A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sensory, psychological and behavioural interventions for managing agitation in older adults with dementia


Agitation is common, persistent and distressing in dementia and islinked with care breakdown. Psychotropic medication is often ineffectiveor harmful, but the evidence regarding non-pharmacological interventionsis unclear.

Health Technology Assessment
Gianluca Baio
Gianluca Baio
Professor of Statistics and Health Economics