Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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December 2002

Volume 50, Issue 12

Pages 1919–2107

  1. Highlights

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Effects of Exercise Training on Frailty in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Results of a Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 1921–1928)

      Ellen F. Binder, Kenneth B. Schechtman, Ali A. Ehsani, Karen Steger-May, Marybeth Brown, David R. Sinacore, Kevin E. Yarasheski and John O. Holloszy

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50601.x

    2. Exercise Adherence and 10-Year Mortality in Chronically Ill Older Adults (pages 1929–1933)

      Miriam C. Morey, Carl F. Pieper, Gail M. Crowley, Rnc-Bsn, Robert J. Sullivan Jr. and Carmel M. Puglisi

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50602.x

    3. Change in Muscle Strength Explains Accelerated Decline of Physical Function in Older Women With High Interleukin-6 Serum Levels (pages 1947–1954)

      Luigi Ferrucci, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, Stefano Volpato, Tamara B. Harris, Karen Bandeen-Roche, Jennifer Balfour, Suzanne G. Leveille, Linda P. Fried and Jack M. Guralnik Md

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50605.x

    4. Heterogeneity in Older People: Examining Physiologic Failure, Age, and Comorbidity (pages 1955–1961)

      Lawrence K. Gray, Kathleen A. Smyth, Robert M. Palmer, Xiaofeng Zhu and Joyce M. Callahan

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50606.x

    5. Adverse Drug Reactions as Cause of Hospital Admissions: Results from the Italian Group of Pharmacoepidemiology in the Elderly (GIFA) (pages 1962–1968)

      Graziano Onder, Claudio Pedone, Francesco Landi, Matteo Cesari, Cecilia Della Vedova, Roberto Bernabei and Giovanni Gambassi

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50607.x

    6. Subcortical Vascular Disease and Functional Decline: A 6-Year Predictor Study (pages 1969–1977)

      Hayley P. Bennett, Alastair J. Corbett, Susan Gaden, David A. Grayson, Jillian J. Kril and G. Anthony Broe

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50608.x

    7. Cognitive and Functional Decline in Adults Aged 75 and Older (pages 1978–1986)

      Sandra A. Black and Ronald D. Rush

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50609.x

    8. Nursing Home Facility Risk Factors for Infection and Hospitalization: Importance of Registered Nurse Turnover, Administration, and Social Factors (pages 1987–1995)

      Sheryl Zimmerman, Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, J. Richard Hebel, Philip D. Sloane and Jay Magaziner

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50610.x

    9. Nutritional Status Using Mini Nutritional Assessment and Subjective Global Assessment Predict Mortality in Geriatric Patients (pages 1996–2002)

      Margareta D. Persson, Kerstin E. Brismar, Krassimir S. Katzarski, Jörgen Nordenström and Tommy E. Cederholm

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50611.x

  3. Brief Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Prevalence and Correlates of Depressive Symptoms in a Community Sample of People Suffering from Heart Failure (pages 2003–2008)

      Carolyn L. Turvey, Kara Schultz, Stephan Arndt, Robert B. Wallace and Regula Herzog

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50612.x

    2. Effects of Aerobic Exercise Training in Community-Based Subjects Aged 80 and Older: A Pilot Study (pages 2009–2013)

      Peter V. Vaitkevicius, Caroline Ebersold, Muhammad S. Shah, Nikita S. Gill, Robert L. Katz, Matthew J. Narrett, Gary E. Applebaum, Sheryl M. Parrish, Frances C. O'Connor and Jerome L. Fleg

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50613.x

    3. Total Plasma Homocysteine, Age, Systolic Blood Pressure, and Cognitive Performance in Older People (pages 2014–2018)

      Marc M. Budge, Celeste De Jager, Eva Hogervorst, A. David Smith and The Oxford Project To Investigate Memory Ageing (OPTIMA)

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50614.x

    4. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Gene Polymorphism May Influence Blood Loss in a Geriatric Population Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty (pages 2025–2028)

      Enrico Pola, Eleonora Gaetani, Roberto Pola, Pierangelo Papaleo, Andrea Flex, Francesco Aloi, Vincenzo De Santis, Angelo Santoliquido and Paolo Pola

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50616.x

    5. Is Satisfaction With Pain Management a Valid and Reliable Quality Indicator for Use in Nursing Homes? (pages 2029–2034)

      David J. Casarett, Karen B. Hirschman, Elizabeth R. Miller and John T. Farrar

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50617.x

  4. Geriatric Bioscience

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Cytokines and Cognition—The Case for A Head-to-Toe Inflammatory Paradigm (pages 2041–2056)

      Craig J. Wilson, Caleb E. Finch and Harvey J. Cohen

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50619.x

  5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. The Effect of Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders on Physician Decision-Making (pages 2057–2061)

      Mary Catherine Beach and R. Sean Morrison

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50620.x

  6. Nursing

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Frail Older Adults (pages 2062–2076)

      Meg Bourbonniere and Lois K. Evans

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50621.x

  7. Managed Care

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Managing End-of-Life Care: Comparing the Experiences of Terminally Ill Patients in Managed Care and Fee for Service (pages 2077–2083)

      Julia Slutsman, Linda L. Emanuel, Diane Fairclough, Debra Bottorff and Ezekiel J. Emanuel

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50622.x

  8. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Nursing Homes: The Family's Journey (pages 2084–2085)

      Eileen R. Chichin

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50623.x

    2. The Lost Art of Caring (pages 2086–2088)

      Carol Levine

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50624.x

  9. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Report
    5. Geriatric Bioscience
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Nursing
    8. Managed Care
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Aging and Current Perception Threshold Measured by Neurometer in Normal Taiwanese Adults (pages 2094–2095)

      Chin-Hsiao Tseng, Faca, Ching-Ping Tseng and Choon-Khim Chong

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50627.x

    2. Medical Comorbidity and Complexity of the Rehabilitative Procedures for Older Patients with Functional Impairments (pages 2095–2096)

      Giuseppe Bellelli, Fabio Guerini, Angelo Bianchetti, Daniele De Palma, Phy Ther and Marco Trabucchi

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50628.x

    3. Elevation of Neutrophils and Interleukin-8 in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid from Old-Old Patients with Cerebrovascular Disease (pages 2096–2098)

      Masayuki Kikawada, Toshihiko Iwamoto, Masaru Takasaki, Tetsuo Oyama and Hisayuki Arai

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50629.x

    4. The “Oldest Man on the Planet” (pages 2098–2099)

      Luca Deiana, Giovanni Mario Pes, Ciriaco Carru, Luigi Ferrucci, Claudio Franceschi and Giovannella Baggio

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50630.x

    5. New Possible Role of Statins in Age-Related Diseases (pages 2099–2100)

      Antonio Ruocco, Alfredo Postiglione, Mariarosaria Santillo, Rosalba Serù, Enrico Vittorio Avvedimento, Giovanni Cuda and Roberto Paternò

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50631.x

    6. Second-Generation Issues in the Management of Depression in Nursing Homes (pages 2100–2101)

      Daniel Weintraub, Catherine J. Datto, Joel E. Streim and Ira R. Katz

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50632.x

    7. Older Persons in the Emergency Medical Care System (pages 2103–2105)

      Jane McCusker, MD Drph, Josée Verdon, Gideon A. Caplan, Stephen W. Meldon and Philip Jacobs

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50635.x

    8. The Two-Factor Method—A New Approach to Categorizing the Clinical Stages of Malnutrition in Geriatric Patients (pages 2105–2107)

      Wolfram Weinrebe, Rudolf Gräf-Gruß, Rainer Schwabe, Dietmar Stippler and Ingo Füsgen

      Article first published online: 9 OCT 2008 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50637.x

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