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Title: Prevention of vascular dementia in the elderly patients
Authors: Malyk, Nataliia
Малик, Наталья Витальевна
Малик, Наталія Віталіївна
Keywords: vascular dementia
cognitive impairments
cognitive dysfunction
Issue Date: 16-Mar-2018
Citation: Malyk N. V. Prevention of vascular dementia in the elderly patients / N. V. Malyk // Патологія судин з позицій поліпрофільного підходу : матеріали науково-практичної конференції з міжнародною участю, Харків, 16 березня 2018 р. / Харківський національний медичний університет. – Харків, 2018. – С. 11–12.
Abstract: Vascular dementia is violation of cognitive function in elderly people as a result of small cerebral infarcts on the background of hypertension. Cognitive impairments are manifested by a decrease memory for current events, a decrease concentration of attention, slowing of thinking, narrowing of the circle of interests. Cognitive impairments may be moderate, but may reach a degree of dementia. Cognitive impairments is often accompanied by behavioral disorders (irritability, aggressiveness) and affective impairments (anxiety, depression). Cognitive impairments is a significant factor of disease prognosis, the effectiveness of treatment and rehabilitation. They determine the dynamics of the quality of life and social adaptation of patients.
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