Journal article

Effectiveness of multidisciplinary interventions to improve the quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease: A systematic review

Siok Bee Tan, Allison F Williams, David Kelly

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2014

Abstract

AIMS: To conduct a systematic review and critically evaluate the literature on the effectiveness of multidisciplinary interventions to improve quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease. METHODS: An electronic search of the following publication databases was performed for records from 1995 to 2011: CINAHL PLUS (EBSCO), Joanna Briggs Institute, Pubmed, Web of Science (ISI), psycINFO, Scopus and Cochrane library. The keywords used were Parkinson's disease, nursing, allied health, doctor, intervention, quality of life, rehabilitation, multidisciplinary team and their various combinations. Key terms were matched to MeSH subject headings and exploded where relevant to include all subhea..

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