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Your search has found 11 articles in the database for the term 'Pain or Discomfort'

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Impact of a stepwise protocol for treating pain on pain intensity in nursing home patients with dementia: A cluster randomized trial

...Background: Pain is frequent and distressing in people with dementia, but no randomized controlled trials have evaluated the effect of analgesic treatment on pain intensity as a key outcome....

Efficacy of pain treatment on mood syndrome in patients with dementia: A randomized clinical trial

...Background: Depression is common in nursing home (NH) patients with dementia, and often clustered with anxiety and other mood symptoms. An association between pain and depressive symptoms has been...

Efficacy of treating pain to reduce behavioural disturbances in residents of nursing homes with dementia: cluster randomised clinical trial

...Objective: To determine whether a systematic approach to the treatment of pain can reduce agitation in people with moderate to severe dementia living in nursing homes.; Design: Cluster randomised...

A pilot cluster-randomized trial of a 20-week Tai Chi program in elders with cognitive impairment and osteoarthritic knee: effects on pain and other health outcomes

...Measures included the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) pain, physical function and stiffness subscales; the Get Up and Go test; the Sit-to-Stand test; and the Mini-Mental State...

Measuring the experience and perception of suffering

Purpose: assess psychometric properties of scales developed to assess experience and perception of physical, psychological, and existential suffering in older individuals.; Design and Methods: scales were administered to...

A randomized trial of a CAM therapy for stress reduction in American Indian and Alaskan Native family caregivers

...(p = .045.), bodily pain (p = .02), vitality (p = .03), and general health (p = .01).; Implications: These results indicate that the delivery of PT to AI dementia...

Validation study of the prototype of a disease-specific index measure for health-related quality of life in dementia

Background: Index measures for health-related quality of life (HRQoL) quantify the desirability (utility) of a certain health state. The commonly used generic index measure, e.g. EuroQol: EQ-5D, may...

The Nottingham Health Profile: a feasible questionnaire for nursing home residents?

...Frequently missing items were in the domain “Pain” (47.2). MMSE scores were significantly higher in the group with a completed NHP (P < 0.001) and analyses of ROC curves indicated...

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