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Reducing verbal agitation in people with dementia: evaluation of an intervention based on the satisfaction of basic needs

Objectives: Positive results have been reported with psychosocial interventions used to reduce verbal agitation (VA) in people with dementia, but there is no clear information regarding the proportion of persons who demonstrate significant behavioural improvement with such treatments. The main objectives of this pilot study are (a) to identify the proportion of persons with dementia […]

Low agreement between the modified diet and renal disease formula and the Cockcroft-Gault formula for assessing chronic kidney disease in cognitively impaired elderly outpatients

Objective: Chronic kidney disease is a global public health concern. Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) prediction based on serum creatinine is used to assess renal function in the elderly. The Cockcroft-Gault (CG) formula, based on body surface area (CG/BSA formula), and the Modified Diet and Renal Disease formula (MDRD formula) are commonly used in assessing renal […]

Validity of a computerized version of the symbol digit modalities test in multiple sclerosis

The Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT) is a particularly sensitive measure of cognitive dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). While computerized versions have been developed for use in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), none has been validated in MS patients. The aim of this study was to validate a new computerized version of the […]

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