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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 ...
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 ...
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. ...