Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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June 2005

Volume 53, Issue 6

Pages 927–1089

  1. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. The Association Between Obesity and the Frailty Syndrome in Older Women: The Women's Health and Aging Studies (pages 927–934)

      Caroline S. Blaum, Qian Li Xue, Elisabete Michelon, Richard D. Semba and Linda P. Fried

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53300.x

    2. Apolipoprotein E Genotype and Mortality: Findings from the Cache County Study (pages 935–942)

      Kathleen M. Hayden, Peter P. Zandi, Constantine G. Lyketsos, JoAnn T. Tschanz, Maria C. Norton, Ara S. Khachaturian, Carl F. Pieper, Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer, John C. S. Breitner and for the Cache County Investigators

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53301.x

    3. Insomnia and Hypnotic Use, Recorded in the Minimum Data Set, as Predictors of Falls and Hip Fractures in Michigan Nursing Homes (pages 955–962)

      Alon Y. Avidan, Brant E. Fries, Mary L. James, Kristina L. Szafara, Glenn T. Wright and Ronald D. Chervin

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53304.x

    4. Outcomes of Older People Admitted to Postacute Facilities with Delirium (pages 963–969)

      Edward R. Marcantonio, Dan K. Kiely, Samuel E. Simon, E. John Orav, Richard N. Jones, Katharine M. Murphy and Margaret A. Bergmann

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53305.x

    5. Medication Safety in Older Adults: Home-Based Practice Patterns (pages 976–982)

      Joshua P. Metlay, Abigail Cohen, Dan Polsky, Stephen E. Kimmel, Ross Koppel and Sean Hennessy

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53308.x

    6. Caregiver-Specific Outcomes in Antidementia Clinical Drug Trials: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (pages 983–990)

      Jennifer Hagerty Lingler, Lynn M. Martire and Richard Schulz

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53313.x

  2. BRIEF REPORTS

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Evaluation of Nationally Mandated Drug Use Reviews to Improve Patient Safety in Nursing Homes: A Natural Experiment (pages 991–996)

      Becky Briesacher, Rhona Limcangco, Linda Simoni-Wastila, Jalpa Doshi and Jerry Gurwitz

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53314.x

    2. Cognitive Ability and Physical Performance in Middle-Aged African Americans (pages 997–1001)

      Theodore K. Malmstrom, Fredric D. Wolinsky, Elena M. Andresen, J. Philip Miller and Douglas K. Miller

      Article first published online: 7 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53318.x

    3. Genetic Influences Underlying Self-Rated Health in Older Female Twins (pages 1002–1007)

      Raija Leinonen, Jaakko Kaprio, Marja Jylhä, Asko Tolvanen, Markku Koskenvuo, Eino Heikkinen and Taina Rantanen

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53319.x

    4. Standing Orders in an Ambulatory Setting Increases Influenza Vaccine Usage in Older People (pages 1008–1010)

      Lynne J. Goebel, Shirley M. Neitch and Maurice A. Mufson

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53320.x

    5. Evaluating Potentially Modifiable Risk Factors for Prevalent and Incident Nocturia in Older Adults (pages 1011–1016)

      Theodore M. Johnson II, Richard W. Sattin, Patricia Parmelee, Nancy H. Fultz and Joseph G. Ouslander

      Article first published online: 7 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53321.x

    6. Depression in Older Patients Admitted for Postacute Nursing Home Rehabilitation (pages 1017–1022)

      Adam P. Webber, Jennifer L. Martin, Judith O. Harker, Karen R. Josephson, Laurence Z. Rubenstein and Cathy A. Alessi

      Article first published online: 7 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53322.x

    7. Prevalence of Appropriate and Problematic Antiepileptic Combination Therapy in Older People in the Nursing Home (pages 1023–1028)

      Susan L. Harms, Lynn E. Eberly, Judith M. Garrard, Nancy A. Hardie, Pat C. Bland and Ilo E. Leppik

      Article first published online: 7 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53323.x

  3. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Foot Musculoskeletal Disorders, Pain, and Foot-Related Functional Limitation in Older Persons (pages 1029–1033)

      Fadi Badlissi, Julie E. Dunn, Carol L. Link, Julie J. Keysor, John B. McKinlay and David T. Felson

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53315.x

  4. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. A Comparative Study of the Use of Four Fall Risk Assessment Tools on Acute Medical Wards (pages 1034–1038)

      Michael Vassallo, Rachel Stockdale, Jagdish C. Sharma, Roger Briggs and Stephen Allen

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53316.x

  5. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  6. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Beyond Autonomy: Diversifying End-of-Life Decision-Making Approaches to Serve Patients and Families (pages 1046–1050)

      Gary S. Winzelberg, Laura C. Hanson and James A. Tulsky

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53317.x

  7. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Heterocyclics and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in the Treatment and Prevention of Poststroke Depression (pages 1051–1057)

      Sanjit K. Bhogal, Robert Teasell, Norine Foley and Mark Speechley

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53310.x

  8. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Where Does Research Occur in Geriatrics and Gerontology? (pages 1058–1063)

      Albert Navarro and Frances E. Lynd

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53311.x

  9. GERIATRIC LITERATURE

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Clinical Geriatrics (pages 1064–1065)

      Wilbert S. Aronow

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53324.x

    2. Where Are the Reversible Dementias? (pages 1066–1068)

      Ruchika Harisingani

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53337.x

  10. EDITORIAL

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  11. OLD LIVES TALES

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. The Root of the Problem (page 1071)

      Linda J. Abbey

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53325.x

    2. Getting to Yes (page 1072)

      Kieran M. Walsh

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53326.x

  12. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. LOW VITAMIN B6 LEVELS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH WHITE MATTER LESIONS IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (pages 1073–1074)

      Cees Mulder, Philip Scheltens, Frederik Barkhof, Chad Gundy, Rob A. Verstraeten and Frank-Erik De Leeuw

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_1.x

    2. HYPERIMMUNOGLOBULIN A AND CELIAC DISEASE IN THE ELDERLY (pages 1074–1075)

      Giorgio Menardo, Maria Grazia Bertolotti, Franca Minetti, Renata Brizzolara, Claudia Salmaso and Marcello Bagnasco

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_2.x

    3. A WARM BATH (pages 1075–1076)

      A. Mark Clarfield

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_3.x

    4. EFFECTS OF PHYSICAL EXERCISE ON PLASMA CONCENTRATIONS OF SEX HORMONES IN ELDERLY WOMEN WITH DEMENTIA (pages 1076–1077)

      Masahiro Akishita, Shizuru Yamada, Hiromi Nishiya, Kazuki Sonohara, Ryuhei Nakai and Kenji Toba

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_4.x

    5. RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN PRESSURE ULCER PREVALENCE IN NURSING HOMES (pages 1077–1078)

      Kate L. Lapane, William Jesdale and Sally Zierler

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_5.x

    6. NON-SMALL-CELL LUNG CANCER PATIENTS UNSUITABLE FOR FIRST-LINE CHEMOTHERAPY: A NEW CATEGORY OF PATIENTS FOR CLINICAL STUDIES? (pages 1078–1079)

      Héctor J. Soto Parra, Fiorenza Latteri, Raffaele Cavina, Fabio De Vincenzo, Paolo A. Zucali, Elisabetta Campagnoli and Armando Santoro

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_6.x

    7. TREATMENT OF VALPROATE-INDUCED HYPERAMMONEMIA (page 1080)

      Jonathan T. Stewart and Tampa FL

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_7.x

    8. FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES (pages 1080–1081)

      Renzo Rozzini, Tony Sabatini and Marco Trabucchi

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_8.x

    9. PSEUDODIARRHEA CAUSED BY VAGINAL PESSARY IN AN ELDERLY PATIENT (page 1083)

      Eric Lee Tatar and Chirag Trivedi

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_10.x

    10. ACUPUNCTURE FOR DYSPHAGIA IN POSTSTROKE PATIENTS: A VIDEOFLUOROSCOPIC STUDY (pages 1083–1084)

      Takashi Seki, Koh Iwasaki, Hiroyuki Arai, Hidetada Sasaki, Hideo Hayashi, Shizuru Yamada and Kenji Toba

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.53338_11.x

  13. Erratum

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    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
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      ERRATUM (page 1085)

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.05306001.x

  14. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    3. BRIEF REPORTS
    4. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    5. BRIEF METHODOLOGICAL REPORTS
    6. PROGRESS IN GERIATRICS
    7. ETHICS, PUBLIC POLICY, AND MEDICAL ECONOMICS
    8. DRUGS AND PHARMACOLOGY
    9. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AFFAIRS
    10. GERIATRIC LITERATURE
    11. EDITORIAL
    12. OLD LIVES TALES
    13. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. NOTICES (pages 1086–1089)

      Article first published online: 31 MAY 2005 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.05306002.x

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