Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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October 2002

Volume 50, Issue 10

Pages 1619–1752

  1. Highlights

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Financial Effect of a Hospital Outpatient Senior Clinic on an Academic Medical Center (pages 1621–1628)

      Stuti Dang, Glen Baker and David A. Lipschitz

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50452.x

    2. Central Nervous System–Active Medications and Risk for Falls in Older Women (pages 1629–1637)

      Kristine E. Ensrud, Terri L. Blackwell, Carol M. Mangione, Paula J. Bowman, Mary A. Whooley, Douglas C. Bauer, Ann V. Schwartz, Joseph T. Hanlon, Michael C. Nevitt and For The Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50453.x

    3. Hip Fracture Incidence in Nursing Home Residents and Community-Dwelling Older People, Washington State, 1993–1995 (pages 1638–1643)

      Jonathan R. Sugarman, Frederick A. Connell, Amy Hansen, Steven D. Helgerson, Michael C. Jessup and Helan Lee

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50454.x

    4. Mortality, Disability, and Nursing Home Use for Persons with and without Hip Fracture: A Population-Based Study (pages 1644–1650)

      Cynthia L. Leibson, Anna N. A. Tosteson, Sherine E. Gabriel, Jeanine E. Ransom and L. Joseph Melton III

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50455.x

    5. The Effect of Comorbid Illness on Receipt of Cancer Screening by Older People (pages 1651–1658)

      Mitchell T. Heflin, Eugene Z. Oddone, Carl F. Pieper, Bruce M. Burchett and Harvey Jay Cohen

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50456.x

    6. Survival Benefits of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Older Heart Failure Patients with Perceived Contraindications (pages 1659–1666)

      Ali Ahmed, Catarina I. Kiefe, Richard M. Allman, Richard V. Sims and James F. DeLong

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50457.x

    7. Bloodstream Infection: Differences Between Young-Old, Old, and Old-Old Patients (pages 1667–1673)

      Gaetan Gavazzi, Marie-Reine Mallaret, Pascal Couturier, Anne Iffenecker and Alain Franco

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50458.x

    8. Detecting Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Hospitalized Frail Older Patients: The Challenge (pages 1674–1680)

      Nathalie Salles-Montaudon, Sylvia Dertheil, Nathalie Broutet, Nathalie Gras, Lurdes Monteiro, Antoine De Mascarel, Francis Megraud and Jean-Paul Emeriau

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50459.x

    9. Pneumonia: The Demented Patient's Best Friend? Discomfort After Starting or Withholding Antibiotic Treatment (pages 1681–1688)

      Jenny T. Van Der Steen, Marcel E. Ooms, Gerrit Van Der Wal and Miel W. Ribbe

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50460.x

    10. Smoking Patterns Among Seniors and the Medicare Stop Smoking Program (pages 1689–1697)

      David R. Arday, Pauline Lapin, Joseph Chin and Jeanette A. Preston

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50461.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Preoperative Supraphysiological Testosterone in Older Men Undergoing Knee Replacement Surgery (pages 1698–1701)

      John K. Amory, Howard A. Chansky, Kari L. Chansky, Matthew R. Camuso, Chris T. Hoey, Bradley D. Anawalt, Alvin M. Matsumoto and William J. Bremner

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50462.x

    2. Floor-Rise Strategy Training in Older Adults (pages 1702–1706)

      Mark R. Hofmeyer, Neil B. Alexander, Linda V. Nyquist, Jodi L. Medell and Aaleya Koreishi

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50463.x

    3. Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Reveals Similar White Matter Biochemical Changes in Patients with Chronic Hypertension and Early Alzheimer's Disease (pages 1707–1710)

      Marco Catani, Patrizia Mecocci, Roberto Tarducci, Robert Howard, Gian Piero Pelliccioli, Elena Mariani, Antonio Metastasio, Claudia Benedetti, Umberto Senin and Antonio Cherubini

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50465.x

    4. Knowledge and Beliefs About Influenza, Pneumococcal Disease, and Immunizations Among Older People (pages 1711–1716)

      Tammy A. Santibanez, M. Patricia Nowalk, Richard K. Zimmerman, Ilene Katz Jewell, Inis J. Bardella, Stephen A. Wilson and Martha A. Terry

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50466.x

  4. Brief Methodological Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. The Alcohol-Related Problems Survey: Identifying Hazardous and Harmful Drinking in Older Primary Care Patients (pages 1717–1722)

      Arlene Fink, Sally C. Morton, John C. Beck, Ron D. Hays, Karen Spritzer, Sabine Oishi and Alison A. Moore

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50467.x

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  5. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Delirium Superimposed on Dementia: A Systematic Review (pages 1723–1732)

      Donna M. Fick, Joseph V. Agostini and Sharon K. Inouye

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50468.x

  6. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Certain Aspects of ACTH and Cortisone Therapy in Older Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (pages 1733–1736)

      Max M. Montgomery, Simon Zivin and Irving E. Steck

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50469.x

  7. Commentary on Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Rheumatology, Geriatrics, and a Way Forward (pages 1737–1738)

      Stephanie A. Studenski

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50473.x

  8. Geriatic Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Do Not Go with the Flow, Remember Indwelling Catheters (pages 1739–1740)

      Vanessa J. Goolsarran and Terri F. Katz

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50470.x

  9. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Measuring and Communicating the Value of Geriatrics (pages 1741–1743)

      Christopher M. Callahan and Steven R. Counsell

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50471.x

    2. Drugs and Falls: Rethinking the Approach to Medication Risk in Older Adults (pages 1744–1745)

      Joseph V. Agostini and Mary E. Tinetti

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50472.x

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Special Article: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of JAGS
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatic Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Leuprolide-Induced Myopathy (pages 1746–1747)

      Jay A. Van Gerpen and Kevin L. McKinley

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50474.x

    2. Hyperhomocysteinemia in old age: Is this a considerable finding? (pages 1750–1751)

      Alessandra Marengoni, Maria K. Ghisla, Stefania Cossi, Monica DeMartinis, Paolo A. Calabrese, Gabriele Zanolini, Vittorio Grassi, Fiorenzo Baroni and Roberto Leonardi

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50478.x

    3. A traditional chinese herbal medicine, banxia houpo tang, improves cough reflex of patients with aspiration pneumonia (pages 1751–1752)

      Koh Iwasaki, Jong-Chol Cyong, Shiroh Kitada, Hidetake Kitamura, Jun-ichi Ozeki, Yukio Satoh, Tomoko Suzuki and Hidetada Sasaki

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50479.x

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