Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (Late February 2013- Early April 2013)

[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013].


Here are brief citations for some systematic reviews and meta-analyses which have been published, or come to our attention, since late February 2013. Some of these articles are available freely, while the full text of other articles may need a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access.

The Bibliographic Citations

da Silva, J. Gonçalves-Pereira, M. Xavier, M. [et al]. Affective disorders and risk of developing dementia: systematic review. British Journal of Psychiatry. March 2013; 202: 177-86. Full Text Link.

Levi Marpillat, N. Macquin-Mavier, I. Tropeano, AI. [et al]. Antihypertensive classes, cognitive decline and incidence of dementia: a network meta-analysis. Journal of Hypertension. April 1st 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Song, Y. Nie, H. Xu, Y. [et al]. Association of statin use with risk of dementia: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. Geriatrics and Gerontology International. March 6th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Toot, S. Devine, M. Akporobaro, A. [et al]. Causes of hospital admission for people with dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. March 16th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Makin, SD. Turpin, S. Dennis, MS. [et al]. Cognitive impairment after lacunar stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis of incidence, prevalence and comparison with other stroke subtypes. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. March 1st 2013. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Kalantarian, S. Stern, TA. Mansour, M. [et al]. Cognitive impairment associated with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine. March 5th 2013; 158(5) Pt 1: 338-46. Full Text Link.

Fernandes Moça Trevisani, V. Castro, AA. Ferreira Neves Neto, J. [et al]. Cyclophosphamide versus methylprednisolone for treating neuropsychiatric involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online). February 28th 2013; Issue 2: No. CD002265. Full Text Link.

Russ, TC. Hamer, M. Stamatakis, E. [et al]. Does the Framingham cardiovascular disease risk score also have predictive utility for dementia death? An individual participant meta-analysis of 11,887 men and women. Atherosclerosis. February 26th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Marim, CM. Silva, V. Taminato, M. [et al]. Effectiveness of educational programs on reducing the burden of caregivers of elderly individuals with dementia: a systematic review. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem. February 2013; 21 Spec No:267-75. English, Portuguese. Full Text Link.

Ueda, T. Suzukamo, Y. Sato, M. [et al]. Effects of music therapy on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ageing Research Reviews. March 16th 2013; 12(2): 628-641. [Epub ahead of print].

Huckans, M. Hutson, L. Twamley, E. [et al]. Efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation therapies for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in older adults: working toward a theoretical model and evidence-based interventions. Neuropsychology Review. March 2013; 23(1): 63-80.

Schreihofer, DA. Ma, Y. Estrogen receptors and ischemic neuroprotection: who, what, where and when? Brain Research. March 13th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Bowden, SC. Harrison, EJ. Loring, DW. Evaluating research for clinical significance: using critically appraised topics to enhance evidence-based neuropsychology. The Clinical Neuropsychologist. March 7th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Engstad, RT. Engstad, TT. Davanger, S. [et al]. [Executive function deficits following stroke]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. March 5th 2013; 133(5): 524-7. [Article in Norwegian].

Beerens, HC. Zwakhalen, SM. Verbeek, H. [et al]. Factors associated with quality of life of people with dementia in long-term care facilities: a systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Studies. March 2nd 2013. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Chiong, W. Hsu, M. Wudka, D. [et al]. Financial errors in dementia: testing a neuroeconomic conceptual framework. Neurocase. April 3rd 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Rannikmäe, K. Samarasekera, N. Martînez-Gonzâlez, NA. [et al]. Genetics of cerebral amyloid angiopathy: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. March 2nd 2013. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Hilton MP, Zimmermann EF, Hunt WT. Ginkgo biloba for tinnitus. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online). March 28th 2013; Issue 3: No. CD003852. Full Text Link.

Childress, JE. McDowell, EJ. Dalai, VV. [et al]. Hippocampal volumes in patients with chronic combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder: a systematic review. The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. March 1st 2013; 25(1): 12-25.

Hedden, T. Oh, H. Younger, AP. [et al]. Meta-analysis of amyloid-cognition relations in cognitively normal older adults. Neurology. April 2nd 2013; 80(14): 1341-8.

Groussard, M. Mauger, C. Platel, H. Musical long-term memory throughout the progression of Alzheimer disease. Gériatrie et Psychologie Neuropsychiatrie du Vieillissement. March 1st 2013; 11(1): 99-109.

Yaffe, K. Hoang, T. Nonpharmacologic treatment and prevention strategies for dementia. Continuum (Society for Social Work Administrators in Health Care). April 2013; 19(2): 372-81.

Loef, M. Walach, H. The omega-6 / omega-3 ratio and dementia or cognitive decline: a systematic review on human studies and biological evidence. Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics. January 2013; 32(1): 1-23.

Vann Jones, SA. O’Brien, JT. The prevalence and incidence of dementia with Lewy bodies: a systematic review of population and clinical studies. Psychological Medicine. March 25th 2013:1-11. [Epub ahead of print].

Allen, J. Koziak, A. Buddingh, S. [et al]. (2012). Rehabilitation in patients with dementia following hip fracture: a systematic review. Physiotherapy Canada. Spring 2012; 64(2): 190-201. Full Text Link.

Cipriani, G. Vedovello, M. Ulivi, M. [et al]. Repetitive and stereotypic phenomena and dementia. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. March 19th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Wittwer, JE. Webster, KE. Hill, K. Reproducibility of gait variability measures in people with Alzheimer’s disease. Gait & Posture. February 25th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Schneider, N. Yvon, C. A review of multi-domain interventions to support healthy cognitive ageing. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging. 2013; 17(3): 252-7.

Todd, S. Barr, S. Roberts, M. [et al]. Survival in dementia and predictors of mortality: a review. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. March 22nd 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Godwin, KM. Mills, WL. Anderson, JA. [et al]. Technology-driven interventions for caregivers of persons with dementia: a systematic review. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. 2013 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print].

Declercq, T. Petrovic, M. Azermai, M. [et al]. Withdrawal versus continuation of chronic antipsychotic drugs for behavioural and psychological symptoms in older people with dementia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online). March 28th 2013; Issue 3: No. CD007726. Full Text Link.

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