This database contains 39 studies, archived under the term: "Dementia And Geriatric Cognitive Disorders"
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Factors associated with sustained attention during an activity intervention in persons with dementia
Background/aims: Are the noncognitive factors of self-reported mood and personality related to sustained attention in nursing home residents with dementia during an activity intervention?; Methods: Intervention data from a randomized clinical trial were used to address the aim of this project. Subjects were 128 nursing home residents who were assessed for mood, personality, behavioral indicators […]
Cognition and function in Alzheimer’s disease: identifying the transitions from moderate to severe disease
Background/aims: Cognitive and functional decline define the transition from moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease (AD); however, specific relationships between deteriorating cognition and functional abilities are less well characterized. Such relationships are important in care planning and understanding patient needs. Objectives of this post hoc analysis of data from a multicenter randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study were […]
Memantine in everyday clinical practice: a comparison of studies in Germany and Greece
Background/aims: Results from German and Greek non-interventional studies were compared to investigate possible differences concerning efficacy, tolerability and compliance between both countries.; Methods: In two open-label, multicentre, non-interventional studies, 4,305 patients with mild to severe Alzheimer’s disease (AD) were treated with daily doses of 20 mg memantine for 6 months. Efficacy was assessed using the […]