Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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June 2003

Volume 51, Issue 6

Pages 735–897

  1. Highlights

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Efficacy of Donepezil on Maintenance of Activities of Daily Living in Patients with Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Disease and the Effect on Caregiver Burden (pages 737–744)

      Howard Feldman, Serge Gauthier, Jane Hecker, Bruno Vellas, Birol Emir, Vera Mastey, Ponni Subbiah and The Donepezil MSAD Study Investigators Group

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51260.x

    2. Functional Status and Health Outcomes in Older Americans with Diabetes Mellitus (pages 745–753)

      Caroline S. Blaum, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Kenneth M. Langa and Linda A. Wray

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51256.x

    3. The Prognostic Significance of Subsyndromal Delirium in Elderly Medical Inpatients (pages 754–760)

      Martin Cole, Jane McCusker, Nandini Dendukuri and Ling Han

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51255.x

    4. Influenza– and Respiratory Syncytial Virus–Associated Morbidity and Mortality in the Nursing Home Population (pages 761–767)

      Shelley E. Ellis, Christopher S. Coffey, Edward F. Mitchel Jr, Robert S. Dittus and Marie R. Griffin

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51254.x

    5. Prevalence of Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth and Its Association with Nutrition Intake in Nonhospitalized Older Adults (pages 768–773)

      Alexandr Parlesak, Birgit Klein, Kerstin Schecher, J. Christian Bode and Christiane Bode

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51259.x

    6. Self-Reported Disability and Its Association with Performance-Based Limitation in Elderly Men: A Comparison of Three European Countries (pages 782–788)

      Carolien L. Van Den Brink, Marja Tijhuis, Sandra Kalmijn, Niek S. Klazinga, Aulikki Nissinen, Simona Giampaoli, Paula Kivinen, Daan Kromhout and Geertrudis A.M. Van Den Bos

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51258.x

    7. Decisions for Hospice Care in Patients with Advanced Cancer (pages 789–797)

      Hongbin Chen, William E. Haley, Bruce E. Robinson and Ronald S. Schonwetter

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51252.x

    8. How Does the Timing of Hospice Referral Influence Hospice Care in the Last Days of Life? (pages 798–806)

      Susan C. Miller, Barry Kinzbrunner, Peggy Pettit and J. Richard Williams

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51253.x

    9. Partnering Managed Care and Community-Based Services for Frail Elders: The Care Advocate Program (pages 807–812)

      Kathleen H. Wilber, Douglas Allen, George R. Shannon and Sam Alongi

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51257.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Accuracy of Collateral Source Reports in Very Mild to Mild Dementia of the Alzheimer Type (pages 819–823)

      Pamela Z. Cacchione, Kimberly K. Powlishta, Elizabeth A. Grant, Virginia D. Buckles and John C. Morris

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51263.x

    2. The Association Between Time Since Last Meal and Blood Pressure in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study (pages 824–828)

      Nicholas L. Smith, Bruce M. Psaty, Gale H. Rutan, Thomas Lumley, David Yanez, Paulo H. M. Chaves and Richard A. Kronmal

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51264.x

    3. Reducing Fear of Falling in Seniors Through Education and Activity Programs: A Randomized Trial (pages 829–834)

      Brenda J. Brouwer, Cathy Walker, Sarah J. Rydahl and Elsie G. Culham

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51265.x

    4. Family Involvement in End-of-Life Hospital Care (pages 835–840)

      Jeanne M. Tschann, Sharon R. Kaufman and Guy P. Micco

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51266.x

    5. Is a Fall Just a Fall: Correlates of Falling in Healthy Older Persons. The Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 841–846)

      Nathalie De Rekeneire, Marjolein Visser, Rita Peila, Michael C. Nevitt, Jane A. Cauley, Frances A. Tylavsky, Eleanor M. Simonsick and Tamara B. Harris

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51267.x

  4. Brief Methodological Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Paradoxical Vasodilation During Lower Body Negative Pressure in Patients with Vasodepressor Carotid Sinus Syndrome (pages 853–857)

      Arduino A. Mangoni, Emma Ouldred, Theresa J. Allain, Jacqueline C. T. Close, Diarmuid Hilton, Cameron G. Swift, Declan Lyons and Stephen H. D. Jackson

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51269.x

  5. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
  6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Barriers to and Benefits of Leisure Time Physical Activity in the Elderly: Differences Across Cultures (pages 863–868)

      Jeannae M. Dergance, Walter L. Calmbach, Rahul Dhanda, Toni P. Miles, Helen P. Hazuda and Charles P. Mouton

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51271.x

  7. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. The Revolution in Aging Is Here (pages 874–876)

      Leonard W. Larson

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51273.x

  8. Commentary on Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
  9. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Clinical Guidelines in Old Age Psychiatry (pages 879–880)

      Alessandra Scalmati

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51275.x

  10. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
  11. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYMPTOMS IN THE ELDERLY: LET US NOT FORGET CELIAC DISEASE (pages 884–885)

      Sophie Desplat-Jégo, Dominique Bernard and Denis Bagnères

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51279.x

    2. THE EFFECT OF STABILITY OF ORAL ANTICOAGULANT THERAPY UPON PATIENT-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS AND QUALITY OF LIFE (pages 885–887)

      Fariba Jaffary, Tayyaba Khan, Farhad Kamali, Michael Hutchinson and Hilary A. Wynne

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51280.x

    3. DONEPEZIL AND ATHETOSIS IN AN ELDERLY PATIENT WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (pages 889–890)

      Makoto Tanaka, Masayuki Yokode, Toru Kita and Kozo Matsubayashi

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51281.x

    4. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BODY COMPOSITION AND CYTOKINES IN CACHECTIC PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (pages 890–891)

      Shing-Shing Yeh, Alice Hafner, Michael W. Schuster, Giovanni Mantovani, Daniel M. Levine and Thomas S. Parker

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51282.x

    5. VITAMIN D AND DISABILITY (page 891)

      F. Michael Gloth III

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51283.x

    6. PLASMA BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE LEVELS INCREASE IN PROPORTION TO CHANGES IN PULMONARY ARTERY PRESSURE IN OLD-OLD PERSONS (pages 891–893)

      Ryuji Ueda, Masatoshi Yokouchi, Takaomi Suzuki, Eiichi Otomo and Takashi Katagiri

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51284.x

  12. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Highlights
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Report
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Commentary on Special Article
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Notices (pages 894–897)

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2003 | DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2389.2003.51288.x

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