Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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November 2002

Volume 50, Issue 11

Pages 1757–1915

  1. Highlights

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Articles
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Multifocal Glasses Impair Edge-Contrast Sensitivity and Depth Perception and Increase the Risk of Falls in Older People (pages 1760–1766)

      Stephen R. Lord, Julia Dayhew, B App Sc and Amelia Howland

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50502.x

    2. Physical Activity as a Determinant of Change in Mobility Performance: The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (pages 1774–1781)

      Marjolein Visser, Saskia M. F. Pluijm, Vianda S. Stel, Ruud J. Bosscher and Dorly J. H. Deeg

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50504.x

    3. Age-Related Differences in Lower Extremity Power After Support Surface Perturbations (pages 1782–1788)

      Courtney D. Hall and Jody L. Jensen

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50505.x

    4. Response of Elevated Methylmalonic Acid to Three Dose Levels of Oral Cobalamin in Older Adults (pages 1789–1795)

      Suparna Rajan, Jeffrey I. Wallace, Kayla I. Brodkin, Shirley A. Beresford, Robert H. Allen and Sally P. Stabler

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50506.x

    5. Is There a Relationship Between Fat-Free Soft Tissue Mass and Low Cognitive Function? Results From a Study of 7,105 Women (pages 1796–1801)

      Fati Nourhashémi, Sandrine Andrieu, Sophie Gillette-Guyonnet, Emma Reynish, Jean-Louis Albarède, Hélène Grandjean and Bruno Vellas

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50507.x

    6. Percentage of Body Fat and Body Mass Index Are Associated with Mobility Limitations in People Aged 70 and Older from NHANES III (pages 1802–1809)

      Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison, Earl S. Ford, Mary E. Cogswell and William H. Dietz

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50508.x

    7. The Relationship Between Weight Loss and All-Cause Mortality in Older Men and Women With and Without Diabetes Mellitus: The Rancho Bernardo Study (pages 1810–1815)

      Nicole M. Wedick, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, James D. Knoke and Deborah L. Wingard

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50509.x

    8. Description of the National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study (pages 1816–1825)

      Susan D. Horn, Stacy A. Bender, Nancy Bergstrom, Abby S. Cook, Maree L. Ferguson, Holly L. Rimmasch, Siobhan S. Sharkey, Randall J. Smout, George A. Taler and Anne C. Voss

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50510.x

    9. Mood Symptoms and Cognitive Performance in Women Estrogen Users and Nonusers and Men (pages 1826–1830)

      Karen J. Miller, Janet C. Conney, Natalie L. Rasgon, Lynn A. Fairbanks and Gary W. Small

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50511.x

    10. Quality of Care of Nursing Home Residents Hospitalized With Heart Failure (pages 1831–1836)

      Ali Ahmed, Michael T. Weaver, Richard M. Allman, James F. DeLong, Wilbert S. Aronow and Cmd

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50512.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Articles
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Outcome of West Nile Fever in Older Adults (pages 1844–1846)

      Yitshal N. Berner, Ruth Lang and Michal Y. Chowers

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.505402.x

    2. Outcomes of Pain in Frail Older Adults With Dementia (pages 1847–1851)

      Kenneth Brummel-Smith, Marla R. London, Nicholas Drew, Harry Krulewitch, Clifford Singer and Lynn Hanson

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50514.x

    3. Use of Lipid-Lowering Drugs in Older Adults With and Without Dementia: A Community-Based Epidemiological Study (pages 1852–1856)

      Eric G. Rodriguez, Hiroko H. Dodge, Maria A. Birzescu, Gary P. Stoehr and Mary Ganguli

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50515.x

    4. Use of Artificial Networks in Clinical Trials: A Pilot Study to Predict Responsiveness to Donepezil in Alzheimer's Disease (pages 1857–1860)

      Patrizia Mecocci, Enzo Grossi, Massimo Buscema, Marco Intraligi, Rita Savarè, Patrizia Rinaldi, Antonio Cherubini and Umberto Senin

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50516.x

    5. Management of Nonmalignant Pain in Home-Dwelling Older People: A Population-Based Survey (pages 1861–1865)

      Kaisu H. Pitkala, Timo E. Strandberg and Reijo S. Tilvis

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50517.x

  4. Brief Methodological Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Articles
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Diurnal, Week-to-Week, and Long-Term Variation in Urine Deoxypyridinoline Cross-Link Excretion in Healthy Older Women (pages 1866–1870)

      Theresa J. Allain, Hagosa D. Abraha, Emma L. Ouldred, Raheela Ajmal, Muriel S. Buxton-Thomas, Beverley C. Gray, Dnm, Stephen H. D. Jackson, Ann M. Blackburn and Caje F. Moniz

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50518.x

  5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Articles
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Optimizing Coding and Reimbursement to Improve Management of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (pages 1871–1878)

      Howard Fillit, David S. Geldmacher, Richard Todd Welter, Katie Maslow and Malcolm Fraser

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50519.x

  6. Special Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Articles
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Psychiatric Aspects of Mental Competency in the Aging (pages 1879–1883)

      Hollis E. Clow and Edward B. Allen

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50520.x

    2. Back to the Future of Mental Capacity Assessment (pages 1884–1885)

      Donald R. Royall

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50524.x

    3. The Development of Outpatient Clinical Glidepaths (pages 1886–1901)

      Joseph H. Flaherty, John E. Morley, Donald J. Murphy and Michael R. Wasserman

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50521.x

  7. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Articles
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics (pages 1902–1903)

      Rajal N. Mehta and Jane F. Potter

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50522.x

    2. Twenty Common Problems in Geriatrics (page 1904)

      Sharon A. Brangman

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50523.x

  8. Editorial

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Special Articles
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Reply (pages 1907–1908)

      Carlos Fernandez-Viadero, Nicolas Peña, Magdalena Jimenez, Rosario Verduga and Damasco Crespo

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50536.x

    2. Is Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Really Better? (page 1907)

      Ladislav Volicer

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50526.x

    3. Retrospective Comparison of Postoperative Complications After Cardiovascular Surgery in Patients Aged 80 and Older (pages 1908–1910)

      Scott D. Barnett, Linda S. Halpin, Alan M. Speir and Ed A. Lefrak

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50527.x

    4. Anterior Cervical Osteophytes: A Rare Cause of Dysphagia and Upper Airway Obstruction in Older Patients (pages 1910–1911)

      Fernando F. Stancampiano, Ernesto G. Zavaleta and Frank C. Astor

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50528.x

    5. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Older People: Age Is Not Always an Adverse Prognostic Factor (pages 1911–1912)

      Angel Segura Huerta, Jose Gómez-Codina, Miguel Pastor, Regina Gironés, José A. Pérez-Fidalgo and Roberto Díaz

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50529.x

    6. Burns in Older People—Outcomes and Risk Factors (pages 1912–1913)

      Amanda J. Hill, Fikre Germa and James C. Boyle

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50530.x

    7. The Job Market in Geriatrics: A Cause for Concern (pages 1913–1914)

      Patricia A. Bloom

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50531.x

    8. Early Normalization of Low Vitamin B12 Levels by Oral Cobalamin Therapy in Three Older Patients With Pernicious Anemia (pages 1914–1915)

      Georges Kaltenbach, Marie Noblet-Dick, Geneviève Barnier-Figue, Marc Berthel, Francis Kuntzmann and Emmanuel Andres

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50533.x

    9. How Well Are Community-Living People Treated for Osteoporosis After Hip Fracture? (page 1914)

      Tim J. Wilkinson, Richard Sainsbury and Nigel L. Gilchrist

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50532.x

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