refusal of or withdrawal of life-sustaining treatments in those living with dementia / Michael Gordon Resource allocation issues in dementia / Leah Rand and Mark Sheehan Sexuality in dementia / Julia C Hughes, Aileen Beatty and Jeanette Shippen The use of new technologies in managing dementia patients / Julian C Hughes Abuse safeguarding and dementia / Bridget Penhale A legal overview / Mary Donnelly Assessing capacity / Lesley King and Hugh Series Best interests and dementia / Jonathan Herring Proxy decision-making : a legal perspective / Winsor C Schmidt Being and being lost : personal identity and dementia / Jesee Wall Dementia, autonomy and guardianship for the old / Margaret Isabel Hall Restriction of liberty / Michael Schindler and Yael Waksman Research on patients with dementia / Phil Bielby Dementia and carers : relationality and informal carers' experiences / Rosie Harding End-of-life care / Ofra G Golan Health care resource allocation issues in dementia / Keith Syrett The use of new technologies in the managment of dementia patiens / Karen Eltis Discrimination / Doug Surtees Physical, financial and other abuse / Ruijia Chen, E-Shien Chang, Melissa Simon and Xinqi Dong Driving and dementia / Desmond O'Neill Voting and political participation / Nina A Kohn Tis is my life / Peter JS Ashley Dad's dementia / Andrew Billen Lewy body disease : a carer's perspective / Sue Berkeley and Rob Berkeley Our journey / Shirley Nurock The power of imagination / Peter Richards Dementia care : workpoints / U Hla Htay.
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