Dementia specialists working at New Cross Hospital (the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust) and the University of Worcester have co-written a chapter on “Dementia in the Acute Hospital” in a book for medical students and healthcare staff.
Ward, E. Leung, D.L. [and] Theodoulou, G. (2014). Dementia in the Acute Hospital. In: Coope, B. [and] Richards, F. (2014). ABC of Dementia. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, April 2014. (ABC Series). pp.47-50.
Table of Contents:
Introduction: A Call to Action.
Dementia in the UK.
Causes of Dementia.
Bernard Coope and Felicity A. Richards.
Early Intervention for Dementia.
Bernard Coope and Tanya Jacobs.
Dementia and Families.
Jenny La Fontaine.
Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).
Dhanjeev Marrie and Sally Williams.
Dementia in Younger People.
Dementia in Primary Care.
Dementia in the Acute Hospital.
Elizabeth Ward, Daryl L. Leung and Georgios Theodoulou.
Dementia and the Law.
Felicity A. Richards and Jelena Jankovic.
End-of-Life Care in Dementia.
Kay de Vries.