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The use of Internet technology for psychoeducation and support with dementia caregivers
A large randomized trial evaluated the benefits of online education, support, and self-care promotion for caregivers of persons with dementia. Anecdotal reports from participants indicated enjoyment of the materials, convenient access from home, and support from professionals and other caregivers. A substantial number of screened caregivers experienced obstacles of access, cost, and time regarding use […]
The NIH stroke scale can establish cognitive function after stroke
Background: Cognitive impairment is an important but underrecognised consequence of stroke. We investigated whether a subset of items from the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) could yield valid information on cognitive status in a group of stroke patients.; Methods: 149 stroke patients from the Göteborg 70+ Stroke Study were investigated after 18 months. We extracted 4 […]
Comparative cardiovascular safety of dementia medications: a cross-national study
Objectives: To compare the cardiovascular safety of currently marketed dementia medications in new users in the United States and Denmark.; Design: Retrospective cohort study.; Setting: Nationally representative sample of Medicare beneficiaries from 2006 through 2009 and nationwide Danish administrative registries from 1997 through 2007.; Participants: Individuals treated with a dementia medication aged 65 and older.; […]