Recent reviews and meta-analyses on disparate dementia-related topics 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
Moens, K. Higginson, IJ. Harding, R.; EURO IMPACT. (2014). Are there differences in the prevalence of palliative care-related problems in people living with advanced cancer and eight non-cancer conditions? a systematic review. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. May 3rd 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review. Full Text Link.
Tomlinson, E. [and] Stott, J. (2014). Assisted dying in dementia: a systematic review of the international literature on the attitudes of health professionals, patients, carers and the public, and the factors associated with these. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. July 10th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
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.
Scott, DA. Evered, LA. Silbert, BS . (2014). Cardiac surgery, the brain, and inflammation. Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology. March 2014; 46(1): 15-22. Review.
Auais, M. Morin, S. Nadeau, L. [et al] (2013). Changes in frailty-related characteristics of the hip fracture population and their implications for healthcare services: evidence from Quebec, Canada. Osteoporosis International. October 2013 ;24(10): 2713-24. Full Text Link.
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.
Buffington, AL. Lipski, DM. Westfall, E. (2013). Dementia: an evidence-based review of common presentations and family-based interventions. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. October 2013; 113(10): 768-75.
Li, J. Shao, YH. Gong, YP. [et al] (2014). Diabetes mellitus and dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences. June 2014; 18(12): 1778-89. Full Text Link.
Fossey, J. Masson, S. Stafford, J. [et al] (2014). The disconnect between evidence and practice: a systematic review of person-centred interventions and training manuals for care home staff working with people with dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. August 2014; 29(8): 797-807.
Cheng, PF. Chen, JJ. Zhou, XY. [et al] (2014). Do soy isoflavones improve cognitive function in postmenopausal women? A meta-analysis. Menopause. July 7th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
Zalenski, R. Courage, C. Edelen, A. [et al] (2014). Evaluation of screening criteria for palliative care consultation in the MICU: a multihospital analysis. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. April 28th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
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.
Hughes, ME. Peeler, J. Hogenesch, JB. [et al] (2014). The growth and impact of Alzheimer Disease Centers as measured by social network analysis. JAMA Neurology. April 2014; 71(4) :412-20. Full Text Link.
Evans, D. Lee, E. (2014). Impact of dementia on marriage: a qualitative systematic review. Dementia. May 2014; 13(3): 330-49.
Weuve. J. (2014). Invited commentary: how exposure to air pollution may shape dementia risk, and what epidemiology can say about it. American Journal of Epidemiology. June 24th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.
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. April 2nd 2014; 110(7): 1820-4. Full Text Link.
Koppelmans, V. Breteler, MM. Boogerd, W. [et al] (2013). Late effects of adjuvant chemotherapy for adult onset non-CNS cancer; cognitive impairment, brain structure and risk of dementia. Critical Reviews in Oncology / Hematology. October 2013; 88(1): 87-101. Review.
Silva, PF. Quintino, LF. Franco, J. [et al] (2014). Measurement properties and feasibility of clinical tests to assess sit-to-stand / stand-to-sit tasks in subjects with neurological disease: a systematic review. Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy. April 2014; 18(2): 99-110. English, Portuguese. Full Text Link.
Monette, MC. Baird, A. Jackson, DL. (2014). A meta-analysis of cognitive functioning in nondemented adults with Type 2 Diabetes mellitus. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. June 3rd 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
Zhu, Y. Chen, W. [and] Sun, T. [et al] (2014). Meta-analysis of risk factors for the second hip fracture (SHF) in elderly patients. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. July – August 2014; 59(1): 1-6. Review.
Beauchet, O. Allali, G. [and] Montero-Odasso, M. (2014). Motor phenotype of decline in cognitive performance among community-dwellers without dementia: population-based study and meta-analysis. PLoS One. June 9th 2014; 9(6): e99318. Full Text Link.
Van Assche, L. Persoons, P. Vandenbulcke, M. (2014). [Neurocognitive disorders in DSM-5: a critical review]. Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie. 2014; 56(3): 211-6. Dutch. Full Text Link.
Droogsma, E. van Asselt, D. [and] van Steijn, J. [et al] (2014). Nutritional interventions in community-dwelling Alzheimer patients with (risk of) undernutrition: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics. May 20th 2014: 1-9. [Epub ahead of print].
Ferreira, L. Ferreira Santos-Galduróz, R. [and] Ferri, CP. (2014). Rate of cognitive decline in relation to sex after 60 years-of-age: a systematic review. Geriatrics and Gerontology International. January 2014; 14(1): 23-31. Full Text Link.
Li, CY. Murray, M. (2014). A review of conceptualisation of expressed emotion in caregivers of older adults with dementia. Journal of Clinical Nursing. May 9th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
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.
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.
Liu, S. Zhu, Y. Chen, W. [et al] (2014). Risk factors for the second contralateral hip fracture in elderly patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Rehabilitation. July 15th 2014. [Epub ahead of print].
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.
de Medeiros, K. Basting, A. (2014). “Shall I compare thee to a dose of donepezil?”: cultural arts interventions in dementia care research. Gerontologist. June 2014; 54(3): 344-53. Full Text Link.
Then, FS. Luck, T. Luppa, M. [et al] (2014). Systematic review of the effect of the psychosocial working environment on cognition and dementia. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. May 2014; 71(5): 358-65. Review. Full Text Link.
Sandoz, M. Démonet, JF. Fossard, M. (2014). Theory of mind and cognitive processes in aging and Alzheimer type dementia: a systematic review. Aging and Mental Health. September 2014; 18(7): 815-27.
Stubbs, B. Eggermont, L. Soundy, A. [et al] (2014). What are the factors associated with physical activity (PA) participation in community dwelling adults with dementia? A systematic review of PA correlates. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. July 1st 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.