Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Carers and Caring

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The Bibliographic Citations

Pan, YJ. Wu, CS. Gau, SS. [et al]. Antipsychotic discontinuation in patients with dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of published randomized controlled studies. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. October 19th 2013; 37(3-4): 125-140. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Nelis, SM. Clare, L. Whitaker, CJ. (2013). Attachment in people with dementia and their caregivers: a systematic review. Dementia. April 25th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Gonzalez, MT. Kirkevold, M. (2013). Benefits of sensory garden and horticultural activities in dementia care: a modified scoping review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. October 15th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Liu, J. Wang, LN. (2013). Caregivers of patients with dementia in Chinese mainland: a retrospective analysis. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. November 2013; 28(7): 679-81.

Hofmann, H. Hahn, S. (2013). Characteristics of nursing home residents and physical restraint: a systematic literature review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. October 11th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Bunn, F. Sworn, K. Brayne, C. [et al] (2013). Contextualizing the findings of a systematic review on patient and carer experiences of dementia diagnosis and treatment: a qualitative study. Health Expectations: an International Journal of Public Participation in Health Care and Health Policy. November 28th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Bensadon BA, Odenheimer GL. Current management decisions in mild cognitive impairment. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. November 2013; 29(4): 847-71.

Tsaroucha, A. Benbow, SM. Kingston, P. [et al]. Dementia skills for all: a core competency framework for the workforce in the United Kingdom. Dementia. January 1st 2013; 12(1): 29-44.

Palm, R. Köhler, K. Dichter, MN. [et al] (2013). [Development, application and evaluation of nursing interventions for people with dementia in nursing homes in Germany: a literature review]. Pflege. October 2013; 26(5): 337-55. Review. German.

Potter, JM. Fernando, R. Humpel, N. (2013). Development and evaluation of the REACH (Recognise End of life And Care Holistically) out in Dementia toolkit. Australasian Journal on Ageing. November 19th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Badrakalimuthu, V. Barclay, S. (2014). Do people with dementia die at their preferred location of death? A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. Age and Ageing. January 2014; 43(1): 13-9.

Fick, DM. DiMeglio, B. McDowell, JA. (2013). Do you know your patient? Knowing individuals with dementia combined with evidence-based care promotes function and satisfaction in hospitalized older adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing. September 2013; 39(9): 2-4. Full Text Link.

Kontos, P. Martin, W. (2013). Embodiment and dementia: exploring critical narratives of selfhood, surveillance, and dementia care. Dementia. May 1st 2013; 12(3): 288-302.

Large, S. Slinger, R. (2013). Grief in caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia: a qualitative synthesis. Dementia. July 11th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Prorok, JC. Horgan, S. Seitz, DP. (2013). Health care experiences of people with dementia and their caregivers: a meta-ethnographic analysis of qualitative studies. CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal. October 1st 2013; 185(14): E669-80. Review. Full Text Link.

Smith, R. Greenwood, N. (2013). The impact of volunteer mentoring schemes on carers of people with dementia and volunteer mentors: a systematic review. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. October 1st 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Mc Donnell, E. Ryan, A. (2013). Male caregiving in dementia: a review and commentary. Dementia. March 1st 2013; 12(2): 238-50.

Hurley, RV. Patterson, TG. Cooley, SJ. (2013). Meditation-based interventions for family caregivers of people with dementia: a review of the empirical literature. Aging and Mental Health. October 6th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

van Ginneken, N. Tharyan, P. Lewin, S. [et al] (2013). Non-specialist health worker interventions for the care of mental, neurological and substance-abuse disorders in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews. November 19th 2013; Issue 11: No. CD009149. Full Text Link.

Voigt-Radloff, S. Ruf, G. Vogel, A. [et al] (2013). Occupational therapy for elderly: evidence mapping of randomised controlled trials from 2004-2012. Zeitschrift fur Gerontologie und Geriatrie. October 16th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Raymond, M. Warner, A. Davies, N. [et al] (2013). Palliative and end of life care for people with dementia: lessons for clinical commissioners. Primary Health Care Research and Development. November 26th 2013: 1-12. [Epub ahead of print].

Kuske, S. Vollmar, HC. Bartholomeyczik, S. (2013). [People with dementia between home and respite care: quality assurance for cross-over, communication. a systematic review.]. Gesundheitswesen. September 30th 2013. [Epub ahead of print]. German.

Li, R. Cooper, C. Livingston, G. (2014). Relationship of coping style to mood and anxiety disorders in dementia carers. Current Opinion in Psychiatry. January 2014; 27(1): 52-6.

[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 11, June 2014].

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