Alzheimer's disease and the visual system
Introduction and demographics I. Alzheimer's Disease A. Brain pathology B. Retina 1. Amyloid deposit 2. Macula a. APOE genetics 3. RGC 4. Imaging a. Direct b. Optical Coherence Tomography c. Enhanced Imaging Research C. Lens 1. Amyloid deposit 2. Acetyl Choline Esterase Inhibitors D. Functional deficits 1. Contrast 2. Motion 3. Temporal processing 4. Pupil response
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related nursing
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify: Attendees will be able to identify the biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease that develop in the visual system.
Keyword(s): Aging, Vision Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have expertise in the field of aging, cognition and the visual system.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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