Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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December 2003

Volume 51, Issue 12

Pages 1683–1849

  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. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. The Effect of Group Exercise on Physical Functioning and Falls in Frail Older People Living in Retirement Villages: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 1685–1692)

      Stephen R. Lord, Sally Castell, Joanne Corcoran, Julia Dayhew, Beth Matters, Amelia Shan and Philippa Williams

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51551.x

    2. Intense Tai Chi Exercise Training and Fall Occurrences in Older, Transitionally Frail Adults: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 1693–1701)

      Steven L. Wolf, Richard W. Sattin, Michael Kutner, Michael O'Grady, Arlene I. Greenspan and Robert J. Gregor

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51552.x

    3. Function and Back Symptoms in Older Adults (pages 1702–1709)

      Susan L. Edmond and David T. Felson

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51553.x

    4. Depressive Symptoms as a Risk Factor for Disabling Back Pain in Community-Dwelling Older Persons (pages 1710–1717)

      M. Carrington Reid, Christianna S. Williams, John Concato, Mary E. Tinetti and Thomas M. Gill

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51554.x

    5. Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression in the Elderly Medicare Population: Predictors, Disparities, and Trends (pages 1718–1728)

      Stephen Crystal, Usha Sambamoorthi, James T. Walkup and Ayşe Akıncıgil

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51555.x

    6. Diagnosis-Related Group–Adjusted Hospital Costs Are Higher in Older Medical Patients with Lower Functional Status (pages 1729–1734)

      Kenneth H. Chuang, Kenneth E. Covinsky, Laura P. Sands, Richard H. Fortinsky, Robert M. Palmer and C. Seth Landefeld

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51556.x

    7. Age and Features of Movement Influence Motor Overflow (pages 1735–1739)

      Julie A. Bodwell, Roderick K. Mahurin, Sally Waddle, Robert Price and Steven C. Cramer

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51557.x

    8. Intentional and Unintentional Weight Loss Increase Bone Loss and Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women (pages 1740–1747)

      Kristine E. Ensrud, Susan K. Ewing, Katie L. Stone, Jane A. Cauley, Paula J. Bowman, Steven R. Cummings and for the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51558.x

    9. Antidiabetic Drug Therapy of African-American and White Community-Dwelling Elderly Over a 10-Year Period (pages 1748–1753)

      Catherine I. Lindblad, Joseph T. Hanlon, Margaret B. Artz, Gerda G. Fillenbaum and Teresa C. Mccarthy

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51559.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. A Standardized Quality Assessment System To Evaluate Incontinence Care in the Nursing Home (pages 1754–1761)

      John F. Schnelle, Mary P. Cadogan, Dragan Grbic, Barbara M. Bates-jensen, Dan Osterweil, June Yoshii and Sandra F. Simmons

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51560.x

    2. Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on Strength, Physical Function, and Health Perception in Older, Community-Dwelling Men (pages 1762–1767)

      Anne M. Kenny, Bradley Biskup, Bertha Robbins, Glenn Marcella and Joseph A. Burleson

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51561.x

    3. Alternative Therapy Use by Elderly African Americans Attending a Community Clinic (pages 1768–1772)

      Shelley A. Sternberg, Anjana Chandran and Monica Sikka

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51562.x

    4. Psychiatric Morbidity in a Neurology-Based Memory Clinic: The Effect of Systematic Psychiatric Evaluation (pages 1773–1778)

      Anne-Mette Hejl, Merete Hørding, Ellen Hasselbalch, Henrik Dam, Ralf Hemmingsen and Gunhild Waldemar

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51563.x

  4. Nursing

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. Use of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Urinary Incontinence Guideline in Nursing Homes (pages 1779–1786)

      Nancy M. Watson, Carol A. Brink, James G. Zimmer and Robert D. Mayer

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51564.x

  5. 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. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. Restructuring Primary Care Practices to Manage Geriatric Syndromes: The ACOVE-2 Intervention (pages 1787–1793)

      David B. Reuben, Carol Roth, Caren Kamberg and Neil S. Wenger

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51565.x

  6. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. Selected As the Best Paper in the 1990s: Reducing Frailty and Falls in Older Persons: An Investigation of Tai Chi and Computerized Balance Training (pages 1794–1803)

      Steven L. Wolf, Huimnan X. Barnhart, Nancy G. Kutner, Elizabeth Mcneely, Carol Coogler, Tingsen Xu and and the Atlanta FICSIT Group

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51566.x

  7. Commentary on Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. Tai Chi, Falls, and the Heritage of JAGS (pages 1804–1805)

      Laurie L. Lavery and Stephanie A. Studenski

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51567.x

  8. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
  9. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
  10. Old Lives Tales

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
  11. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. Emotional Vitality and Change in Lower Extremity Function After Acute Medical Illness and Hospitalization (pages 1814–1815)

      Alessandro Blè, Stefano Volpato, Monica Pacetti and Giovanni Zuliani

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51572_1.x

    2. Cabergoline and Silent Aspiration in Elderly Patients with Stroke (pages 1815–1816)

      Tadashi Arai, Kiyohisa Sekizawa, Naoki Yoshimi, Satoshi Toshima and Hisayoshi Fujiwara

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51572_2.x

    3. The above letter was referred to the author(s) of the original paper and their reply follows (pages 1816–1817)

      Mitchell T. Heflin, Eugene Z. Oddone, Carl F. Pieper, Bruce M. Burchett and Harvey Jay Cohen

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.t01-1-51572_3.x

    4. Cancer in the Elderly: to Screen or Not to Screen? (page 1816)

      Sabrina Capurso, Giovanni Gambassi and Roberto Bernabei

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51572_3.x

    5. Caregiving and Age: The Case of a Very Old Sister of a Patient with Alzheimer's Disease (pages 1817–1818)

      Alessandra Pezzini, Angelo Bianchetti, Giuseppe Bellelli and Marco Trabucchi

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51572_4.x

    6. Role of Chronic Sinusitis in Cognitive Functioning in the Elderly (pages 1818–1819)

      Toshifumi Matsui, Hiroyuki Arai, Mizue Nakajo, Masahiro Maruyama, Satoru Ebihara, Hidetada Sasaki and Yo-ichi Yoshida

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51572_5.x

    7. Use of Antibacterial Drugs in Community-Dwelling Older Persons (pages 1819–1821)

      David R. P. Guay, Margaret B. Artz, Joseph T. Hanlon, Gerda G. Fillenbaum and Kenneth E. Schmader

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51572_6.x

    8. Subclavian Vein Occlusion Due to Pace-Maker Leads (pages 1823–1824)

      Marc Paccalin, Simon Valero, Jean Yves poupet, Cedric Landron, Pascal Roblot, Bertrand Becq-giraudon, Carina Do nascimento and CHU La milétrie

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.51572_9.x

  12. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
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      Erratum (page 1825)

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.05112002.x

  13. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. Courses and Conferences (pages 1826–1828)

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.05112001.x

  14. Author Index

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. Author Index to Volume 51 (pages 1829–1834)

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.05112004.x

  15. Subject Index

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights of Papers in the Clinical Investigations Section
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Nursing
    6. Models and Systems of Geriatric Care
    7. Special Article
    8. Commentary on Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    15. Author Index
    16. Subject Index
    1. Subject Index to Volume 51 (pages 1835–1849)

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1532-5415.2003.05112003.x

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