NURS 6540: Advanced Practice Care of Frail Elders PICO Analysis of Dementia, Delirium, and Depression Focus: Depression The PICO question that has guided this research is as follows: P: Elderly patients diagnosed with depression aged 65 and older I: Light physical exercise with social interaction C: prescription medication O: decrease burden of disease and improve mood In elderly patients diagnosed with depression, aged 65 and older, would light physical exercise along with social interaction decrease burden of disease and improve mood compared to prescription medication alone? The search terms and databases that were utilized to conduct this research are in the following tables: Electronic Databases Research or Professional Organizations Experts in the Field to Consult Books, Encyclopedias, Handbooks CINAHL JAMA Medline ProQuest Embase Keywords and Phrases Inclusion Criteria Depression and Elderly Articles between 2015- 2019 Elderly depression Depression symptoms Depression and mortality Depression and comorbidities Depression and exercise Depression and social
Keywords and Phrases Inclusion Criteria support A quick summary of the findings in the articles that were researched are as follows: Citation Concept ual Framew ork/ Theory Main Finding Resea rch Metho d Strength s of Study Weakne sses Level of Evide nce Chowdhury, E., Berk, M., Nelson, M., Wing, L., & Reid, C. (2019). Association of depression with mortality in an elderly treated hypertensive population. International Psychogeriatrics , 31 (3), 371- 381. 10.1017/S104161021800085 6 Health Pre- existing
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