Case scenario:
A female 80 years old name frida Bonora has Alzheimer’s disease and also underweight. She used to drive everyday for shopping but not anymore because she feels too tired.she is retired secretary of IT company. Her father died of heart disease. She lives alone and never married. She drinks alcohol ocassionally and she have been prescribed Aricept (Donepezil hydrochloride)
1) Identify two brain structures that are particularly severely affected by Alzheimer’s disease and explain their physiological functions.
2) Define and describe the most important characteristics of dementia,and name three possible conditions (other than Alzheimer’s disease) that may cause dementia.