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By Oliver Sacks

ISBN-10: 8433934473

ISBN-13: 9788433934475

Oliver Sacks vuelve a hacer gala de su singular talento como narrador, su sentido del humor y su inmensa cultura para plantear cuestiones que ponen en entredicho nuestra percepción del mundo y, muchas veces, nuestra propia identidad. Desde las visiones religiosas y su explicación fisiológica hasta el uso de drogas psicodélicas como puerta a una percepción inside que los sentidos nos niegan, los relatos del health care professional Sacks van más allá del mero historial médico y constituyen una auténtica historia cultural de l. a. percepción, un estudio antropológico de una supuesta anormalidad que no es, en el fondo, más que el reverso de lo que normalmente conocemos como realidad. «Fascinante. l. a. comprensión del general practitioner Sacks hacia sus pacientes y su perspectiva filosófica transforman simples casos clínicos en relatos que iluminan las complejidades del cerebro humano y los misterios de los angeles mente humana» (Michiko Kakutani, manhattan Times).

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Some metabolic conditions such as low blood sugar or low sodium can also exacerbate or mimic memory loss. Myth: Alzheimer’s disease can be diagnosed only at autopsy. Partially true: This common myth is based on scientific opinions and criteria that are over twenty-two years old. Our science has progressed significantly since then; under the right circumstances, some doctors can diagnose Alzheimer’s with greater than 90 percent accuracy during life. Thus, we are beginning to approach diagnosis not simply by excluding other conditions that can cause memory loss but by specifically identifying Alzheimer’s with reasonably high accuracy.

She was admired and beloved by friends and family alike because of her culinary skills. Her first sign of Alzheimer’s was her inability to follow recipes. Her husband reported that the taste of her cooking was not like it used to be. Yet another of my patients used to be able to calculate his taxes by hand every year (I certainly can’t do that). His Alzheimer’s was signaled by his trouble following the line-byline instructions and his loss of the ability to calculate his taxes with pencil and paper.

Problems with language, especially words and names. This is a common complaint in Sun City and among seniors in general, so let me make a distinction here. ” That kind of trouble remembering names probably does not represent the beginning Alzheimer’s disease. However, when it is Alzheimer’s disease, the word-finding difficulty can be much worse. Recently I saw a patient with Alzheimer’s who called her spouse by her son’s name. • Substituting one word for another. This phenomenon is called paraphasia.

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