Recent reviews and meta-analyses about miscellaneous topics are listed below. Some of these articles are available freely. The full-text of the other articles may need a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access.
The Bibliographic Citations
Defina, P.A. Moser, R.S. Glenn, M. [et al]. (2013). Alzheimer’s Disease clinical and research update for health care practitioners. Journal of Aging Research. 2013; 207178. Epub September 4th 2013. Review. Full Text Link.
Mortby, ME. Maercker, A. Forstmeier, S. (2012). Apathy: a separate syndrome from depression in dementia? A critical review. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. August 2012; 24(4): 305-16. Review.
Mind Exchange Working Group (2013). Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder: a consensus report of the mind exchange program. Clinical Infectious Diseases. April 2013; 56(7): 1004-17.
de Paula, J.J. Bertola, L. Avila, R.T. [et al]. (2013). Clinical applicability and cutoff values for an unstructured neuropsychological assessment protocol for older adults with low formal education. PLoS One. September 16th 2013; 8(9): e73167. Full Text Link.
Hartmans, C. Comijs, H. [and] Jonker, C. (2013). Cognitive functioning and its influence on sexual behavior in normal aging and dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. September 9th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].
Hindle, J.V. Martyr, A. [and] Clare, L. (2013). Cognitive reserve in Parkinson’s Disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. August 29th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].
Werner, P. Karnieli-Miller, O. [and] Eidelman, S. (2013). Current knowledge and future directions about the disclosure of dementia: a systematic review of the first decade of the 21st century. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. March 2013; 9(2): e74-88. Review.
Martin, A.J. Marottoli, R. [and] O’Neill, D. (2013). Driving assessment for maintaining mobility and safety in drivers with dementia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online). August 29th 2013; Issue No. 8: No. CD006222. Full Text Link.
John M. Eisenberg Center for Clinical Decisions and Communications Science. Effectiveness of outpatient case management for adults with medical illness and complex care needs. Comparative Effectiveness Review Summary Guides for Clinicians [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2007-. August 30th 2013. Full Text Link.
Vollmar, H.C. Goluchowicz, K. Beckert, B. [et al]. (2013). Health care for people with dementia in 2030 – Results of a multidisciplinary scenario process. Health Policy. August 6th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].
Katan, M.B. (2013). [Health claims for medical foods]. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 157(24), A6471. Dutch.
Notarianni, E. (2013). Hypercortisolemia and glucocorticoid receptor-signaling insufficiency in Alzheimer’s Disease initiation and development. Current Alzheimer Research. September 2013; 10(7): 714-31.
Knüppel, H. Mertz, M. Schmidhuber, M. [et al]. (2013). Inclusion of ethical issues in dementia guidelines: a thematic text analysis. PLoS Medicine. August 2013; 10(8): e1001498. Full Text Link.
Reiner, M. Niermann, C. Jekauc, D. [et al]. (2013). Long-term health benefits of physical activity: a systematic review of longitudinal studies. BMC Public Health. September 8th 2013; 13(1): 813. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.
Norring-Agerskov, D. Laulund, A.S. Lauritzen, J.B. [et al]. (2013). Metaanalysis of risk factors for mortality in patients with hip fracture. Danish Medical Journal. August 2013; 60(8): A4675. Full Text Link.
Costanza, A. Xekardaki, A. Kovari, E. [et al]. (2012). Microvascular burden and Alzheimer-type lesions across the age spectrum. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. 2012; 32(3): 643-52. Review.
Stubbs, B. Eggermont, L. Binnekade, T. [et al]. (2013). Pain and the risk for falls in community dwelling older adults: a systematic review and Meta-analysis. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. September 10th 2013. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.
Coleman, S. Gorecki, C. Nelson, E.A. [et al]. (2013). Patient risk factors for pressure ulcer development: systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Studies. July 2013; 50(7): 974-1003. Full Text Link.
Zeilinger, E.L. Stiehl, K.A. [and] Weber, G. (2013). A systematic review on assessment instruments for dementia in persons with intellectual disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities. September 7th 2013; 34(11): 3962-3977. [Epub ahead of print].
US Burden of Disease Collaborators. The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors. JAMA. August 14th 2013; 310(6): 591-608.
[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 11, June 2014].