Various Quality of Life Issues: Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

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The Bibliographic Citations

Drageset, J. Corbett, A. Selbaek, G. [et al] (2014). Cancer-related pain and symptoms among nursing home residents: a systematic review. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. April 3rd 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Hartmans, C. Comijs, H. Jonker, C. (2014). Cognitive functioning and its influence on sexual behavior in normal aging and dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. May 2014; 29(5): 441-6.

Chiong, W. Hsu, M. Wudka, D. [et al] (2014). Financial errors in dementia: testing a neuroeconomic conceptual framework. Neurocase. August 2014; 20(4): 389-96.

Evans, D. Lee, E. (2014). Impact of dementia on marriage: a qualitative systematic review. Dementia. May 2014; 13(3): 330-49.

Algar, K. Woods, RT. Windle, G. (2014). Measuring the quality of life and well-being of people with dementia: a review of observational measures. Dementia. June 24th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Mayo-Wilson, E. Grant, S. [and] Burton, J. [et al] (2014). Preventive home visits for mortality, morbidity, and institutionalization in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One. March 12th 2014; 9(3): e89257. eCollection 2014. Full Text Link.

Novitzky, P. Smeaton, AF. Chen, C. [et al] (2014). A review of contemporary work on the ethics of ambient assisted living technologies for people with dementia. Science and Engineering Ethics. June 19th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Latchem, JM. [and] Greenhalgh, J. (2014). The role of reading on the health and well-being of people with neurological conditions: a systematic review. Aging and Mental Health. August 2014; 18(6): 731-44.

Crellin, NE. Orrell, M. McDermott, O. [et al] (2014). Self-efficacy and health-related quality of life in family carers of people with dementia: a systematic review. Aging and Mental Health. June 19th 2014: 1-16. [Epub ahead of print].

Bowling, A. Rowe, G. Adams, S. [et al] (2014). Quality of life in dementia: a systematically conducted narrative review of dementia-specific measurement scales. Aging and Mental Health. June 2nd 2014: 1-19. [Epub ahead of print].

Whear, R. Coon, JT. Bethel, A. [et al] (2014). What is the impact of using outdoor spaces such as gardens on the physical and mental well-being of those with dementia? a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. July 10th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review. Full Text Link.

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