Review collection - People with dementia

455 reviews


Bachu AK, Kotapati VP, Kainth T, Patel R, Youssef NA, Tampi RR. Electroconvulsive therapy in individuals with dementia/major NCD presenting with behavioral symptoms: a systematic review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2023 May 12:1-16. doi: 10.1017/S104161022300039X. Epub ahead of print.

Bosco A, Di Lorito C, Yang Y, Dunlop M, Booth A, Alexander D, et al. Caregiver experiences of hospice dementia care: A systematic review and meta-ethnography. Aging Ment Health. 2023 Sep 5:1-10.

Britt KC, Boateng ACO, Zhao H, Ezeokonkwo FC, Federwitz C, Epps F. Spiritual Needs of Older Adults Living with Dementia: An Integrative Review. Healthcare (Basel). 2023 May 4;11(9):1319. doi: 10.3390/healthcare11091319.

Brouwers M, Broekharst DSE, de Boer B, Groen WG, Verbeek H. An overview of innovative living arrangements within long-term care and their characteristics: a scoping review. BMC Geriatr. 2023 Jul 18;23(1):442. doi: 10.1186/s12877-023-04158-9.

Carrier D, Toulouse É, Rochefort CM. Staff Training Interventions to Prevent or Reduce Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in Nursing Home Residents: A Mixed Methods Systematic Review. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2023 Apr 19. doi: 10.1159/000530503. Epub ahead of print.

Chang HR, Spencer JC, Ho MH, Kasa AS, Ataiza C, Lambert K, Chang CC. Effectiveness of interventions on feeding difficulties among people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Australas J Ageing. 2023 Mar 28. doi: 10.1111/ajag.13192. Epub ahead of print.

Chen HL, Li C, Wang J, Fei Y, Min M, Zhao Y, Shan EF, Yin YH, Liu CY, Li XW. Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Feeding and Eating Disorders in Persons with Dementia: Systematic Review and Evidence Summary. J Alzheimers Dis. 2023;94(1):67-88. doi: 10.3233/JAD-221032.

d'Angremont E, Begemann MJH, van Laar T, Sommer IEC. Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Treatment of Psychotic Symptoms in Alzheimer Disease and Parkinson Disease: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2023 Jun 26:e231835. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.1835. Epub ahead of print.

Dehpour T, Koffman J. Assessment of anticipatory grief in informal caregivers of dependants with dementia: a systematic review. Aging Ment Health. 2023 Jan;27(1):110-123. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2022.2032599. Epub 2022 Feb 15.

Du H, Bo L, Lai X, Zhu H, Huo X. Network meta-analysis of comparative efficacy of animal-assisted therapy vs. pet-robot therapy in the management of dementia. Front Aging Neurosci. 2023 May 31;15:1095996. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2023.109599

Guzzon A, Rebba V, Paccagnella O, Rigon M, Boniolo G. The value of supportive care: A systematic review of cost-effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for dementia. PLoS One. 2023 May 12;18(5):e0285305. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0285305.

Haroon M, Dissanayaka NN, Angwin AJ, Comans T. How Effective are Pictures in Eliciting Information from People Living with Dementia? A Systematic Review. Clin Gerontol. 2023 Jul-Sep;46(4):511-524. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2022.2085643. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Hayward JK, Gould C, Palluotto E, Kitson E, Fisher ER, Spector A. Interventions promoting family involvement with care homes following placement of a relative with dementia: A systematic review. Dementia (London). 2022 Feb;21(2):618-647. doi: 10.1177/14713012211046595. Epub 2021 Dec 11.

Huang YY, Teng T, Giovane CD, Wang RZ, Suckling J, Shen XN, Chen SD, Huang SY, Kuo K, Cai WJ, Chen KL, Feng L, Zhang C, Liu CY, Li CB, Zhao QH, Dong Q, Zhou XY, Yu JT. Pharmacological treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia: a network meta-analysis. Age Ageing. 2023 Jun 1;52(6):afad091. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afad091.

Keuning-Plantinga A, Stoffels J, Roodbol PF, Finnema EJ, Van Munster BC. Involvement, topics, and roles of nurses in shared decision-making with patients with dementia in acute hospitals: An integrative review. Nurs Open. 2023 Jun;10(6):3519-3532. doi: 10.1002/nop2.1618. Epub 2023 Jan 26.

Krier D, de Boer B, Hiligsmann M, Wittwer J, Amieva H. Evaluation of Dementia-Friendly Initiatives, Small-Scale Homelike Residential Care, and Dementia Village Models: A Scoping Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2023 Jul;24(7):1020-1027.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2023.03.024. Epub 2023 Apr 28.

Lewis S, Triandafilidis Z, Curryer C, Jeong SY, Goodwin N, Carr S, Davis D. Models of care for people with dementia approaching end of life: A rapid review. Palliat Med. 2023 May 7:2692163231171181. doi: 10.1177/02692163231171181. Epub ahead of print.

Möhler R, Calo S, Renom A, Renom H, Meyer G. Personally tailored activities for improving psychosocial outcomes for people with dementia in long-term care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2023 Mar 13;3(3):CD009812. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009812.pub3.

Orth J, Flowers D, Betz G, Cagle JG. A systematic review of specialty dementia care units in long-term care settings. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2023 Apr;38(4):e5907. doi: 10.1002/gps.5907.

Rashid NLA, Leow Y, Klainin-Yobas P, Itoh S, Wu VX. The effectiveness of a therapeutic robot, 'Paro', on behavioural and psychological symptoms, medication use, total sleep time and sociability in older adults with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2023 May 19;145:104530. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2023.104530. Epub ahead of print.

Rupp L, Seidel K, Penger S, Haberstroh J. Reducing Dementia Grief Through Psychosocial Interventions. Eur Psychol. 2023;28(2):83-94. Epub 2023 May 19.

Sánchez-Alcón M, Sánchez-Ramos JL, Garrido-Fernández A, Sosa-Cordobés E, Ortega-Galán Á M, Ramos-Pichardo JD. Effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving grief and depression in caregivers of people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Ment Health Nurs. 2023 Oct;32(5):1211-1224.

Stella F, Radanovic M, Gallucci-Neto J, Forlenza OV. Electroconvulsive therapy for treating patients with agitation and related behavioral disorders due to dementia: a systematic review. Dement Neuropsychol. 2023 Jul 24;17:e20230007. doi: 10.1590/1980-5764-DN-2023-0007.

Toulouse É, Carrier D, Villemure MP, Roy-Desruisseaux J, Rochefort CM. Accuracy of Observer-Rated Measurement Scales for Depression Assessment in Patients with Major Neurocognitive Disorders Residing in Long-Term Care Centers: A Systematic Review. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2023 Mar 15:1-12. doi: 10.1159/000529396. Epub ahead of print.

Vakkila E, Jehkonen M. Apraxia and dementia severity in Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2023 Feb;45(1):84-103. doi: 10.1080/13803395.2023.2199971. Epub 2023 Apr 11.

van der Velde-van Buuringen M, Hendriks-van der Sar R, Verbeek H, Achterberg WP, Caljouw MAA. The effect of garden use on quality of life and behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia in people living with dementia in nursing homes: a systematic review. Front Psychiatry. 2023 Apr 12;14:1044271. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2023.1044271.

Whelden T, Sawin EM. Therapeutic Horticulture for Dementia: A Systematic Review. J Gerontol Nurs. 2023 Jul;49(7):49-52. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20230616-03. Epub 2023 Jul 1.

Wladkowski SP, Wallace CL, Coccia K, Hyde RC, Hinyard L, Washington KT. Live Discharge of Hospice Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Mar 28:10499091231168401. doi: 10.1177/10499091231168401. Epub ahead of print.

Yan Z, Traynor V, Alananzeh I, Drury P, Chang HR. The impact of montessori-based programmes on individuals with dementia living in residential aged care: A systematic review. Dementia (London). 2023 Aug;22(6):1259-1291. doi: 10.1177/14713012231173817. Epub 2023 May 13.


Chen PJ, Smits L, Miranda R, Liao JY, Petersen I, Van den Block L, Sampson EL. Impact of home healthcare on end-of-life outcomes for people with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2022 Jan 27;22(1):80. doi: 10.1186/s12877-022-02768-3.

Crawley S, Sampson EL, Moore KJ, Kupeli N, West E. Grief in family carers of people living with dementia: A systematic review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2022 Jan 28:1-32. doi: 10.1017/S1041610221002787. Epub ahead of print.

Lassell RKF, Moreines LT, Luebke MR, Bhatti KS, Pain KJ, Brody AA, Luth EA. Hospice interventions for persons living with dementia, family members and clinicians: A systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 Apr 20. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17802. Epub ahead of print.

Miele F, Neresini F, Boniolo G, Paccagnella O. Supportive care for older people with dementia: Socio-organisational implications. Ageing Soc. 2022;42(2):376-408. doi: 10.1017/S0144686X20000938

Visser M, Smaling HJA, Parker D, van der Steen JT. How Do We Talk With People Living With Dementia About Future Care: A Scoping Review. Front Psychol. 2022 Apr 12;13:849100. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.849100.


Barrado-Martín Y, Hatter L, Moore KJ, Sampson EL, Rait G, Manthorpe J, Smith CH, Nair P, Davies N. Nutrition and hydration for people living with dementia near the end of life: A qualitative systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Feb;77(2):664-680. doi: 10.1111/jan.14654. Epub 2020 Nov 29.

Browne B, Kupeli N, Moore KJ, Sampson EL, Davies N. Defining end of life in dementia: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Jun 17:2692163211025457. doi: 10.1177/02692163211025457. Epub ahead of print.

Camacho-Montaño LR, Pérez-Corrales J, Pérez-de-Heredia-Torres M, Martin-Pérez AM, Güeita-Rodríguez J, Velarde-García JF, Palacios-Ceña D. Spiritual Care in Advanced Dementia from the Perspective of Health Providers: A Qualitative Systematic Review. Occup Ther Int. 2021 Nov 24;2020:9998480. doi: 10.1155/2021/9998480.

Elliot V, Morgan D, Kosteniuk J, Bayly M, Froehlich Chow A, Cammer A, O'Connell ME. Palliative and end-of-life care for people living with dementia in rural areas: A scoping review. PLoS One. 2021 Jan 14;16(1):e0244976. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0244976.

Gonella S, Mitchell G, Bavelaar L, Conti A, Vanalli M, Basso I, Cornally N. Interventions to support family caregivers of people with advanced dementia at the end of life in nursing homes: A mixed-methods systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Dec 30:2692163211066733. doi: 10.1177/02692163211066733. Epub ahead of print.

González-Fraile E, Ballesteros J, Rueda JR, Santos-Zorrozúa B, Solà I, McCleery J. Remotely delivered information, training and support for informal caregivers of people with dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Jan 4;1:CD006440. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006440.pub3.

Hui Z, Yang C, Lee DTF. Interventions for Family Members After Long-Term Care Placement of a Relative With Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Res Gerontol Nurs. 2021 Jan 1;14(1):43-52. doi: 10.3928/19404921-20200918-02. Epub 2020 Sep 23.

Kim H, Cho J, Park WS, Kim SS. Characteristics of Advance Care Planning Interventions Across Dementia Stages: A Systematic Review. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2021 Jan 21. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12624. Epub ahead of print.

Lee YF, Hsu TW, Liang CS, Yeh TC, Chen TY, Chen NC, Chu CS. The Efficacy and Safety of Tube Feeding in Advanced Dementia Patients: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis Study. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):357-363. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.06.035. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Leniz J, Yi D, Yorganci E, Williamson LE, Suji T, Cripps R, Higginson IJ, Sleeman KE. Exploring costs, cost components, and associated factors among people with dementia approaching the end of life: A systematic review. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2021 Sep 14;7(1):e12198. doi: 10.1002/trc2.12198.

Liu W, Kim S, Alessio H. Mealtime caregiving knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors for persons living with dementia: A systematic review of psychometric properties of instruments. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Feb;114:103824. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103824. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Magan KC, Hirschman KB, Starr LT, Meghani SH. Longitudinal Trajectories and Correlates of Post-Caregiving Depressive Symptoms in Former Caregivers of Persons With Alzheimer's Disease or a Related Dementia. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Sep 3:10499091211042836. doi: 10.1177/10499091211042836. Epub ahead of print.

McAnee G, Norwood K, Rosato M, Leavey G. Assessment of pain in people living with dementia at the end of life: a systematic review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2021 Apr 2;27(2):72-85. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2021.27.2.72.

Mo L, Geng Y, Chang YK, Philip J, Collins A, Hui D. Referral criteria to specialist palliative care for patients with dementia: A systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Mar 2. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17070. Epub ahead of print.

Sittler MC, Worschech F, Wilz G, Fellgiebel A, Wuttke-Linnemann A. Psychobiological mechanisms underlying the health-beneficial effects of music in people living with dementia: A systematic review of the literature. Physiol Behav. 2021 Jan 23;233:113338. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2021.113338. Epub ahead of print.

Tsai YI, Browne G, Inder KJ. The effectiveness of interventions to improve pain assessment and management in people living with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analyses. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Mar;77(3):1127-1140. doi: 10.1111/jan.14660. Epub 2020 Nov 22.

Walsh SC, Murphy E, Devane D, Sampson EL, Connolly S, Carney P, O'Shea E. Palliative care interventions in advanced dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Sep 28;9(9):CD011513. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011513.pub3. [Update]

Williamson LE, Evans CJ, Cripps RL, Leniz J, Yorganci E, Sleeman KE. Factors Associated With Emergency Department Visits by People With Dementia Near the End of Life: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Oct;22(10):2046-2055.e35. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2021.06.012. Epub 2021 Jul 14.

Yorganci E, Sampson EL, Gillam J, Aworinde J, Leniz J, Williamson LE, Cripps RL, Stewart R, Sleeman KE. Quality indicators for dementia and older people nearing the end of life: A systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Jul 31. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17387. Epub ahead of print.


Abraha I, Rimland JM, Lozano-Montoya I, Dell'Aquila G, Vélez-Díaz-Pallarés M, Trotta FM, Cruz-Jentoft AJ, Cherubini A. Simulated presence therapy for dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Apr 20;4(4):CD011882. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011882.pub3.

Anantapong K, Davies N, Chan J, McInnerney D, Sampson EL. Mapping and understanding the decision-making process for providing nutrition and hydration to people living with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Dec 2;20(1):520. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01931-y.

Ayton DR, Gardam ML, Pritchard EK, Ruseckaite R, Ryan J, Robinson SJ, Brodaty H, Ward SA, Ahern S. Patient-Reported Outcome Measures to Inform Care of People With Dementia-A Systematic Scoping Review. Gerontologist. 2020 May 5:gnz179. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnz179. Epub ahead of print.

Backhaus R, Hoek LJM, de Vries E, van Haastregt JCM, Hamers JPH, Verbeek H. Interventions to foster family inclusion in nursing homes for people with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Oct 30;20(1):434. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01836-w.

Backhouse T, Dudzinski E, Killett A, Mioshi E. Strategies and interventions to reduce or manage refusals in personal care in dementia: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 May 16;109:103640. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103640. Epub ahead of print.

Bahji A, Meyyappan AC, Hawken ER. Cannabinoids for the Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Can J Psychiatry. 2020 Jun;65(6):365-376. doi: 10.1177/0706743719892717. Epub 2019 Dec 13.

Blake D, Berry K, Brown LJE. A systematic review of the impact of person-centred care interventions on the behaviour of staff working in dementia care. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Feb;76(2):426-444. doi: 10.1111/jan.14251. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

Bubu OM, Andrade AG, Umasabor-Bubu OQ, Hogan MM, Turner AD, de Leon MJ, Ogedegbe G, Ayappa I, Jean-Louis G G, Jackson ML, Varga AW, Osorio RS. Obstructive sleep apnea, cognition and Alzheimer's disease: A systematic review integrating three decades of multidisciplinary research. Sleep Med Rev. 2019 Dec 12;50:101250. doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2019.101250. [Epub ahead of print].

Byeon H. Effects of Grief Focused Intervention on the Mental Health of Dementia Caregivers: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Iran J Public Health. 49(12):2275-2286.

Cheng ST, Zhang F. A comprehensive meta-review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on nonpharmacological interventions for informal dementia caregivers. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Apr 15;20(1):137. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01547-2.

Choi SSW, Cajita MI, Gitlin LN. A review of measures of three common dementia-related behaviors: Rejection of care, aggression, and agitation. Geriatr Nurs. 2020 May 10:S0197-4572(20)30124-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.04.003. Epub ahead of print.

Coca SM, Abeldaño Zuñiga RA. Instruments for pain assessment in patients with advanced dementia: A systematic review of the evidence for Latin America. Palliat Support Care. 2020 Jan 10;1-7. doi: 10.1017/S147895151900107X. [Epub ahead of print].

Collins RN, Kishita N. Prevalence of depression and burden among informal care-givers of people with dementia: a meta-analysis. Ageing Soc. 2020 Nov;40(11):2355-2392. doi:

Feast AR, White N, Candy B, Kupeli N, Sampson EL. The effectiveness of interventions to improve the care and management of people with dementia in general hospitals: A systematic review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2020 Feb 3. doi: 10.1002/gps.5280. Epub ahead of print.

Fink HA, Linskens EJ, MacDonald R, Silverman PC, McCarten JR, Talley KMC, Forte ML, Desai PJ, Nelson VA, Miller MA, Hemmy LS, Brasure M, Taylor BC, Ng W, Ouellette JM, Sheets KM, Wilt TJ, Butler M. Benefits and Harms of Prescription Drugs and Supplements for Treatment of Clinical Alzheimer-Type Dementia. Ann Intern Med. 2020 May 19;172(10):656-668. doi: 10.7326/M19-3887. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

Fox A, MacAndrew M, Ramis MA. Health outcomes of patients with dementia in acute care settings-A systematic review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 Mar 24:e12315. doi: 10.1111/opn.12315. Epub ahead of print.

Frederiksen KS, Cooper C, Frisoni GB, Frölich L, Georges J, Kramberger MG, Nilsson C, Passmore P, Mantoan Ritter L, Religa D, Schmidt R, Stefanova E, Verdelho A, Vandenbulcke M, Winblad B, Waldemar G. A European Academy of Neurology guideline on medical management issues in dementia. Eur J Neurol. 2020 Jul 26. doi: 10.1111/ene.14412. Epub ahead of print.

Gwernan-Jones R, Abbott R, Lourida I, Rogers M, Green C, Ball S, Hemsley A, Cheeseman D, Clare L, Moore DA, Hussey C, Coxon G, Llewellyn DJ, Naldrett T, Thompson Coon J. The experiences of hospital staff who provide care for people living with dementia: A systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 May 15:e12325. doi: 10.1111/opn.12325. Epub ahead of print.

Heijltjes M, van Thiel G, Rietjens J, van der Heide A, de Graeff A, van Delden J. Changing practices in the use of continuous sedation at the end of life. A systematic review of the literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jun 26:S0885-3924(20)30560-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.06.019. Epub ahead of print.

Husebo BS, Heintz HL, Berge LI, Owoyemi P, Rahman AT, Vahia IV. Sensing Technology to Facilitate Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms and to Monitor Treatment Response in People With Dementia. A Systematic Review. Front Pharmacol. 2020 Feb 4;10:1699. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2019.01699. Erratum in: Front Pharmacol. 2020 Mar 06;11:254.

Janus SIM, Kosters J, van den Bosch KA, Andringa TC, Zuidema SU, Luijendijk HJ. Sounds in nursing homes and their effect on health in dementia: a systematic review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 Jun 29:1-18. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220000952. Epub ahead of print.

Jones C, Liu F, Murfield J, Moyle W. Effects of non-facilitated meaningful activities for people with dementia in long-term care facilities: A systematic review. Geriatr Nurs. 2020 Jun 20:S0197-4572(20)30187-7. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.06.001. Epub ahead of print.

Jonsdottir T, Gunnarsson EC. Understanding Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Pain Assessment in Dementia: A Literature Review. Pain Manag Nurs. 2020 Dec 14:S1524-9042(20)30211-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2020.11.002. Epub ahead of print.

Keijzer-van Laarhoven AJ, Touwen DP, Tilburgs B, van Tilborg-den Boeft M, Pees C, Achterberg WP, van der Steen JT. Which moral barriers and facilitators do physicians encounter in advance care planning conversations about the end of life of persons with dementia? A meta-review of systematic reviews and primary studies. BMJ Open. 2020 Nov 12;10(11):e038528. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038528.

Kipfer S, Pihet S. Reliability, validity and relevance of needs assessment instruments for informal dementia caregivers: a psychometric systematic review. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2019 Nov 20. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003976. Epub ahead of print.

Kochovska S, Garcia MV, Bunn F, Goodman C, Luckett T, Parker D, Phillips JL, Sampson EL, van der Steen JT, Agar MR. Components of palliative care interventions addressing the needs of people with dementia living in long-term care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Feb 4:269216319900141. doi: 10.1177/0269216319900141. Epub ahead of print.

Leng M, Zhao Y, Wang Z. Comparative efficacy of non-pharmacological interventions on agitation in people with dementia: A systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 Feb;102:103489. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.103489. Epub 2019 Nov 25.

Li L, Zhao Y, Wang Y, Wang Z. Overview of systematic reviews: Effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for eating difficulties in people with dementia. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Nov;76(11):2830-2848. doi: 10.1111/jan.14492. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

​Li Y, Sun D, Zhang X, Li H, Zhao Y, Ma D, Li Z, Sun J. Informal dementia caregivers' experiences and perceptions about mealtime care: A qualitative evidence synthesis. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Sep 30. doi: 10.1111/jan.14550. Epub ahead of print.

Lim S, Song JA. Strategies to improve continuity maintenance for people with dementia: a rapid realist review. Public Health. 2020 Jan 13;181:46-52. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2019.11.024. [Epub ahead of print].

MacDonald S, Summers SJ. Psychosocial interventions for people with intellectual disabilities and dementia: A systematic review. J Appl Res Intellect Disabil. 2020 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/jar.12722. Epub ahead of print. 

Manchery N, Subbiah GK, Nagappan N, Premnath P. Are oral health education for carers effective in the oral hygiene management of elderly with dementia? A systematic review. Dent Res J (Isfahan). 2020 Jan 21;17(1):1-9.

Maresova P, Hruska J, Klimova B, Barakovic S, Krejcar O. Activities of Daily Living and Associated Costs in the Most Widespread Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Systematic Review. Clin Interv Aging. 2020 Oct 2;15:1841-1862. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S264688.

Marks G, McVilly K. Trained assistance dogs for people with dementia: a systematic review. Psychogeriatrics. 2020 Feb 17. doi: 10.1111/psyg.12529. Epub ahead of print.

Mataqi M, Aslanpour Z. Factors influencing palliative care in advanced dementia: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jun;10(2):145-156. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001692. Epub 2019 Apr 3.

McCleery J, Sharpley AL. Pharmacotherapies for sleep disturbances in dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Nov 15;11:CD009178. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009178.pub4.

McDerby N, Kosari S, Bail K, Shield A, Peterson G, Naunton M. Pharmacist-led medication reviews in aged care residents with dementia: A systematic review. Australas J Ageing. 2020 Aug 4. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12827. Epub ahead of print.

Moehead A, DeSouza K, Walsh K, Pit SW. A Web-Based Dementia Education Program and its Application to an Australian Web-Based Dementia Care Competency and Training Network: Integrative Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Jan 22;22(1):e16808. doi: 10.2196/16808.

Nielsen TR, Jørgensen K. Cross-cultural dementia screening using the Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 Mar 9:1-14. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220000344. Epub ahead of print.

O'Shaughnessy NJ, Chan JE, Bhome R, Gallagher P, Zhang H, Clare L, Sampson EL, Stone P, Huntley J. Awareness in severe Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review. Aging Ment Health. 2020 Jan 16;1-11. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2020.1711859. [Epub ahead of print].

Palese A, Bressan V, Hayter M, Watson R. Enhancing independent eating among older adults with dementia: a scoping review of the state of the conceptual and research literature. BMC Nurs. 2020 Apr 21;19:32. doi: 10.1186/s12912-020-00425-x.

Parker KJ, Hickman LD, Phillips JL, Ferguson C. Interventions to optimise transitional care coordination for older people living with dementia and concomitant multimorbidity and their caregivers: A systematic review. Contemp Nurse. 2020 Sep 10:1-29. doi: 10.1080/10376178.2020.1812416. Epub ahead of print.

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