Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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June 2006

Volume 54, Issue 6

Pages 883–1030

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Treatment of Uncorrected Refractive Error Improves Vision-Specific Quality of Life (pages 883–890)

      Anne L. Coleman, Fei Yu, Emmett Keeler and Carol M. Mangione

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00817.x

    2. Healthcare Utilization of Elderly Persons Hospitalized After a Noninjurious Fall in a Swiss Academic Medical Center (pages 891–897)

      Laurence Seematter-Bagnoud, Vincent Wietlisbach, Bertrand Yersin and Christophe J. Büla

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00743.x

    3. Education, Cognitive Test Scores, and Black-White Differences in Dementia Risk (pages 898–905)

      Marie-Florence Shadlen, David Siscovick, Annette L. Fitzpatrick, Corinne Dulberg, Lewis H. Kuller and Sharon Jackson

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00747.x

    4. Association Between Blood Pressure and Survival over 9 Years in a General Population Aged 85 and Older (pages 912–918)

      Sari Rastas, Tuula Pirttilä, Petteri Viramo, Auli Verkkoniemi, Pirjo Halonen, Kati Juva, Leena Niinistö, Kimmo Mattila, Esko Länsimies and Raimo Sulkava

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00742.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Cognitive Function of Older Patients Receiving Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: A Pilot Prospective Longitudinal Study (pages 925–931)

      Arti Hurria, Carol Rosen, Clifford Hudis, Enid Zuckerman, Katherine S. Panageas, Mark S. Lachs, Matthew Witmer, Wilfred G. Van Gorp, Monica Fornier, Gabriella D'Andrea, Mark Moasser, Chau Dang, Catherine Van Poznak, Anju Hurria and Jimmie Holland

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00732.x

    2. Risk of Cognitive Decline in Older Patients After Carotid Endarterectomy: An Observational Study (pages 932–936)

      Mario Bo, Massimiliano Massaia, Stefania Speme, Giorgetta Cappa, Khenya Strumia, Paolo Cerrato, Federico Ponzio and Leone Poli

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00787.x

    3. Impaired Executive Function Is Associated with Delirium After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (pages 937–941)

      James L. Rudolph, Richard N. Jones, Laura J. Grande, William P. Milberg, Emily G. King, Lewis A. Lipsitz, Sue E. Levkoff and Edward R. Marcantonio

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00735.x

    4. Provider Characteristics Related to Antidepressant Use in Older People (pages 942–949)

      Gerda G. Fillenbaum, Celia F. Hybels, Carl F. Pieper, Thomas R. Konrad, Bruce M. Burchett and Dan G. Blazer

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00737.x

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      An Emergency Medical Services Program to Promote the Health of Older Adults (pages 956–962)

      Manish N. Shah, Lindsay Clarkson, E. Brooke Lerner, Rollin J. Fairbanks, Robert McCann and Sandra M. Schneider

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00736.x

    6. Computerized Prescribing Alerts and Group Academic Detailing to Reduce the Use of Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Older People (pages 963–968)

      Steven R. Simon, David H. Smith, Adrianne C. Feldstein, Nancy Perrin, Xiuhai Yang, Yvonne Zhou, Richard Platt and Stephen B. Soumerai

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00734.x

    7. Replicating the Hospital Elder Life Program in a Community Hospital and Demonstrating Effectiveness Using Quality Improvement Methodology (pages 969–974)

      Fred H. Rubin, Jennifer T. Williams, Dianne A. Lescisin, William J. Mook, Shuja Hassan and Sharon K. Inouye

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00744.x

  3. Brief Methodological Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Long-Term Risks of Death and Institutionalization of Elderly People in Relation to Deficit Accumulation at Age 70 (pages 975–979)

      Kenneth Rockwood, Arnold Mitnitski, Xiaowei Song, Bertil Steen and Ingmar Skoog

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00738.x

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Increasing Sex and Ethnic/Racial Diversity of Researchers in Aging: Some Promising Strategies at the Postdoctoral Level (pages 980–985)

      Molly Carnes, Linda Schuler, Gloria E. Sarto, Stephanie J. Lent and Lori Bakken

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00739.x

  5. International Health Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Health Care for Older Persons in Switzerland: A Country Profile (pages 986–990)

      Andreas W. Schoenenberger and Andreas E. Stuck

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00746.x

  6. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
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      Research Agenda for Frailty in Older Adults: Toward a Better Understanding of Physiology and Etiology: Summary from the American Geriatrics Society/National Institute on Aging Research Conference on Frailty in Older Adults (pages 991–1001)

      Jeremy Walston, Evan C. Hadley, Luigi Ferrucci, Jack M. Guralnik, Anne B. Newman, Stephanie A. Studenski, William B. Ershler, Tamara Harris and Linda P. Fried

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00745.x

  7. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
  8. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION PRESENTING WITH TRANSIENT GLOBAL AMNESIA (page 1004)

      Chiara Agosti, Barbara Borroni, Nabil Maalikjy Akkawi, Tania Bordonali and Alessandro Padovani

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00748.x

    2. ASSOCIATION BETWEEN DIASTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE AND LOWER HEMOGLOBIN A1C AND FRONTAL BRAIN ATROPHY IN ELDERLY SUBJECTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS (pages 1005–1007)

      Takashi Sakurai, Masako Kuranaga, Toshihiro Takata, Katsuhito Yamasaki, Hirokazu Hirai, Hidetoshi Endo and Koichi Yokono

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00750.x

    3. DIAGNOSIS OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN ELDERLY SUBJECTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS (pages 1007–1008)

      Vincent Rigalleau, Catherine Lasseur, Christelle Raffaitin, Caroline Perlemoine, Nicole Barthe, Philippe Chauveau, Christian Combe and Henri Gin

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00751.x

    4. DO ALL PATIENTS WITH MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT PROGRESS TO DEMENTIA? (pages 1008–1010)

      Panagiotis Alexopoulos, Timo Grimmer, Robert Perneczky, Gregor Domes and Alexander Kurz

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00752.x

    5. ETHNONUTRITION—THOSE HOME-SWEET-HOME FOODS (pages 1010–1011)

      Marianne K. G. Tanabe and Carol Jasper

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00753.x

    6. GERIATRIC NUTRITIONAL RISK INDEX: A POSSIBLE INDICATOR OF SHORT-TERM MORTALITY IN ACUTELY HOSPITALIZED OLDER PEOPLE (pages 1011–1012)

      Emanuele Cereda, Daniela Limonta, Chiara Pusani and Alfredo Vanotti

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00754.x

    7. GERIATRIC PATIENTS' MOBILITY STATUS AS REFLECTED BY THE RELEVANT ITEMS OF THE BARTHEL INDEX AND IN-HOSPITAL FALLS (pages 1012–1013)

      Wolfgang Von Renteln-Kruse, Tom Krause, Petra Dieckmann and Johannes Vogel

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00755.x

    8. INVOLUNTARY WEIGHT LOSS ASSOCIATED WITH CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS IN DEMENTIA (pages 1013–1014)

      Jonathan T. Stewart and Asher R. Gorelik

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00756.x

    9. FIVE-YEAR EXPERIENCE WITH THE LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE SYSTEM IN JAPAN (pages 1014–1015)

      Kazunori Kikuchi, Ryutaro Takahashi, Yoko Sugihara and Yumi Inagi

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00757.x

    10. PERSISTENCE WITH BISPHOSPHONATE THERAPY IN OLDER PEOPLE (pages 1015–1016)

      Magda Melo, Feng Qiu, Kathy Sykora, David Juurlink, Andreas Laupacis and Muhammad Mamdani

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00758.x

    11. POSTOPERATIVE DELIRIUM AND OGILVIE'S SYNDROME RESOLVING WITH NEOSTIGMINE (pages 1016–1017)

      Azadeh Lankarani-Fard and Steven C. Castle

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00759.x

    12. SENIOR ABUSE MISCONSTRUED AS A MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (pages 1017–1019)

      Ashutosh Niraj and Peter V. Vaitkevicius

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00760.x

    13. UNDERTREATMENT AFTER HIP FRACTURE: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF OSTEOPOROSIS OVERLOOKED (pages 1019–1020)

      Jennifer C. Davis, Maureen C. Ashe, Pierre Guy and Karim M. Khan

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00761.x

    14. FALLS AND SUPPLEMENTATION OF VITAMIN D AND CALCIUM (pages 1020–1021)

      Jen-Tzer Gau and Robert S. Barcikowski

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00762.x

    15. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. GAU ET AL. (pages 1021–1022)

      Leon Flicker, Robert J. MacInnis, Mark S. Stein, Sam C. Scherer, Kate E. Mead, Caryl A. Nowson, Jenny Thomas, Chris Lowndes, John L. Hopper and John D. Wark

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00763.x

  9. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 1024–1030)

      Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.05406001.x

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