Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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November 2001

Volume 49, Issue 11

Pages 1407–1580

  1. Highlights

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigation
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Article
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
  2. Clinical Investigation

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigation
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Article
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Moderate Physical Activity is Associated with Higher Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women (pages 1411–1417)

      James M. Hagberg, Joseph M. Zmuda, Steve D. McCole, Kathleen S. Rodgers, Robert E. Ferrell, Kenneth R. Wilund and Geoffrey E. Moore

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911231.x

    2. Task-Specific Resistance Training to Improve the Ability of Activities of Daily Living–Impaired Older Adults to Rise from a Bed and from a Chair (pages 1418–1427)

      Neil B. Alexander, Andrzej T. Galecki, Martina L. Grenier, Linda V. Nyquist, Mark R. Hofmeyer, Julie C. Grunawalt, Judi L. Medell and Donna Fry-Welch

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911232.x

    3. Muscle Size Responses to Strength Training in Young and Older Men and Women (pages 1428–1433)

      Stephen M. Roth, Fred M. Ivey, Greg F. Martel, Jeff T. Lemmer, Diane E. Hurlbut, Eliot L. Siegel, E. Jeffrey Metter, Jerome L. Fleg, James L. Fozard, Matthew C. Kostek, David M. Wernick and Ben F. Hurley

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911233.x

    4. Lipoprotein Metabolism in Japanese Centenarians: Effects of Apolipoprotein E Polymorphism and Nutritional Status (pages 1434–1441)

      Yasumichi Arai, Nobuyoshi Hirose, Susumu Nakazawa, Ken Yamamura, Ken-ichirou Shimizu, Michiyo Takayama, Yoshinori Ebihara, Yasunori Osono and Satoki Homma

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911234.x

    5. Preventing Falls in Older People: Impact of an Intervention to Reduce Environmental Hazards in the Home (pages 1442–1447)

      Margaret Stevens, C. D'Arcy J. Holman and Nicole Bennett

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911235.x

    6. Preventing Falls in Older People: Outcome Evaluation of a Randomized Controlled Trial (pages 1448–1455)

      Margaret Stevens, C. D'Arcy J. Holman, Nicole Bennett and Nick De Klerk

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911236.x

    7. Associations of Demographic, Functional, and Behavioral Characteristics with Activity-Related Fear of Falling Among Older Adults Transitioning to Frailty (pages 1456–1462)

      Reto W. Kressig, Steven L. Wolf, Richard W. Sattin, Michael O'Grady, Arlene Greenspan, Aaron Curns and Michael Kutner

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911237.x

    8. Progressive versus Catastrophic Loss of the Ability to Walk: Implications for the Prevention of Mobility Loss (pages 1463–1470)

      Jack M. Guralnik, Luigi Ferrucci, Jennifer L. Balfour, Stefano Volpato and Angelo Di Iorio

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911238.x

    9. Medical Comorbidity and Rehabilitation Efficiency in Geriatric Inpatients (pages 1471–1477)

      Louise Patrick, Frank Knoefel, Peter Gaskowski and Daniel Rexroth

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911239.x

    10. Effects of Aging on Hand Function (pages 1478–1484)

      Vinoth K. Ranganathan, Vlodek Siemionow, Vinod Sahgal and Guang H. Yue

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911240.x

    11. The Association of Menopause and Physical Functioning in Women at Midlife (pages 1485–1492)

      MaryFran Sowers, Sandra Pope, Gavin Welch, Barbara Sternfeld and Gary Albrecht

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911241.x

    12. Does Hospice Have a Role in Nursing Home Care at the End of Life? (pages 1493–1498)

      David J. Casarett, Karen B. Hirschman and Michelle R. Henry

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911242.x

    13. Advancing Age and Cervical Cancer Screening and Prognosis (pages 1499–1504)

      George F. Sawaya, Hai-Yen Sung, Kathleen A. Kearney, Marie Miller, Walter Kinney, Robert A. Hiatt and Jeanne Mandelblatt

      Version of Record online: 15 MAY 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911243.x

    14. Genetic and Environmental Influences on Self-Reported Reduced Hearing in the Old and Oldest Old (pages 1512–1517)

      Kaare Christensen, Henrik Frederiksen and Howard J. Hoffman

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911245.x

    15. Effects of Aging on the Opioid Modulation of Feeding in Humans (pages 1518–1524)

      Caroline G. MacIntosh, Jessica Sheehan, Nusha Davani, John E. Morley, Michael Horowitz and Ian M. Chapman

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911246.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigation
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Article
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Healthcare Costs Associated with Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Among Older Adults in a Defined Community (pages 1525–1529)

      Christopher M. Callahan, Nancy N. Buchanan and Timothy E. Stump

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911248.x

    2. How EverCare Nurse Practitioners Spend Their Time (pages 1530–1534)

      Robert L. Kane, Shannon Flood, Gail Keckhafer and Todd Rockwood

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911249.x

    3. Geriatricians Health Survey 2000 (pages 1535–1538)

      David Watts, Edeson Damasco-Ty, Frank Ryan and Brian Goodman

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911250.x

    4. Persistent Mobility Deficit in the Absence of Deficits in Activities of Daily Living: A Risk Factor for Mortality (pages 1539–1543)

      Shafiq R. Khokhar, Yaakov Stern, Karen Bell, Karen Anderson, Enrique Noe, Richard Mayeux and Steven M. Albert

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911251.x

  4. Brief Methodological Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigation
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Article
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Measuring Fitness in Healthy Older Adults: The Health ABC Long Distance Corridor Walk (pages 1544–1548)

      Eleanor M. Simonsick, Polly S. Montgomery, Anne B. Newman, Douglas C. Bauer and Tamara Harris

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911247.x

  5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigation
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Article
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Elective Discontinuation of Life-Sustaining Mechanical Ventilation on a Chronic Ventilator Unit (pages 1549–1554)

      Michael Ankrom, Lorrie Zelesnick, Ivan Barofsky, Steve Georas, Thomas E. Finucane and William B. Greenough III

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911252.x

  6. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigation
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Article
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Popular Views of Old Age in America, 1900–1950 (pages 1555–1560)

      Laura Davidow Hirshbein

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911253.x

  7. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigation
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Article
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
  8. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigation
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Article
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
  9. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigation
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Article
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Regarding Weight Outcomes in Antidepressant Users in Nursing Facilities (pages 1572–1573)

      David P. Elliott and Mark Newbrough

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911258.x

    2. Undertreatment of Cardiovascular Disease in Ethnically Diverse Older Adults: Who Should Receive an Electrocardiogram? (pages 1573–1574)

      Amy Hockenson Ryall, Dorina R. Abdulah, Dean Rios, Jeanne Y. Wei and Jeffrey M. Hausdorff

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911259.x

    3. Blood Pressure Reduction After the First Dose of Captopril and Perindopril (pages 1574–1575)

      Paul A. F. Jansen, Oscar O. J. De Vries, Sophia E. J. A. De Rooy and Janthony A. Raymakers

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911260.x

    4. Risk Factors for Developing Cardiac Disease in Late Middle-Aged and Older Men and Women: A Prospective Study (pages 1575–1577)

      Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, Cornelia H. M. Van Jaarsveld, Eric Van Sonderen, Robbert Sanderman and Johan Ormel

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911261.x

    5. Alternative Medicine Use in Older Americans (page 1577)

      James A. Mertz and Dacbr

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911262.x

    6. Atypical Presentation of Silent Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in an Older Person (pages 1577–1578)

      Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan, Kathy Lechelt, Peter McCracken, Susan Torrible and Anne Sclater

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911263.x

    7. The Effect of Low-Dose Daily Aspirin Intake on Survival in the Finnish Centenarians Cohort (pages 1578–1580)

      Hedda Agüero-Torres, Matti Viitanen, Laura Fratiglioni and Jukka Louhija

      Version of Record online: 7 FEB 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2001.4911264.x

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