Tag Archives: Activities of Daily Living (ADL)

Cognitive Rehabilitation in Elderly Patients with a Diagnosis of Dementia (BestBets / Cochrane / BMJ / BMC Geriatrics)

Summary This mini-systematic review from BestBets addresses a three-part question: does a cognitive rehabilitation programme for a population of elderly adults with a diagnosis of dementia actually improve their ability with activities of daily living? This review concludes that there are no significant … Continue reading

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids For Treatment of Dementia and Cognitive Impairment

Abstract This is the protocol for a Cochrane systematic review which is in progress. The main objective of this research is to evaluate the effect of omega 3 fatty acids supplementation on cognitive functions in patients with dementia or mild cognitive … Continue reading

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