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A review of the implementation and research strategies of advance care planning in nursing homes
(BioMed Central, 2016-01-21)
Background Nursing home (NH) patients have complex health problems, disabilities and needs for Advance Care Planning (ACP). The implementation of ACP in NHs is a neglected research topic, yet it may optimize the intervention ...
Gait characteristics in people with cognitive impairment - the relationship between step length and cadence
(The University of Bergen, 2016-05-13)
Background: Approximately 70 000 people in Norway are suffering from some form of dementia. Gait and balance impairment in patients with Alzheimer's disease has been recognized for years. Reduced walking speed has been ...
Multi-psychotropic drug prescription and the association to neuropsychiatric symptoms in three Norwegian nursing home cohorts between 2004 and 2011
(BioMed Central, 2016-06-01)
Background Neuropsychiatric symptoms, such as affective symptoms, psychosis, agitation, and apathy are common among nursing home patients with and without dementia. Treatment with one or more psychotropic drug is often ...