Geriatrics & Gerontology International

Cover image for Vol. 13 Issue 4

October 2013

Volume 13, Issue 4

Pages 817–1087

  1. REVIEW ARTICLES

    1. Top of page
    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIOURIAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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  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: BEHAVIOURIAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Preoperative prediction of macrophage infiltration by 3-D tomographic ultrasound in endoarterectomized carotid plaques in elderly patients (pages 834–841)

      Shun-ichi Koyama, Takao Hashimoto, Takahiko Umahara, Tomotaka Akai, Daisuke Watanabe, Jiro Akimoto, Toshitaka Nagao, Toshiki Uchihara, Jo Haraoka and Toshihiko Iwamoto

      Version of Record online: 21 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12009

    2. Effect of square-stepping exercise and basic exercises on functional fitness of older adults (pages 842–848)

      Camila Vieira Ligo Teixeira, Sebastião Gobbi, Jessica Rodrigues Pereira, Deisy Terumi Ueno, Ryosuke Shigematsu and Lilian Teresa Bucken Gobbi

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12011

    3. Evaluation of multidimensional neurocognitive function using a tablet personal computer: Test–retest reliability and validity in community-dwelling older adults (pages 860–866)

      Hyuma Makizako, Hiroyuki Shimada, Hyuntae Park, Takehiko Doi, Daisuke Yoshida, Kazuki Uemura, Kota Tsutsumimoto and Takao Suzuki

      Version of Record online: 12 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12014

    4. Association of spinal inclination with physical performance measures among community-dwelling Japanese women aged 40 years and older (pages 881–886)

      Yasuyo Abe, Kiyoshi Aoyagi, Tadao Tsurumoto, Chih-Yu Chen, Mitsuo Kanagae, Satoshi Mizukami, Zhaojia Ye and Yosuke Kusano

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12020

    5. Lung function changes in older people with metabolic syndrome and diabetes (pages 894–900)

      Simone Scarlata, Filippo Luca Fimognari, Matteo Cesari, Renato Giua, Alessandro Franco, Patrizio Pasqualetti, Ruggero Pastorelli and Raffaele Antonelli-Incalzi

      Version of Record online: 14 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12026

    6. Physical performance measures as a useful indicator of multiple geriatric syndromes in women aged 75 years and older (pages 901–910)

      Satoshi Seino, Noriko Yabushita, Mi-ji Kim, Miyuki Nemoto, Songee Jung, Yosuke Osuka, Yoshiro Okubo, Rafael Figueroa, Tomoaki Matsuo and Kiyoji Tanaka

      Version of Record online: 20 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12029

    7. Age and gender differences in correlations of leisure-time, household, and work-related physical activity with physical performance in older Japanese adults (pages 919–927)

      Kenji Tsunoda, Yuki Soma, Naruki Kitano, Taishi Tsuji, Yasuhiro Mitsuishi, Ji-Yeong Yoon and Tomohiro Okura

      Version of Record online: 26 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12032

    8. Validation and cross-cultural adaptation of the Falls Efficacy Scale in patients with Parkinson's disease in Serbia (pages 936–941)

      Tatjana Gazibara, Iva Stankovic, Aleksandra Tomic, Marina Svetel, Darija Kisic Tepavcevic, Vladimir S. Kostic and Tatjana Pekmezovic

      Version of Record online: 26 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12034

    9. Effects of an internal medicine floor interdisciplinary team on hospital and clinical outcomes of seniors with acute medical illness (pages 942–948)

      Ji Won Yoo, Sulgi Kim, Haesun Seol, Sun Jung Kim, Janet Miyoung Yang, Woo Sang Ryu, Too Jae Min, Jong Bum Choi, Minkyung Kwon and Shunichi Nakagawa

      Version of Record online: 26 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12035

    10. Association of sarcopenia with functional decline in community-dwelling elderly subjects in Japan (pages 958–963)

      Yoshimi Tanimoto, Misuzu Watanabe, Wei Sun, Keiji Tanimoto, Kanako Shishikura, Yumiko Sugiura, Toshiyuki Kusabiraki and Koichi Kono

      Version of Record online: 3 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12037

    11. Age-related skeletal muscle mass loss and physical performance in Taiwan: Implications to diagnostic strategy of sarcopenia in Asia (pages 964–971)

      Li-Kuo Liu, Wei-Ju Lee, Chien-Liang Liu, Liang-Yu Chen, Ming-Hsien Lin, Li-Ning Peng and Liang-Kung Chen

      Version of Record online: 3 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12040

    12. Short-term clinical outcomes in delirious older patients: A study at general medical wards in a university hospital in Thailand (pages 972–977)

      Rungnirand Praditsuwan, Achara Sirisuwat, Jintana Assanasen, Waricha Eiamjinnasuwat, Sorapop Pakdeewongse, Duangsawang Limmathuroskul and Varalak Srinonprasert

      Version of Record online: 3 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12041

    13. Medication adherence: Is it a hidden drug-related problem in hidden elderly? (pages 978–985)

      Vivian WY Lee, Kathy KW Pang, Ka Chun Hui, Jennifer CK Kwok, Siu Ling Leung, Doris Sau Fung Yu and Diana Tze Fan Lee

      Version of Record online: 3 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12042

    14. Endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration in older people (pages 986–992)

      Shotaro Okachi, Naoyuki Imai, Kazuyoshi Imaizumi, Tetsunari Hase, Yuichiro Shindo, Koji Sakamoto, Hiromichi Aso, Keiko Wakahara, Izumi Hashimoto, Satoru Ito, Naozumi Hashimoto, Mitsuo Sato, Masashi Kondo and Yoshinori Hasegawa

      Version of Record online: 6 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12043

    15. Prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms in middle-aged and elderly Japanese (pages 1010–1017)

      Yoko Osuga, Kikuo Okamura, Fujiko Ando and Hiroshi Shimokata

      Version of Record online: 18 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12048

    16. Pain and hospice care in nursing home residents with dementia and terminal cancer (pages 1018–1025)

      Todd B Monroe, Michael A Carter, Karen S Feldt, Mary S Dietrich and Ronald L Cowan

      Version of Record online: 18 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12049

    17. Physical strength is associated with Mini-Mental State Examination scores in Spanish institutionalized elderly (pages 1026–1034)

      Raquel Pedrero-Chamizo, Ulrike Albers, José L Tobaruela, Agustín Meléndez, Manuel J Castillo and Marcela González-Gross

      Version of Record online: 19 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12050

    18. Impact of diabetes on cognitive impairment and disability in elderly hospitalized patients with heart failure (pages 1035–1042)

      Giorgio Basile, Andrea Crucitti, Maria D Cucinotta, Paolo Figliomeni, Antonio Lacquaniti, Antonino Catalano, Nancy Morabito, Michele Buemi and Antonino Lasco

      Version of Record online: 19 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12051

    19. Prevalence and factors associated with rheumatic diseases and chronic joint symptoms in the elderly (pages 1043–1050)

      Gláucia R Falsarella, Ibsen B Coimbra, Caroline C Barcelos, Lilian TL Costallat, Olga MF Carvalho and Arlete MV Coimbra

      Version of Record online: 19 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12052

  3. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIOURIAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

    1. Top of page
    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIOURIAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Positive affect as a predictor of lower risk of functional decline in community-dwelling elderly in Japan (pages 1051–1058)

      Mayumi Hirosaki, Yasuko Ishimoto, Yoriko Kasahara, Akiko Konno, Yumi Kimura, Eriko Fukutomi, Wenling Chen, Masahiro Nakatsuka, Michiko Fujisawa, Ryota Sakamoto, Masayuki Ishine, Kiyohito Okumiya, Kuniaki Otsuka, Taizo Wada and Kozo Matsubayashi

      Version of Record online: 21 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12008

  4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE

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    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIOURIAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Ethical problems in geriatrics: Views of Turkish primary healthcare professionals (pages 1059–1068)

      Funda Gülay Kadıoğlu, Rana Can, Sadık Nazik and Selim Kadıoğlu

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12019

  5. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY

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    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIOURIAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. Decreased serum transforming growth factor-β1 concentration with aging is associated with the severity of emphysema in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (pages 1069–1075)

      Koichiro Kamio, Takeo Ishii, Takashi Motegi, Kumiko Hattori, Yuji Kusunoki, Arata Azuma, Akihiko Gemma and Kozui Kida

      Version of Record online: 26 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12031

  6. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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    2. REVIEW ARTICLES
    3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES: EPIDEMIOLOGY, CLINICAL PRACTICE AND HEALTH
    4. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BEHAVIOURIAL, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    5. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: SOCIAL RESEARCH, PLANNING AND PRACTICE
    6. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: BIOLOGY
    7. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    1. CASE REPORTS

    2. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a senile female patient after transcatheter coil embolization of patent arterial duct (pages 1077–1079)

      Yozo Teramachi, Kenji Suda, Hiroshi Nishino, Seiji Kanaya, Motofumi Iemura and Toyojiro Matsuishi

      Version of Record online: 16 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12091

    3. RESEARCH STUDIES

      Aggravation of Alzheimer's disease symptoms after the earthquake in Japan: A comparative analysis of subcategories (pages 1081–1082)

      Katsutoshi Furukawa, Mari Ootsuki, Akemi Nitta, Shoji Okinaga, Manabu Kodama and Hiroyuki Arai

      Version of Record online: 16 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12085

    4. Addition of oral cavity brushing and rehabilitation reduces fever in tube-fed patients (pages 1082–1084)

      Kaoru Matsusaka, Atsuko Ohi, Keita Tahata, Ayako Shimizu, Megumi Numata, Ruriko Ohmiya, Hiroshi Kubo, Takashi Oikawa and Mutsuo Yamaya

      Version of Record online: 16 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12088

    5. COMMENTS

    6. Is segmental bioelectrical impedance analysis a valid tool to assess muscle mass in the elderly? (pages 1085–1086)

      Umut Safer, Ilker Tasci, Vildan Binay Safer and Huseyin Doruk

      Version of Record online: 16 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12089

    7. Potential role of physiotherapists in polymedication of the elderly (pages 1086–1087)

      Marta Inglés, Juan Gambini and Luis Villaplana

      Version of Record online: 16 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12092

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