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The unmet palliative care needs of those dying with dementia
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2015-03)
An estimated 33.9 million people are living with dementia worldwide. The overall estimated median survival time from onset of dementia to death is 4.1 years for men and 4.6 years for women, with longer survival times in ...
A concept analysis of autonomy for older people in residential care
Aims and Objectives: To undertake a concept analysis of residential autonomy in order to identify its attributes. To reveal the antecedents and consequences of autonomy for older people in residential care and thus enable ...
Healthcare staffs' experiences and perceptions of caring for people with dementia in the acute setting: qualitative evidence synthesis
Background: Dementia is a global issue, with increasing prevalence rates impacting on health services internationally. People with dementia are frequently admitted to hospital, an environment that may not be suited to ...
Methodology in conducting a systematic review of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions
Background: Hundreds of studies of maternity care interventions have been published, too many for most people involved in providing maternity care to identify and consider when making decisions. It became apparent that ...
Implementing an ethical approach to big data analytics in assistive robotics for elderly with dementia.
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2015-09)
In this paper, we analyse the ethical relevance of emerging informational aspects in robotics for the area of care robotics. We identify specific informational characteristics of contemporary and emerging robots, especially ...
Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service
(Health Service Executive, 2012)
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Factors affecting the acceptability of social robots by older adults including people with dementia or cognitive impairment: A literature review
(Springer Verlag, 2018-03-01)
Social robots are being developed to support care given to older adults (OA), people with dementia (PWD) and OA with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) by facilitating their independence and well-being. The successful deployment ...
Oral formulations of fentanyl products and the benefit of their use in breakthrough cancer pain
(Mark Allen Group, 2015-04-22)
Pain is one of the most common symptoms that palliative care teams face on a daily basis, affecting up to 70% of people with a malignancy (Soden et al, 2010) and significantly impacting on a patients quality of life (QoL) ...
The long-term quality of life and information needs of prostate cancer survivors.
What are the quality of life (QoL) and information needs of long‐term prostate cancer survivors? Numbers of prostate cancer survivors are increasing and it is vital that their QoL issues and information needs are understood. ...
Critical care nurses’ knowledge of alarm fatigue and practices towards alarms: A multicentre study
Objectives: To determine critical care nurses' knowledge of alarm fatigue and practices toward alarms in critical care settings.Research methodology/design: A cross-sectional survey using an adaptation of The Health ...