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An overview of systematic reviews of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for the treatment of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-11-16)
Background: This systematic overview reports findings from systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia ...
‘Massive potential’ or ‘safety risk’? Health worker views on telehealth in the care of older people and implications for successful normalization
(BioMed Central, 2016-10-12)
Background Telehealth technologies, which enable delivery of healthcare services at distance, offer promise for responding to the challenges created by an ageing population. However, successful implementation of telehealth ...
Suprascapular Nerve Block for Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain Post Stroke: Subgroup Analysis of Pain Response
(Jacobs Publishers, 2015-09-01)
Background and Aims: Suprascapular nerve block is an effective intervention for hemiplegic shoulder pain post stroke.This study aims to ascertain baseline variables associated with significant shoulder pain reduction in a ...
What are frail older people prepared to endure to achieve improved mobility following hip fracture? A Discrete Choice Experiment
(Foundation for Rehabilitation Information, 2013-01)
Objective: To investigate the preferences of frail older people for individualised multidisciplinary rehabilitation to promote recovery from a hip fracture. Design: Discrete Choice Experiment. Setting: Acute and Rehabilitation ...
Advancing aged care: a systematic review of economic evaluations of workforce structures and care processes in a residential care setting
(Springer Nature, 2016)
Long-term care for older people is provided in both residential and non-residential settings, with residential settings tending to cater for individuals with higher care needs. Evidence relating to the costs and effectiveness ...
Video and computer-based interactive exercises are safe and improve task-specific balance in geriatric and neurological rehabilitation: a randomised trial
Question: Does adding video/computer-based interactive exercises to inpatient geriatric and neurological rehabilitation improve mobility outcomes? Is it feasible and safe? Design: Randomised trial. Participants: Fifty-eight ...
The chaotic journey: Recovering from hip fracture in a nursing home
Preferences for rehabilitation service delivery: a comparison of the views of patients, occupational therapists and other rehabilitation clinicians using a discrete choice experiment
(John Wiley and Sons, 2013-04)
Introduction: Understanding the differences in preferences of patients and occupational therapists for the way in which rehabilitation services are provided is important. In particular, it is unknown whether new approaches ...
A critical review of the long-term disability outcomes following hip fracture
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Background: Hip fractures are an increasingly common consequence of falls in older people that are associated with a high risk of death and reduced function. This review aims to quantify the impact of hip fracture on ...
Evaluating the effects of variation in clinical practice: a risk adjusted cost-effectiveness (RAC-E) analysis of acute stroke services
(BioMed Central, 2012-08)
Background Methods for the cost-effectiveness analysis of health technologies are now well established, but such methods may also have a useful role in the context of evaluating the effects of variation in applied clinical ...