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161. Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) for the early diagnosis of dementia across a variety of healthcare settings. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) for the early diagnosis of dementia across a variety of healthcare settings. The Informant Questionnaire for Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) is a structured interview based on informant responses that is used to assess for possible dementia. IQCODE has been used for retrospective or contemporaneous assessment of cognitive decline. There is considerable interest in tests that may identify those at future risk (...) of developing dementia. Assessing a population free of dementia for the prospective development of dementia is an approach often used in studies of dementia biomarkers. In theory, questionnaire-based assessments, such as IQCODE, could be used in a similar way, assessing for dementia that is diagnosed on a later (delayed) assessment.To determine the diagnostic accuracy of IQCODE in a population free from dementia for the delayed diagnosis of dementia (test accuracy with delayed verification study design).We

2016 Cochrane

162. Studies Involving People With Dementia and Touchscreen Technology: A Literature Review Full Text available with Trip Pro

Studies Involving People With Dementia and Touchscreen Technology: A Literature Review Devices using touchscreen interfaces such as tablets and smartphones have been highlighted as potentially suitable for people with dementia due to their intuitive and simple control method. This population experience a lack of meaningful, engaging activities, yet the potential use of the touchscreen format to address this issue has not been fully realized.To identify and synthesize the existing body (...) of literature involving the use of touchscreen technology and people with dementia in order to guide future research in this area.A systematized review of studies in the English language was conducted, where a touchscreen interface was used with human participants with dementia.A total of 45 articles met the inclusion criteria. Four questions were addressed concerning (1) the context of use, (2) reasons behind the selection of the technology, (3) details of the hardware and software, and (4) whether

2016 JMIR rehabilitation and assistive technologies

163. Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study

Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study Closs SJ (...) , Lasrado R, Long A, McGinnis E, O'Dwyer J, Swarbrick C and Lichtner V. Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study. Health Services and Delivery Research 2016; 4(30) Authors' objectives Pain and dementia are common in older people, and impaired cognitive abilities make it difficult for them to communicate their pain. Pain, if poorly managed, impairs health and well-being. Accurate pain

2016 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

164. Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study Towards improved decision support in the assessment and management of pain for people with dementia in hospital: a systematic meta-review and observational study Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could (...) not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> 1)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} Existing pain assessment tools for patients with dementia are not appropriate for use in hospital; we need new approaches which improve pain communication and management among patients, carers and staff. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , & . S José Closs 1, * , Dawn

2016 NIHR HTA programme

165. Peer support and reminiscence therapy for people with dementia and their family carers: a factorial pragmatic randomised trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Peer support and reminiscence therapy for people with dementia and their family carers: a factorial pragmatic randomised trial The objective of this study was to evaluate peer support and reminiscence therapy, separately and together, in comparison with usual care for people with dementia and their family carers.Factorial pragmatic randomised trial, analysed by treatment allocated, was used for this study.The trial ran in Community settings in England.People with dementia and their family (...) carers were the participants.Treatment as usual (TAU) plus one of the following: one-to-one peer support to family carers from experienced carers (Carer Supporter Programme; CSP), group reminiscence therapy (Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today; RYCT) for people with dementia and carers, both or neither.Primary outcomes included health-related quality of life (SF-12) for carers and quality of life (QoL-AD) for people with dementia; secondary outcomes included quality of relationship for carers

2016 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

166. “I Do It With Love”: Engagement in Caring for People With Dementia Full Text available with Trip Pro

“I Do It With Love”: Engagement in Caring for People With Dementia For caregivers, the impacts of caring for their loved ones with dementia at home are complex. The purpose of this study was to gain understanding of the meaning and experience of engagement for caregivers of individuals with dementia living in the community. Participants are from a culturally diverse population of low-income caregivers and care recipients in the northeastern United States. We conducted in-depth semi (...) -structured interviews with caregivers (n = 17) who were caring for parents, friends, or other relatives with dementia. We used interpretative phenomenological analysis and identified the superordinate themes of connectedness, meaningfulness, acceptance, and vigilance. We conclude that caregiver engagement is a multidimensional phenomenon, with some dimensions being contextual and specific to caregiving. It is a relational concept, referring to a committed, vigilant, and meaningful relationship

2016 Global qualitative nursing research

167. GPS Locator Devices for People With Dementia

GPS Locator Devices for People With Dementia GPS Locator Devices for People With Dementia | CADTH.ca CADTH Document Viewer GPS Locator Devices for People With Dementia Table of Contents Search this document GPS Locator Devices for People With Dementia September 2016 Summary Wandering a is a common behaviour in people with dementia, but cognitive impairment can cause them to become disoriented and lost. Locator b devices that use GPS (global positioning system) are assistive technologies (...) that can help to promote safe walking by alerting caregivers when a person with dementia wanders outside of a designated area, and providing the geographic coordinates of that person so they can be found more easily. Because locator devices are a form of surveillance, using them raises ethical and legal issues regarding privacy and autonomy, but people with dementia and their caregivers believe the potential benefits outweigh potential harms. Locator devices may reduce the time required to find missing

2016 CADTH - Issues in Emerging Health Technologies

168. Statin withdrawal in people with dementia. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Statin withdrawal in people with dementia. There are approximately 24 million people worldwide with dementia; this is likely to increase to 81 million by 2040. Dementia is a progressive condition, and usually leads to death eight to ten years after first symptoms. End-of-life care should emphasise treatments that optimise quality of life and physicians should minimise unnecessary or non-beneficial interventions. Statins are 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors (...) ; they have become the cornerstone of pharmacotherapy for the management of hypercholesterolaemia but their ability to provide benefit is unclear in the last weeks or months of life. Withdrawal of statins may improve quality of life in people with advanced dementia, as they will not be subjected to unnecessary polypharmacy or side effects. However, they may help to prevent further vascular events in people of advanced age who are at high risk of such events.To evaluate the effects of withdrawal

2016 Cochrane

169. Improving care for people with dementia: development and initial feasibility study for evaluation of life story work in dementia care Full Text available with Trip Pro

Improving care for people with dementia: development and initial feasibility study for evaluation of life story work in dementia care Improving care for people with dementia: development and initial feasibility study for evaluation of life story work in dementia care Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try

2016 NIHR HTA programme

170. Calcium supplementation and risk of dementia in women with cerebrovascular disease Full Text available with Trip Pro

Calcium supplementation and risk of dementia in women with cerebrovascular disease To determine whether calcium supplementation is associated with the development of dementia in women after a 5-year follow-up.This was a longitudinal population-based study. The sample was derived from the Prospective Population Study of Women and H70 Birth Cohort Study in Gothenburg, Sweden, and included 700 dementia-free women aged 70-92 years. At baseline in 2000-2001, and at follow-up in 2005-2006, the women (...) underwent comprehensive neuropsychiatric and somatic examinations. A CT scan was performed in 447 participants at baseline. Information on the use and dosage of calcium supplements was collected. Dementia was diagnosed according to DSM-III-R criteria.Women treated with calcium supplements (n = 98) were at a higher risk of developing dementia (odds ratio [OR] 2.10, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.01-4.37, p = 0.046) and the subtype stroke-related dementia (vascular dementia and mixed dementia) (OR 4.40

2016 EvidenceUpdates

171. Prestroke Vascular Pathology and the Risk of Recurrent Stroke and Poststroke Dementia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Prestroke Vascular Pathology and the Risk of Recurrent Stroke and Poststroke Dementia Improved short-term survival after stroke has necessitated quantifying risk and risk factors of long-term sequelae after stroke (ie, recurrent stroke and dementia). This risk may be influenced by exposure to cardiovascular risk factors before the initial stroke. Within the population-based Rotterdam Study, we determined the long-term risk of recurrent stroke and dementia, and the proportion of recurrent (...) strokes and poststroke dementia cases that are attributable to prestroke cardiovascular risk factors (ie, the population attributable risk).We followed up 1237 patients with first-ever stroke and 4928 stroke-free participants, matched on age, sex, examination round, and stroke date (index date), for the occurrence of stroke or dementia. We calculated incidence rates in both groups and estimated the individual and combined population attributable risk of prestroke cardiovascular risk factors for both

2016 EvidenceUpdates

172. The Prevalence of Visual Impairment in People with Dementia (the PrOVIDe study): a cross-sectional study of people aged 60-89 years with dementia and qualitative exploration of individual, carer and professional perspectives

The Prevalence of Visual Impairment in People with Dementia (the PrOVIDe study): a cross-sectional study of people aged 60-89 years with dementia and qualitative exploration of individual, carer and professional perspectives The Prevalence of Visual Impairment in People with Dementia (the PrOVIDe study): a cross-sectional study of people aged 60-89 years with dementia and qualitative exploration of individual, carer and professional perspectives The Prevalence of Visual Impairment in People (...) with Dementia (the PrOVIDe study): a cross-sectional study of people aged 60-89 years with dementia and qualitative exploration of individual, carer and professional perspectives Bowen M, Edgar DF, Hancock B, Haque S, Shah R, Buchanan S, Iliffe S, Maskell S, Pickett J, Taylor J-P, O'leary N Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Bowen M

2016 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

173. Improving care for people with dementia: development and initial feasibility study for evaluation of life story work in dementia care

Improving care for people with dementia: development and initial feasibility study for evaluation of life story work in dementia care Improving care for people with dementia: development and initial feasibility study for evaluation of life story work in dementia care Improving care for people with dementia: development and initial feasibility study for evaluation of life story work in dementia care Gridley K, Brooks J, Birks Y, Baxter K, Parker G. Record Status This is a bibliographic record (...) of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Gridley K, Brooks J, Birks Y, Baxter K, Parker G.. Improving care for people with dementia: development and initial feasibility study for evaluation of life story work in dementia care. Health Services and Delivery Research 2016; 4(23) Authors' objectives To establish whether or not full evaluation of Life story work (LSW) was feasible. Improving

2016 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

174. Tube-Feeding in US Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia, 2000–2014 Full Text available with Trip Pro

Tube-Feeding in US Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia, 2000–2014 27533163 2016 09 13 2018 12 02 1538-3598 316 7 2016 Aug 16 JAMA JAMA Tube Feeding in US Nursing Home Residents With Advanced Dementia, 2000-2014. 769-70 10.1001/jama.2016.9374 Mitchell Susan L SL Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Mor Vincent V Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Gozalo Pedro L PL (...) , N.I.H., Extramural United States JAMA 7501160 0098-7484 AIM IM African Continental Ancestry Group statistics & numerical data Aged, 80 and over Dementia ethnology Enteral Nutrition statistics & numerical data trends Female Humans Male Nursing Homes statistics & numerical data Poisson Distribution Regression Analysis Time Factors United States 2016 8 18 6 0 2016 8 18 6 0 2016 9 14 6 0 ppublish 27533163 2544627 10.1001/jama.2016.9374 PMC4991625 NIHMS797122 J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Oct;60(10):1918-21

2016 JAMA

175. Training programmes for family caregivers of people with dementia living at home: integrative review (Abstract)

Training programmes for family caregivers of people with dementia living at home: integrative review To establish primary features of training programmes designed to assist family caregivers of people with dementia living at home and to propose a model programme based on literature findings.Due to dementia's distinctive progression, there is a widely felt need to train family members who undertake the responsibility of caring for relatives diagnosed with this condition to provide positive care (...) , particularly during the early and middle stages of the disease.Integrative review.Literature reviews were carried out in the Pubmed, CINAHL, Mediclatina and Medline databases, using the following describers: training programme, family caregivers, dementia and aged. Such searches encompassed publications between 2004-2014, together with eight articles for review due to their positive identification with the inclusion criteria. Relevant results were extracted, the subsequent analysis performed

2016 EvidenceUpdates

176. Predicting 2-Year Risk of Developing Pneumonia in Older Adults without Dementia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Predicting 2-Year Risk of Developing Pneumonia in Older Adults without Dementia To develop three prognostic indices of varying degree of required detail for 2-year pneumonia risk in older adults.Retrospective cohort study.Group Health (GH), an integrated healthcare delivery system.Community-dwelling dementia-free individuals aged 65 and older who had been GH members for at least 2 years before start of follow-up and were enrolled in the Adult Changes in Thought study (N = 3,375; development

2016 EvidenceUpdates

177. The Prevalence of Visual Impairment in People with Dementia (the PrOVIDe study): a cross-sectional study of people aged 60-89 years with dementia and qualitative exploration of individual, carer and professional perspectives Full Text available with Trip Pro

The Prevalence of Visual Impairment in People with Dementia (the PrOVIDe study): a cross-sectional study of people aged 60-89 years with dementia and qualitative exploration of individual, carer and professional perspectives The Prevalence of Visual Impairment in People with Dementia (the PrOVIDe study): a cross sectional study of 60-89 year old people with dementia and qualitative exploration of individual, carer and professional perspectives Journals Library An error occurred retrieving

2016 NIHR HTA programme

178. Effectiveness of a 6-year multidomain vascular care intervention to prevent dementia (preDIVA): a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effectiveness of a 6-year multidomain vascular care intervention to prevent dementia (preDIVA): a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Cardiovascular risk factors are associated with an increased risk of dementia. We assessed whether a multidomain intervention targeting these factors can prevent dementia in a population of community-dwelling older people.In this open-label, cluster-randomised controlled trial, we recruited individuals aged 70-78 years through participating general practices (...) in the Netherlands. General practices within each health-care centre were randomly assigned (1:1), via a computer-generated randomisation sequence, to either a 6-year nurse-led, multidomain cardiovascular intervention or control (usual care). The primary outcomes were cumulative incidence of dementia and disability score (Academic Medical Center Linear Disability Score [ALDS]) at 6 years of follow-up. The main secondary outcomes were incident cardiovascular disease and mortality. Outcome assessors were masked

2016 Lancet Controlled trial quality: predicted high

179. Incidence of Dementia over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Incidence of Dementia over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study. 27406362 2016 07 14 2019 02 16 1533-4406 375 1 2016 07 07 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Incidence of Dementia over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study. 93-4 10.1056/NEJMc1604823 Satizabal Claudia C Beiser Alexa S AS Seshadri Sudha S eng R01 NS017950 NS NINDS NIH HHS United States R01 AG049607 AG NIA NIH HHS United States R01 AG008122 AG NIA NIH HHS United States R01 AG033193 AG NIA NIH HHS (...) United States R01 AG033040 AG NIA NIH HHS United States U01 AG049505 AG NIA NIH HHS United States Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 11;374(6):523-32 26863354 N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7;375(1):92-3 27406363 N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7;375(1):93 27406364 Dementia epidemiology Female Humans Male 2016 7 14 6 0 2016 7 15 6 0 2016 7 15 6 1 ppublish 27406362 10.1056/NEJMc1604823 10.1056/NEJMc1604823#SA3 PMC6374770 NIHMS1005329

2016 NEJM

180. Incidence of Dementia over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Incidence of Dementia over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study. 27406363 2016 07 14 2018 12 02 1533-4406 375 1 2016 07 07 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Incidence of Dementia over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study. 92-3 10.1056/NEJMc1604823 Binder Nadine N University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany nadine.binder@imbi.uni-freiburg.de. Schumacher Martin M University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany nadine.binder@imbi.uni (...) -freiburg.de. eng Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 11;374(6):523-32 26863354 N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7;375(1):93-4 27406362 Dementia epidemiology Female Humans Male 2016 7 14 6 0 2016 7 15 6 0 2016 7 15 6 1 ppublish 27406363 10.1056/NEJMc1604823 10.1056/NEJMc1604823#SA1

2016 NEJM