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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 ...
Efficacy of pain treatment on mood syndrome in patients with dementia: a randomized clinical trial
(WileyInternational College of Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology, 2014-08)
Background: Depression is common in nursing home (NH) patients with dementia, and often clustered with anxiety and other mood symptoms. An association between pain and depressive symptoms has been reported, but the impact ...
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 ...
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 ...