Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 51 Issue 11

November 2003

Volume 51, Issue 11

Pages 1517–1682

  1. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
    1. Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Older Adults Residing in Long-Term Care Facilities and in the Community (pages 1520–1525)

      Benjamin A. Kupronis, Chesley L. Richards Jr., Cynthia G. Whitney and the Active Bacterial Core Surveillance Team

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51501.x

    2. Ertapenem Therapy for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Elderly (pages 1526–1532)

      Gail L. Woods, Robin D. Isaacs, Kathleen A. McCarroll and Ian R. Friedland

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51507.x

    3. Serum Vitamin D and Falls in Older Women in Residential Care in Australia (pages 1533–1538)

      Leon Flicker, Kate Mead, Robert J. MacInnis, Caryl Nowson, Sam Scherer, Mark S. Stein, Jennifer Thomasx, John L. Hopper and John D. Wark

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51510.x

    4. Does Delirium Increase Hospital Stay? (pages 1539–1546)

      Jane McCusker, Martin G. Cole, Nandini Dendukuri and Eric Belzile

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51509.x

    5. Age, Vascular Risk, and Cognitive Decline in an Older, British, African-Caribbean Population (pages 1547–1553)

      Robert Stewart MD, Martin Prince MD and Anthony Mann MD

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51504.x

    6. Treatment of Elderly and Other Adult Patients for Depression in Primary Care (pages 1554–1562)

      Lucy Rose Fischer, Feifei Wei, Leif I. Solberg, William A. Rush and Richard L. Heinrich

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51506.x

    7. Benzodiazepine Use and Physical Performance in Community-Dwelling Older Women (pages 1563–1570)

      Shelly L. Gray, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, David K. Blough, Margaret B. Artz, Jack M. Guralnik, Robert B. Wallace, Dave M. Buchner and Andrea Z. LaCroix

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51502.x

    8. Prevalence and Severity of Urinary Incontinence in Elderly Mexican-American Women (pages 1580–1586)

      David V. Espino, Ray F. Palmer, Toni P. Miles, Charles P. Mouton, Michael J. Lichtenstein and Kyriakos P. Markides

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51503.x

    9. End-of-Life Care in Assisted Living and Related Residential Care Settings: Comparison with Nursing Homes (pages 1587–1594)

      Philip D. Sloane, Sheryl Zimmerman, Laura Hanson, C. Madeline Mitchell, Charlene Riedel-Leo and Verita Custis-Buie

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51511.x

    10. Sarcopenia: Alternative Definitions and Associations with Lower Extremity Function (pages 1602–1609)

      Anne B. Newman, Varant Kupelian, Marjolein Visser, Eleanor Simonsick, Bret Goodpaster, Michael Nevitt, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Frances A. Tylavsky, Susan M. Rubin, Tamara B. Harris and on behalf of the Health ABC Study Investigators

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51534.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
    1. Measuring Life-Space Mobility in Community-Dwelling Older Adults (pages 1610–1614)

      Patricia S. Baker, Eric V. Bodner and Richard M. Allman

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51512.x

    2. Body Mass Index and Hospitalization in the Elderly (pages 1615–1620)

      José A. Luchsinger, Wei-nch Lee, Olveen Carrasquillo, Daniel Rabinowitz and Steven Shea

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51513.x

    3. The Relationship Between Androgens and Arterial Stiffness in Older Men (pages 1627–1632)

      Frances Dockery, Christopher J. Bulpitt, Mandy Donaldson, Sarojani Fernandez and Chakravarthi Rajkumar

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51515.x

    4. Cognitive Impairment Decreases Postural Control During Dual Tasks in Geriatric Patients with a History of Severe Falls (pages 1638–1644)

      Klaus Hauer, Mathias Pfisterer, Christine Weber, Nikolai Wezler, Mattias Kliegel and Peter Oster

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51517.x

    5. Differing Risk Factors for Falls in Nursing Home and Intermediate-Care Residents Who Can and Cannot Stand Unaided (pages 1645–1650)

      Stephen R. Lord, Lynn M. March, Ian D. Cameron, Robert G. Cumming, Jennifer Schwarz, Jane Zochling, Jian Sheng (Charles) Chen, Jan Makaroff, Yih Yiow Sitoh, Tang Ching Lau, Alan Brnabic and Philip N. Sambrook

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51518.x

  4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
    1. Admission and Continued-Stay Criteria for Assisted Living Facilities (pages 1651–1654)

      Stephanie Kissam, David R. Gifford, Vincent Mor and Gail Patry

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51519.x

  5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
    1. Blood Pressure Concordance in Older Married Mexican-American Couples (pages 1655–1659)

      M. Kristen Peek and Kyriakos S. Markides

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51520.x

  6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
    1. Developing a Stroke Unit Using the Acute Care for Elders Intervention and Model of Care (pages 1660–1667)

      Kyle R. Allen, Susan E. Hazelett, Robert R. Palmer, David G. Jarjoura, Glenda C. Wickstrom, Jan A. Weinhardt, Robert Lada, Carolyn M. Holder and Steven R. Counsell

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51521.x

  7. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
    1. Persistent Pain in Older Adults (page 1668)

      Cary Reid

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51522.x

  8. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
  9. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
    1. Biomarkers in Subjects with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment (pages 1671–1672)

      Masahiro Maruyama, Hiroyuki Arai, Mari Ootsuki, Nobuyuki Okamura, Toshifumi Matsui, Hidetada Sasaki, Tetsuro Yamazaki and Tomohiro Kaneta

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.515241.x

    2. Postoperative Cognitive Decline: Association with Preoperative Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Levels (pages 1673–1674)

      Kumar Visvanathan, Vijaya Sundararajan, Pavel Pugach and John B. Zabriskie

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.515243.x

    3. Serum Cystatin C May Be a Better Marker of Renal Impairment than Creatinine (pages 1674–1675)

      Edmund J. Lamb, Shelagh E. O'Riordan, Michelle C. Webb and David J. Newman

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.515244.x

    4. The Origin of the Word Geriatrics (pages 1676–1677)

      Harvey Jay Cohen

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51530.x

    5. Atorvastatin, 3-Hydroxy-3-Methylglutaryl Coenzyme A Reductase Inhibitor, Reduces Bone Resorption in the Elderly (pages 1677–1678)

      Masafumi Kuzuya, Yusuke Suzuki, Toshinobu Asai, Teruhiko Koike, Shigeru Kanda, Akira Nakamura, Shosuke Satake, Hiroyuki Umegaki and Akihisa Iguchi

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.515248.x

    6. Oral Dryness: Subjective Perception and Objective Causes (pages 1678–1679)

      Priv.-Doz.Dr., Dr. Anne Wolowski, Christoph Runte and Stefanie Helms

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.515249.x

  10. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    8. Geriatric Literature
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Notices
    1. Courses and Conferences (pages 1680–1682)

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.5111002.x

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