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The effect of massage on agitated behaviours in older people with dementia: a literature review

The aim of this article was to review the literature on massage used to manage agitated behaviours in older people with dementia, assess its efficacy as a non-pharmacological approach and provide recommendations for future research.

Read the abstract at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2012.04234.x/abstract

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