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Activities, Adaptation & Aging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Advances in Alzheimer's Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Advances in Geriatrics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Advances in Gerontology     Partially Free   (Followers: 9)
Advances in Parkinson's Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Age and Ageing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 106)
Aging & Mental Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40)
Aging and Cancer     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Aging and Health Research     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Aging Clinical and Experimental Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Aging Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41)
Alzheimer's & Dementia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 50)
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Anales en Gerontología     Open Access  
Angewandte GERONTOLOGIE Appliquée     Full-text available via subscription  
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Arthritis und Rheuma     Hybrid Journal  
Australasian Journal On Ageing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Australian Ageing Agenda     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
B&G Bewegungstherapie und Gesundheitssport     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Biogerontology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
BMC Geriatrics     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Canadian Geriatrics Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Canadian Journal on Aging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Clinical Gerontologist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Clinics in Geriatric Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Current Geriatrics Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 36)
Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders Extra     Open Access   (Followers: 19)
Drugs & Aging     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
European Geriatric Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
European Journal of Ageing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
European Review of Aging and Physical Activity     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Experimental Aging Research: An International Journal Devoted to the Scientific Study of the Aging Process     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Experimental Gerontology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
Gait & Posture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Generations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Geriatric Care     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Geriatric Medicine in General Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery Rehabilitation     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Geriatrics     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Geriatrics & Gerontology International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Geriatrie up2date     Hybrid Journal  
Geriatrie-Report : Forschung und Praxis in der Altersmedizin     Full-text available via subscription  
Gerodontology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Gerokomos     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geron     Full-text available via subscription  
Gerontologia     Open Access  
Gerontology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Gerontology & Geriatrics Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
GeroScience : Official Journal of the American Aging Association (AGE)     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Global Journal of Geriatrics Nursing     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Hip International     Hybrid Journal  
I Advance Senior Care     Full-text available via subscription  
Immunity & Ageing     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Innovation in Aging     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Ageing and Later Life     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Aging and Human Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
International Journal of Alzheimer's Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
JMIR Aging     Open Access  
Journal for Healthcare Quality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Journal of Adult Protection, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Journal of Aging and Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Aging and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Journal of Angiogenesis Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Applied Gerontology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Frailty & Aging     Hybrid Journal  
Journal of Geriatric Cardiology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Geriatric Mental Health     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Geriatric Oncology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Geriatrics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Geriatrics and Palliative Care     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Gerontological Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Mid-life Health     Open Access  
Journal of Military and Veterans Health     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Parkinsonism and Restless Legs Syndrome     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Religion Spirituality & Aging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 68)
Journal of the Indian Academy of Geriatrics     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Maturitas     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Medycyna Wieku Podeszłego (Geriatric Medicine)     Open Access  
Mortality: Promoting the interdisciplinary study of death and dying     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Neurodegenerative Diseases     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Neuroembryology and Aging     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
NOVAcura     Hybrid Journal  
npj Aging and Mechanisms of Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
npj Parkinson's Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Nursing Older People     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
OA Elderly Medicine     Open Access  
Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Palliative Care & Social Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Parkinson's Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Pathobiology of Aging & Age-related Diseases     Open Access  
Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 56)
Quality in Ageing and Older Adults     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44)
Quality of Life Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
RASP - Research on Ageing and Social Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Revista Española de Geriatría y Gerontología     Full-text available via subscription  
Senex: Yaşlılık Çalışmaları Dergisi / Senex: Journal of Aging Studies     Open Access  
The Aging Male     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
The Gerontologist     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
The Journals of Gerontology : Series A     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Translational Medicine of Aging     Open Access  
Work, Aging and Retirement     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Working with Older People     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40)
Zeitschrift fur Gerontologie und Geriatrie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Zeitschrift für Gerontopsychologie und -psychiatrie     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Zeitschrift für Palliativmedizin     Hybrid Journal  

           

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Canadian Geriatrics Journal
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.494
Citation Impact (citeScore): 1
Number of Followers: 6  

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ISSN (Print) 1925-8348 - ISSN (Online) 1925-8348
Published by Canadian Geriatrics Society Homepage  [1 journal]
  • The Intelligibility of the Reversed-Stethoscope Technique in Age-Related
           Hearing Loss

    • Authors: Raphaelle M. Koerber, Linh Vaccarello, Allan Ho
      Pages: 127 - 133
      Abstract: BACKGROUND This study evaluated the effectiveness of the reverse stethoscope technique in improving speech intelligibility. In this technique, a clinician places the earpieces of their stethoscope into the ears of a hearing-impaired patient and speaks into the chest piece. METHODS The International Speech Test Signal was presented to four Littman® stethoscope models and a Pocketalker® personal voice amplifier using an Audioscan® hearing instrument test box. The acoustic outputs of the stethoscopes and voice amplifier were measured across the frequency spectrum of speech. The Speech Intelligibility Index of the resulting speech was calculated for natural speech and for each device in relation to 10 standardized hearing losses representing the population of older adults. RESULTS For each of the 10 hearing losses, the speech signal emitted by the stethoscopes was quieter and yielded lower speech intelligibility scores than regular speech. In contrast, the voice amplifier provided mid and high frequency amplification and improved speech intelligibility scores for all but the mildest hearing losses. CONCLUSIONS The reverse stethoscope technique worsens the clarity of speech and should not be used with older, hearing-impaired patients. Instead, clinicians should use regular speech or, preferably, personal voice amplifiers.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.527
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
  • Trends and Factors Associated with Suicide Deaths in Older Adults in
           Ontario, Canada

    • Authors: Eada M.P. Novilla-Surette, Salimah Z. Shariff, Britney Le, Richard G. Booth
      Pages: 134 - 161
      Abstract: Background
      Suicide in older adults is a significant overlooked problem worldwide. This is especially true in Canada where a national suicide prevention strategy has not been established. Methods
      Using linked health-care administrative databases, this population-level study (2011 to 2015) described the incidence of older adult suicide (aged 65+), and identified clinical and socio-demographic factors associated with suicide deaths. Results
      The findings suggest that suicide remains a persistent cause of death in older adults, with an average annual suicide rate of about 100 per million people over the five-year study per-iod. Factors positively associated with suicide vs. non-suicide death included being male, living in rural areas, having a mental illness, having a new dementia diagnosis, and hav-ing increased emergency department visits in the year prior to death; whereas, increased age, living in long-term care, having one or more chronic health condition, and increased interactions with primary health care were negatively associ-ated with a suicide death. Conclusion
      Factors associated with suicide death among older adults highlighted in this study may provide better insights for the development and/or improvement of suicide prevention pro-grams and policies.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.541
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
  • Community and Provider Evaluation of a Canadian Dementia Support Services
           Program

    • Authors: Mallorie T. Tam, Jill A. Dosso, Julie M. Robillard
      Pages: 162 - 170
      Abstract: Background
      Community programs and services dedicated to support those living with dementia and care partners can improve their qual-ity of life. In close collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia, we evaluated the First Link® dementia support services, aiming to identify key strengths and areas of improvements to inform the services offered. Methods
      A survey instrument was developed and distributed to people living with dementia, care partners, and health-care providers. Results
      A total of 1,123 surveys were analyzed. Overall, respondents were satisfied with First Link dementia support services. Key strengths of the program included providing information and education for their clients to learn more about dementia and other resources in the community. Areas for improvement that were identified as part of this evaluation included additional supports for participants’ mental health and well-being in terms of reducing stress, burden and isolation. Findings uncov-ered discrepancies in the way people living with dementia, care partners, and health-care providers view the effectiveness of the First Link dementia support services. Conclusion
      An evaluation of programs and services for people living with dementia and their care partners can provide valuable insights about their experiences which can ensure that their needs are addressed.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.548
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
  • A Clinical Response Team Providing Support to Long-Term Care Homes with
           COVID-19 Outbreaks in Eastern Ontario—a Cohort Study

    • Authors: James Downar, Kaitlyn Boese, Genevieve Lalumiere, Ghislain Bercier, Shannon Leduc, Jill Rice, Amit Arya, Valerie Charbonneau
      Pages: 171 - 174
      Abstract: Background
      The greatest impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada has been on long-term care facilities which have accounted for a large majority of the mortality seen in this country. We developed a clinical response team to perform mass as-sessment and provide support to long-term care facilities in Eastern Ontario with large outbreaks in the hope of reducing the impact of the outbreaks. Methods
      This is a retrospective cohort study of all residents of LTC facilities supported by our multidisciplinary clinical response team. We collected data about the timing of the outbreak and our deployment, as well as the total number of COVID-19 cases and deaths, and measured the correlation between the timing of our deployment and the observed mortality rate. Results
      Our clinical team was deployed to 14 long-term care facilities, representing 719 cases and 243 deaths (mean ± standard error of mortality 34% ± 4%). Our team was deployed a mean ± standard error of 16 ± 2 days after the declaration of an out-break. There was a significant correlation between an earlier deployment of our clinical team and a lower mortality rate for that outbreak (Pearson’s r = 0.70, p < .01). Interpretation
      This retrospective, uncontrolled study of a non-standardized intervention has many potential limitations. However, the data suggest that timely deployment of our clinical response team may improve outcomes in the event of a large outbreak. This clinical team may be useful in future pandemics.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.561
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
  • MedSafer to Support Deprescribing for Residents of Long-Term Care: a
           Mixed-Methods Study

    • Authors: Giulia-Anna Perri, Émilie Bortolussi-Courval, Christopher D. Brinton, Anna Berall, Anna Theresa Santiago, Mareiz Morcos, Todd C. Lee, Emily G. McDonald
      Pages: 175 - 182
      Abstract: Background
      Polypharmacy is prevalent in long-term care homes (LTCH) and increases the risk of adverse drug events. Feasible and effective deprescribing interventions applicable in the LTCH environment are needed. Methods
      We performed a mixed methods study to evaluate the feasi-bility, applicability, and effectiveness of an electronic depre-scribing tool, MedSafer, to facilitate quarterly medication reviews (QMRs) on two pilot units in an academic long-term care home (LTCH). Chart reviews collected resident health data. The prevalence of deprescribing at a standard QMR was compared with a QMR conducted three months later with MedSafer. Feedback from physicians on their experience with MedSafer was obtained through semi-structured interviews. Results
      Physicians found MedSafer helpful in guiding deprescribing decisions and suggested software improvements to increase the feasibility in LTCH. The average number of medications deprescribed per resident was significantly higher at the Med-Safer QMR (mean reduction = 1.1 medications, SD = 1.3) compared to the standard QMR (mean reduction = 0.5, SD = 0.9) (absolute difference of 0.5; SD 1.1; p = .02). Conclusion
      MedSafer has the potential to increase deprescribing in LTCHs by flagging potentially inappropriate medications. Integration in the electronic medical record might increase uptake in LTCHs. Further research should investigate the generalizability of MedSafer in a larger population and in non-academic LTCHs.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.545
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
  • Older Age and Frailty are Associated with Higher Mortality but Lower ICU
           Admission with COVID-19

    • Authors: Melissa K. Andrew, Judith Godin, Jason LeBlanc, Guy Boivin, Louis Valiquette, Allison McGeer, Janet E. McElhaney, Todd F. Hatchette, May ElSherif, Donna MacKinnon-Cameron, Kevin Wilson, Ardith Ambrose, Sylvie Trottier, Mark Loeb, Stephanie W. Smith, Kevin Katz, Anne McCarthy, Shelly A. McNeil
      Pages: 183 - 196
      Abstract: Background
      We report characteristics and outcomes of adults admitted to Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) Ser-ious Outcomes Surveillance (SOS) Network hospitals with COVID-19 in 2020. Methods
      Patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 admitted to 11 sites in Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, and Nova Scotia up to December 31, 2020 were enrolled in this prospective observational cohort study. Measures included age, sex, demographics, housing, exposures, Clinical Frailty Scale, comorbidities; in addition, length of stay, intensive care unit (ICU) admission, mechanical ventilation, and survival were assessed. Descriptive analyses and multivariable logistic regressions were conducted. Results
      Among 2,011 patients, mean age was 71.0 (range 19–105) years. 29.7% were admitted from assisted living or long-term care facilities. The full spectrum of frailty was represented in both younger and older age groups. 81.8% had at least one underlying comorbidity and 27.2% had obesity. Mortality was 14.3% without ICU admission, and 24.6% for those admitted to ICU. Older age and frailty were independent predictors of lower ICU use and higher mortality; accounting for frailty, obesity was not an independent predictor of mortality, and associations of comorbidities with mortality were weakened. Conclusions
      Frailty is a critical clinical factor in predicting outcomes of COVID-19, which should be considered in research and clinical settings.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.546
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
  • Levels of Medical Intervention and End-of-Life Practices in Long-Term Care
           Centres

    • Authors: Jérôme Leclerc-Loiselle, Sylvie Gendron, Andréanne Côté, Serge Daneault
      Pages: 197 - 201
      Abstract: Background
      Levels of medical intervention (LMI) are legal documents in which physicians record patient preferences, or those of their designated substitute decision-makers, concerning end-of-life care. Studies suggest that, although LMI are intended to orient clinical practice, their function tends to be limited to logistical aspects of care. How LMI shapes or guides patient-centred, end-of-life care remains unclear. The aim of this study was to examine possible associations between LMI and certain aspects of end-of-life care practices in LTCC, such as nurse-documented patient experiences of pain, and prescription and administration of medication. Methods
      A retrospective descriptive study of 100 files retrieved from a clinical database of deceased patients in LTCCs located in an urban integrated health and social service organization in Québec, Canada, was conducted. Results
      Significant associations between last documented LMI and frequency of narcotic prescription and administration, at either regular intervals or PRN, are highlighted. The time delay between last LMI assessment and patient death was one week or less for 39.4% of cases. Conclusion
      These results suggest that LMI assessment practices may not correspond to their intended use. A short time frame between last LMI (L-LMI) assessment and patient death may suggest less-than-optimal patient comfort in end-of-life care.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.531
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
  • Enabling Healthy Aging to AVOID Frailty in Community Dwelling Older
           Canadians

    • Authors: Jananee Rasiah, Jeanette C. Prorok, Rheda Adekpedjou, Carol Barrie, Carlota Basualdo, Rachel Burns, Vincent De Paul, Catherine Donnelly, Amy Doyle, Christopher Frank, Sarah (Gibbens) Dolsen, Anik Giguère, Sonia Hsiung, Perry Kim, Emily G. McDonald, Heather O'Grady, Andrea Patey, John Puxty, Megan Racey, Joyce Resin, Joanie Sims-Gould, Susan Stewart, Olga Theou, Sarah Webster, John Muscedere
      Pages: 202 - 211
      Abstract: The Canadian population is aging. With aging, biological and social changes occur increasing the risk of developing chronic conditions and functional loss leading to frailty. Older adults living with frailty are more vulnerable to minor stressors, take longer to recover from illness, and have difficulty participating in daily activities. The Canadian Frailty Network’s (CFN) mis-sion is to improve the lives of older adults living with frailty. In September 2019, CFN launched the Activity & Exercise, Vaccination, Optimization of medications, Interaction & Socialization, and Diet & Nutrition (AVOID) Frailty public health campaign to promote assessing and reducing risk fac-tors leading to the development of frailty. As part of the cam-paign, CFN held an Enabling Healthy Aging Symposium with 36 stakeholders from across Canada. Stakeholders identified individual and community-level opportunities and challenges for the enablement of healthy aging and frailty mitigation, as part of a focused consultative process. Stakeholders ranked the three most important challenges and opportunities at the individual and community levels for implementing AVOID Frailty recommendations. Concrete actions, further research areas, policy changes, and existing resources/programs to enhance the AVOID Frailty campaign were identified. The results will help inform future priorities and behaviour change strategies for healthy aging in Canada.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.536
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
  • One-Year Report of COVID-19 Impact on Geriatric Patients: a
           Bio-Psycho-Social Approach

    • Authors: Allen Y. Chang, Kimberly N. Babb
      Pages: 212 - 221
      Abstract: Background
      Since December of 2019, coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) has spread rapidly around the world. Our understanding of the infection has grown over the past year, and its impact on older adults is particularly significant. Apart from the direct impacts of COVID-19 infections, it has also led to lockdowns which, in turn, result in isolation and loneliness. Method
      We conducted a literature review of publicly available articles of the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the geriatric popula-tion between December 2019 and April 2021, a total of 748 articles. Results
      The review will be presented with the Bio-Psycho-Social model, covering how the biological, psychological, and sociological aspects of health are intertwined and impact older adults. Early studies have also highlighted the prevalence of post-COVID infection symptoms that typically fall under geriatric medicine care. We highlight the bidirectional impact of isolation and COVID-19 infections on geriatric health, as well as discuss pertinent topics such as vaccine efficacy, long-term sequelae of COVID-19 infections, and ageism. Conclusion
      This review seeks to present a one-year report of what is known about COVID-19 and geriatric medicine, as well as provide guidance to practitioners who care for older adults based on the most up-to-date literature.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.553
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
  • Optimizing the Physical & Social Environment Within Hospitals for Patients
           with Dementia: a Systematic Review

    • Authors: Caitlan D. Reich, Hannah Lyons, Jayna M. Holroyd-Leduc
      Pages: 222 - 232
      Abstract: Background
      As the population ages, the number of individuals living with dementia is increasing. This has implications for the health-care system, as people living with dementia are hospitalized more frequently and for longer periods. Because patients living with dementia are at increased risk for adverse events during admission, understanding how the acute care physical and social environments influence their outcomes is impera-tive. Thus, the objective of this review was to identify studies that modified the physical and/or social environment in acute care in order to improve care for hospitalized patients living with dementia. Methods
      MEDLINE, Embase, and CINAHL databases were used to search for articles up to and including June 2021. PRISMA guidelines were followed. Two independent reviewers as-sessed citations and full texts against the following inclusion criteria: patients living with dementia/cognitive impairment, presence of a control group, and evidence of clinical or health systems outcomes. All published English-language articles meeting inclusion criteria were retrieved. Results
      Following the database search, 12,901 citations were retrieved with 11,334 remaining after duplication removal. Of these, 15 papers met inclusion criteria. Seven studies evaluated the physical environment (e.g., addition of electronic sensor alarms and environmental cues). The remaining studies evalu-ated specific programs (e.g., art, music, exercise, volunteer engagement, and virtual reality). The majority of studies were low to very low quality; only three studies were RCTs. Environmental cues may initially improve wayfinding, and exercise may reduce neuropsychiatric symptoms. Conclusions
      Although there are several interventions, there is a lack of high-quality evidence available to determine what exactly needs to be incorporated into acute care settings to reduce adverse outcomes for patients with dementia.
      PubDate: 2022-06-01
      DOI: 10.5770/cgj.25.494
      Issue No: Vol. 25, No. 2 (2022)
       
 
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