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The Resource The problem of Alzheimer's : how science, culture, and politics turned a rare disease into a crisis and what we can do about it, Jason Karlawish

The problem of Alzheimer's : how science, culture, and politics turned a rare disease into a crisis and what we can do about it, Jason Karlawish

Label
The problem of Alzheimer's : how science, culture, and politics turned a rare disease into a crisis and what we can do about it
Title
The problem of Alzheimer's
Title remainder
how science, culture, and politics turned a rare disease into a crisis and what we can do about it
Statement of responsibility
Jason Karlawish
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Part case studies, part meditation on the past, present and future of the disease, [this book] traces Alzheimer's disease from its discovery and tells the story of the biomedical breakthroughs that may allow it to finally be prevented and treated by medicine. While it is a scathing indictment of our health care system, it is also an argument for how we can live with dementia; the ways patients can reclaim their autonomy and redefine their sense of self, how families can support their loved ones, and the innovative reforms we can make as a society that would give caregivers and patients better quality of life. Rich in science, history, and characters, The Disease of the Century takes us inside cutting edge laboratories, patients' homes, caregivers' support groups, progressive assisted living facilities, and Jason Karlawish's own practice at the Penn Memory Center"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karlawish, Jason
Dewey number
616.8/311
Index
index present
LC call number
RC523
LC item number
.K375 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 155
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Medical care
  • Caregivers
  • Bioethics
Target audience
adult
Label
The problem of Alzheimer's : how science, culture, and politics turned a rare disease into a crisis and what we can do about it, Jason Karlawish
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the disease of the century -- Part 1 : Alzheimer's unbound -- Part 2 : the birth of Alzheimer's disease -- Part 3 : living well in the house of Alzheimer's -- Part 4 : a humanitarian problem
Control code
on1158503007
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 324 pages :
Isbn
9781250218735
Lccn
2020026249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1158503007
Label
The problem of Alzheimer's : how science, culture, and politics turned a rare disease into a crisis and what we can do about it, Jason Karlawish
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the disease of the century -- Part 1 : Alzheimer's unbound -- Part 2 : the birth of Alzheimer's disease -- Part 3 : living well in the house of Alzheimer's -- Part 4 : a humanitarian problem
Control code
on1158503007
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 324 pages :
Isbn
9781250218735
Lccn
2020026249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1158503007

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