Tag Archives: Monash University

Pharmacological Treatment of Agitation in Persons With Dementia (British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology)

Summary A systematic review and meta‐analysis of pharmaceutical treatments for alleviating agitation in dementia has been performed. Regarding the efficacy and treatment acceptability of these medications, it is reported that: “Risperidone, SSRIs as a class and Dextromethorphan / Quinidine demonstrated … Continue reading

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Falls Reduction Programmes for Care Rehabilitation Units (BMJ Open)

Summary A randomised trial will investigate the efficacy of multimedia education and training of hospital staff for falls prevention within Western Australia. Full Text Link Reference Hill, AM. Waldron, N. [and] Etherton-Beer, C. [et al] (2014). A stepped-wedge cluster randomised … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Carers and Caring

Recent reviews and meta-analyses about carers, and caring for people with dementia, are listed below. Some of these articles are available freely, while the full-text of the other articles may need a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment … Continue reading

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