Unique Alzheimer's Disease Challenge Reports in Malaysia

Atif Amin, Baig and Ahmad Zubaidi, A.latif and Nordin, Simbak and Wee, Kok Wei (2018) Unique Alzheimer's Disease Challenge Reports in Malaysia. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 11 (9). pp. 4033-4034. ISSN 0974-3618

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disorder that usually starts slowly and worsens with time. It is a type of dementia, which presents with memory loss, thinking and behaviour problems.Itrose as serious health risk for the community and health sector. It affects individually, family, and health care in terms of quality of life. Patients mostly presents with early onset of memory impairment and additionally with sematic memory, executive functioning, visuospatial abilities and functional impairments. People with Alzheimer’s and dementia have some of the highest health care costs of any chronic condition. They are less likely than other older adults to live in the community, even though doing so results in lower health care costs than when individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia live in a skilled nursing facility. In general we can divide the care of dementia patient into three types: independent living at home; home care with support and institutional care.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alzheimer’s disease cultural challenges rural and urban differences Case Malaysia.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Rafidah M.Saaid
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2022 04:44
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2022 04:44
URI: http://eprints.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/5718

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