A user-friendly instrument for rating agitation in dementia patients.

@article{Rosen1994AUI,
  title={A user-friendly instrument for rating agitation in dementia patients.},
  author={Jonathan Rosen and Lou Burgio and Marcia Kollar and Michelle Cain and Mary Allison and Mary Fogleman and Mary Michael and George S. Zubenko},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={1994},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={52-9}
}
There are many rating instruments designed to assess symptoms of agitation in patients with dementia. Most scales require that raters assess multiple specific behaviors over several days, limiting the use of such scales to clinical staff who have direct contact with patients but do not have the time to complete a comprehensive assessment following each… CONTINUE READING