Table 38Databases searched and inclusion criteria

Electronic databasesAMED, BNI, CINAHL, COCHRANE, EMBASE, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, AgeInfo, AgeLine, ASSIA, CareData, HMIC, PAIS International, SIGLE, Social Services Abstracts, Social Work Abstracts, SSCI
Date searchedDatabase inception to March 2006; table of contents September 2004 to 5 May 2006
Study designQuantitative and qualitative research
Patient populationPeople with AD/VaD/DLB/PDD/FTD/other dementias (subcortical, mixed dementias)
InterventionsEducational interventions – 1. Any programme involving interaction between information provider and person with dementia or family. 2. People with dementia and/or families are provided with support, information and management strategies. 3. To be considered as well defined, the educational strategy should be tailored to the need of individuals or families.
Outcomes
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Perceived benefit

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Reduced distress

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Greater knowledge

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Better ability to access services

From: 9, EDUCATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA, DEMENTIA CARE MAPPING, STAFF TRAINING AND INTERVENTIONS FOR CARERS OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

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