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Table 2 Study Assessment Schedule

From: Study Protocol: The Behaviour and Pain in Dementia Study (BePAID)

Measures Source Baseline Follow-up 4 ± 1 days Discharge Death
Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) 1,2,3,4 *    
Abbreviated mental test score (AMTS) 3 *    
Mini mental state examination (MMSE) 1 *    
DSM1V dementia criteria 1,2,3,4 *    
Functional Assessment Staging Scale (FAST) 1,2,3,4 *    
Charlson co-morbidity index 4 *    
Demographics 4 *    
Reason for admission 4 *    
Place of residence 4 *   *  
Waterlow score 4 *   *  
Pressure ulcers & grade 4 *   * *
Use of parenteral feeding 4 *   * *
Continence 4 *   * *
Behave-AD 1,2,3,4 * *   
Cohen Mansfield Agitation Inventory (CMAI) 1,2,3,4 * *   
BPSD precipitants 1,2,3,4 * * * *
BPSD Non-pharmacological management 3,4 * * * *
BPSD medication 4 * * * *
Dementia medication 4 * * * *
Pain Assessment in Advanced Dementia (PAINAD) 1 * *   
"Are you in pain" yes/no pain question 1 * *   
Faces pain scale 1 * *   
Possible precipitants for pain 1,2,3,4 * * * *
Analgesics prescribed 4 * * * *
Adverse events 4    * *
Length of admission 4    * *
Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (ACOVE) 4    * *
Carers questionnaire 2    * *
Economic Data 4    * *
  1. 1-Patient, 2-carer if present, 3-health professionals, 4-patient care records
  2. BPSD- behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia