Systematic pain management reduced agitation in nursing home residents with dementia
- 2011 - Systematic pain management reduced agitation in nursing home residents with dementia. Hirsch, Calvin // ACP Journal Club;11/15/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p8
The article discusses research on the significance of therapeutics systematic pain management in reducing agitation in nursing home residents with dementia. It references a study by B. S. Husebo and colleagues published in a 2011 issue of the "British Medical Journal." It was found that...
- Treatment of pain reduces agitation in patients with dementia. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Dec2011, Vol. 92 Issue 1099, p77
The article discusses a cluster randomised controlled trial 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.
- Bright light may reduce dementia agitation. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;3/11/96, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p7
Reports on a study showing the potential of bright light to reduce dementia agitation among elderly nursing home residents in the United States. Details of administration of the light; Results from the Bliwise Agitation Behavior Rating Scale.
- The relationship between pain and disruptive behaviors in nursing home resident with dementia. Ahn, Hyochol; Horgas, Ann // BMC Geriatrics;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: Nursing home residents with dementia gradually lose the ability to process information so that they are less likely to express pain in typical ways. These residents may express pain through disruptive behaviors because they cannot appropriately verbalize their pain experience. The...
- Effect of enhanced psychosocial care on antipsychotic use in nursing home residents with severe dementia: cluster randomised trial. Fossey, Jane; Ballard, Clive; Juszczak, Edmund; James, Ian; Alder, Nicola; Jacoby, Robin; Howard, Robert // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/1/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7544, p756
Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of a training and support intervention for nursing home staff in reducing the proportion of residents with dementia who are prescribed neuroleptics. Design Cluster randomised controlled trial with blinded assessment of outcome. Setting 12 specialist...
- Effectiveness of Advanced Illness Care Teams for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia. Chapman, Dennis G.; Toseland, Ronald W. // Social Work;Oct2007, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p321
This study evaluated the effectiveness of advanced illness care teams (AICTs) for nursing home residents with advanced dementia. The AICTs used a holistic approach that focused on four domains: (1) medical, (2) meaningful activities, (3) psychological, and (4) behavioral. The authors recruited...
- Nonpharmacological Treatment of Agitation: A Controlled Trial of Systematic Individualized Intervention. Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska; Libin, Alexander; Marx, Marcia S. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Aug2007, Vol. 62A Issue 8, p908
Objective. The objective of this study was to examine the efficacy of a systematic algorithm for providing individualized, nonpharmacological interventions for reducing agitated behaviors in nursing home residents with dementia. Methods. This placebo-controlled study combined nomothetic and...
- Agitated behavior in elderly nursing home residents with dementia in Japan. Schreiner, Andrea S.; Yamamoto, Eiko // Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences & Socia;May2000, Vol. 55B Issue 3, pP180
Examines agitated behaviors in elderly nursing home residents with dementia in Japan. Comparison between study results with that of samples from the United States; Factors affecting agitated behavior; Assesment of the actual frequency of agitated behaviors; Effects of culture on the effects of...
- PAIN AND AGITATION IN DEMENTIA. McShane, Rupert; Regnard, Claud; Aarsland, Dag; Husebo, Bettina; Ballard, Clive // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;9/3/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7821, p436
A letter to the editor and a reply is presented in response to the article "Efficacy of treating pain to reduce behavioural disturbances in residents of nursing homes with dementia: cluster randomised clinical trial," by B. S. Husebo and colleagues in the July 15, 2011 issue.