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Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Older Adult: A by Joanne Green

By Joanne Green

one of many greatest sufferer populations noticeable through neuropsychologists are older adults being affected by difficulties linked to getting older. extra, the percentage of the inhabitants elderly sixty five and above is emerging speedily. This booklet presents a consultant to neuropsychological clinicians more and more referred to as upon to evaluate this inhabitants. The e-book information in a step by step style the stages and concerns in acting a neuropsychological review of an older sufferer. It covers procedural information together with evaluation of patient's scientific documents, medical interview, formal checking out, interpretation of attempt rankings, addressing referral questions, and getting ready an review report.

  • Outlines a transparent, logical method of neuropsychological evaluation
  • Provides particular medical perform instructions for every section of the evaluation
  • Integrates scientific perform with updated study findings
  • Recommends particular checks for comparing older adults
  • Details the right way to interpret try out findings and establish the patient's neuropsychological profile
  • Illustrates details with examples and case fabrics, many neuropathologically-confirmed
  • Includes types valuable in medical practice

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