Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 54 Issue 5

May 2006

Volume 54, Issue 5

Pages 737–881

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Performance-Based Measures of Physical Function for High-Function Populations (pages 737–742)

      J. David Curb, Clementina D. Ceria-Ulep, Beatriz L. Rodriguez, John Grove, Jack Guralnik, Brad J. Willcox, Tim A. Donlon, Kamal H. Masaki and Randi Chen

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00700.x

    2. Meaningful Change and Responsiveness in Common Physical Performance Measures in Older Adults (pages 743–749)

      Subashan Perera, Samir H. Mody, Richard C. Woodman and Stephanie A. Studenski

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00701.x

    3. Chronic Kidney Disease and Functional Limitation in Older People: Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 750–756)

      Linda F. Fried, Jung Sun Lee, Michael Shlipak, Glenn M. Chertow, Christie Green, Jingzhong Ding, Tamara Harris, Anne B. Newman and for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00727.x

    4. Alcohol Use, Comorbidity, and Mortality (pages 757–762)

      Alison A. Moore, Lisa Giuli, Robert Gould, Peifeng Hu, Kefei Zhou, David Reuben, Gail Greendale and Arun Karlamangla

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00728.x

    5. Ankle Brachial Index as a Predictor of Cognitive Impairment in the General Population: Ten-Year Follow-Up of the Edinburgh Artery Study (pages 763–769)

      Jacqueline F. Price, Sarah McDowell, Martha C. Whiteman, Ian J. Deary, Marlene C. Stewart and F. Gerald R. Fowkes

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00702.x

    6. Limited Literacy in Older People and Disparities in Health and Healthcare Access (pages 770–776)

      Rebecca L. Sudore, Kala M. Mehta, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Tamara B. Harris, Anne B. Newman, Suzanne Satterfield, Caterina Rosano, Ronica N. Rooks, Susan M. Rubin, Hilsa N. Ayonayon, Kristine Yaffe and for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

      Version of Record online: 24 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00691.x

    7. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Reduces Subjective Daytime Sleepiness in Patients with Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease with Sleep Disordered Breathing (pages 777–781)

      Mei S. Chong, Liat Ayalon, Matthew Marler, Jose S. Loredo, Jody Corey-Bloom, Barton W. Palmer, Lianqi Liu and Sonia Ancoli-Israel

      Version of Record online: 24 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00694.x

    8. Safety and Efficacy of Teriparatide in Elderly Women with Established Osteoporosis: Bone Anabolic Therapy from a Geriatric Perspective (pages 782–789)

      Steven Boonen, Fernando Marin, Dan Mellstrom, Li Xie, Durisala Desaiah, John H. Krege and Clifford J. Rosen

      Version of Record online: 30 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00695.x

    9. Between-Meal Risedronate Does Not Alter Bone Turnover in Nursing Home Residents (pages 790–795)

      Sabina Agrawal, Diane C. Krueger, Jean A. Engelke, Lori J. Nest, Peggy F. Krause, Paul J. Drinka and Neil C. Binkley

      Version of Record online: 24 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00696.x

    10. Caregiver Characteristics Are Associated with Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia (pages 796–803)

      Kaycee M. Sink, Kenneth E. Covinsky, Deborah E. Barnes, Robert J. Newcomer and Kristine Yaffe

      Version of Record online: 24 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00697.x

    11. Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in Nosocomial Bloodstream Infections with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Enterococcus Species: Comparison of Elderly and Nonelderly Patients (pages 804–808)

      Alexandre R. Marra, Katharine Bar, Gonzalo M. L. Bearman, Richard P. Wenzel and Michael B. Edmond

      Version of Record online: 24 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00698.x

    12. A Randomized Trial of a Multicomponent Home Intervention to Reduce Functional Difficulties in Older Adults (pages 809–816)

      Laura N. Gitlin, Laraine Winter, Marie P. Dennis, Mary Corcoran, Sandy Schinfeld and Walter W. Hauck

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00703.x

    13. Risk Factors and Prediction of Postoperative Delirium in Elderly Hip-Surgery Patients: Implementation and Validation of a Medical Risk Factor Model (pages 817–822)

      Kees J. Kalisvaart, Ralph Vreeswijk, Jos F. M. De Jonghe, Tjeerd Van Der Ploeg, Willem A. Van Gool and Piet Eikelenboom

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00704.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Variation in the Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor Gene and Muscle Strength in Older Caucasian Women (pages 823–826)

      Dan E. Arking, Daniele M. Fallin, Linda P. Fried, Tao Li, Brock A. Beamer, Qian Li Xue, Aravinda Chakravarti and Jeremy Walston

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00693.x

    2. Prospective Study of Fever and Pneumonia After Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy in Older People (pages 827–830)

      Kouji Kanemoto, Hiroaki Satoh, Hiroichi Ishikawa, Shigemi Ishikawa, Morio Ohtsuka and Kiyohisa Sekizawa

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00705.x

  3. Progress In Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Could Self-Neglect in Older Adults Be a Geriatric Syndrome? (pages 831–842)

      Maria P. Pavlou and Mark S. Lachs

      Version of Record online: 9 MAR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00661.x

  4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Ethical Issues in Mobile Psychiatric Treatment with Homebound Elderly Patients: The Psychogeriatric Assessment and Treatment in City Housing Experience (pages 843–848)

      David M. Blass, Rebecca M. Rye, Beatrice M. Robbins, Mary M. Miner, Sharon Handel, John L. Carroll Jr. and Peter V. Rabins

      Version of Record online: 12 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00706.x

  5. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
  6. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
  7. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. ON THE BRAZILIAN ELDERLY AMERINDIAN HERITAGE AND THE VERY OLD ITALIAN-BRAZILIAN LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGING (pages 856–857)

      Idiane Rosset, Matheus Roriz-Cruz, Jarbas S. Roriz-Filho, Rosalina Partezani-Rodrigues and Antonio C. De Souza

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00708.x

    2. REASONS FOR THE HIGH COMPETITIVENESS IN ENTERING A GERIATRICS FELLOWSHIP IN BRAZIL: SOME COMPARISONS WITH THE UNITED STATES (pages 857–858)

      Matheus Roriz-Cruz, Idiane Rosset, Ana C. Cury, Jarbas S. Roriz-Filho, Yoshio Wakatsuki and Antonio C. De Souza

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00709.x

    3. RHETORIC OF RESEARCH: PROMOTING NUTRITION PRODUCTS FOR PRESSURE ULCERS (page 859)

      Thomas E. Finucane

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00711.x

    4. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. FINUCANE (pages 859–860)

      Nancy Bergstrom and Susan Horn

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00712.x

    5. PERIOPERATIVE HALOPERIDOL USAGE FOR DELIRIUM MANAGEMENT (pages 860–861)

      Michael D. Wang

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00713.x

    6. PERIOPERATIVE HALOPERIDOL TO PREVENT POSTOPERATIVE DELIRIUM (page 861)

      Dallas Seitz and Sudeep S. Gill

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00714.x

    7. RESPONSE LETTERS TO DRS. WANG, AND SEITZ AND GILL (pages 861–863)

      Kees J. Kalisvaart, Jos F.M. De Jonghe, Marja J. Bogaards, Ralph Vreeswijk, Toine C.G. Egberts, Bart J. Burger, Piet Eikelenboom and Willem A. Van Gool

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00715.x

    8. VISION AND ABILITY TO TAKE MEDICATION (page 863)

      Bruce I. Gaynes

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00716.x

    9. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. GAYNES (pages 863–865)

      Beverly Gwen Windham, Michael E. Griswold, Linda P. Fried, Gary S. Rubin and Michelle C. Carlson

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00717.x

    10. COGNITIVE FUNCTION MAY BE IMPORTANT FOR FALL INJURY PREVENTION TRIALS (page 865)

      Jeffrey M. Hausdorff and Galit Yogev

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00718.x

    11. A RESPONSE LETTER TO DRS. HAUSDORFF AND YOGEV (pages 865–866)

      Sarah E. Lamb and Clemens Becker

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00719.x

    12. DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS IN CHRONICALLY BEDRIDDEN ELDERLY INDIVIDUALS (pages 866–867)

      Adelheide Valderrama, Javier Del Castillo, Carlos A. DiazGranados, Juan C. Ortega, Gustavo Guío, José I. Hernández and Eduardo Molano

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00720.x

    13. THE EFFECTS OF GUM-CHEWING THERAPY ON SALIVATION IN STROKE PATIENTS (pages 867–869)

      Tetsuo Kawasaka, Megumi Shimodozono, Atsuko Ogata and Kazumi Kawahira

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00721.x

    14. BENEFITS OF COMBINING DONEPEZIL PLUS TRADITIONAL JAPANESE HERBAL MEDICINE ON COGNITION AND BRAIN PERFUSION IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: A 12-WEEK OBSERVER-BLIND, DONEPEZIL MONOTHERAPY CONTROLLED TRIAL (pages 869–871)

      Masahiro Maruyama, Naoki Tomita, Koh Iwasaki, Mari Ootsuki, Toshifumi Matsui, Miyako Nemoto, Nobuyuki Okamura, Makoto Higuchi, Miho Tsutsui, Tomoko Suzuki, Takashi Seki, Tomohiro Kaneta, Katsutoshi Furukawa and Hiroyuki Arai

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00722.x

    15. GATIFLOXACIN-INDUCED DELIRIUM AND PSYCHOSIS IN AN ELDERLY DEMENTED WOMAN (page 871)

      Satyendra Satyanarayana and Barry Campbell

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00723.x

    16. HYPONATREMIA AFTER FLUORESCEIN ANGIOGRAPHY (pages 872–874)

      Yaacov Ori, Asher Korzets, Michael Bergman, Gulnara Vishelesky and Hertzel Salman

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00725.x

    17. MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE CLINIC FOR OLDER WOMEN: A RANDOMIZED, CONTROLLED TRIAL (pages 874–875)

      Nahid A. Azad, Frank J. Molnar and Anna M. Byszewski

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00726.x

  8. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 876–881)

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.05405001.x

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