Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Caring and Carers

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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.

Konno, R. Kang, HS. Makimoto, K. (2014), A best-evidence review of intervention studies for minimizing resistance-to-care behaviours for older adults with dementia in nursing homes. Journal of Advanced Nursing. April 16th 2014.

Zabalegui, A. Hamers, JP. Karlsson, S. [et al] (2014). Best practices interventions to improve quality of care of people with dementia living at home. Patient Education and Counseling. May 2014; 95(2): 175-84.

Drennan, VM. Greenwood, N. Cole, L. (2014). Continence care for people with dementia at home. Nursing Times. February 26th – March 4th 2014; 110(9): 19. Review.

Spenceley, SM. Sedgwick, N. Keenan, J. (2014). Dementia care in the context of primary care reform: an integrative review. Aging and Mental Health. June 5th 2014: 1-14. [Epub ahead of print].

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.

Goodman, C. Gordon, AL. Martin, F. [et al] (2014). Effective health care for older people resident in care homes: the optimal study protocol for realist review. Systematic Reviews. May 24th 2014; 3(1): 49. Full Text Link.

McKechnie, V. Barker, C. Stott, J. (2014). Effectiveness of computer-mediated interventions for informal carers of people with dementia-a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics. July 3rd 2014: 1-19. [Epub ahead of print].

Graneheim, UH. Johansson, A. Lindgren, BM. (2014). Family caregivers’ experiences of relinquishing the care of a person with dementia to a nursing home: insights from a meta-ethnographic study. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. June 2014; 28(2): 215-24.

Petriwskyj, A. Gibson, A. Parker, D. [et al] (2014). Family involvement in decision making for people with dementia in residential aged care: a systematic review of quantitative literature. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare. June 2014; 12(2): 64-86.

Gridley, K. Brooks, J. Glendinning, C. (2014). Good practice in social care for disabled adults and older people with severe and complex needs: evidence from a scoping review. Health and Social Care in the Community. May 2014; 22(3): 234-48. Full Text Link.

Mathews, SB. Arnold, SE. Epperson, CN. (2014). Hospitalization and cognitive decline: can the nature of the relationship be deciphered? American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. May 2014; 22(5): 465-80. Full Text Link.

Taghizadeh Larsson, A. [and] Osterholm, JH. (2014). How are decisions on care services for people with dementia made and experienced? A systematic review and qualitative synthesis of recent empirical findings. International Psychogeriatrics. July 15th 2014: 1-14. [Epub ahead of print].

Liu, W. Cheon, J. Thomas, SA. (2014). Interventions on mealtime difficulties in older adults with dementia: a systematic review. International Journal of Nursing Studies. January 2014; 51(1): 14-27.

van der Lee, J. Bakker, TJ. [and] Duivenvoorden, HJ. [et al]. (2014). Multivariate models of subjective caregiver burden in dementia: a systematic review. Ageing Research Reviews. May 2014; 15C: 76-93. Review.

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].

Stubbs, B. Schofield, P. Binnekade, T. [et al] (2014). Pain is associated with recurrent falls in community-dwelling older adults: evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain Medicine. May 16th 2014. [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].

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.

Davies, N. Maio, L. Rait, G. [et al] (2014). Quality end-of-life care for dementia: what have family carers told us so far? A narrative synthesis. Palliative Medicine. March 13th 2014; 28(7): 919-930. [Epub ahead of print]. Review. Full Text Link.

Guarnieri, B. Musicco, M. Caffarra, P. [et al] (2014). Recommendations of the Sleep Study Group of the Italian Dementia Research Association (SINDem) on clinical assessment and management of sleep disorders in individuals with mild cognitive impairment and dementia: a clinical review. Neurological Sciences. July 19th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Li, J. Porock, D. (2014). Resident outcomes of person-centered care in long-term care: a narrative review of interventional research. International Journal of Nursing Studies. April 18th 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

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].

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.

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].

Leung, P. Orrell, M. Orgeta, V. (2014). Social support group interventions in people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review of the literature. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. July 3rd 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Livingston, G. Kelly, L. Lewis-Holmes, E. [et al]. (2014). A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sensory, psychological and behavioural interventions for managing agitation in older adults with dementia. Health Technology Assessment. June 2014; 18(39): 1-226. Full Text Link.

Boots, LM. de Vugt, ME. [and] van Knippenberg, RJ. [et al] (2014). A systematic review of Internet-based supportive interventions for caregivers of patients with dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. April 2014; 29(4): 331-44. See also Summary / Appraisal.

Anderiesen, H. Scherder, EJ. Goossens, RH. [et al] (2014). A systematic review – physical activity in dementia: the influence of the nursing home environment. Applied Ergonomics. June 23rd 2014. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Testad, I. Corbett, A. Aarsland, D. [et al] (2014). The value of personalized psychosocial interventions to address behavioral and psychological symptoms in people with dementia living in care home settings: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics. July 2014; 26(7): 1083-98.

Johl, N. Patterson, T. Pearson, L. (2014). What do we know about the attitudes, experiences and needs of Black and minority ethnic carers of people with dementia in the United Kingdom? A systematic review of empirical research findings. Dementia. May 22nd 2014 [Epub ahead of print].

Kotronoulas, G. Kearney, N. Maguire, R. [et al] (2014). What is the value of the routine use of patient-reported outcome measures toward improvement of patient outcomes, processes of care, and health service outcomes in cancer care? A systematic review of controlled trials. Journal of Clinical Oncology. May 10th 2014; 32(14): 1480-501.

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