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Non-pharmacological interventions for agitation in dementia: systematic review of randomised controlled trials.
- G. Livingston, L. Kelly, +6 authors C. Cooper
- The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
- 1 December 2014
BACKGROUND Agitation in dementia is common, persistent and distressing and can lead to care breakdown. Medication is often ineffective and harmful. AIMS To systematically review randomised… Expand
A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sensory, psychological and behavioural interventions for managing agitation in older adults with dementia.
BACKGROUND Agitation is common, persistent and distressing in dementia and is linked with care breakdown. Psychotropic medication is often ineffective or harmful, but the evidence regarding… Expand
Monetary costs of agitation in older adults with Alzheimer's disease in the UK: prospective cohort study
Objective While nearly half of all people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) have agitation symptoms every month, little is known about the costs of agitation in AD. We calculated the monetary costs… Expand
systematic review of randomised controlled trials Non-pharmacological interventions for agitation in dementia:
Neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia are heterogeneous,therefore symptoms should be considered individually as success-ful strategies may differ. The one published, well-conductedsystematic review… Expand
Scoring of studies for quality of evidence
Effect of removing studies where the outcome measures are invalid or unreliable or both
Health economics: intervention costs
How do Criminal Defence Barristers Work with Psychological Distress throughout the Courtroom Process
- L. Kelly
- 1 May 2015
Whilst a significant proportion of those coming through the Magistrates’ Court have mental health difficulties and associated social disadvantage and vulnerability, there would appear to insufficient… Expand