Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 53 Issue 5

May 2005

Volume 53, Issue 5

Pages 747–926

  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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Chronic Cytomegalovirus Infection and Inflammation Are Associated with Prevalent Frailty in Community-Dwelling Older Women (pages 747–754)

      Heidi N. Schmaltz, Linda P. Fried, Qian-Li Xue, Jeremy Walston, Sean X. Leng and Richard D. Semba

      Version of Record online: 18 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53250.x

    2. Pneumonia Versus Aspiration Pneumonitis in Nursing Home Residents: Prospective Application of a Clinical Algorithm (pages 755–761)

      Joseph M. Mylotte, Susan Goodnough and Margaret Gould

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53258.x

    3. Type and Intensity of Activity and Risk of Mobility Limitation: The Mediating Role of Muscle Parameters (pages 762–770)

      Marjolein Visser, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Lisa H. Colbert, Jennifer Brach, Susan M. Rubin, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Anne B. Newman, Tamara B. Harris and for the Health ABC Study

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53257.x

    4. Effect of Race and Sex on Primary Care Physicians' Diagnosis and Treatment of Late-Life Depression (pages 777–784)

      Helen C. Kales, Harold W. Neighbors, Marcia Valenstein, Frederic C. Blow, John F. McCarthy, Rosalinda V. Ignacio, Kiran K.-K. Taylor, Leah Gillon and Alan M. Mellow

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53255.x

    5. The Effect of Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatment on Longitudinal Outcomes of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Over 10 Years (pages 785–792)

      Yuchiao Chang, Daniel E. Singer, Yen A. Wu, Robert B. Keller and Steven J. Atlas

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53254.x

    6. Nighttime Insomnia Treatment and Education for Alzheimer's Disease: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 793–802)

      Susan M. McCurry, Laura E. Gibbons, Rebecca G. Logsdon, Michael V. Vitiello and Linda Teri

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53252.x

    7. Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Nonpharmacological Intervention to Improve Abnormal Sleep/Wake Patterns in Nursing Home Residents (pages 803–810)

      Cathy A. Alessi, Jennifer L. Martin, Adam P. Webber, E. Cynthia Kim, Judith O. Harker and Karen R. Josephson

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53251.x

    8. A Pilot Investigation of the Short-Term Effects of an Interdisciplinary Intervention Program on Elderly Patients with Hip Fracture in Taiwan (pages 811–818)

      Yea-Ing Lotus Shyu, Jersey Liang, Chi-Chuan Wu, Juin-Yih Su, Huey-Shinn Cheng, Shih-Wei Chou and Ching-Tzu Yang

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53253.x

    9. Timing of Hospice Referral and Families' Perceptions of Services: Are Earlier Hospice Referrals Better? (pages 819–823)

      Elizabeth Rickerson, Joan Harrold, Jennifer Kapo, Janet T. Carroll and David Casarett

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53259.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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Capsaicin Troche for Swallowing Dysfunction in Older People (pages 824–828)

      Takae Ebihara, Hidenori Takahashi, Satoru Ebihara, Tatsuma Okazaki, Takahiko Sasaki, Aya Watando, Miyako Nemoto and Hidetada Sasaki

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53261.x

    2. Clinician Assessment of the Driving Competence of Patients with Dementia (pages 829–833)

      Brian R. Ott, David Anthony, George D. Papandonatos, Anelyssa D'Abreu, Jeffrey Burock, Alicia Curtin, Chuang-Kuo Wu and John C. Morris

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53265.x

    3. Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Patients Receiving Home Care (pages 834–839)

      Thomas J. Marrie and Jane Q. Huang

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53264.x

    4. Cost Analysis of Nursing Home Registered Nurse Staffing Times (pages 840–845)

      David A. Dorr, Susan D. Horn and Randall J. Smout

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53267.x

    5. Effects of Behavioral and Drug Therapy on Nocturia in Older Incontinent Women (pages 846–850)

      Theodore M. Johnson II, Kathryn L. Burgio, David T. Redden, Kate Clark Wright and Patricia S. Goode

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53260.x

    6. Newly Reported Chronic Conditions and Onset of Functional Dependency (pages 851–855)

      Jennifer L. Wolff, Chad Boult, Cynthia Boyd and Gerard Anderson

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53262.x

    7. Perceived Barriers to Trying Self-Management Approaches for Chronic Pain in Older Persons (pages 856–861)

      Jonathan S. Austrian, Robert D. Kerns and M. Carrington Reid

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53268.x

    8. Reduced Mammographic Screening May Explain Declines in Breast Carcinoma in Older Women (pages 862–866)

      Robert M. Kaplan and Sidney L. Saltzstein

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53263.x

    9. Use of Serial Mini-Mental State Examinations to Diagnose and Monitor Delirium in Elderly Hospital Patients (pages 867–870)

      Shaun T. O'Keeffe, Eamon C. Mulkerrin, Kayser Nayeem, Matthew Varughese and Isweri Pillay

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53266.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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Simplifying Detection of Cognitive Impairment: Comparison of the Mini-Cog and Mini-Mental State Examination in a Multiethnic Sample (pages 871–874)

      Soo Borson, James M. Scanlan, Jill Watanabe, Shin-Ping Tu and Mary Lessig

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53269.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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Legionnaires' Disease in Long-Term Care Facilities: Overview and Proposed Solutions (pages 875–880)

      Meena H. Seenivasan, Victor L. Yu and Robert R. Muder

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53270.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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. The Care of Patients with Dementia: A Modern Jewish Ethical Perspective (pages 881–884)

      Alan B. Jotkowitz, A. Mark Clarfield and Shimon Glick

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53271.x

  6. Education and Training

    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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Quality of Internet Geriatric Health Information: The GeriatricWeb Project (pages 885–890)

      Ihab Hajjar, Sarah A. Gable, Victor P. Jenkinson, Laura T. Kane and Ruth A. Riley

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53272.x

  7. Drugs and Pharmacology

    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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Assessment of Geriatric Information on the Drug Label for Commonly Prescribed Drugs in Older People (pages 891–894)

      Karen L. Steinmetz, Kim C. Coley and Bruce G. Pollock

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53273.x

  8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Exploring Chronically Ill Seniors' Attitudes About Discussing Death and Postmortem Medical Procedures (pages 895–900)

      Henry S. Perkins, Krysten J. Shepherd, Josie D. Cortez and Helen P. Hazuda

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53274.x

  9. 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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. Focus on Cell Senescence as the Basis for Aging (pages 901–902)

      David Hamerman

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53275.x

  10. 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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
  11. 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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. USE OF ANALGESICS IN ELDERLY NURSING HOME RESIDENTS (page 909)

      Gustavo Duque and Manual Montero-Odasso

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_1.x

    2. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. DUQUE ET AL. (pages 909–910)

      Aida B. Won, John N. Morris, Lewis A. Lipsitz, Kate L. Lapane, Sue Vallow and Jeff Schein

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.t01-1-53278_1.x

    3. REACTOGENICITY TRENDS BY AGE TO INFLUENZA AND PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINES (pages 910–911)

      Daniela D'Alessandro, Angelo Rossini, Gaetano M. Fara and Saverio Ciriminna

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_2.x

    4. RECREATIONAL REHABILITATION IMPROVED COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN VASCULAR DEMENTIA (pages 911–912)

      Masahiro Nagaya, Hidetoshi Endo, Teruhiko Kachi, Yuji Abe and Toshiki Ota

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_3.x

    5. NEW BASES FOR PERCUTANEOUS CAVAL FILTER PLACEMENT ON SITE IN GERIATRIC INSTITUTION IN PATIENTS AGED 75 AND OLDER (pages 913–914)

      Alain F. Le Blanche, Catherine Marteau, Sorina Sime-Bohus, Eric Pautas, Jean-Yves Beinis, François Piette and Pascal Chaibi

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_4.x

    6. DO WE NEED DELIRIUM UNITS? (pages 914–915)

      Renzo Rozzini, Tony Sabatini and Marco Trabucchi

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_5.x

    7. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. ROZZINI ET AL. (pages 915–916)

      Joseph H. Flaherty and Syed H. Tariq

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.t01-1-53278_5.x

    8. FRAILTY JUDGMENT BY HOSPITAL TEAM MEMBERS: DEGREE OF AGREEMENT AND SURVIVAL PREDICTION (pages 916–917)

      François R. Herrmann, Anouk Osiek, Michèle Cos, Jean-Pierre Michel and Jean-Marie Robine

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_6.x

    9. HIGH VITAMIN B12 LEVEL: A STRONG PREDICTOR OF MORTALITY IN ELDERLY INPATIENTS (pages 917–918)

      Nathalie Salles, François Herrmann, Ken Sakbani, Charles-Henri Rapin and Cornel Sieber

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_7.x

    10. SELF-MANAGEMENT IS NOT RELATED TO LOWER DEMAND FOR PRIMARY CARE IN INDEPENDENT-LIVING ELDERLY (pages 918–919)

      Raymond Wetzels, Monique van Eijken, Richard Grol, Michel Wensing and Chris van Weel

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_8.x

    11. RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF THE MEDICAL OUTCOMES STUDY SOCIAL SUPPORT SURVEY (CHINESE VERSION) (pages 920–921)

      Diana T. F. Lee, David R. Thompson, Doris, S. F. Yu and Jean Woo

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_9.x

    12. GERIATRICIANS AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES (pages 921–922)

      Greg A. Sachs

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53278_10.x

    13. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. SACHS (pages 922–923)

      Elizabeth A. Phelan, Barbara Williams, James P. LoGerfo, Andrea Z. LaCroix, Lou Grothaus and Edward H. Wagner

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.t01-1-53278_10.x

  12. 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. Education and Training
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Geriatric Literature
    11. Editorials
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Notices
    1. NOTICES (pages 924–926)

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.05305001.x

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