Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 52 Issue 2

February 2004

Volume 52, Issue 2

Pages 173–333

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. The Effect of Dementia on Outcomes and Process of Care for Medicare Beneficiaries Admitted with Acute Myocardial Infarction (pages 173–181)

      Frank A. Sloan, Justin G. Trogdon, Lesley H. Curtis and Kevin A. Schulman

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52052.x

    2. Hormone Use and Cognitive Performance in Women of Advanced Age (pages 182–186)

      J. Galen buckwalter, Valerie C. Crooks, Sean B. Robins and Diana B. Petitti

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52053.x

    3. The Relationship Between a Dementia Diagnosis, Chronic Illness, Medicare Expenditures, and Hospital Use (pages 187–194)

      Julie P. W. Bynum, Peter V. Rabins, Wendy Weller, Marlene Niefeld, Gerard F. Anderson and Albert W. Wu

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52054.x

    4. Incidence and Prevalence of Dementia in the Cardiovascular Health Study (pages 195–204)

      Annette L. Fitzpatrick, Lewis H. Kuller, Diane G. Ives, Oscar L. Lopez, William Jagust, John C. S. Breitner, Beverly Jones, Constantine Lyketsos and Corinne Dulberg

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52058.x

    5. Low Well-Being Is an Independent Predictor for Stroke in Elderly Patients with Diabetes Mellitus (pages 205–210)

      Atsushi Araki, Yukari Murotani, Fumi Kamimiya and Hideki Ito

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52055.x

    6. Older Adults' Views of “Successful Aging”—How Do They Compare with Researchers' Definitions? (pages 211–216)

      Elizabeth A. Phelan, Lynda A. Anderson, Andrea Z. Lacroix and Eric B. Larson

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52056.x

    7. Effect of Medical Conditions on Improvement in Self-Reported and Observed Functional Performance of Elders (pages 217–223)

      Ram R. Miller, Yuqing Zhang, Rebecca A. Silliman, Margaret Kelly Hayes, Suzanne G. leveille, Joanne M. Murabito, Douglas Kiel, George T. O'connor and David T. Felson

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1046/j.0002-8614.2004.52057.x

    8. Radiographic Resolution of Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia in the Elderly (pages 224–229)

      Ali A. El Solh, Alan T. Aquilina, Hakan Gunen and Fadi Ramadan

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52059.x

    9. Alfacalcidol Reduces the Number of Fallers in a Community-Dwelling Elderly Population with a Minimum Calcium Intake of More Than 500 Mg Daily (pages 230–236)

      Laurent Dukas, Heike A. Bischoff, Lyn S. Lindpaintner, Erich Schacht, Dagmar Birkner-binder, Thomas N. Damm, Beat Thalmann and Hannes B. Stähelin

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52060.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Muscle Strength After Resistance Training Is Inversely Correlated with Baseline Levels of Soluble Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptors in the Oldest Old (pages 237–241)

      Helle Bruunsgaard, Eva Bjerregaard, Marianne Schroll and Bente Klarlund Pedersen

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52061.x

    2. Is Chronic Nonmalignant Pain Associated with Decreased Appetite in Older Adults? Preliminary Evidence (pages 247–251)

      Brooke N. Bosley, Debra K. Weiner, Thomas E. Rudy and Evelyn Granieri

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52063.x

    3. Subcortical Vascular Lesions Predict Functional Recovery After Rehabilitation in Patients with L-Dopa Refractory Parkinsonism (pages 252–256)

      Fabio Guerini, Giovanni B. Frisoni, Catherine Bellwald, Roberta Rossi Psy, Giuseppe Bellelli and Marco Trabucchi

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52064.x

    4. Resilience of Community-Dwelling Older Persons (pages 257–262)

      Susan E. Hardy, John Concato and Thomas M. Gill

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52065.x

    5. Subjective Memory Complaints and Objective Memory Impairment in the Vienna-Transdanube Aging Community (pages 263–268)

      Susanne Jungwirth, Peter Fischer, Silvia Weissgram, Walter Kirchmeyr, Peter Bauer and Karl-Heinz Tragl

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52066.x

    6. The Effect of Short-Term Estradiol Therapy on Cognitive Function in Older Men Receiving Hormonal Suppression Therapy for Prostate Cancer (pages 269–273)

      Pamela Taxel, Michael C. Stevens, Margaret Trahiotis, Jill Zimmerman and Richard F. Kaplan

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52067.x

    7. Clinical Phenotype of Families with Longevity (pages 274–277)

      Gil Atzmon, Clyde Schechter, William Greiner, Deborah Davidson, Gad Rennert and Nir Barzilai

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52068.x

    8. Home Hospitalization Service for Acute Uncomplicated First Ischemic Stroke in Elderly Patients: A Randomized Trial (pages 278–283)

      Nicoletta Aimonino Ricauda, 1 Mario Bo, 1 Mario Molaschi, 1 Massimiliano Massaia, 1 Dominga Salerno, 1 Dario Amati, 1 Vittoria Tibaldi and 1 Fabrizio Fabris 1

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52069.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. The Identification of Seniors At Risk Screening Tool: Further Evidence of Concurrent and Predictive Validity (pages 290–296)

      Nandini Dendukuri, Jane McCusker and Eric Belzile

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52073.x

  4. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Progress in Elder Abuse Screening and Assessment Instruments (pages 297–304)

      Terry Fulmer, Lisa Guadagno, Carmel Bitondo dyer and Marie Therese Connolly

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52074.x

  5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Ethics Reporting in Publications About Research with Alzheimer's Disease Patients (pages 305–310)

      Carol B. Stocking, Gavin W. Hougham, Aliza R. Baron and Greg A. Sachs

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52075.x

  6. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
  7. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Quantity Versus Quality of Life: How Do We Decide? (pages 314–315)

      Annette L. Fitzpatrick and Lewis H. Kuller

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52077.x

    2. Estrogen and Cognition: A True Relationship? (pages 316–318)

      Sanjay Asthana and William S. Middleton

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52078.x

  8. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Withdrawal of Paper Presented at 2003 AGS Annual Meeting (page 319)

      Mark Supiano

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_1.x

    2. Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising in Long-Standing Lichen Sclerosus Et Atrophicus (pages 319–320)

      Pradip Bhattacharjee, Shokat M. Fatteh and Kenneth L. Lloyd

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_2.x

    3. Splenic Hematoma as a Complication of Colonoscopy (pages 320–321)

      Bryan J. Lekas and Fernando F. Stancampiano

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_3.x

    4. Validity, Reliability, and Responsiveness of the Chronic Heart Failure Questionnaire (Chinese Version) (pages 321–322)

      Diana T. F. Lee PhD, RN, Doris S. F. Yu BSc (Nursing) (Hons), RN and Jean Woo FRCP (Lond.), MD (Cantab.)

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_4.x

    5. Use of Foot Veins to Monitor Hydration in the Elderly (pages 322–324)

      Richard B. Rosher and Sherry B. Robinson

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_5.x

    6. Low Total Protein Increases Injury Risk in the Elderly (pages 324–325)

      Wolfgang Mühlberg, Gerhard Weidemann, Hans-Werner Stedtfeld and Cornel Sieber

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_6.x

    7. An Unusual Cause of Orthostatic Hypotension in an Older Person (page 325)

      Ulisses G. V. Cunha, Viviane X. F. Alves, Danielle C. A. Caetano, Vitor A. M. Sá, Flaviana M. Oliveira and Antônio L. Costa

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_7.x

    8. How Old Is Too Old to Start Dialysis? (page 325)

      Thiruvinvamalai S. Dharmarajan, Nita Kaul and Robin O. Russell

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_8.x

    9. Association Between Homocysteine, Depression, and Cognitive Function in Community-Dwelling Older Women from Australia (pages 327–328)

      Osvaldo P. Almeida, Nicola Lautenschlager, Leon Flicker, Peter Leedman, Samuel Vasikaran, Anna Gelavis and Joanne Ludlow

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_9.x

    10. Preventing Disability Through Community-Based Health Coaching (pages 328–329)

      Suzanne G. Leveille, Elizabeth A. Phelan, Connie Davis, Marianne Logerfo and James P. Logerfo

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_10.x

    11. A “Painful” Epidural Analgesia (pages 329–330)

      Matteo Cesari, Graziano Onder, Sergio Torre, Francesco Landi, Pierugo Carbonin and Giovanni Gambassi

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202001_11.x

  9. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Courses and Conferences (pages 331–333)

      Version of Record online: 22 JAN 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05202002.x

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