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Supervised exercise to reduce agitation in severely cognitively impaired persons

...Background: Several studies have shown an improvement in depression, activities of daily living, and agitation in cognitively impaired subjects who undergo a long-term exercise program. These studies have not...

Nursing interventions in cases of agitation and dementia

...This study had two objectives: firstly, to assess and compare the frequency and circumstances of agitation and, secondly, to generate decision-making aids for the treatment of agitation patients by...

The effect of music therapy compared with general recreational activities in reducing agitation in people with dementia: a randomised controlled trial

...Objective: This study aimed to compare the effects of music therapy with general recreational day activities in reducing agitation in people with dementia, residing in nursing home facilities.; Methods:...

Foot massage versus quiet presence on agitation and mood in people with dementia: A randomised controlled trial

...Background: There is increasing interest in using complementary and alternative treatments to manage behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia such as agitation, aggression and depressed mood. Objective: To compare...

Effect of citalopram on agitation in Alzheimer disease: the CitAD randomized clinical trial

...Importance: Agitation is common, persistent, and associated with adverse consequences for patients with Alzheimer disease. Pharmacological treatment options, including antipsychotics are not satisfactory.; Objective: The primary objective was to...

The effect of staff training on agitation and use of restraint in nursing home residents with dementia: a single-blind, randomized controlled trial

...Introduction: Agitation is common in dementia and is associated with use of restraints and use of psychotropic drugs. The aim of this study was to determine whether an education...

Animal-assisted therapy and agitation and depression in nursing home residents with dementia: A matched case–control trial

...Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory, and depression with the Dementia Mood Assessment Scale at baseline and during a period of 4 weeks after AAT intervention. Results: In the control group, symptoms of...

Individual music therapy for agitation in dementia: an exploratory randomized controlled trial

...Objectives: Agitation in nursing home residents with dementia leads to increase in psychotropic medication, decrease in quality of life, and to patient distress and caregiver burden. Music therapy has...

Agitation in nursing home residents with dementia (VIDEANT trial): effects of a cluster-randomized, controlled, guideline implementation trial

...Objective: To test the effect of a complex guideline-based intervention on agitation and psychotropic prescriptions.; Design, Setting, Participants: Cluster randomized controlled trial (VIDEANT) with blinded assessment of outcome in...

Animal-assisted therapy and agitation and depression in nursing home residents with dementia: a matched case-control trial

...Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory, and depression with the Dementia Mood Assessment Scale at baseline and during a period of 4 weeks after AAT intervention.; Results: In the control group, symptoms of...

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