Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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November 2004

Volume 52, Issue 11

Pages 1795–1974

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Effect of Person-Centered Showering and the Towel Bath on Bathing-Associated Aggression, Agitation, and Discomfort in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 1795–1804)

      Philip D. Sloane, Beverly Hoeffer, C. Madeline Mitchell, Darlene A. McKenzie, Ann Louise Barrick, Joanne Rader, Barbara J. Stewart, Karen Amann Talerico, Joyce H. Rasin, Richard C. Zink and Gary G. Koch

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52501.x

    2. Bathing Disability in Community-Living Older Persons: Common, Consequential, and Complex (pages 1805–1810)

      Aanand D. Naik, John Concato and Thomas M. Gill

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52513.x

    3. What Constitutes Normal Hemoglobin Concentration in Community-Dwelling Disabled Older Women? (pages 1811–1816)

      Paulo H. M. Chaves, Qian-Li Xue, Jack M. Guralnik, Luigi Ferrucci, Stefano Volpato and Linda P. Fried

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52502.x

    4. Preparing Patients and Caregivers to Participate in Care Delivered Across Settings: The Care Transitions Intervention (pages 1817–1825)

      Eric A. Coleman, Jodi D. Smith, Janet C. Frank, Sung-Joon Min, Carla Parry and Andrew M. Kramer

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52504.x

    5. Patient Relocation in the 6 Months After Hip Fracture: Risk Factors for Fragmented Care (pages 1826–1831)

      Kenneth S. Boockvar, Ann Litke, Joan D. Penrod, Ethan A. Halm, R. Sean Morrison, Stacey B. Silberzweig, Jay Magaziner, Kenneth Koval and Albert L. Siu

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52512.x

    6. Safety and Efficacy of Risedronate in Reducing Fracture Risk in Osteoporotic Women Aged 80 and Older: Implications for the Use of Antiresorptive Agents in the Old and Oldest Old (pages 1832–1839)

      Steven Boonen, Michael R. McClung, Richard Eastell, Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan, Ian P. Barton and Pierre Delmas

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52506.x

    7. Biomechanical Properties of Shoes and Risk of Falls in Older Adults (pages 1840–1846)

      Allan F. Tencer, Thomas D. Koepsell, Marsha E. Wolf, Cara L. Frankenfeld, David M. Buchner, Walter A. Kukull, Andrea Z. LaCroix, Eric B. Larson and Milda Tautvydas

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52507.x

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      Inappropriate Medication Administration to the Acutely Ill Elderly: A Nationwide Emergency Department Study, 1992–2000 (pages 1847–1855)

      Jeffrey M. Caterino, Jennifer A. Emond and Carlos A. Camargo Jr

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52503.x

    9. Biobehavioral Correlates of Relocation in the Frail Elderly: Salivary Cortisol, Affect, and Cognitive Function (pages 1856–1862)

      Nancy Hodgson, Vicki A. Freedman, Douglas A. Granger and Amy Erno

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52505.x

    10. Cognitive Impairment in Chronic Kidney Disease (pages 1863–1869)

      Manjula Kurella, Glenn M. Chertow, Jennifer Luan and Kristine Yaffe

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52508.x

    11. Translating Research into Clinical Practice: Making Change Happen (pages 1875–1882)

      Elizabeth H. Bradley, Mark Schlesinger, Tashonna R. Webster, Dorothy Baker and Sharon K. Inouye

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52510.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Safety and Immunogenicity of Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Polysaccharide or Conjugate Vaccines in an Elderly Adult Population (pages 1883–1887)

      Kathleen R. Lottenbach, Dan M. Granoff, Stephen J. Barenkamp, Douglas C. Powers, Donald Kennedy, Sharon Irby-Moore, Sharon M. Homan and ChrisAnna M. Mink

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52511.x

    2. Inflammatory and Thrombotic Blood Markers and Walking-Related Disability in Men and Women with and Without Peripheral Arterial Disease (pages 1888–1894)

      Mary M. McDermott, Jack M. Guralnik, Philip Greenland, David Green, Kiang Liu, Paul M. Ridker, Cheeling Chan, Michael H. Criqui, Luigi Ferrucci, Lloyd M. Taylor, William H. Pearce, Joseph R. Schneider and Sarah I. Oskin

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52514.x

    3. Does Self-Rated Health Predict Survival in Older Persons with Cognitive Impairment? (pages 1895–1900)

      Jennifer D. Walker, Colleen J. Maxwell, David B. Hogan and Erika M. Ebly

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52515.x

    4. Association Between Visual Attention and Mobility in Older Adults (pages 1901–1906)

      Cynthia Owsley and Gerald McGwin Jr

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52516.x

    5. The Coming Epidemic of Obesity in Elderly Americans (pages 1907–1912)

      David E. Arterburn, Paul K. Crane and Sean D. Sullivan

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52517.x

    6. Unprovoked and Glyceryl Trinitrate–Provoked Head-Up Tilt Table Test Is Safe in Older People: A Review of 10 Years' Experience (pages 1913–1915)

      Zbigniew J. Gieroba, Julia L. Newton, Steve W. Parry, Michael Norton, Joanna Lawson and Rose Anne Kenny

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52518.x

    7. Pharmacotherapy of Pain in Depressed Older Adults (pages 1916–1922)

      Jürgen Unützer, Bruce Ferrell, Elizabeth H. B. Lin and Tonya Marmon

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52519.x

    8. How Should Clinicians Describe Hospice to Patients and Families? (pages 1923–1928)

      David J. Casarett, Roxane L. Crowley and Karen B. Hirschman

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52520.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Operationalizing a Frailty Index from a Standardized Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (pages 1929–1933)

      David M. Jones, Xiaowei Song and Kenneth Rockwood

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52521.x

  4. Drugs and Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Inappropriate Medication Use and Health Outcomes in the Elderly (pages 1934–1939)

      Alex Z. Fu, Gordon G. Liu and Dale B. Christensen

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52522.x

  5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Return on Educational Investment in Geriatrics Training (pages 1940–1945)

      William B. Weeks and Amy E. Wallace

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52523.x

  6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
  7. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Cruise Ship Care: A Proposed Alternative to Assisted Living Facilities (pages 1951–1954)

      Lee A. Lindquist and Robert M. Golub

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52525.x

  8. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
  9. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. The Bath! Reassessing a Familiar Elixir in Old Age (pages 1957–1958)

      Lois K. Evans

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52527.x

    2. Physician Recruitment into Geriatrics—Further Insight into the Black Box (pages 1959–1961)

      John C. Beck and Robert N. Butler

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52528.x

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 (pages 1962–1963)

      Lisa H. Colbert, Clifford J. Rosen, Bret H. Goodpaster, Anne B. Newman, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Suzanne Satterfield, Alka M. Kanaya, Dennis R. Taaffe and Tamara B. Harris

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52529_1.x

    2. Tiredness and Onset of Walking Limitations in Older Adults (pages 1963–1965)

      Kirsten Avlund, Ritva Sakari-Rantala, Taina Rantanen, Agnes N. Pedersen, Kerstin Frändin and Marianne Schroll

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52529_2.x

    3. Switching from Donepezil or Rivastigmine to Galantamine in Clinical Practice (page 1965)

      Keith Edwards, Judy Therriault O'Connor and Carol Gorman

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52529_3.x

    4. Silent Colo-Uterine Fistula in an Elderly Woman (pages 1965–1966)

      Patrick Petignat, Marie-Hélène Billieux, Francesco Bianchi Demicheli and Marie-Françoise Pelte

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52529_4.x

    5. Ileo-Ceco-Colic Intussusception in a 92-Year-Old Man (pages 1966–1968)

      Juan J. Arenal, Miguel Toledano, Pablo Pérez-Alonso and José A. Guerro

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52529_5.x

    6. Reduction of Falls-Related Injuries Using a Hospital Inpatient Falls Prevention Program (pages 1969–1970)

      James A. Barrett, Millie Bradshaw, Keith Hutchinson, Asangaedem Akpan, Andrea Reese, Leslie Metcalfe, Helen Wong and Melanie J. Maxwell

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52529_8.x

  11. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
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      Erratum (page 1971)

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52537.x

  12. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs and Pharmacology
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Article
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Courses and Conferences (pages 1972–1974)

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05211001.x

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