Geriatrics & Gerontology International

Cover image for Vol. 13 Issue 2

April 2013

Volume 13, Issue 2

Pages 243–517

  1. REVIEW ARTICLES

    1. Top of page
    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. METHODOLOGICAL REPORT
    8. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Estimation of the risk factors for falls in the elderly: Can meta-analysis provide a valid answer? (pages 250–263)

      Frederic Bloch, Marie Thibaud, Caroline Tournoux-Facon, Cyril Brèque, Anne-Sophie Rigaud, Benoit Dugué and Gilles Kemoun

      Article first published online: 27 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00965.x

  2. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH

    1. Top of page
    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. METHODOLOGICAL REPORT
    8. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Association between physical performance characteristics and independence in activities of daily living in middle-aged and elderly men (pages 274–280)

      Marjolein EM den Ouden, Marieke J Schuurmans, Ilse EMA Arts and Yvonne T van der Schouw

      Article first published online: 11 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00890.x

    2. Geriatric depression in advanced cancer patients: The effect of cognitive and physical functioning (pages 281–288)

      Kyriaki Mystakidou, Efi Parpa, Eleni Tsilika, Irene Panagiotou, Anna Zygogianni, Eugenia Giannikaki and Athanasios Gouliamos

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00891.x

    3. Delusions of Korean patients with Alzheimer's disease: Study of drug-naïve patients (pages 307–313)

      Yong Tae Kwak, YoungSoon Yang, Soon-Gu Kwak and Min-Seong Koo

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00897.x

    4. Relationship between dual-task performance and neurocognitive measures in older adults with mild cognitive impairment (pages 314–321)

      Hyuma Makizako, Takehiko Doi, Hiroyuki Shimada, Daisuke Yoshida, Yuko Takayama and Takao Suzuki

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00898.x

    5. Effects of resistance training on the performance of activities of daily living in patients with Alzheimer's disease (pages 322–328)

      Marcelo Garuffi, José Luiz Riani Costa, Salma Sthephany Soleman Hernández, Thays Martins Vital, Angelica Miki Stein, Julimara Gomes dos Santos and Florindo Stella

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00899.x

    6. Laparoscopic versus open inguinal hernia repair in octogenarians: A follow-up study (pages 329–333)

      Kai B Dallas, Dvir Froylich, Jacqueline J Choi, Jonatan Hernandez Rosa, Christopher Lo, Modesto J Colon, Dana A Telem and Celia M Divino

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00902.x

    7. More than half of hip fracture patients do not regain mobility in the first postoperative year (pages 334–341)

      Anne JH Vochteloo, Sophie Moerman, Wim E Tuinebreijer, Andrea B Maier, Mark R de Vries, Rolf M Bloem, Rob GHH Nelissen and Peter Pilot

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00904.x

    8. Relationship between near-infrared spectroscopy, and subcutaneous fat and muscle thickness measured by ultrasonography in Japanese community-dwelling elderly (pages 351–357)

      Tatsuki Yoshimatsu, Daisuke Yoshida, Hiroyuki Shimada, Taiki Komatsu, Atsushi Harada and Takao Suzuki

      Article first published online: 5 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00906.x

    9. Self-reported oral complaints in older mentally ill patients (pages 358–364)

      Anastassia E Kossioni, George E Kossionis and Argy Polychronopoulou

      Article first published online: 5 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00907.x

    10. Estimation of functional recovery in patients after hip fracture by Berg Balance Scale regarding the sex, age and comorbidity of participants (pages 365–371)

      Natasa Radosavljevic, Dejan Nikolic, Milica Lazovic, Ivana Petronic, Vera Milicevic, Zoran Radosavljevic, Jelena Potic, Olivera Ilic-Stojanovic and Aleksandar Jeremic

      Article first published online: 5 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00908.x

    11. Masseter muscle tension and chewing ability in older persons (pages 372–377)

      Yuki Ohara, Hirohiko Hirano, Yutaka Watanabe, Ayako Edahiro, Emiko Sato, Shoji Shinkai, Hiroto Yoshida and Shiro Mataki

      Article first published online: 17 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00909.x

    12. Correlation between cognitive ability measured by response time of 1-back task and changes of SpO2 by supplying three different levels of oxygen in the elderly (pages 384–387)

      Mi-Hyun Choi, Hyun-Joo Kim, Ji-Hye Kim, Hyung-Sik Kim, Jin-Seung Choi, Jeong-Han Yi, Gye-Rae Tack, Young-Sun Chung, Ina Son and Soon-Cheol Chung

      Article first published online: 23 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00911.x

    13. Risk factors for unexpected death from suffocation in elderly patients hospitalized for pneumonia (pages 388–392)

      Kosaku Komiya, Hiroshi Ishii, Eiji Okabe, Tomohiko Iwashita, Hajime Miyajima, Tetsuo Tsubone, Minoru Ohama, Hisako Kushima, Bunroku Matsumoto and Jun-ichi Kadota

      Article first published online: 23 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00912.x

    14. Short-term effect of low-intensity, pulsed, electromagnetic fields on gait characteristics in older adults with low bone mineral density: A pilot randomized-controlled trial (pages 393–397)

      Andrea Giusti, Massimo Giovale, Marco Ponte, Francesco Fratoni, Umberto Tortorolo, Armando De Vincentiis and Gerolamo Bianchi

      Article first published online: 23 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00915.x

    15. High prevalence of sarcopenia and reduced leg muscle mass in Japanese patients immediately after a hip fracture (pages 413–420)

      Tetsuro Hida, Naoki Ishiguro, Hiroshi Shimokata, Yoshihito Sakai, Yasumoto Matsui, Marie Takemura, Yasuto Terabe and Atsushi Harada

      Article first published online: 23 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00918.x

    16. Using the Short Physical Performance Battery to screen for frailty in young-old adults with distinct socioeconomic conditions (pages 421–428)

      Saionara Maria Aires da Câmara, Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado, Jack M Guralnik, Ricardo Oliveira Guerra and Álvaro Campos Cavalcanti Maciel

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00920.x

    17. General and oral health-related quality of life among caregivers of Parkinson's disease patients (pages 429–436)

      Camila Siqueira Barbosa, Adriana MPS Marchini and Leonardo Marchini

      Article first published online: 31 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00926.x

    18. Global brain atrophy is associated with physical performance and the risk of falls in older adults with cognitive impairment (pages 437–442)

      Minoru Yamada, Hajime Takechi, Shuhei Mori, Tomoki Aoyama and Hidenori Arai

      Article first published online: 31 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00927.x

    19. Quality of life in elderly diabetic patients with peripheral arterial disease (pages 443–450)

      Moatassem S Amer, Mohamad A Alsadany, Mohammad F Tolba and Omar H Omar

      Article first published online: 31 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00928.x

    20. Evaluation of a Japanese “Prevention of Long-term Care” project for the improvement in oral function in the high-risk elderly (pages 451–457)

      Takaharu Sakayori, Yoshinobu Maki, SoIchiro Hirata, Mahito Okada and Takuo Ishii

      Article first published online: 10 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00930.x

  3. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

    1. Top of page
    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. METHODOLOGICAL REPORT
    8. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Effects of exercise and tea catechins on muscle mass, strength and walking ability in community-dwelling elderly Japanese sarcopenic women: A randomized controlled trial (pages 458–465)

      Hunkyung Kim, Takao Suzuki, Kyoko Saito, Hideyo Yoshida, Narumi Kojima, Miji Kim, Motoki Sudo, Yukari Yamashiro and Ichiro Tokimitsu

      Article first published online: 31 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00923.x

  4. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE

    1. Top of page
    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. METHODOLOGICAL REPORT
    8. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Development and psychometric properties of the Geriatric Mistreatment Scale (pages 466–474)

      Liliana Giraldo-Rodríguez and Oscar Rosas-Carrasco

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00894.x

    2. Diagnostic criteria for Werner syndrome based on Japanese nationwide epidemiological survey (pages 475–481)

      Minoru Takemoto, Seijiro Mori, Masafumi Kuzuya, Shinya Yoshimoto, Akira Shimamoto, Masahiko Igarashi, Yasuhito Tanaka, Tetsuro Miki and Koutaro Yokote

      Article first published online: 23 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00913.x

    3. Is the mealtime experience in nursing homes understood? A qualitative study (pages 482–489)

      Domingo Palacios-Ceña, Marta Elena Losa-Iglesias, José Miguel Cachón-Pérez, Daniel Gómez-Pérez, Cristina Gómez-Calero and César Fernández-de-las-Peñas

      Article first published online: 31 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00925.x

  5. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY

    1. Top of page
    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. METHODOLOGICAL REPORT
    8. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Age-related changes of dopamine, noradrenaline and adrenaline in adrenal glands of mice (pages 490–496)

      Akiko Amano, Makoto Tsunoda, Toshiro Aigaki, Naoki Maruyama and Akihito Ishigami

      Article first published online: 31 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00929.x

  6. METHODOLOGICAL REPORT

    1. Top of page
    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. METHODOLOGICAL REPORT
    8. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
  7. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    1. Top of page
    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. METHODOLOGICAL REPORT
    8. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. CASE REPORT

      Listeria monocytogenes pleuritis: Report of a geriatric case (pages 505–506)

      Benjamin Chaigne, Bruno Diot, Charlotte Eudo, François Maillot, Karl Mondon, Caroline Hommet and Thierry Constans

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00950.x

    2. Successful treatment of severe bronchiectasis in the elderly using trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (pages 507–509)

      Toru Kadowaki, Hironobu Hamada, Shuichi Yano, Shigenori Ishikawa, Hibiki Kanda, Kiryo Wakabayashi, Masahiro Kimura, Kanako Kobayashi and Toshikazu Ikeda

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12012

    3. Case report: Beneficial effect of 11β-hydroxylase inhibitor in the management of an elderly patient with an androgen-producing inoperable adrenal tumor (pages 509–511)

      Wakana Ozawa, Koichi Sato, Takahiro Miyakoshi, Shin-ichi Nishio, Masanori Yamazaki, Satoru Suzuki and Mitsuhisa Komatsu

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12027

    4. RESEARCH STUDIES

      Does magnesium level play a role in the association between major depression and cortisol? (pages 511–513)

      Nermien Naim Adly and Wafaa Mostafa Abd-El-Gawad

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00957.x

    5. Association between head injury and Parkinson's disease: An observation in Taiwan (pages 513–514)

      Shih-Wei Lai, Kuan-Fu Liao, Cheng-Li Lin and Fung-Chang Sung

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0594.2012.00960.x

    6. Rivastigmine patch and massage for Alzheimer's disease patients (pages 515–516)

      Sachiko Satoh, Mutsuko Kajiwara, Emi Kiyokawa, Yoshiko Toukairin, Masahiko Fujii and Hidetada Sasaki

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12010

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