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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 ...
Pain and physical function among nursing home patients and people with dementia. Cross-sectional analyses from the COSMOS-trial
(The University of Bergen, 2018-08-24)
Background: Previous studies have shown how nursing home patients have poor physical functioning and are largely care dependent in activities of daily life. These patients have a high prevalence of pain and are mainly ...
A painful experience of limited understanding: healthcare professionals’ experiences with palliative care of people with severe dementia in Norwegian nursing homes
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-13)
Background: People dying with dementia have significant healthcare needs, and palliative care, with its focus on comfort and quality of life, should be made available to these patients. The aim of this study was to explore ...
Perceived barriers and facilitators in providing palliative care for people with severe dementia : the healthcare professionals' experiences
Background: Dementia has become a major public health issue worldwide due to its rapidly increasing prevalence and an increasing number of dementia-related deaths in long-term care facilities. The aim of this study was ...
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 ...