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Your search has found 8 articles in the database for the term 'Emergency Ambulance Calls'

Cognitive assessment of elderly patients in the emergency department: a comparison between standard tools, medical records and physicians’ perception

...Introduction: We evaluated the accuracy of physician recognition of cognitive impairment in elderly patients in emergency departments (ED). In particular, we evaluated the accuracy of the subjective impression of...

Peaceful Mind: an open trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety in persons with dementia

Background: Anxiety has a high prevalence among individuals with dementia, and it has a significant negative impact on their functioning; yet intervention studies are lacking. We developed Peaceful...

Effects of the Finnish Alzheimer disease exercise trial (FINALEX): a randomized controlled trial

Importance: Few rigorous clinical trials have investigated the effectiveness of exercise on the physical functioning of patients with Alzheimer disease (AD).; Objectives: To investigate the effects of intense...

The effectiveness of a stimulation program on cognitive capacity among individuals older than 60

The purpose of this study was to test the effects of a multistimulant home-based intervention program on cognitive function, anxiety, and depression among older adults with cognitive impairment....

Feasibility, safety and preliminary evidence of the effectiveness of a home-based exercise programme for older people with Alzheimer’s disease: a pilot randomized controlled trial

...five follow-up phone calls.; Main Measures: Balance, mobility, falls and falls risk were measured at baseline and programme completion. Intention-to-treat analysis using a generalized linear model with group allocation as...

Enhancing caregiver health: findings from the resources for enhancing Alzheimer’s caregiver health II intervention

...in-home and three telephone sessions over 6 months. Control subjects received two brief “check-in” telephone calls during this 6-month period.; Measurements: The primary outcome was change in CG health status...

A chronic grief intervention for dementia family caregivers in long-term care

...two check-in calls (n = 49). In this pilot study, we examined the feasibility of implementing the CGMI and evaluated the effects of the intervention on caregivers’ knowledge and skill...

A biobehavioral home-based intervention and the well-being of patients with dementia and their caregivers: the COPE randomized trial

...in home safety, simplifying tasks, and stress reduction. Control group caregivers received 3 telephone calls and educational materials.; Main Outcome Measures: Functional dependence, quality of life, frequency of agitated behaviors,...

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