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Methodological issues in the non pharmacological treatment of BPSD in nursing home–the TNM study
Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) such as agitation, aggressiveness, oppositional behaviour and psychotic symptoms are often reported by caregivers and staff members in institutions for the elderly. Taking into account the limited efficacy and the importance of side effects observed with psychotropic agents, the majority of existing guideline underlines the importance of non-pharmacological […]
Non-pharmacological management of behavioural symptoms in nursing homes
Background: Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) are often reported in institutions for the elderly.; Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of a staff education intervention to manage BPSD in older people with a diagnosis of dementia.; Methods: The trial was conducted in 16 nursing homes; 306 patients with a diagnosis of dementia and presenting […]
Errorless practice as a possible adjuvant to donepezil in Alzheimer’s disease
Six individuals with probable Alzheimer’s disease (AD) participated in a phase 1 study employing a repeated measures, parallel baseline design testing the hypothesis that error-free experience during word production practice combined with an acetyl cholinesterase inhibitor would improve confrontation naming ability. While acetyl cholinesterase inhibitors are safe and delay cognition decline associated with AD, improvement […]