Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 52 Issue 3

March 2004

Volume 52, Issue 3

Pages 335–485

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Special Articles
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Acknowledgments
    11. Notices
    1. The Effect of Changing Practice on Fall Prevention in a Rehabilitative Hospital: The Hospital Injury Prevention Study (pages 335–339)

      Michael Vassallo, Raj Vignaraja, Jagdish C. Sharma, Helen Hallam, Kath Binns, Roger Briggs, Ian Ross and Steve Allen

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52102.x

    2. Predictors of Adherence to the Use of Hip Protectors in Nursing Home Residents (pages 340–345)

      Andrea Warnke, Gabriele Meyer, Ralf Bender and Ingrid Mühlhauser

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52103.x

    3. Declining Executive Control in Normal Aging Predicts Change in Functional Status: The Freedom House Study (pages 346–352)

      Donald R. Royall, Raymond Palmer, Laura K. Chiodo and Marsha J. Polk

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52104.x

    4. Effect of Widowhood on Disability Onset in Elderly Men from Three European Countries (pages 353–358)

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

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52105.x

    5. The National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study: Pressure Ulcer Development in Long-Term Care Residents (pages 359–367)

      Susan D. Horn, Stacy A. Bender, Maree L. Ferguson, Randall J. Smout, Nancy Bergstrom, George Taler, Abby S. Cook, Siobhan S. Sharkey and Anne Coble Voss

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52106.x

    6. Large-Artery Stiffness Contributes to the Greater Prevalence of Systolic Hypertension in Elderly Women (pages 368–373)

      Karen L. Berry, James D. Cameron, Anthony M. Dart, Elizabeth M. Dewar, Christoph D. Gatzka, Garry L. Jennings, Yu-Lu Liang, Chris M. Reid and Bronwyn A. Kingwell

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52107.x

    7. Tramadol/Acetaminophen Combination Tablets for the Treatment of Pain Associated with Osteoarthritis Flare in an Elderly Patient Population (pages 374–380)

      Norman R. Rosenthal, Joel C. Silverfield, Shu-Chen Wu, Donna Jordan, Marc Kamin and on behalf of the CAPSS-105 Study Group

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52108.x

    8. A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Doxycycline and Rifampin for Patients with Alzheimer's Disease (pages 381–387)

      Mark B. Loeb, D. William Molloy, Marek Smieja, Tim Standish, Charles H. Goldsmith, Jim Mahony, Stephanie Smith, Michael Borrie, Earl Decoteau, Warren Davidson, Allan Mcdougall, Judy Gnarpe, Martin O'donnell and Max Chernesky

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52109.x

    9. Diverse Effect of Inflammatory Markers on Insulin Resistance and Insulin-Resistance Syndrome in the Elderly (pages 399–404)

      Angela M. Abbatecola, Luigi Ferrucci, Rodolfo Grella, Stefania Bandinelli, Massimiliano Bonafè, Michelangela Barbieri, Anna M. Corsi, Fulvio Lauretani, Claudio Franceschi and Giuseppe Paolisso

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52112.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Special Articles
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Acknowledgments
    11. Notices
    1. Impairments of Muscles and Nerves Associated with Peripheral Arterial Disease and Their Relationship with Lower Extremity Functioning: The InCHIANTI Study (pages 405–410)

      Mary McGrae Mcdermott, Jack M. Guralnik, Monique Albay, Stefania Bandinelli, Benedetta Miniati and Luigi Ferrucci

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52113.x

    2. Brisk Walking Speed in Older Adults Who Walk for Exercise (pages 411–416)

      Carol Parise, Barbara Sternfeld, Steven Samuels and Ira B. Tager

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1046/j.0002-8614.2003.52114.x

    3. Potentially Inappropriate Antiepileptic Drugs for Elderly Patients with Epilepsy (pages 417–422)

      Mary Jo V. Pugh, Joyce Cramer, Janice Knoefel, Andrea Charbonneau, Alan Mandell, Lewis Kazis and Dan Berlowitz

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52115.x

    4. Mechanisms of Unexplained Anemia in the Nursing Home (pages 423–427)

      Andrew S. Artz, Dean Fergusson, Paul J. Drinka, Melvin Gerald, Rex Bidenbender, Anthony Lechich, Felix Silverstone, Mark A. Mccamish, Jinlu Dai, Evan Keller and William B. Ershler

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52116.x

    5. Stroke Prophylaxis in Institutionalized Elderly Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (pages 428–433)

      Elaine Lau, Tammy J. Bungard and Ross T. Tsuyuki

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52117.x

    6. Predictors of Nursing Facility Admission: A 12-Year Epidemiological Study in the United States (pages 434–439)

      Ashok J. Bharucha MD, Rajesh Pandav MBBS, MPH, Changyu Shen BS, Hiroko H. Dodge PhD and Mary Ganguli MD, MPH

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52118.x

  3. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Special Articles
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Acknowledgments
    11. Notices
    1. Screening and Cognitive Impairment: Ethics of Forgoing Mammography in Older Women (pages 440–444)

      Barrie L. Raik MD, Franklin G. Miller PhD and Joseph J. Fins MD

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52119.x

  4. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Special Articles
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Acknowledgments
    11. Notices
    1. Predictors of Nursing Home Placement in African Americans with Dementia (pages 445–452)

      Joseph E. Gaugler, Corinne R. Leach, Ted Clay and Robert C. Newcomer

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52120.x

  5. Special Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Special Articles
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Acknowledgments
    11. Notices
    1. Research Agenda-Setting Program for Geriatric Ophthalmology (pages 453–458)

      Andrew G. Lee and Anne L. Coleman

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52121.x

  6. Geriatric Literature

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Special Articles
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Acknowledgments
    11. Notices
    1. The “Subsyndromal” Syndromes of Aging (pages 463–465)

      Donald R. Royall

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52124.x

  8. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Special Articles
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Acknowledgments
    11. Notices
    1. Prevention of Gastroesophageal Reflux Using an Application of Half-Solid Nutrients in Patients with Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Feeding (pages 466–467)

      Jiro Kanie, Yusuke Suzuki, Akihisa Iguchi, Hiroyasu Akatsu, Takayuki Yamamoto and Hiroshi Shimokata

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_1.x

    2. The Role of Positron Emission Tomography in the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease (pages 467–468)

      Jeffrey L. Cummings, Dan Silverman, Gary Small and Michael Phelps

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_2.x

    3. Response Letter to Dr. Cummings (pages 468–469)

      Sudeep S. Gill, Paula A. Rochon, Mark Guttman and Andreas Laupacis

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_3.x

    4. Cholesterol and Mortality in Elderly Patients (pages 469–470)

      Renzo Rozzini, Tony Sabatini, Simone Franzoni and Marco Trabucchi

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_4.x

    5. Response Letter to Dr. Rozzini (page 471)

      Peifeng Hu and David B. Reuben

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_5.x

    6. Loxoprofen Sodium and Survival in Older People with Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer (pages 471–472)

      Akio Kanda, Satoru Ebihara, Tatsuma Okazaki, Hiroyasu Yasuda and Hidetada Sasaki

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_6.x

    7. A Case Report of Corticobasal Degeneration (page 472)

      Edward Greenberg, Mark Edgar and Mark Lachs

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_7.x

    8. Adherence to Vitamin D Supplementation in Elderly Patients After Hip Fracture (pages 474–475)

      Elena Segal MD, Haim Zinnman MD, Batia Raz MSc, Ada Tamir PhD and Sophia Ish-Shalom MD

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_8.x

    9. The Use of an Electromechanical Device for Treatment of Constipation in the Elderly (pages 475–476)

      David Galinsky, Konstantinos Mimidis, Yehuda Zicherman and Dimitrios Oreopoulos

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_9.x

    10. Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus in the Elderly (pages 476–477)

      Yann Martin, Marie-Agnes Artaz and Anne Bornand-Rousselot

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_10.x

    11. Nursing Homes' Use of Feeding Tubes (page 477)

      Charles E. Gessert

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52125_11.x

  9. Acknowledgments

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Special Articles
    7. Geriatric Literature
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Acknowledgments
    11. Notices
    1. Courses and Conferences (pages 483–485)

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05203002.x

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