Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 54 Issue 10

October 2006

Volume 54, Issue 10

Pages 1491–1635

  1. Special Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. New Opportunities to Publish: The Models of Geriatric Care Section (page 1491)

      Bruce E. Robinson, Joseph G. Ouslander and Thomas T. Yoshikawa

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00968.x

  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Dissemination of the Hospital Elder Life Program: Implementation, Adaptation, and Successes (pages 1492–1499)

      Sharon K. Inouye, Dorothy I. Baker, Patricia Fugal, Elizabeth H. Bradley and for the HELP Dissemination Project

      Version of Record online: 3 AUG 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00869.x

    2. Community-Acquired Bacterial Meningitis in Older People (pages 1500–1507)

      Martijn Weisfelt, Diederik Van De Beek, Lodewijk Spanjaard, Johannes B. Reitsma and Jan De Gans

      Version of Record online: 8 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00878.x

    3. Use of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and Sleep Disturbances in Community-Dwelling Older Women (pages 1508–1515)

      Kristine E. Ensrud, Terri L. Blackwell, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Susan Redline, Kristine Yaffe, Susan Diem, David Claman, Katie L. Stone and for the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00880.x

    4. Polypharmacy and Prescribing Quality in Older People (pages 1516–1523)

      Michael A. Steinman, C. Seth Landefeld, Gary E. Rosenthal, Daniel Berthenthal, Saunak Sen and Peter J. Kaboli

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00889.x

    5. The Epidemiology of Bathing Disability in Older Persons (pages 1524–1530)

      Thomas M. Gill, Zhenchao Guo and Heather G. Allore

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00890.x

    6. Diagnosis and Characteristics of Syncope in Older Patients Referred to Geriatric Departments (pages 1531–1536)

      Andrea Ungar, Chiara Mussi, Attilio Del Rosso, Gabriele Noro, Pasquale Abete, Loredana Ghirelli, Tommaso Cellai, Annalisa Landi, Gianfranco Salvioli, Franco Rengo, Niccolò Marchionni, Giulio Masotti and for the Italian Group for the Study of Syncope in the Elderly

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00891.x

    7. Clinical Features of Reflux Esophagitis in Older People: A Study of 840 Consecutive Patients (pages 1537–1542)

      Alberto Pilotto, Marilisa Franceschi, Gioacchino Leandro, Carlo Scarcelli, Luigi P. D'Ambrosio, Davide Seripa, Francesco Perri, Valeria Niro, Francesco Paris, Angelo Andriulli and Francesco Di Mario

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00899.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Over-the-Counter Drug Use by Medicare Beneficiaries in Nursing Homes: Implications for Practice and Policy (pages 1543–1549)

      Linda Simoni-Wastila, Bruce C. Stuart and Thomas Shaffer

      Version of Record online: 3 AUG 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00870.x

    2. Reducing Suicidal Ideation in Depressed Older Primary Care Patients (pages 1550–1556)

      Jürgen Unützer, Lingqi Tang, Sabine Oishi, Wayne Katon, John W. Williams Jr., Enid Hunkeler, Hugh Hendrie, Elizabeth H.B. Lin, Stuart Levine, Lydia Grypma, David C. Steffens, Julie Fields, Christopher Langston and for the IMPACT Investigators

      Version of Record online: 8 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00882.x

    3. Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Self-Management and Reduction of Depressive Symptoms in a Randomized, Controlled Study (pages 1557–1562)

      Barbara L. Brody, Anne-Catherine Roch-Levecq, Robert M. Kaplan, Christine Y. Moutier and Stuart I. Brown

      Version of Record online: 8 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00881.x

    4. To What Extent Do Geriatricians Document the Most Bothersome Symptoms of Patients with Advanced Dementia? (pages 1563–1566)

      Stephanie L. Garrett, Déon Cox-Hayley, Gavin W. Hougham and Greg A. Sachs

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00892.x

    5. Satisfaction with End-of-Life Care for Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia (pages 1567–1572)

      Sharon E. Engel, Dan K. Kiely and Susan L. Mitchell

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00900.x

    6. Cariogenic Bacteria and Caries Risk in Elderly Japanese Aged 80 and Older with at Least 20 Teeth (pages 1573–1577)

      Omar M. M. Rodis, Tsutomu Shimono, Seishi Matsumura, Kiyomi Hatomoto, Keiko Matsuo, Naoyuki Kariya, Yoshihide Okazaki and Ying Ji

      Version of Record online: 20 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00901.x

  4. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Preoperative Risk Assessment for Delirium After Noncardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review (pages 1578–1589)

      Monidipa Dasgupta and Andrea C. Dumbrell

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00893.x

    2. Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults: Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Future Implications (pages 1590–1595)

      Hilaire J. Thompson, Wayne C. McCormick and Sarah H. Kagan

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00894.x

  5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Clinical Characteristics and Longitudinal Changes of Informal Cost of Alzheimer's Disease in the Community (pages 1596–1602)

      Carolyn W. Zhu, Nikolaos Scarmeas, Rebecca Torgan, Marilyn Albert, Jason Brandt, Deborah Blacker, Mary Sano and Yaakov Stern

      Version of Record online: 3 AUG 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00871.x

  6. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Continuing Medical Education, Continuing Professional Development, and Knowledge Translation: Improving Care of Older Patients by Practicing Physicians (pages 1610–1618)

      David C. Thomas, Bree Johnston, Kathel Dunn, Gail M. Sullivan, Belle Brett, Marilyn Matzko and Sharon A. Levine

      Version of Record online: 8 SEP 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00879.x

  7. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. STAPHYLOCOCCUS HEMOLYTICUS LIVER ABSCESS AS AN UNCOMMON PRESENTATION OF SILENT COLONIC CANCER: A CASE REPORT (pages 1619–1620)

      Susanna Gamberini, Gabriele Anania, Elena Incasa, Arnaldo Zangirolami, Marilena Tampieri, Benedetta Boari, Giorgio Benea and Roberto Manfredini

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00886.x

    2. PARALYTIC ILEUS AFTER DISCONTINUATION OF CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITOR (pages 1620–1621)

      Tatsuma Okazaki, Katsutoshi Furukawa, Hiroshi Kubo, Miho Tsutsui, Emi Furukawa, Masanori Asada, Mutsuo Yamaya, Takashi Seki, Koh Iwaski and Hiroyuki Arai

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00896.x

    3. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. BHARADWAJ (page 1622)

      Cynthia X. Pan

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00898.x

    4. NORMAL HOMOCYSTEINE LEVELS IN WELL-FUNCTIONING OLDEST-OLD INDIVIDUALS DESPITE LOW KIDNEY FUNCTION (pages 1623–1625)

      Michal Schnaider Beeri, Jaime Uribarri, James Schmeidler, Rachel Lally, Joy Wang, Hillel T. Grossman, Erik Langhoff, Clive Rosendorff and Jeremy M. Silverman

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00903.x

    5. IMPORTANCE OF ASSISTANCE BY CAREGIVERS FOR INHALED CORTICOSTEROID THERAPY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH ASTHMA (pages 1626–1627)

      Kazuto Matsunaga, Toshiyuki Yamagata, Yoshiaki Minakata and Masakazu Ichinose

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00905.x

    6. VISUAL HALLUCINATION AND TEMAZEPAM: AN UNUSUAL CASE (pages 1627–1628)

      Abid Iraqi and Terry Lynn Hughes

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00906.x

    7. GERIATRICS (pages 1628–1629)

      Edmund H. Duthie Jr.

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00907.x

  8. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 1630–1635)

      Version of Record online: 11 OCT 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00996.x

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