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An international road map to improve pain assessment in people with impaired cognition: the development of the Pain Assessment in Impaired Cognition (PAIC) meta-tool
(BioMed Central, 2014-12-10)
Background: Pain is common in people with dementia, yet identification is challenging. A number of pain assessment tools exist, utilizing observation of pain-related behaviours, vocalizations and facial expressions. Whilst ...
Comorbid Dementia and Cancer in Residents of Nursing Homes: Secondary Analyses of a Cross-Sectional Study
(Wolters Kluwer, 2018)
Background: Life expectancy is increasing continuously, which increases the likelihood of developing dementia or cancer. Both dementia and cancer are serious conditions that give manifold symptoms. The interaction of these ...
Association between pain, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and physical function in dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
(BioMed Central, 2015-04-19)
Background Pain, neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) and functional impairment are prevalent in patients with dementia and pain is hypothesized to be causal in both neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) and functional impairment. ...
Clinically significant discrepancies between sleep problems assessed by standard clinical tools and actigraphy
(BioMed Central, 2017-10-27)
Background: Sleep disturbances are widespread among nursing home (NH) patients and associated with numerous negative consequences. Identifying and treating them should therefore be of high clinical priority. No prior studies ...
Effects of pain treatment on sleep in nursing home patients with dementia and depression: A multicenter placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial
Objective: To investigate the effects of pain treatment on sleep in nursing home (NH) patients with dementia and depression. Methods: A multicenter, 2‐armed, double‐blinded, placebo‐controlled, randomized clinical trial ...