This database contains 9 studies, archived under the term: "development"
Infection hospitalization increases risk of dementia in the elderly
Objectives: Severe infections, often requiring ICU admission, have been associated with persistent cognitive dysfunction. Less severe infections are more common and whether they are associated with an increased risk of dementia is unclear. We determined the association of pneumonia hospitalization with risk of dementia in well-functioning older adults.; Design: Secondary analysis of a randomized multicenter […]
The Nottingham Health Profile: a feasible questionnaire for nursing home residents?
Background: The Nottingham Health Profile (NHP) assesses perceived emotional, social, and physical health problems and the extent to which such problems affect daily activities. The objective of our study was to determine the feasibility of the NHP for nursing home residents.; Methods: A prospective multicenter observational study was conducted in 11 nursing homes from April […]
Psychometric evaluation of the Swedish version of the Person-Centered Care Assessment Tool (P-CAT)
Background: Person-centered care is a multidimensional concept describing good care, especially within aged care and care for people with dementia. Research studies evaluating person-centered care interventions seldom use direct measurement of levels of person-centeredness. Existing scales that measure person-centeredness need further testing. This study evaluated the psychometric properties of the Swedish version of the Person-Centered […]