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Table 1 Study assessments, procedures and timetable

From: Psychosocial group intervention to enhance self-management skills of people with dementia and their caregivers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Assesment1 Telephone interview Baseline visit 3-month visit 9-month visit At 24  months
Patient      
Inclusion criteria X     
Demographics, diagnoses, drugs, background information   X X X  
CDR, MMSE, verbal fluency, clock drawing test   X X X  
Grip strength, blood pressure and pulse   X X X  
MNA   X X X  
Weight, BMI   X X X  
ADL, IADL   X    
Cornell Depression Scale   X X X  
Illness Cognition Questionnaire   X X X  
15D QoL   X X X  
Use of health and social services, mortality    X X X
Psychosocial well-being scale   X X X  
Spousal caregiver X X X X  
Demographics, diagnoses, drugs, questions related to coping with dementia   X X X  
Psychosocial well-being scale   X X X  
Grip strength, blood pressure and pulse   X X X  
Weight, BMI   X X X  
Sense of competence, SCQ   X X X  
CES-D   X X X  
12-GHQ   X X X  
Pearlin Mastery Scale   X X X  
Rand-36 QoL   X X X  
Use of health and social services, mortality    X X X
  1. 1 CDR Clinical Dementia Rating Scale[23] (0.5 suggests possible dementia, 1 mild, 2 moderate, and 3 severe dementia), MMSE Mini Mental State Examination[24]. MNA Mini Nutritional Assessment[29] (<24 suggests risk for malnutrition or malnourishment); BMI body mass index; ADL activities of daily life[27]; IADL instrumental activities of daily living[28]; Cornell Depression Test[30]; Illness Cognition Questionnaire[31]; 15D QoL, measure of health-related quality of life[22]; Psychosocial Well-being Scale[33]; SCQ Sense of Competence Questionnaire -[39]; CES-D The Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale[37]; 12-GHQ, 12-item General Health Questionnaire. Pearlin Mastery Scale[38];Rand-36 QoL[34, 35].