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Modem Dementia Evidence Toolkit: web-based resource of dementia care, treatment, and support evidence

Comas-Herrera, A. and McDaid, D. and Park, A. and Adelaja, B. and Lombard, D. and Knapp, M. (2017) Modem Dementia Evidence Toolkit: web-based resource of dementia care, treatment, and support evidence. Innovation in Aging, 1 (S1). p. 36. ISSN 2399-5300

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Identification Number: 10.1093/geroni/igx004.141

Abstract

The MODEM Dementia Evidence Toolkit is a public resource that gives access, via a website, to scientific evidence gathered as part of a systematic mapping of the literature on evaluations of interventions for treatment, care and support of people with dementia and carers. The Toolkit has two components: a bibliographic database and plain English evidence summaries on what works in dementia care. The bibliographic database: The searchable database comprises over 3,000 empirical journal articles and 700 systematic reviews, obtained by searching key bibliographic databases (Medline, Psychinfo, CINAHL, Social Care Online and IBSS) for articles published from 2009 to June 2015. The articles were screened and coded according to type of dementia, care setting, type of outcomes, type of intervention and country. Evidence summaries: The evidence summaries are produced using systematic methods. They aim to offer rigorous, yet accessible, digests of the evidence on effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of key dementia interventions.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://academic.oup.com/innovateage
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Sets: Research centres and groups > Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2017 11:25
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2017 11:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/84084

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