Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews & Cochrane Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (OVID) searched on 10/08/2009

Search #ConceptSearch StringN
1Dementiadementia.mp. or alzheimers.mp. or cognitive impairment.mp.559
2Non-Pharmacological treatmentsnon-pharmacological treatment.mp.37
3PsychotherapyPsychotherapy.mp.587
4exercise/physical activityexercise.mp. or physical activity.mp.1,750
5transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.mp. or tens.mp.181
6snoezelen multi-sensory stimulationsnoezelen.mp. or multi sensory environment.mp. or multi-sensory stimulation.mp.10
7bright light therapylight therapy.mp. or phototherapy.mp.0
8smart home technologiessmart home.mp. or telemedicine.mp.60
9acupunctureacupuncture.mp.1
10massage and touch therapiesmassage.mp. or touch.mp.391
11music therapymusic therapy.mp.78
12sensory stimulationsensory stimulation.mp.23
13aromatherapy(aromatherapy or aroma therapy).mp.45
14reality orientationreality orientation.mp. or reality therapy.mp.18
15behavioral managementbehavioral management.mp. or behavior therapy.mp. or behavior modification.mp.270
16simulated presencesimulated presence.mp.6
17reminiscence therapyreminiscence therapy.mp.11
18validation therapyvalidation therapy.mp.5
19all treatmentsOR (#2-18)2,848
20all treatments for dementia#19 AND #1158

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From: APPENDIX A, SEARCH STRATEGY FOR NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF DEMENTIA, REVIEWS

Cover of A Systematic Evidence Review of Non-pharmacological Interventions for Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia
A Systematic Evidence Review of Non-pharmacological Interventions for Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia [Internet].
O'Neil ME, Freeman M, Christensen V, et al.
Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs (US); 2011 Mar.

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