Review Collection: Non-pharmacological

61 reviews

2019

Huang CW, Lee MJ, Wang LJ, Lee PT, Tu YK, Hsu CW, Lin PY. Comparative efficacy and acceptability of treatments for restless legs syndrome in end-stage renal disease: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2019 Jun 3. pii: gfz097. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfz097. [Epub ahead of print]

Jin B, Liu H. Comparative efficacy and safety of therapy for the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia: a systemic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis. J Neurol. 2019 Jan 21. doi: 10.1007/s00415-019-09200-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Margenfeld F, Klocke C, Joos S. Manual massage for persons living with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019 Jan 4. pii: S0020-7489(18)30272-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.12.012. [Epub ahead of print]

Trivedi DP, Braun A, Dickinson A, Gage H, Hamilton L, Goodman C, Ashaye K, Iliffe S, Manthorpe J. Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in community dwelling older people with dementia: 1. A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions. Dementia (London). 2019 Oct-Nov;18(7-8):2925-2949. doi: 10.1177/1471301218762851. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Wu C, Zheng Y, Duan Y, Lai X, Cui S, Xu N, Tang C, Lu L. Nonpharmacological Interventions for Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Systematic Review and Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2019 Apr;16(2):102-110. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12352. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

2018

Capezuti E, Sagha Zadeh R, Woody N, Basara A, Krieger AC. An Integrative Review of Nonpharmacological Interventions to Improve Sleep among Adults with Advanced Serious Illness. J Palliat Med. 2018 May;21(5):700-717. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2017.0152. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

Chalfont G, Milligan C, Simpson J. A mixed methods systematic review of multimodal non-pharmacological interventions to improve cognition for people with dementia. Dementia (London). 2018 Sep 7:1471301218795289. doi: 10.1177/1471301218795289. [Epub ahead of print]

Connors MH, Quinto L, McKeith I, Brodaty H, Allan L, Bamford C, Thomas A, Taylor JP, O'Brien JT. Non-pharmacological interventions for Lewy body dementia: a systematic review. Psychol Med. 2018 Aug;48(11):1749-1758. doi: 10.1017/S0033291717003257. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Ferrer-Mileo L, Luque Blanco AI, González-Barboteo J. Efficacy of Cryoablation to Control Cancer Pain: A Systematic Review. Pain Pract. 2018 May 7. doi: 10.1111/papr.12707. [Epub ahead of print]

Hilfiker R, Meichtry A, Eicher M, Nilsson Balfe L, Knols RH, Verra ML, Taeymans J. Exercise and other non-pharmaceutical interventions for cancer-related fatigue in patients during or after cancer treatment: a systematic review incorporating an indirect-comparisons meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 May;52(10):651-658. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096422. Epub 2017 May 13.

Lee J, Kim Y, Kim Y. Non-Pharmacological Therapies for Sleep Disturbances in People with Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review. J Adv Nurs. 2018 Apr 27. doi: 10.1111/jan.13694. [Epub ahead of print]

Legere LE, McNeill S, Schindel Martin L, Acorn M, An D. Nonpharmacological approaches for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in older adults: A systematic review of reviews. J Clin Nurs. 2018 Apr;27(7-8):e1360-e1376. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14007.

Lorusso LN, Bosch SJ. Impact of Multisensory Environments on Behavior for People With Dementia: A Systematic Literature Review. Gerontologist. 2018 May 8;58(3):e168-e179. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnw168.

MacAndrew M, Brooks D, Beattie E. NonPharmacological interventions for managing wandering in the community: A narrative review of the evidence base. Health Soc Care Community. 2018 Jun 27. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12590. [Epub ahead of print] 

Mayahara M, Wilbur J, Fogg L, Breitenstein SM. Behavioral Pain Intervention for Hospice and Palliative Care Patients: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Jan 1:1049909118775421. doi: 10.1177/1049909118775421. [Epub ahead of print]

Meyer C, O'Keefe F. Non-pharmacological interventions for people with dementia: A review of reviews. Dementia (London). 2018 Dec 7:1471301218813234. doi: 10.1177/1471301218813234. [Epub ahead of print]

Milner SC, Boruff JT, Beaurepaire C, Ahmed S, Janaudis-Ferreira T. Rate of, and barriers and enablers to, pulmonary rehabilitation referral in COPD: A systematic scoping review. Respir Med. 2018 Apr;137:103-14.

Nickel F, Barth J, Kolominsky-Rabas PL. Health economic evaluations of non-pharmacological interventions for persons with dementia and their informal caregivers: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2018 Mar 9;18(1):69. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-0751-1.

Olley R, Morales A. Systematic review of evidence underpinning non-pharmacological therapies in dementia. Aust Health Rev. 2017 May 15. doi: 10.1071/AH16212. [Epub ahead of print]

O' Philbin L, Woods B, Farrell EM, Spector AE, Orrell M. Reminiscence therapy for dementia: an abridged Cochrane systematic review of the evidence from randomized controlled trials. Expert Rev Neurother. 2018 Sep;18(9):715-727. doi: 10.1080/14737175.2018.1509709. Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Papadopoulos D, Papadoudis A, Kiagia M, Syrigos K. Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Improving Sleep Disturbances in Patients With Lung Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 May;55(5):1364-1381.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.12.491. Epub 2018 Jan 6.

Pieper L, Zernikow B, Drake R, Frosch M, Printz M, Wager J. Dyspnea in Children with Life-Threatening and Life-Limiting Complex Chronic Conditions. J Palliat Med. 2018 Apr;21(4):552-564. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2017.0240. Epub 2018 Jan 9.

Polastri M, Comellini V, Pacilli AMG, Nava S. Magnetic Stimulation Therapy in Patients with COPD: A Systematic Review. COPD. 2018 Mar 20:1-6. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2018.1439910. [Epub ahead of print]

Pu L, Moyle W, Jones C, Todorovic M. Psychosocial interventions for pain management in older adults with dementia: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. J Adv Nurs. 2018 Dec 10. doi: 10.1111/jan.13929. [Epub ahead of print]

Sopina E, Sørensen J. Decision modelling of non-pharmacological interventions for individuals with dementia: a systematic review of methodologies. Health Econ Rev. 2018 Mar 26;8(1):8. doi: 10.1186/s13561-018-0192-8.

Theleritis C, Siarkos K, Politis AA, Katirtzoglou E, Politis A. A systematic review of non-pharmacological treatments for apathy in dementia. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Feb;33(2):e177-e192. doi: 10.1002/gps.4783. Epub 2017 Sep 29.

​Thomas R, Phillips M, Hamilton RJ. Pain Management in the Pediatric Palliative Care Population. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2018 May 5. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12389. [Epub ahead of print]

Umar Ismail S, Cheston R, Christopher G, Meyrick J. Nostalgia as a psychological resource for people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of evidence of effectiveness from experimental studies. Dementia (London). 2018 Jan 1:1471301218774909. doi: 10.1177/1471301218774909. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang G, Albayrak A, van der Cammen TJM. A systematic review of non-pharmacological interventions for BPSD in nursing home residents with dementia: from a perspective of ergonomics. Int Psychogeriatr. 2018 Oct 18:1-13. doi: 10.1017/S1041610218001679. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang HJ, Tan G, Zhu LN, Chen D, Xu D, Chu SS, Ling L. The efficacy of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for Parkinson disease patients with depression. Int J Neurosci. 2018 Jul 9:1-24. doi: 10.1080/00207454.2018.1495632. [Epub ahead of print]

Yang C, Gong G, Jin E, Han X, Zhuo Y, Yang S, Song B, Zhang Y, Piao C. Topical application of honey in the management of chemo/radiotherapy-induced oral mucositis: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2018 Aug 23;89:80-87. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.08.007. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

Coelho A, Parola V, Cardoso D, Bravo ME, Apóstolo J. Use of non-pharmacological interventions for comforting patients in palliative care: a scoping review. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2017 Jul;15(7):1867-1904. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003204.

Vilela VC, Pacheco RL, Latorraca COC, Pachito DV, Riera R. What do cochrane systematic reviews say about non-pharmacological interventions for treating cognitive decline and dementia? Sao Paulo Med J. 2017 May-Jun;135(3):309-320. doi: 10.1590/1516-3180.2017.0092060617.

2016

Merlin JS, Bulls HW, Vucovich LA, Edelman EJ, Starrels JL. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for chronic pain in individuals with HIV: a systematic review. AIDS Care. 2016 Dec;28(12):1506-1515. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

Santos Salas A, Fuentes Contreras J, Armijo-Olivo S, Saltaji H, Watanabe S, Chambers T, Walter L, Cummings GG. Non-pharmacological cancer pain interventions in populations with social disparities: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Feb;24(2):985-1000. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

Zweers D, de Graaf E, Teunissen SC. Non-pharmacological nurse-led interventions to manage anxiety in patients with advanced cancer: A systematic literature review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2016 Apr;56:102-13. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

2015

Archer S, Buxton S, Sheffield D. The effect of creative psychological interventions on psychological outcomes for adult cancer patients: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Psychooncology. 2015 Jan;24(1):1-10.

Hill L, McIlfatrick S, Taylor B, Dixon L, Harbinson M, Fitzsimons D. Patients' perception of implantable cardioverter defibrillator deactivation at the end of life. Palliat Med. 2015 Apr;29(4):310-323.

2014

Hökkä M, Kaakinen P, Pölkki T. A systematic review: non-pharmacological interventions in treating pain in patients with advanced cancer. J Adv Nurs. 2014 Sep;70(9):1954-69.

Keall RM, Clayton JM, Butow PN. Therapeutic Life Review in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review of Quantitative Evaluations. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Sep 28. pii: S0885-3924(14)00470-9.[Epub ahead of print]

Merz EL, Fox RS, Malcarne VL. Expressive writing interventions in cancer patients: a systematic review. Health Psychol Rev. 2014;8(3):339-61.Epub 2014 Feb 18.

2013

Zainal NZ, Booth S, Huppert FA. The efficacy of mindfulness-based stress reduction on mental health of breast cancer patients: a meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2013 Jul;22(7):1457-65. Epub 2012 Sep 7.

2012

Campbell CL, Campbell LC A systematic review of cognitive behavioral interventions in advanced cancer. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Oct;89(1):15-24. 2012. Epub 2012 Jul 12.

Piet J, Würtzen H, Zachariae R The effect of mindfulness-based therapy on symptoms of anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2012 Dec;80(6):1007-20. doi: 10.1037/a0028329. Epub 2012 May 7.

Pinquart M, Forstmeier S. Effects of reminiscence interventions on psychosocial outcomes: a meta-analysis. Aging Ment Health.2012;16(5):541-58. Epub 2012 Feb 3.

Procter E..Collaboration between the specialties in provision of end-of-life care for all in the UK: reality or utopia? Int J Palliat Nurs. 2012 Jul;18(7):339-47.

Stagg EK, Lazenby M. Best practices for the nonpharmacological treatment of depression at the end of life. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2012 May;29(3):183-94. Epub 2011 Jul 4.

2011

Mitchell AJ, Chan M, Bhatti H, Halton M, Grassi L, Johansen C, Meader N. Prevalence of depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorder in oncological, haematological, and palliative-care settings: a meta-analysis of 94 interview-based studies. Lancet Oncol. 2011 Feb;12(2):160-74. Epub 2011 Jan 19.

Rizzo M, Creed F, Goldberg D, Meader N, Pilling S. A systematic review of non-pharmacological treatments for depression in people with chronic physical health problems. J Psychosom Res. 2011 Jul;71(1):18-27. Epub 2011 May 11.

Rueda JR, Solà I, Pascual A, Subirana Casacuberta M. Non-invasive interventions for improving well-being and quality of life in patients with lung cancer. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Sep 7;9:CD004282.

Shennan C, Payne S, Fenlon D. What is the evidence for the use of mindfulness-based interventions in cancer care? A review. Psychooncology. 2011 Jul;20(7):681-97. doi: 10.1002/pon.1819. Epub 2010 Aug 4.

Wanchai A, Armer JM, Stewart BR. Nonpharmacologic supportive strategies to promote quality of life in patients experiencing cancer-related fatigue: a systematic review. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2011 Apr;15(2):203-14.

2010

Currier JM, Holland JM, Neimeyer RA. Do CBT-based interventions alleviate distress following bereavement? a review of the current evidence. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy. 2010;3(1):77-93.

Matuszek S. Animal-facilitated therapy in various patient populations: systematic literature review. Holist Nurs Pract. 2010 Jul-Aug;24(4):187-203.

2009

Stinson CK. Structured group reminiscence: an intervention for older adults. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2009 Nov;40(11):521-8.

Williams AM, Davies A, Griffiths G. Facilitating comfort for hospitalized patients using non-pharmacological measures: preliminary development of clinical practice guidelines. Int J Nurs Pract. 2009 Jun;15(3):145-55.

2008

Bausewein C, Booth S, Gysels M, Higginson I. Non-pharmacological interventions for breathlessness in advanced stages of malignant and non-malignant diseases. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Apr 16;(2):CD005623

2007

Smith C, Hale L. The effects of non-pharmacological interventions on fatigue in four chronic illness conditions: a critical review. Phys Ther Rev. 2007 Dec;12(4):324-34. [No abstract available]

Rheingans JI. A systematic review of nonpharmacologic adjunctive therapies for symptom management in children with cancer. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2007 Mar-Apr;24(2):81-94.

2006

Tatrow K, Montgomery GH. Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques for distress and pain in breast cancer patients: a meta-analysis. J Behav Med. 2006 Feb;29(1):17-27. Epub 2006 Jan 7.

2005

Smith JE, Richardson J, Hoffman C, Pilkington K. Mindfulness-based stress reduction as supportive therapy in cancer care: systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2005 Nov;52(3):315-27.

Last updated 03 October 2019