Intervention Protocol

Opioids for agitation in dementia

  1. Richard Brown1,*,
  2. Robert Howard2,
  3. Bridget Candy3,
  4. Elizabeth L Sampson4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 3 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009705


How to Cite

Brown R, Howard R, Candy B, Sampson EL. Opioids for agitation in dementia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD009705. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009705.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Kent and Medway NHS Partnership Trust, Community Mental Health Team for Older People, Sittingbourne, Kent, UK

  2. 2

    Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK

  3. 3

    Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College Medical School, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, London, UK

  4. 4

    University College Medical School, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, London, UK

*Richard Brown, Community Mental Health Team for Older People, Kent and Medway NHS Partnership Trust, Southlands, Rook Lane, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 8DZ, UK. r.brown@doctors.org.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the clinical efficacy and safety of opioids for agitation in people with dementia.