This database contains 5 studies, archived under the term: "patient acceptance of health care"
Objective: Care management approaches have been proven to improve outcomes for patients with dementia and their family caregivers (dyads). However, acceptance of services in these programs is incomplete, impacting effectiveness. Acceptance may be related to dyad as well as healthcare system characteristics, but knowledge about factors associated with program acceptance is lacking. This study investigates […]
Background: A computerized Intervention-Management-System (IMS) has been developed and implemented to facilitate dementia care management. IMS is a rule-based expert decision support system that matches individual patient characteristics to a computerized knowledge base. One of the most important functionalities of IMS is to support the compilation of the individual intervention plan by systematically identifying unmet […]
Objectives: To examine the relationship between multiple measures of health care costs and health utilities, quality of life, and other factors in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).; Research Design: Data were obtained via caregiver proxy at baseline and 3- 6- and 9-months following study entry on 421 patients with AD who participated in the CATIE-AD trial of […]
Objectives: This preliminary study examines the efficacy of 12-week home-delivered problem adaptation therapy (PATH) versus home-delivered supportive therapy (ST) in reducing depression and disability in 30 depressed, cognitively impaired, disabled older adults.; Design: A 12-week randomized clinical trial. Research assistants were unaware of the participants’ randomization status. Assessments were conducted at baseline, 6 weeks, and […]
Objective: To investigate the feasibility, acceptability, and safety of a supervised video game exercise program administered via Dance Dance Revolution in individuals with Huntington’s disease.; Design: A cross-over, controlled, single-blinded, six-week trial.; Setting: Home-based.; Participants: Eighteen ambulatory individuals with Huntington’s disease (seven male, mean age 50.7 SD 14.7).; Interventions: Participants played the Dance Dance Revolution […]
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