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This database contains 5 studies, archived under the term: "educational"

Developing an educational intervention on dementia diagnosis and management in primary care for the EVIDEM-ED trial

Background: Dementia syndromes are under-diagnosed and under-treated in primary care. Earlier recognition of and response to dementia syndrome is likely to enhance the quality of life of people with dementia, but general practitioners consistently report limited skills and confidence in diagnosis and management of this condition. Changing clinical practice is difficult, and the challenge for […]

Tailored educational intervention for primary care to improve the management of dementia: the EVIDEM-ED cluster randomized controlled trial

Background: Early diagnosis of dementia is important because this allows those with dementia and their families to engage support and plan ahead. However, dementia remains underdetected and suboptimally managed in general practice. Our objective was to test the effect of a workplace-based tailored educational intervention developed for general practice on the clinical management of people […]

Impact of a therapeutic educational program on quality of life in Alzheimer’s disease: Results of a pilot study

Background: Therapeutic patient education is expanding in the field of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Objective: To evaluate the impact of a therapeutic educational program, on AD-affected patients and their caregivers, living in the community, on the patient’s quality of life. Methods: Non experimental before and after study. Patient/caregiver dyads were recruited in the geriatric department of […]

Efficacy of music therapy treatment based on cycles of sessions: a randomised controlled trial

We undertook a randomised controlled trial to assess whether a music therapy (MT) scheme of administration, including three working cycles of one month spaced out by one month of no treatment, is effective to reduce behavioural disturbances in severely demented patients. Sixty persons with severe dementia (30 in the experimental and 30 in the control […]

Encouraging lifestyle behaviour change in mild cognitive impairment patients: Development of appropriate educational material

Objectives: A healthy lifestyle may help maintain cognitive function and reduce the risk of developing dementia. This study employed a focus group approach in order to gain insight into opinions of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) patients, caregivers (CG) and health professionals (HP) regarding lifestyle and its relationship with cognition. The qualitative data were used to […]

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