Medical Terminology Power Point Presentation

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/16/09 A Relentless Disease Amber Rogers University of Arkansas Fort Smith 9/16/09 Alzheimers Disease v Revealed by Alois Alzheimer on November 4, 1906 (Maurer & Volk, 1997). v A disease filled with confusion, senility, loss of recognition of persons or familiar surroundings, restlessness, and impaired memory (LaFleur 2009). 9/16/09 Who is affected? v According to the National Institute on Aging, approximately 2.4 to 4.5 million American are living with the disease (National Institute on Aging 2009). v Elderly are more susceptible 9/16/09 Diagnosis v No definite cause at present 9/16/09 Diagnosis v A common polymorphism in the apolipoprotein E gene is the major determinant of risk in families with late-onset AD, as well as in the general population (Munoz & Feldman 2000)....
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