Helping patients understand Alzheimer's Disease is much easier with this detailed chart. The chart discusses the aging brain, dementia and diagnosing AD, as well as lists risk factors and describes the 3 main stages of Alzheimer's Disease. Provides key management techniques for both the patients and their families and caregivers. Illustrates and discusses the areas of the brain affected by the disease, amyloid plaques (also called senile plaques) and physical changes to the cerebral cortex. Shows and describes the abnormal cellular structures involved (granulovacuolar degeneration and neurofibrillary tangles) and how AD destroys how neuron in.talkin. to each other.
Measures 20x26in.. Printed in the USA .