Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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October 2003

Volume 51, Issue 10

Pages 1339–1515

  1. Highlights

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Longitudinal Driving Performance in Early-Stage Dementia of the Alzheimer Type (pages 1342–1347)

      Janet M. Duchek, David B. Carr, Linda Hunt, Catherine M. Roe, Chengjie Xiong, Kamini Shah and John C. Morris

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51481.x

    2. Vision and Driving Self-Restriction in Older Adults (pages 1348–1355)

      Catherine G. West, Ginny Gildengorin, Gunilla Haegerstrom-Portnoy, Lori A. Lott, Marilyn E. Schneck and John A. Brabyn

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51482.x

    3. A Classification Tree for Predicting Recurrent Falling in Community-Dwelling Older Persons (pages 1356–1364)

      Vianda S. Stel, Saskia M. F. Pluijm, Dorly J. H. Deeg, Johannes H. Smit, Lex M. Bouter and Paul Lips

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51452.x

    4. Predictors of Mortality in 2,249 Nonagenarians—The Danish 1905-Cohort Survey (pages 1365–1373)

      Hanne Nybo, Hans Chr. Petersen, David Gaist, Bernard Jeune, Kjeld Andersen, Matt McGue, James W. Vaupel and Kaare Christensen

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51453.x

    5. Screening for Dementia by Telephone Using the Memory Impairment Screen (pages 1382–1390)

      Richard B. Lipton, Mindy J. Katz, Gail Kuslansky, Martin J. Sliwinski, Walter F. Stewart, Joe Verghese, Howard A. Crystal and Herman Buschke

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51455.x

    6. Why Would Caregivers Not Want to Treat Their Relative's Alzheimer's Disease? (pages 1391–1397)

      Jason H. T. Karlawish, David J. Casarett, Bryan D. James, Tom Tenhave, Christopher M. Clark and David A. Asch

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51456.x

    7. Prevalence and Correlates of Recognized Depression in U.S. Nursing Homes (pages 1404–1409)

      Richard N. Jones, Edward R. Marcantonio and Terry Rabinowitz

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51458.x

    8. The Minimum Data Set Weight-Loss Quality Indicator: Does It Reflect Differences in Care Processes Related to Weight Loss? (pages 1410–1418)

      Sandra F. Simmons, Emily T. Garcia, Mary P. Cadogan, Nahla R. Al-Samarrai, Lene F. Levy-Storms, Dan Osterweil and John F. Schnelle

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51459.x

    9. Clinical Characteristics of Flexed Posture in Elderly Women (pages 1419–1426)

      Lara Balzini, Luca Vannucchi, Francesco Benvenuti, Maurizio Benucci, Mileno Monni, Aurelio Cappozzo and Steven J. Stanhope

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51460.x

    10. The Effect of Evercare on Hospital Use (pages 1427–1434)

      Robert L. Kane, Gail Keckhafer, Shannon Flood, Boris Bershadsky and Mir Said Siadaty

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51461.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Prehospital DNR Orders: What Do Physicians in Washington Know? (pages 1435–1438)

      Maria J. Silveira, Rick A. Buell and Richard A. Deyo

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51462.x

    2. Selective Impairment of Frontal-Executive Cognitive Function in African Americans with Cardiovascular Risk Factors (pages 1439–1444)

      Kenneth G. Pugh, Dan K. Kiely, William P. Milberg and Lewis A. Lipsitz

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51463.x

    3. Vascular Disease and Cognitive Function: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study (pages 1445–1450)

      Archana Singh-Manoux, Annie R. Britton and Michael Marmot

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51464.x

    4. The Mini-Cog as a Screen for Dementia: Validation in a Population-Based Sample (pages 1451–1454)

      Soo Borson, James M. Scanlan, Peijun Chen and Mary Ganguli

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51465.x

    5. Training Caregivers to Change the Sleep Hygiene Practices of Patients with Dementia: The NITE-AD Project (pages 1455–1460)

      Susan M. McCurry, Laura E. Gibbons, Rebecca G. Logsdon, Michael Vitiello and Linda Teri

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51466.x

    6. Lymphocyte Count and Mortality Risk in Older Persons. The Leiden 85-Plus Study (pages 1461–1465)

      Gerbrand J. Izaks, Edmond J. Remarque, Sander V. Becker and Rudi G. J. Westendorp

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51467.x

    7. Walking and Talking as Predictors of Falls in the General Population: The Leiden 85-Plus Study (pages 1466–1471)

      Annetje Bootsma-van der Wiel, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Anton J.M. De Craen, Eric Van Exel, Bastiaan R. Bloem and Rudi G. J. Westendorp

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51468.x

  4. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
  5. Nursing

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
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      Strategies to Advance Geriatric Nursing: The John A. Hartford Foundation Initiatives (pages 1479–1483)

      Donna I. Regenstreif, Sarajane Brittis, Claire M. Fagin and Corinne H. Rieder

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51470.x

  6. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. A Continuing Medical Education Initiative for Canadian Primary Care Physicians: The Driving and Dementia Toolkit: A Pre- and Postevaluation of Knowledge, Confidence Gained, and Satisfaction (pages 1484–1489)

      Anna M. Byszewski, Ian D. Graham, Stephanie Amos, Malcolm Man-Son-Hing, William B. Dalziel, Shawn Marshall, Lynn Hunt, Clarissa Bush and Danilo Guzman

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51483.x

  7. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Best Paper of the 1980s: National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement: Geriatric Assessment Methods for Clinical Decision-Making (pages 1490–1494)

      David Solomon, A. Sue Brown, Kenneth Brummel-Smith, Lavola Burgess, Ralph B. D'Agostino, John W. Goldschmidt, Jeffrey B. Halter, William R. Hazzard, Dennis W. Jahnigen, Charles Phelps, Murray Raskind, Robert W. Schrier, Harold C. Sox Jr., Sankey V. Williams and May Wykle

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51471.x

  8. Commentary on Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
  9. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Ethical and Legal Issues in Geriatric Research (pages 1497–1498)

      Greg A. Sachs

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51473.x

  10. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Driving Competence: It's Not a Matter of Age (pages 1499–1501)

      Karlene Ball and Cynthia Owsley

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51487.x

  11. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. An Outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in a Nursing Home (pages 1504–1505)

      Wency W. Ho, Elsie Hui, Timothy C. Kwok, Jean Woo and Nancy W. Leung

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.514841.x

    2. Use of Conservative Surgery for Stage I Breast Cancer Falls Dramatically for Women Aged 80 and Older (pages 1506–1507)

      Elisabetta Rapiti, Gérald Fioretta, Isabelle Neyroud-Caspar, Christine Bouchardy, Georges Vlastos, Peter Schäfer, André-Pascal Sappino and John Kurtz

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.514843.x

    3. A Predictive Model of In-Hospital Mortality in Elderly Patients Admitted to Medical Intensive Care Units (pages 1507–1508)

      Mario Bo, Silvio Raspo, Massimiliano Massaia, Paola Cena, Francesca Bosco, Fabrizio Fabris, Camillo Antro and Valerio Gai

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.514844.x

    4. Breast Hematoma Due to an Axillary Pad in an Anticoagulated Patient (pages 1508–1509)

      Giovanni Gambassi and Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.514845.x

    5. Benefits of Statins in the Elderly (pages 1509–1510)

      Henry Zeimer

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.514846.x

    6. Cholesterol and Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: A Pilot Study (pages 1510–1511)

      Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan, Laurie E. Mereu, Ross T. Tsuyuki, Michal Kalisiak, Anne Sclater and Marilou Hervas-Malo

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.514847.x

  12. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Courses and Conferences (pages 1513–1515)

      Article first published online: 23 SEP 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.5110001.x

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