By Jeffrey L Cummings, Serge Gauthier
Given the improvement of recent healing thoughts and items, Serge Gauthier and Jeffrey Cummings have compiled an inventory of latest themes so as to be of curiosity essentially to neurologists targeting Alzheimer's sickness, and in addition to psychiatrists and geriatricians. The participants, all revered of their subspecialties, have written updated, comprehensively referenced chapters which should offer assistance in addition to stimulate dialogue on the place present therapy is heading.
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Alzheimer's disease and related disorders annual, 2002 by Jeffrey L Cummings, Serge Gauthier