Recent reviews and meta-analyses are listed below. Some of these articles may be available freely (according to local circumstances). A suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access may be required to obtain the full-text of the other articles.
The Bibliographic Citations
Peisah, C. Luxenberg, J. Liptzin, B. [et al] (2014). Deathbed wills: assessing testamentary capacity in the dying patient. International Psychogeriatrics. February 2014; 26(2): 209-16.
Smith, R. Greenwood, N. (2014). 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. February 2014; 29(1): 8-17.
Jokela, M. Batty, GD. Hintsa, T. [et al]. (2014). Is personality associated with cancer incidence and mortality? An individual-participant meta-analysis of 2156 incident cancer cases among 42 843 men and women. British Journal of Cancer. February 6th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
Squitti, R. Simonelli, I. Ventriglia, M. [et al] (2014). Meta-analysis of serum non-ceruloplasmin copper in Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. January 1st 2014; 38(4): 809-22.
Delva, F. Auriacombe, S. Letenneur, L. [et al] (2014). Natural history of functional decline in Alzheimer’s Disease: a systematic review. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. January 1st 2014; 40(1): 57-67.
Stella, F. Radanovic, M. Aprahamian, I. [et al] (2014). Neurobiological correlates of apathy in Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment: a critical review. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. January 1st 2014; 39(3): 633-48.
Griffiths, R. Beech, F. Brown, A. [et al]; Association of Anesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (2014). Peri-operative care of the elderly 2014: Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. Anaesthesia. January 2014; 69 Supplement 1: 81-98. Full Text Link.
Chen, X. Li, M. Wang, S. [et al] (2014). Pittsburgh compound B retention and progression of cognitive status: a meta-analysis. European Journal of Neurology. February 24th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
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.
Turk K, Dugan E. (2014). Research brief: a literature review of frontotemporal dementia and driving. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. January 9th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
König, A. Aalten, P. Verhey, F. [et al] (2014). A review of current information and communication technologies: can they be used to assess apathy? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. April 2014; 29(4): 345-58.
Rodríguez-Mansilla, J. Jiménez-Palomares, M. González-López-Arza, MV. [Scales to evaluate pain in elderly patients suffering from dementia. Help-tools for the physiotherapist, doctor, nurse and occupational therapist]. Revista Española de Geriatría y Gerontología. January – February 2014; 49(1): 35-41. Spanish.
Affoo, RH. Foley, N. Rosenbek, J. [et al] (2014). Swallowing dysfunction and autonomic nervous system dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease: a scoping review of the evidence. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. December 2013; 61(12): 2203-13. Review. Full Text Link.
Romero, JP. Benito-León, J. Louis, ED. [et al] (2014). Under reporting of dementia deaths on death certificates: a systematic review of population-based cohort studies. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. February 28th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 11, June 2014].