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Systematic review of information and support interventions for caregivers of people with dementia



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2005
  • Year Published
    2007
  • Quality Rating
    6/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (33); Canada (5); UK (2); Australia (1); China (1); Italy (1); Spain (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (33); Canada (5); UK (2); Australia (1); China (1); Italy (1); Spain (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Staff - Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Alzheimer and other dementias
    Other
    Mental health and addictions
    Providers
    Nurse
    Caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Thompson CA, Spilsbury K, Hall J, Birks Y, Barnes C, Adamson J. Systematic review of information and support interventions for caregivers of people with dementia. BMC Geriatrics 2007;7:18.
  • DOI
    10.1186/1471-2318-7-18

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