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This database contains 2 studies, archived under the term: "agitated nursing home"

Efficacy of nonpharmacologic interventions for agitation in advanced dementia: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Background: A randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial was undertaken to determine the efficacy of nonpharmacologic individualized interventions (individualized to address unmet needs such as boredom or pain) in decreasing agitation in persons with dementia.; Method: Agitated nursing home residents with advanced dementia (from 9 nursing homes in 5 locations in Maryland, United States) were randomized into […]

Engaging nursing home residents with dementia in activities: The effects of modeling, presentation order, time of day, and setting characteristics

We examined the impact of setting characteristics and presentation effects on engagement with stimuli in a group of 193 nursing home residents with dementia (recruited from a total of seven nursing homes). Engagement was assessed through systematic observations using the Observational Measurement of Engagement (OME), and data pertaining to setting characteristics (background noise, light, and […]

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