Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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July 2002

Volume 50, Issue 7

Pages 1173–1315

  1. Highlights

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Does Advanced Age Affect the Immediate and Long-Term Results of Direct-Current External Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation? (pages 1192–1197)

      Stefano Fumagalli, Lorenzo Boncinelli, Ernesta Bondi, Veronica Caleri, Silvia Gatto, Mauro Di Bari, Giorgio Baldereschi, Paolo Valoti, Giulio Masotti and Niccolò Marchionni

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50304.x

    2. Age and the Risk of In-Hospital Death: Insights from a Multihospital Study of Intensive Care Patients (pages 1205–1212)

      Gary E. Rosenthal, Peter J. Kaboli, Mitchell J. Barnett and Carl A. Sirio

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50306.x

    3. Unrecognized Tuberculosis in a Nursing Home Causing Death with Spread of Tuberculosis to the Community (pages 1213–1218)

      Kashef Ijaz, Jennifer A. Dillaha, Zhenhua Yang, M. Donald Cave and Joseph H. Bates

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50307.x

    4. Tuberculosis in Older People: A Retrospective and Comparative Study from Hong Kong (pages 1219–1226)

      Chi C. Leung, Wing W. Yew, Chi K. Chan, Chi H. Chau, Cheuk M. Tam, Chak W. Lam, Wai O. Tam, Kam S. Lau and Wai T. Liu

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50308.x

    5. The Prevalence of Dementia in Older People in an Urban Population of Korea: The Seoul Study (pages 1233–1239)

      Dong Young Lee, Jung Hie Lee, Young-Su Ju, MD Kang Uk Lee, Ki Woong Kim, Jin Hyeong Jhoo, Jong Choul Yoon, Jin Ha and Jong Inn Woo

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50310.x

    6. Patients with Hip Fracture: Subgroups and Their Outcomes (pages 1240–1249)

      Elizabeth A. Eastwood, Jay Magaziner, Jason Wang, Stacey B. Silberzweig, Edward L. Hannan, Elton Strauss and Albert L. Siu

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50311.x

    7. Handgrip Strength and Mortality in Older Mexican Americans (pages 1250–1256)

      Soham Al Snih, Kyriakos S. Markides, Laura Ray, Glenn V. Ostir and James S. Goodwin

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50312.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Self-Reported Driving, Cognitive Status, and Physician Awareness of Cognitive Impairment (pages 1265–1267)

      Victor G. Valcour, Kamal H. Masaki and Patricia L. Blanchette

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50314.x

  4. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Corrected Arm Muscle Area: An Independent Predictor of Long-Term Mortality in Community-Dwelling Older Adults? (pages 1272–1277)

      Michelle D. Miller, Maria Crotty, Lynne C. Giles, Elaine Bannerman, Craig Whitehead, Lynne Cobiac, Lynne A. Daniels and Gary Andrews

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50316.x

    2. Serum Cystatin C Concentration Compared with Other Markers of Glomerular Filtration Rate in the Old Old (pages 1278–1282)

      Nele J. Van Den Noortgate, Wim H. Janssens, Joris R. Delanghe, Marcel B. Afschrift and Norbert H. Lameire

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50317.x

  5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
  6. International Health Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Healthcare for Older Persons, A Country Profile: Nigeria (pages 1289–1292)

      Bola O. Akanji, Adesola Ogunniyi and O. Baiyewu

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50319.x

  7. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
  8. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. “Successful Aging”—Where Next? (pages 1306–1308)

      Elizabeth A. Phelan and Eric B. Larson

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50324.x

  9. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, & Medical Economics
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    1. Anemia in Centenarians (pages 1311–1313)

      MD Katarzyna Wieczorowska-Tobis, MD Zofia Niemir, Malgorzata Mossakowska, MD Alicja Klich-Raczka and MD Jolanta Zyczkowska

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50328.x

    2. Risk Factors Predicting Pneumonia in Patients Aged 80 and Older After Cardiac Surgery (pages 1313–1314)

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

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50329.x

    3. Bilateral Otorrhagia Due to a Casual Fall (pages 1314–1315)

      Benito J. Fontecha, Mercedes Fernández, Luis R. Reig, Pau Sánchez-Ferrín and Andy Leist

      Article first published online: 7 AUG 2002 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2002.50330.x

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