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Family involvement in decision making for people with dementia in residential aged care: A systematic review of quantitative literature



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2013
  • Year Published
    2014
  • Quality Rating
    8/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (6); Netherlands (4); China (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (6); Netherlands (4); China (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
    Many
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Community
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Culturally appropriate care
    Group care
    By whom care is provided
    Staff/self - Shared decision-making
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    (Personal) Support
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Alzheimer and other dementias
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Physician
    Nurse
Publication details
  • Citation
    Petriwskyj A, Parker D, Robinson A, Gibson A, Andrews S, Banks S. Family involvement in decision making for people with dementia in residential aged care: A systematic review of quantitative literature. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare. 2014;12(2):64-86.
  • DOI
    10.1097/XEB.0000000000000003

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