Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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June 2002

Volume 50, Issue 6

Pages 983–1168

  1. Highlights

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric 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. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. The Effect of Body Mass Index on Complications from Cardiac Surgery in the Oldest Old (pages 988–994)

      Mathew S. Maurer, Jose A. Luchsinger, Rachel Wellner, Eugene Kukuy and Niloo M. Edwards Md

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50251.x

    2. Inappropriate Prescribing Before and After Nursing Home Admission (pages 995–1000)

      Irfan A. Dhalla, Geoffrey M. Anderson, Muhammad M. Mamdani, Susan E. Bronskill, Kathy Sykora and Paula A. Rochon

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50252.x

    3. Inappropriate Medication Prescribing in Residential Care/Assisted Living Facilities (pages 1001–1011)

      Philip D. Sloane, Sheryl Zimmerman, Lori C. Brown, Timothy J. Ives and Joan F. Walsh

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50253.x

    4. Is the Use of Benzodiazepines Associated with Incident Disability? (pages 1012–1018)

      Shelly L. Gray, Andrea Z. LaCroix, David Blough, Edward H. Wagner, Thomas D. Koepsell and Dave Buchner

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50254.x

    5. Endothelial Function in Healthy Younger and Older Hyperhomocysteinemic Subjects (pages 1019–1023)

      Sandra Hirsch, Pía De La Maza, Laura Mendoza, Margarita Petermann, Andrea Glasinovic, Paola Paulinelli, Gladys Barrera, Irwin H. Rosenberg and Daniel Bunout

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50255.x

    6. Tai Chi Chuan Training is Associated with Enhanced Endothelium-Dependent Dilation in Skin Vasculature of Healthy Older Men (pages 1024–1030)

      Jong-Shyan Wang, Ching Lan, Ssu-Yuan Chen and May-Kuen Wong

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50256.x

    7. Identifying Postmenopausal Women at High Risk of Fracture in Populations: A Comparison of Three Strategies (pages 1031–1038)

      Diana S.M. Buist, Andrea Z. LaCroix, David Manfredonia and Thomas Abbott

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50257.x

    8. Pain in Cognitively Impaired Nursing Home Residents: How Well Are Physicians Diagnosing It? (pages 1039–1044)

      Jiska Cohen-Mansfield and Steven Lipson

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50258.x

    9. Cognitive Impairment, Depressive Symptoms, and Functional Decline in Older People (pages 1045–1050)

      Kala M. Mehta, Kristine Yaffe and Kenneth E. Covinsky

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50259.x

    10. Predicting Cognitive Impairment in High-Functioning Community-Dwelling Older Persons: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging (pages 1051–1060)

      Joshua Chodosh, David B. Reuben, Marilyn S. Albert and Teresa E. Seeman

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50260.x

    11. The Effects of Mammographic Detection and Comorbidity on the Survival of Older Women with Breast Cancer (pages 1061–1068)

      Carol P. McPherson, Karen K. Swenson and Martin W. Lee

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50261.x

    12. Reproducibility of Blood Pressure Variation in Older Ambulatory and Bedridden Subjects (pages 1069–1074)

      Takuya Tsuchihashi, Yasunobu Kawakami, Tsuyoshi Imamura and Isao Abe

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50262.x

    13. Prevalence of and Association Between Silent Myocardial Ischemia and New Coronary Events in Older Men and Women with and without Cardiovascular Disease (pages 1075–1078)

      Wilbert S. Aronow, Chul Ahn, Anthony D. Mercando, Stanley Epstein and Itzhak Kronzon

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50263.x

    14. Caregiver Attitudes and Hospitalization Risk in Michigan Residents Receiving Home- and Community-Based Care (pages 1079–1085)

      Lisa R. Shugarman, Amna Buttar, Brant E. Fries, Tisha Moore and Caroline S. Blaum

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50264.x

    15. Screening for Alzheimer's Disease: The Memory Impairment Screen Versus the Conventional Three-Word Memory Test (pages 1086–1091)

      Gail Kuslansky, Herman Buschke, Mindy Katz, Martin Sliwinski and Richard B. Lipton

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50265.x

    16. Resistance Exercise and Physical Performance in Adults Aged 60 to 83 (pages 1100–1107)

      Kevin R. Vincent, Randy W. Braith, Ross A. Feldman, Pete M. Magyari, Rachel B. Cutler, Stephanie A. Persin, Shannon L. Lennon, Abdel H. Gabr Md and David T. Lowenthal

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50267.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Profiles of Older Medicare Decedents (pages 1108–1112)

      June R. Lunney, Joanne Lynn and Christopher Hogan

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50268.x

    2. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Place of Death: United States, 1993 (pages 1113–1117)

      Theodore J. Iwashyna and Virginia W. Chang

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50269.x

    3. Prevalence of Impaired Swallowing in Institutionalized Older People in Taiwan (pages 1118–1123)

      Li-Chan Lin, Shiao-Chi Wu, Hwa Shen Chen, Tyng-Guy Wang and Miao-Yen Chen

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50270.x

    4. Deaths Between Bedrails and Air Pressure Mattresses (pages 1124–1125)

      Steven H. Miles

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50271.x

  4. Brief Methodological Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Profiling Nursing Homes Using Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling (pages 1126–1130)

      Dan R. Berlowitz, Cindy L. Christiansen, Gary H. Brandeis, Arlene S. Ash, Boris Kader, John N. Morris and Mark A. Moskowitz

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50272.x

  5. Geriatric Bioscience

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Androgen Supplementation in Older Women: Too Much Hype, Not Enough Data (pages 1131–1140)

      Ma Clara M. Padero, Shalender Bhasin and Theodore C. Friedman

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50273.x

  6. Training and Education

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Attitudes Toward Working on Interdisciplinary Healthcare Teams: A Comparison by Discipline (pages 1141–1148)

      Rosanne M. Leipzig, Kathryn Hyer, Kirsten Ek, Sylvan Wallenstein, Maria L. Vezina, Susan Fairchild, Christine K. Cassel and Judith L. Howe

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50274.x

  7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Similarities and Differences in Attitudes Toward Long-Term Care Between Japanese Americans and Caucasian Americans (pages 1149–1155)

      Wayne C. McCormick, Cynthia Y. Ohata, Jay Uomoto, Heather M. Young, Amy B. Graves, Walter Kukull, Linda Teri, Peter Vitaliano, James A. Mortimer, Susan M. McCurry, James D. Bowen and Eric B. Larson

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50275.x

  8. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Is the Verdict Out? A Systematic Review of Pharmacotherapy for Hypertension in the Elderly (pages 1156–1158)

      Renante F. Ignacio and Suzanne D. Fields

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50276.x

  9. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. Can We Identify Women at High Risk of Osteoporotic Fractures? (pages 1161–1162)

      Kenneth W. Lyles, Md and Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50278.x

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Training and Education
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    1. DRUG USE IN OLDER PEOPLE (pages 1163–1164)

      Şule Arslan, Ayçe Atalay and Yesim Gökçe-Kutsal

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50279.x

    2. DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS IN OLDER ESTONIANS: PREVALENCE AND MODELS (pages 1164–1165)

      Kai Saks, Ene Tiit, Ene Käärik and Kadri Jaanson

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50280.x

    3. RISK OF DELIRIUM WITH CONCOMITANT USE OF TOLTERODINE AND ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS (pages 1165–1166)

      Keith R. Edwards and Judy T. O'Connor

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50281.x

    4. NOT ALL CLOCK-DRAWING TASKS ARE THE SAME (pages 1166–1167)

      Donald R. Royall and David V. Espino

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50282.x

    5. FALLS' GUIDELINES AND OSTEOPOROSIS ASSESSMENT (pages 1167–1168)

      Hosam K. Kamel and Clement J. Zablocki Vamc

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.502831.x

    6. Editor's note: The above letter was sent to the authors of the original article; their reply follows. (page 1168)

      Laurence Rubenstein and Rose Anne Kenny

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.502832.x

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