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541. Does this patient have dementia? Full Text available with Trip Pro

Does this patient have dementia? Does this patient have dementia? Does this patient have dementia? Holsinger T, Deveau J, Boustani M, Williams J W CRD summary This review assessed the accuracy of brief cognitive screening instruments for the diagnosis of dementia in primary care. The authors concluded that there are many such instruments and that no single instrument is ideal for all settings. Limitations in the literature search and failure to consider study quality in the synthesis mean (...) that these findings should be interpreted with caution. Authors' objectives To evaluate the practicality and accuracy of brief cognitive screening instruments for the diagnosis of dementia in primary care. Searching MEDLINE and PsycINFO were searched from January 2000 to April 2006. Two previous reviews assessed studies published before this (see Other Publications of Related Interest nos.1-2), so this review (and abstract) only focuses on studies published since 2000. The search terms, which were reported

2007 DARE.

542. Evidence-based practice recommendations for dementia: educating caregivers on Alzheimer's disease and training communication strategies

Evidence-based practice recommendations for dementia: educating caregivers on Alzheimer's disease and training communication strategies Evidence-based practice recommendations for dementia: educating caregivers on Alzheimer's disease and training communication strategies Evidence-based practice recommendations for dementia: educating caregivers on Alzheimer's disease and training communication strategies Zientz J, Rackley A, Chapman S B, Hopper T, Mahendra N, Kim E S, Cleary S CRD summary (...) with individuals who have dementia. CRD commentary Overall this was a poorly reported review, which made it difficult to judge the quality of the research and assess the extent to which bias may have influenced the results. There were insufficient inclusion criteria to address the review question. Three databases were searched, including one that included unpublished studies, however, it was unclear if language restrictions were applied and it was possible some relevant studies were not retrieved

2007 DARE.

543. The impact of residential respite care on the behaviour of older people with dementia: literature review

The impact of residential respite care on the behaviour of older people with dementia: literature review The impact of residential respite care on the behaviour of older people with dementia: literature review The impact of residential respite care on the behaviour of older people with dementia: literature review Neville C C, Byrne G J CRD summary This review concluded that the evidence on the impact of residential respite care on behavioural symptoms of older people with dementia (...) is inconsistent, but the better quality research suggests there may be a reduction in symptoms. Despite some limitations of the review, the conclusions are supported by the evidence presented, although the effects of respite care appear temporary. Authors' objectives To determine the effect of residential respite care on behavioural symptoms among older people with dementia. Searching MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO and AgeLine were searched from inception; the search terms were reported. The reference lists

2007 DARE.

544. Effects of motor intervention in elderly patients with dementia: an analysis of randomized controlled trials

Effects of motor intervention in elderly patients with dementia: an analysis of randomized controlled trials Effects of motor intervention in elderly patients with dementia: an analysis of randomized controlled trials Effects of motor intervention in elderly patients with dementia: an analysis of randomized controlled trials Christofoletti G, Oliani M M. , Gobbi S, Stella F CRD summary The review assessed the efficacy of motor intervention for primary or secondary dementia. The authors (...) concluded that motor intervention minimises the physical and mental decline inherent in dementia. However, few studies were found and the substantial differences highlighted between the included studies, as well as the small data sets, preclude firm conclusions. Authors' objectives To determine the efficacy of motor interventions for the treatment of elderly patients with dementia, using trials based on the criteria of the Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) (see Other URL). Searching MEDLINE

2007 DARE.

545. Systematic review of information and support interventions for caregivers of people with dementia

Systematic review of information and support interventions for caregivers of people with dementia Systematic review of information and support interventions for caregivers of people with dementia Systematic review of information and support interventions for caregivers of people with dementia Thompson C A, Spilsbury K, Hall J, Birks Y, Barnes C, Adamson J CRD summary The review reported that caution needed to be taken in concluding that group-based information and support can influence (...) depression of carers of people with dementia. The authors’ cautious conclusion is likely to be reliable, but it should be borne in mind that it was based on studies of low-quality. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of information and support interventions for informal caregivers of someone with dementia. Searching The Specialised Register of the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group was searched in November 2003 and October 2005 without language restrictions. Search terms were

2007 DARE.

546. Evidence-based psychological treatments for disruptive behaviors in individuals with dementia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Evidence-based psychological treatments for disruptive behaviors in individuals with dementia Evidence-based psychological treatments for disruptive behaviors in individuals with dementia Evidence-based psychological treatments for disruptive behaviors in individuals with dementia Logsdon R G, McCurry S M, Teri L CRD summary The authors concluded that there is evidence supporting the effectiveness of interventions based on behaviour problem solving and individualised progressive stress lowering (...) for treating behavioural disturbances in dementia. The conclusions are based on the results of only small numbers of studies of unknown methodological quality and should therefore be treated with caution. The authors' recommendations for further research appear justified. Authors' objectives To identify evidence-based psychological treatments for behavioural disturbances in older adults with dementia. Searching PubMed, PsycINFO, CINAHL and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register were searched for studies

2007 DARE.

547. Review: some screening tests for dementia in older people are accurate and practical for use in primary care

Review: some screening tests for dementia in older people are accurate and practical for use in primary care Review: some screening tests for dementia in older people are accurate and practical for use in primary care | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password (...) For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: some screening tests for dementia in older people are accurate and practical for use in primary care Article Text Diagnosis Review: some screening tests for dementia

2007 Evidence-Based Medicine

548. Some psychosocial therapies may reduce depression, aggression, or apathy in people with dementia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Some psychosocial therapies may reduce depression, aggression, or apathy in people with dementia Some psychosocial therapies may reduce depression, aggression, or apathy in people with dementia | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Some psychosocial therapies may reduce depression, aggression, or apathy in people with dementia Article Text Therapeutics Some psychosocial therapies may reduce depression, aggression, or apathy

2006 Evidence-Based Mental Health

549. Massage and touch for dementia. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Massage and touch for dementia. Massage and touch have been suggested as a non-pharmacological alternative or supplement to other treatments offered in order to reduce or manage a range of conditions associated with dementia such as anxiety, agitated behaviour and depression. It has also been suggested that massage and touch may counteract cognitive decline.To assess the effects of a range of massage and touch therapies on conditions associated with dementia, such as anxiety, agitated behaviour (...) and depression, identify any adverse effects, and provide recommendations about future trials.We identified trials from a search of the Specialized Register of the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group on 12 July 2005 using the terms massage, reflexology, touch and shiatsu. This Register contains records from all major healthcare databases and many ongoing trials databases and is updated regularly. In addition, general and specific literature databases were searched and patient and therapist

2006 Cochrane

550. Middelheim Frontality Score may be useful for differentiating between Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Middelheim Frontality Score may be useful for differentiating between Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia Middelheim Frontality Score may be useful for differentiating between Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your (...) username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Middelheim Frontality Score may be useful for differentiating between Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia Article Text Diagnosis Middelheim

2006 Evidence-Based Mental Health

551. Review: pharmacotherapy provides minimal improvements in the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Review: pharmacotherapy provides minimal improvements in the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia Review: pharmacotherapy provides minimal improvements in the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal (...) accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: pharmacotherapy provides minimal improvements in the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia Article Text Therapeutics Review: pharmacotherapy provides minimal improvements

2006 Evidence-Based Mental Health

552. Cerebral emboli as a potential cause of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia: case-control study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cerebral emboli as a potential cause of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia: case-control study. To compare the occurrence of spontaneous cerebral emboli and venous to arterial circulation shunts in patients with Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia and controls without dementia.Cross sectional case-control study.Secondary care old age psychiatry services, Manchester.170 patients with dementia (85 with Alzheimer's disease, 85 with vascular dementia) and 150 age and sex matched (...) controls. Patients on anticoagulant treatment, patients with severe dementia, and controls with marked cognitive impairment were excluded.Frequencies of detection of spontaneous cerebral emboli during one hour monitoring of the middle cerebral arteries with transcranial Doppler and venous to arterial circulation shunts by a transcranial Doppler technique using intravenous microbubbles as an ultrasound contrast.Spontaneous cerebral emboli were detected in 32 (40%) of patients with Alzheimer's disease

2006 BMJ

553. Rivastigmine modestly improves dementia associated with Parkinson’s disease, but has important adverse effects Full Text available with Trip Pro

Rivastigmine modestly improves dementia associated with Parkinson’s disease, but has important adverse effects Rivastigmine modestly improves dementia associated with Parkinson’s disease, but has important adverse effects | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username (...) and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Rivastigmine modestly improves dementia associated with Parkinson’s disease, but has important adverse effects Article Text Therapeutics Rivastigmine modestly improves

2006 Evidence-Based Mental Health

554. Subjective memory deterioration in elderly people is associated with future dementia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Subjective memory deterioration in elderly people is associated with future dementia Subjective memory deterioration in elderly people is associated with future dementia | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers (...) of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Subjective memory deterioration in elderly people is associated with future dementia Article Text Aetiology Subjective memory deterioration in elderly people is associated with future dementia Free Mark W Bondi , PhD

2006 Evidence-Based Mental Health

555. Risk of dementia in people with depressive and bipolar disorders increases with increasing number of prior affective episodes Full Text available with Trip Pro

Risk of dementia in people with depressive and bipolar disorders increases with increasing number of prior affective episodes Risk of dementia in people with depressive and bipolar disorders increases with increasing number of prior affective episodes | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log (...) in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Risk of dementia in people with depressive and bipolar disorders increases with increasing number of prior affective episodes Article Text

2006 Evidence-Based Mental Health

556. Review: atypical antipsychotics may be useful in treating behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia but cause adverse effects Full Text available with Trip Pro

Review: atypical antipsychotics may be useful in treating behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia but cause adverse effects Review: atypical antipsychotics may be useful in treating behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia but cause adverse effects | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies (...) , please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: atypical antipsychotics may be useful in treating behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

2006 Evidence-Based Mental Health

557. Cholinesterase inhibitors for Parkinson's disease dementia. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cholinesterase inhibitors for Parkinson's disease dementia. The loss of cholinergic, dopaminergic and noradrenergic innervations seen in Parkinson's Disease Dementia (PDD) suggest a potential role for cholinesterase inhibitors. Concerns have been expressed about a theoretical worsening of Parkinson's disease related symptoms particularly movement symptoms.To assess the efficacy, safety, tolerability and health economic data relating to the use of cholinesterase inhibitors in PDD.The trials were (...) identified from the Specialized Register of the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group on 19 April 2005 using the search term parkinson*This register contains records from major health care databases and many ongoing trial databases and is updated regularly.Comprehensive searches of abstracts from major scientific meetings were performed. Pharmaceutical companies were approached for information regarding additional and ongoing studies.Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies

2006 Cochrane

558. Omega 3 fatty acid for the prevention of dementia. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Omega 3 fatty acid for the prevention of dementia. Accruing evidence from observational and epidemiological studies suggests an inverse relationship between dietary intake of omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) and risk of dementia. Postulated mechanisms that might qualify omega 3 PUFA as an interventional target for the primary prevention of dementia include its anti-atherogenic, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-amyloid and neuroprotective properties.To review the evidence (...) that omega 3 PUFA supplementation prevents cognitive impairment and dementia in cognitively intact elderly persons.The Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group's (CDCIG) Specialized register, MEDLINE, EMBASE,CINAHL PsycINFO, AMED AND CENTRAL and several ongoing trials databases were searched on 5 and 6 October 2005. The CDCIG Register is updated regularly and contains records from all major medical databases and many ongoing trials databases.In order to be selected, trials needed

2006 Cochrane

559. Exercise is associated with reduced risk for incident dementia among persons 65 years of age and older. (Abstract)

Exercise is associated with reduced risk for incident dementia among persons 65 years of age and older. Alzheimer disease and other dementing disorders are major sources of morbidity and mortality in aging societies. Proven strategies to delay onset or reduce risk for dementing disorders would be greatly beneficial.To determine whether regular exercise is associated with a reduced risk for dementia and Alzheimer disease.Prospective cohort study.Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington.1740 (...) persons older than age 65 years without cognitive impairment who scored above the 25th percentile on the Cognitive Ability Screening Instrument (CASI) in the Adult Changes in Thought study and who were followed biennially to identify incident dementia.Baseline measurements, including exercise frequency, cognitive function, physical function, depression, health conditions, lifestyle characteristics, and other potential risk factors for dementia (for example, apolipoprotein E epsilon4); biennial

2006 Annals of Internal Medicine

560. Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care

Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care | Guidance | NICE Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care Clinical guideline [CG42] Published date: November 2006 Guidance This guidance has been updated and replaced by . Explore © NICE [year]. All rights reserved. Subject to .

2006 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines