Plague of Memory

Plague of Memory

Dr. Cherijo Torin is not herself. With no memory of her past-or even of the man she loved-she sees herself as a different person and has no desire to remember who she once was. But Cherijo must remember if she’s to develop a cure for the Hsktskt plague before their race becomes extinct.

The Theft of Memory

The Theft of Memory

A Library Journal Best Book of 2015 National Book Award winner Jonathan Kozol is best known for his fifty years of work among our nation’s poorest and most vulnerable children. Now, in the most personal book of his career, he tells the story of his father’s life and work as a nationally noted specialist in […]

Evidence-Based Practice for the Use of External Aids As a Memory Compensation Technique (Ancds Bulletin Board)

Evidence-Based Practice for the Use of External Aids As a Memory Compensation Technique (Ancds Bulletin Board)

This article is one of a series of publications by the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) on evidence-based practice (EBP) in the clinical management of neurogenic communication disorders. The EBP project was initiated in 1997 with the creation of expert committees charged with reviewing the literature in order to develop evidence-based clinical […]

Profile and Management of Patients at a Memory Clinic (Original Articles) (Report)

Profile and Management of Patients at a Memory Clinic (Original Articles) (Report)

Memory clinics were first introduced in the USA in the mid-1970s and have since become widely established in the developed world. (1) Their initial purpose was mainly research but this changed when treatment became available for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). A main aim at present is to provide, and improve, high-quality dementia care. Memory clinics facilitate […]

Librarians Recovering Our Professional Memory: Enriching the Past, Present, And Future (Introduction)

Librarians Recovering Our Professional Memory: Enriching the Past, Present, And Future (Introduction)

ORIGINS AND OPPORTUNITIES This focus issue had its genesis in a white paper compiled by an ad hoc committee formed under the aegis of the Medical Library Association History of the Health Sciences Section, a summary of which appeared in the “Comment and Opinion” section of the Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) last […]