Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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May 2002

Volume 50, Issue 5

Pages 787–979

  1. Special Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
    1. Changes in Policy for Manuscript Submission (page 787)

      Thomas T. Yoshikawa

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.05051.x

  2. Highlights

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
  3. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
    1. Reduced Mortality in Treating Acutely Sick, Frail Older Patients in a Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit. A Prospective Randomized Trial (pages 792–798)

      Ingvild Saltvedt, Ellen-Sofie Opdahl Mo, Peter Fayers, Stein Kaasa and Olav Sletvold

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50202.x

    2. Urodynamic Changes Associated with Behavioral and Drug Treatment of Urge Incontinence in Older Women (pages 808–816)

      Patricia S. Goode, Kathryn L. Burgio, Julie L. Locher, Mary G. Umlauf, L. Keith Lloyd and David L. Roth

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50204.x

    3. The Significance of Depression in Older Patients After Myocardial Infarction (pages 817–822)

      Jeanine Romanelli, James A. Fauerbach, David E. Bush and Roy C. Ziegelstein

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50205.x

    4. Association Between Medical Comorbidity and Treatment Outcomes in Late-Life Depression (pages 823–828)

      David W. Oslin, Catherine J. Datto, Michael J. Kallan, Ira R. Katz, William S. Edell and Thomas TenHave

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50206.x

    5. Advance Care Planning and End-of-Life Care for Hospitalized Nursing Home Residents (pages 829–835)

      Mary Beth Happ, Elizabeth Capezuti, Neville E. Strumpf, Laura Wagner, Sarah Cunningham, Lois Evans and Greg Maislin

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50207.x

    6. Use of Anticholinergic Medications by Older Adults with Dementia (pages 836–842)

      Catherine M. Roe, Michael J. Anderson and Barney Spivack

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50208.x

    7. Delirium Severity and Psychomotor Types: Their Relationship with Outcomes after Hip Fracture Repair (pages 850–857)

      Edward Marcantonio, Timothy Ta, Edmund Duthie and Neil M. Resnick

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50210.x

    8. Are There Differences Between Older Persons Who Screen Positive on the CAGE Questionnaire and the Short Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test—Geriatric Version? (pages 858–862)

      Alison A. Moore, Teresa Seeman, Hal Morgenstern, John C. Beck and David B. Reuben

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50211.x

    9. Effects of a Care Protocol on Care Outcomes in Older Nursing Home Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (pages 870–876)

      Diana T. F. Lee, Iris F. K. Lee, Ann E. Mackenzie and Rosalie N. L. Ho

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50213.x

    10. Gaps in Asthma Care of the Oldest Adults (pages 877–883)

      Linda L. Wolfenden, Gregory B. Diette, Elizabeth Ann Skinner, Donald M. Steinwachs and Albert W. Wu

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50214.x

    11. Effects of Resistance Training on Insulin-Like Growth Factor and its Binding Proteins in Men and Women Aged 60 to 85 (pages 884–888)

      Stephen E. Borst, Kevin R. Vincent, David T. Lowenthal and Randy W. Braith

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50215.x

    12. Leg Muscle Mass and Composition in Relation to Lower Extremity Performance in Men and Women Aged 70 to 79: The Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 897–904)

      Marjolein Visser, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Bret H. Goodpaster, Anne B. Newman, Michael Nevitt, Elizabeth Stamm and Tamara B. Harris

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50217.x

    13. Preventing Injuries in Older People by Preventing Falls: A Meta-Analysis of Individual-Level Data (pages 905–911)

      M. Clare Robertson, A. John Campbell, Melinda M. Gardner and Nancy Devlin

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50218.x

  4. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
    1. Low Serum Vitamin D Does Not Predict New Disability or Loss of Muscle Strength in Older Women (pages 912–917)

      René Verreault, Richard D. Semba, Stefano Volpato, Luigi Ferrucci, Linda P. Fried and Jack M. Guralnik

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50219.x

    2. Obesity Is Associated with Functional Decline in Community-Dwelling Rural Older Persons (pages 918–923)

      Gordon L. Jensen and Janet M. Friedmann

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50220.x

    3. Self-Reported Health Status, Prophylactic Medication Use, and Healthcare Costs in Older Adults with Asthma (pages 924–929)

      Rajesh Balkrishnan, Dale B. Christensen and David L. Bowton

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50221.x

    4. The Use of Life-Sustaining Treatments in Hospitalized Persons Aged 80 and Older (pages 930–934)

      Emese Somogyi-Zalud, Zhenshao Zhong, Mary Beth Hamel and Joanne Lynn

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50222.x

  5. Brief Methodological Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
  6. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
  7. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
    1. The Current State of Geriatric Medicine: A National Survey of Fellowship-Trained Geriatricians, 1990 to 1998 (pages 949–955)

      Annette Medina-Walpole, William H. Barker, Paul R. Katz, Jurgis Karuza, T. Franklin Williams and William J. Hall

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50225.x

  8. Drugs and Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
    1. New Glaucoma Medications in the Geriatric Population: Efficacy and Safety (pages 956–962)

      Gary D. Novack, Martin J. O'Donnell and D. William Molloy

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50226.x

  9. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
    1. Guideline for Promotion of Clinician Educators in Geriatric Medicine (pages 963–965)

      AGS Education Committee

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50227.x

  10. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
    1. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (page 966)

      Amy R. Ehrlich

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50228.x

    2. Caring for Patients at the End of Life: Facing an Uncertain Future (page 967)

      Sean O'Mahony and Bao

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50229.x

    3. Geriatric Mental Health: A Treatment Guide for Health Professionals (page 968)

      Donald R. Royall

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50230.x

  11. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
    1. Geriatric Depression and Chronic Medical Disease: Another World of Hurt (pages 969–970)

      Donald R. Royall and Soo Borson

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50231.x

  12. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Highlights
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Brief Methodological Report
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Education and Training
    9. Drugs and Pharmacology
    10. Special Article
    11. Geriatric Literature
    12. Editorials
    13. Letters to the Editor
    1. Unmasking Acromegaly in Late Life (pages 973–974)

      Thomas Münzer and Nicholas Fiebach

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50233.x

    2. Geriatric Seizures (pages 974–975)

      Michael Smith, Deborah Burns and David Robinson

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50234.x

    3. Reaction Time in the Submental Muscles of Normal Older People (pages 975–976)

      Masahiro Nagaya and Yasunori Sumi

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50235.x

    4. Comorbidity of Distal Radius (Colles' Type) and Hip Fractures Implies a Better Outcome in Older Patients (pages 976–977)

      MD Yizhal Berner, MD Shay Shabat, Gideon Mann, Avi Stern, Paul Sagiv and Meir Nyska

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50236.x

    5. Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment in an Urban Hispanic Community Population (pages 977–978)

      Paul R. Crisostomo, Katherine A. Butler, James R. Webster and Maureen B. Moran

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50237.x

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