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Effect of increased social support on the well-being of cognitively impaired elderly people
Social relationships are an important factor for maintaining life satisfaction in elderly people. Little is known, however, about the influence of increased social support towards the well-being of cognitively impaired people. This is why two comparative studies in Switzerland and Austria, with 84 cognitively impaired individuals (aged between 65 and 98) with in-patient treatment, used […]
Medication adherence in patients with dementia: An Austrian cohort study
Sustained treatment with effective doses of cholinesterase inhibitors or memantine is crucial to transfer treatment effects in dementia. Numerous studies, with often small samples sizes, describe low adherence rates. The purpose of current study was to examine the medical adherence of antidementia therapy in Austria. We analyzed the data of 10 Austrian Health Insurance Funds, […]
Long-term safety of rivastigmine in parkinson disease dementia: an open-label, randomized study
Objective: This study investigated the long-term safety of rivastigmine (12 mg/d capsules, 9.5 mg/24 h patch) and effects on motor symptoms in patients with mild-to-moderately severe Parkinson disease dementia.; Methods: This was a 76-week, prospective, open-label, randomized study in patients aged 50 to 85 years. Primary outcomes included incidence of, and discontinuation due to, predefined […]