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  1. Dementia, 4th Edition

    By David Ames, Alistair Burns, John T. O'Brien

    Winner of the BMA 2011 book awards: psychiatry categoryWinner of the Australian Journal of Ageing book of the year awardThis definitive work on dementia and related disorders has been fully updated and revised to reflect recent advances in this fast-moving field. The incidence of dementia...

    Published January 27th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Geriatric Medicine for Old-Age Psychiatrists

    By Alistair Burns, Michael Horan

    This up-to-date digest of current medical problems will aid the reader in interpretation of investigations, which are increasingly requested. It provides guidance for the first line of management of patients. It is written primarily by an experienced geriatrician, informed by an old-age...

    Published December 19th 2005 by CRC Press

  3. Dementia 3Ed

    3rd Edition

    By David Ames, Alistair Burns, John O'Brien

    The rising prevalence of dementia in the population continues to pose a serious public health challenge in both the developed and the developing world. Previous editions of Dementia have become acknowledged as a key 'gold standard' work in this field, and have had a genuinely international approach...

    Published August 25th 2005 by CRC Press

  4. Standards in Dementia Care

    Edited by Alistair Burns

    The European Dementia Consensus Network (EDCON) was formed by opinion leaders from the fields of old-age psychiatry and neurology in order to evaluate and improve the clinical management of patients with dementia across the continent. Summarizing the work of EDCON’s working group on standards in...

    Published August 17th 2005 by CRC Press

  5. Assessment Scales in Old Age Psychiatry, Second Edition

    By Alistair Burns, Brian Lawlor, Sarah Craig

    A unique compendium of more than 200 assessment scales, this second edition of Assessment Scales in Old Age Psychiatry is an indispensable guide for assessing the mental health problems of the elderly and the effects that such problems may have on patients' functional ability. Building on the...

    Published January 3rd 2004 by CRC Press

  6. Clinical Guidelines in Old Age Psychiatry

    By Alistair Burns, Tom Dening, Brian Lawlor

    This book documents the wide range of published guidelines for the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of mental disorders affecting older people. Focusing on aspects essential for the clinician, this comprehensive and practical book is invaluable to all those involved in the treatment,...

    Published September 5th 2001 by CRC Press

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