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A two-decade comparison of prevalence of dementia in individuals aged 65 years and older from three geographical areas of England: results of the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study I and II
Summary Background The prevalence of dementia is of interest worldwide. Contemporary estimates are needed to plan for future care provision, but much evidence is decades old. We aimed to investigateExpand
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Health and disease in 85 year olds: baseline findings from the Newcastle 85+ cohort study
Objectives The Newcastle 85+ Study aims to systematically study the clinical, biological, and psychosocial attributes of an unselected cohort of 85 year olds and to examine subsequent healthExpand
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Keeping In Touch Everyday (KITE) project: developing assistive technologies with people with dementia and their carers to promote independence.
BACKGROUND The role of technology to facilitate independent living for people with dementia is not fully realized, with initial attempts (e.g. tracking devices) being considered unacceptable from aExpand
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A qualitative study: Professionals’ experiences of advance care planning in dementia and palliative care, ‘a good idea in theory but …’
Background: Advance care planning comprises discussions about an individual’s wishes for future care while they have capacity. Aim: To explore professionals’ experiences on the implementation ofExpand
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Technologies to Support Community-Dwelling Persons With Dementia: A Position Paper on Issues Regarding Development, Usability, Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness, Deployment, and Ethics
Background With the expected increase in the numbers of persons with dementia, providing timely, adequate, and affordable care and support is challenging. Assistive and health technologies may be aExpand
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A systematic literature review of the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions to prevent wandering in dementia and evaluation of the ethical implications and acceptability of their use.
OBJECTIVES To determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions (excluding subjective barriers) in the prevention of wandering in people with dementia, inExpand
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Anticholinergic drugs and risk of dementia: case-control study
Abstract Objectives To estimate the association between the duration and level of exposure to different classes of anticholinergic drugs and subsequent incident dementia. Design Case-control study.Expand
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A systematic review of the effectiveness of advance care planning interventions for people with cognitive impairment and dementia.
BACKGROUND advance care planning (ACP) allows a patient to state their preferences for care, so that if in future they cannot make decisions their wishes are known. Our aim was to reviewExpand
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Comorbidity and dementia: a scoping review of the literature
BackgroundEvidence suggests that amongst people with dementia there is a high prevalence of comorbid medical conditions and related complaints. The presence of dementia may complicate clinical careExpand
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Capability and dependency in the Newcastle 85+ cohort study. Projections of future care needs
BackgroundLittle is known of the capabilities of the oldest old, the fastest growing age group in the population. We aimed to estimate capability and dependency in a cohort of 85 year olds and toExpand
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