Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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April 2004

Volume 52, Issue 4

Pages 487–656

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Education and Training
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Articles
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Association Between Functional Status and Use and Effectiveness of Beta-Blocker Prophylaxis in Elderly Survivors of Acute Myocardial Infarction (pages 495–501)

      Gail Vitagliano, Jeptha P. Curtis, John Concato, Alvan R. Feinstein, Martha J. Radford and Harlan M. Krumholz

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52153.x

    2. The Association Between Physical Function and Lifestyle Activity and Exercise in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 502–509)

      Jennifer S. Brach, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Stephen Kritchevsky, Kristine Yaffe, Anne B. Newman and for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study Research Group

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52154.x

    3. Interventions Improve Gait Regularity in Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy While Walking on an Irregular Surface Under Low Light (pages 510–515)

      James K. Richardson, Sibylle B. Thies, Trina K. DeMott and James A. Ashton-Miller

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52155.x

    4. The Effects of MK-0677, an Oral Growth Hormone Secretagogue, in Patients with Hip Fracture (pages 516–523)

      Mark A. Bach, Kenneth Rockwood, Carl Zetterberg, Gorm Thamsborg, Réjean Hébert, Jean-Pierre Devogelaer, Jens Sandahl Christiansen, René Rizzoli, J.Lockwood Ochsner, Norman Beisaw, Oscar Gluck, Leisure Yu, Thomas Schwab, Jeanne Farrington, Alice M. Taylor, Jennifer Ng, Vivian Fuh and for the MK 0677 Hip Fracture Study Group

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52156.x

    5. Fall Prevention in Residential Care: A Cluster, Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 524–531)

      Ngaire Kerse, Meg Butler, Elizabeth Robinson and Maree Todd

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52157.x

    6. Out-of-Hospital Death: Advance Care Planning, Decedent Symptoms, and Caregiver Burden (pages 532–539)

      Virginia P. Tilden, Susan W. Tolle, Linda L. Drach and Nancy A. Perrin

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52158.x

    7. Alcohol Intake and Risk of Dementia (pages 540–546)

      Jose A. Luchsinger, Ming-Xin Tang, Maliha Siddiqui, Steven Shea and Richard Mayeux

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52159.x

    8. Periodontal Disease and Weight Loss in Older Adults (pages 547–553)

      Robert J. Weyant, Anne B. Newman, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Walter A. Bretz, Patricia M. Corby, Dianxu Ren, Lisa Weissfeld, Susan M. Rubin and Tamara Harris

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52160.x

    9. Religion, Spirituality, and Health in Medically Ill Hospitalized Older Patients (pages 554–562)

      Harold G. Koenig, Linda K. George and Patricia Titus

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52161.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Education and Training
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Articles
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Stair Performance in People Aged 75 and Older (pages 563–567)

      Kathryn A. Hamel and Peter R. Cavanagh

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52162.x

    2. Arterial Stiffness Is Associated with Orthostatic Hypotension in Elderly Subjects with History of Falls (pages 568–572)

      Jacques Boddaert, Hani Tamim, Marc Verny and Joël Belmin

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52163.x

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      Physical Functioning, Depression, and Preferences for Treatment at the End of Life: The Johns Hopkins Precursors Study (pages 577–582)

      Joseph B. Straton, Nae-Yuh Wang, Lucy A. Meoni, Daniel E. Ford, Michael J. Klag, David Casarett and Joseph J. Gallo

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52165.x

    4. Nursing Home Quality and Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management Practices (pages 583–588)

      Deidre D. Wipke-Tevis, Donna A. Williams, Marilyn J. Rantz, Lori L. Popejoy, Richard W. Madsen, Gregory F. Petroski and Amy A. Vogelsmeier

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52166.x

    5. Dietary Patterns of Rural Older Adults Are Associated with Weight and Nutritional Status (pages 589–595)

      Jenny H. Ledikwe, Helen Smiciklas-Wright, Diane C. Mitchell, Carla K. Miller and Gordon L. Jensen

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52167.x

    6. Medical and Cognitive Correlates of Denture Wearing in Older Community-Dwelling Adults (pages 596–600)

      Robert J. Weyant, Rajesh S. Pandav, Judith L. Plowman and Mary Ganguli

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52168.x

  3. Education and Training

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Education and Training
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Articles
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Who Are the Uninsured Elderly in the United States? (pages 601–606)

      James W. Mold, George E. Fryer and Cynthia H. Thomas

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52169.x

  5. Drugs and Pharmacology

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Education and Training
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Articles
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Living Alone and Outpatient Care Use by Older Veterans (pages 617–622)

      Jenice S. Guzman, Linda Sohn and Nancy D. Harada

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52172.x

  7. Special Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Education and Training
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Articles
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Tribute to Marsha Goodwin-Beck, RN-C, MA, MSN (pages 623–624)

      Judith A. Salerno and Susan G. Cooley

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52189.x

    2. Designing Randomized, Controlled Trials Aimed at Preventing or Delaying Functional Decline and Disability in Frail, Older Persons: A Consensus Report (pages 625–634)

      Luigi Ferrucci, Jack M. Guralnik, Stephanie Studenski, Linda P. Fried, Gordon B. Cutler Jr, Jeremy D. Walston and The Interventions on Frailty Working Group

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52174.x

    3. Minutes of the Members' Business Meeting (pages 635–636)

      David B. Reuben

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52173.x

  8. Geriatric Literature

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Education and Training
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Articles
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Can Textbooks Be Evidence-Based? (pages 637–638)

      Laurie G. Jacobs 1

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52175.x

  9. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Education and Training
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Articles
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Advance Directives and Advancing Age (pages 641–642)

      Linda L. Emanuel

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52177.x

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Education and Training
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Articles
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Acupuncture for Gait Disorders in the Elderly (pages 643–644)

      Takashi Seki, Masayuki Kurusu, Hiroyuki Arai and Hidetada Sasaki

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52178_1.x

    2. Extraordinarily High Elevation of Carbohydrate Antigen CA 19–9 with Macroamylasemia in an Elderly Japanese Woman (pages 644–645)

      Hideki Nomura, Hisayuki Miura, Shosuke Satake, Hidetoshi Endo and Toshihisa Tajima

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52178_2.x

    3. The Four ‘I's of Delirium (page 645)

      Robert S. Crausman

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52178_3.x

    4. Aspiration Pneumonia and Insular Hypoperfusion in Patients with Cerebrovascular Disease (pages 645–646)

      Nobuyuki Okamura, Masahiro Maruyama, Takae Ebihara, Toshifumi Matsui, Miyako Nemoto, Hiroyuki Arai, Hidetada Sasaki and Kazuhiko Yanai

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52178_4.x

    5. Charles Bonnet Syndrome and GABAergic Drugs—A Case Report (pages 646–647)

      Paolo M. Stofler, Simone Franzoni, Ignazio Di Fazio, Simonetta Gatti, Cristina Respini, Cristina Cornali, Giovanni B. Frisoni, Roberta Riello and Marco Trabucchi

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52178_5.x

    6. Secondary Prevention of Hip Fractures in Veterans: Can We Do Better? (pages 647–648)

      Hosam K. Kamel, Hot Springs, Adriana Bida and Marcos Montagnini

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52178_6.x

    7. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Incidence of Alzheimer's Disease in Japan (pages 649–650)

      Takashi Ohrui, Toshifumi Matsui, Mutsuo Yamaya, Hiroyuki Arai, Satoru Ebihara, Masahiro Maruyama and Hidetada Sasaki

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52178_7.x

    8. Response Letter to Dr. Endeshaw (pages 650–651)

      Rebecca Q. Ivers, Robert G. Cumming, Paul Mitchell and Judy M. Simpson

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.t01-1-52178_8.x

    9. Posterior Subcapsular Cataract and Hip Fracture (page 650)

      Yohannes W. Endeshaw and N. Wilson Holland

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52178_8.x

    10. Response Letter to Dr. Robert Kane (pages 651–652)

      Joseph H. Flaherty and John E. Morley

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.t01-1-52178_9.x

    11. Origin of the Term “Glidepaths” (pages 651–652)

      Robert L. Kane

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52178_9.x

  11. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Education and Training
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Special Articles
    9. Geriatric Literature
    10. Editorials
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Notices (pages 653–656)

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2004 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.05204001.x

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