Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide nurses with a concise review on neurodegenrative dementias. This review includes pathophysiology, clinical course, and tips on management of dementias from Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson disease (PD) and lewy body dementia (LBD). Considering increasing numbers of dementia cases among older adults, nurses who are cognizant about dementia care are instrumental in maximizing daily activities and quality of life of patients with cognitive impairment and dementia.
Alzheimer’s disease,dementia,Lewy body disease,Parkinson disease
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