Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 10

October 2007

Volume 55, Issue 10

Pages 1499–1703

  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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
    1. Safety and Immunogenicity Profile of the Concomitant Administration of ZOSTAVAX and Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Adults Aged 50 and Older (pages 1499–1507)

      Boris Kerzner, Alexander V. Murray, Eric Cheng, Rudy Ifle, Peter R. Harvey, Mark Tomlinson, Julie L. Barben, Kimberly Rarrick, Jon E. Stek, Mi-Ok Chung, Florian P. Schödel, William W. B. Wang, Jin Xu, Ivan S. F. Chan, Jeffrey L. Silber and Katia Schlienger

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01397.x

    2. Treatment of Dementia in Community-Dwelling and Institutionalized Medicare Beneficiaries (pages 1508–1516)

      Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, Bruce Stuart, Ilene H. Zuckerman, Linda Simoni-Wastila and Ram Miller

      Article first published online: 28 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01387.x

    3. A Population-Based Study of Cholinesterase Inhibitor Use for Dementia (pages 1517–1523)

      Nathan Herrmann, Sudeep S. Gill, Chaim M. Bell, Geoffrey M. Anderson, Susan E. Bronskill, Kenneth I. Shulman, Hadas D. Fischer, Kathy Sykora, Haijiang Steven Shi and Paula A. Rochon

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01377.x

    4. High-Intensity Environmental Light in Dementia: Effect on Sleep and Activity (pages 1524–1533)

      Philip D. Sloane, Christianna S. Williams, C. Madeline Mitchell, John S. Preisser, Wendy Wood, Ann Louise Barrick, Susan E. Hickman, Karminder S. Gill, Bettye Rose Connell, Jack Edinger and Sheryl Zimmerman

      Article first published online: 21 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01358.x

    5. Early Cognitive Change in the General Population: How Do Different Definitions Work? (pages 1534–1540)

      Blossom C. M. Stephan, Fiona E. Matthews, Ian G. McKeith, John Bond, Carol Brayne and the Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Aging Study

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01386.x

    6. Effectiveness of Education and Individualized Counseling in Reducing Environmental Hazards in the Homes of Community-Dwelling Older Women (pages 1548–1556)

      Jean F. Wyman, Catherine F. Croghan, Nancy M. Nachreiner, Cynthia R. Gross, Holly Hatch Stock, Kristine Talley and Melinda Monigold

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01315.x

    7. Chronic Anemia and Fatigue in Elderly Patients: Results of a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Exploratory Study with Epoetin Alfa (pages 1557–1565)

      Parag Agnihotri, Margaret Telfer, Zeeshan Butt, Abhay Jella, David Cella, Chris M. Kozma, Mukesh Ahuja, Shahbaz Riaz and Joseph Akamah

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01357.x

    8. Prevalence of Anemia in the Nursing Home: Contribution of Chronic Kidney Disease (pages 1566–1570)

      Bruce Robinson, Andrew S. Artz, Bruce Culleton, Cathy Critchlow, Angela Sciarra and Paul Audhya

      Article first published online: 28 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01389.x

    9. Poststroke Urinary Incontinence: One-Year Outcome and Relationships with Measures of Attentiveness (pages 1571–1577)

      Renate Pettersen, Brian K. Saxby and Torgeir Bruun Wyller

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01396.x

    10. Kidney Function as a Predictor of Loss of Lean Mass in Older Adults: Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 1578–1584)

      Linda F. Fried, Robert Boudreau, Jung Sun Lee, Glenn Chertow, Manjula Kurella-Tamura, Michael G. Shlipak, Jingzhong Ding, Deborah Sellmeyer, Frances A. Tylavsky, Eleanor Simsonick, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Tamara B. Harris, Anne B. Newman and for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01398.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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
    1. Psychiatric Comorbidity and Greater Hospitalization Risk, Longer Length of Stay, and Higher Hospitalization Costs in Older Adults with Heart Failure (pages 1585–1591)

      Steven L. Sayers, Nancy Hanrahan, Ann Kutney, Sean P. Clarke, Brendali F. Reis and Barbara Riegel

      Article first published online: 21 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01368.x

    2. Tuberculin Skin Test Reaction and Body Mass Index in Old Age Home Residents in Hong Kong (pages 1592–1597)

      Moira Chan-Yeung, David L. K. Dai, Amy H. K. Cheung, Felix H. W. Chan, Kai-Man Kam, Cheuk-Ming Tam and Chi-Chiu Leung

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01316.x

    3. Fear of Falling in Older Women: A Longitudinal Study of Incidence, Persistence, and Predictors (pages 1598–1603)

      Nicole Austin, Amanda Devine, Ian Dick, Richard Prince and David Bruce

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01317.x

    4. Identifying Vulnerable Older Adults with Cancer: Integrating Geriatric Assessment into Oncology Practice (pages 1604–1608)

      Arti Hurria, Stuart M. Lichtman, Jonathan Gardes, Daneng Li, Sewanti Limaye, Sujata Patil, Enid Zuckerman, William Tew, Paul Hamlin, Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, Mark Lachs and Eva Kelly

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01367.x

    5. Empirical Assessment of a Research Advance Directive for Persons with Dementia and Their Proxies (pages 1609–1612)

      Carol B. Stocking, Gavin W. Hougham, Deborah D. Danner, Marian B. Patterson, Peter J. Whitehouse and Greg A. Sachs

      Article first published online: 21 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01318.x

    6. Assessment of Endothelial Function in Alzheimer's Disease: Is Alzheimer's Disease a Vascular Disease? (pages 1613–1617)

      Didem Sener Dede, Bunyamin Yavuz, Burcu Balam Yavuz, Mustafa Cankurtaran, Meltem Halil, Zekeriya Ulger, Eylem Sahin Cankurtaran, Kudret Aytemir, Giray Kabakci and Servet Ariogul

      Article first published online: 15 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01378.x

    7. Physical Activity and Leg Strength Predict Decline in Mobility Performance in Older Persons (pages 1618–1623)

      Aron S. Buchman, Robert S. Wilson, Patricia A. Boyle, Yuxiao Tang, Debra A. Fleischman and David A. Bennett

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01359.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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
    1. The Relationship Between Self-Rated Health and Mortality in Older Black and White Americans (pages 1624–1629)

      Sei J. Lee, Sandra Y. Moody-Ayers, C. Seth Landefeld, Louise C. Walter, Karla Lindquist, Mark R. Segal and Kenneth E. Covinsky

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01360.x

    2. A Comparison of Computerized and Pencil-and-Paper Tasks in Assessing Cognitive Function in Community-Dwelling Older People in the Newcastle 85+ Pilot Study (pages 1630–1635)

      Joanna Collerton, 1 Daniel Collerton, 1 Yasumichi Arai, 2 Karen Barrass, Martin Eccles, Carol Jagger, Ian McKeith, Brian K Saxby, Tom Kirkwood and the Newcastle 85+ Study Core Team

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01379.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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
  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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
  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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
    1. A Vertically Integrated Geriatric Curriculum Improves Medical Student Knowledge and Clinical Skills (pages 1650–1655)

      Mark A. Supiano, James T. Fitzgerald, Karen E. Hall and Jeffrey B. Halter

      Article first published online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01309.x

  7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination

    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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
    1. Collaborative Clinical Quality Improvement for Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Homes : (See editorial comments by Dr. George Taler on pp 1674–1675) (pages 1663–1669)

      Joanne Lynn, Jeff West, Susan Hausmann, David Gifford, Rachel Nelson, Paul McGann, Nancy Bergstrom and Judith A. Ryan

      Article first published online: 21 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01380.x

  8. 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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
    1. The Geriatrics and Oncology Dialogues (pages 1670–1671)

      Miriam B. Rodin and Supriya G. Mohile

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01370.x

    2. How Do You Prove Quality Improvement? (pages 1672–1673)

      Gordon Mosser and Robert L. Kane

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01322.x

  9. 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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
    1. FALLS IN A HOSPITAL SETTING (page 1676)

      Kelly Briggs and Knight Steel

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01371.x

    2. PURPLE URINE BAG SYNDROME IN GERIATRIC WARDS: TWO FACES OF A COIN? (pages 1676–1678)

      Hyuk Ga, Ki-Ho Park, Gyu-Dong Choi, Byung-Ik Yoo, Mun-Cheol Kang, Sung-Min Kim, Eun-Ja Lee, Seung-Tae Park and Chang-Hae Park

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01327.x

    3. A VISUAL SIGN OF FAILURE OF THE AIR VENT FOR URINARY LEG BAGS (pages 1678–1679)

      Richard F. Edlich, William B. Long III, Jill Amanda Greene, Angela Kelley, Amy A. Cochran and Jerry Giesy

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01372.x

    4. LIFESTYLE-RELATED FACTORS, ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, AND MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT (pages 1679–1681)

      Vincenzo Solfrizzi, Alessia D'Introno, Anna M. Colacicco, Cristiano Capurso, Gaetano Gagliardi, Andrea Santamato, Giuseppe Baldassarre, Antonio Capurso and Francesco Panza

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01313.x

    5. SILDENAFIL IN OLDER PATIENTS WITH SECONDARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION (pages 1681–1682)

      Girolamo Catapano Minotti, Andrea Corsonello and Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01312.x

    6. ACQUIRED HEMOPHILIA IN OLDER PEOPLE: A POOR PROGNOSIS DESPITE INTENSIVE CARE (pages 1682–1685)

      Olivier Lambotte, Justine Dautremer, Benoît Guillet, Tewfik Boutekedjiret, Marie Dreyfus, Rami Kotb, Philippe Le Bras, Jean-François Delfraissy, Thierry Lambert and Cécile Goujard

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01323.x

    7. CRI DE COEUR: ALARMING SYMPTOM IN GERIATRICS (pages 1685–1686)

      Justi Ernst, Chris J. M. Hilkens, Joep L. R. M. Smeets, Willibrord H. L. Hoefnagels and Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01326.x

    8. CONTRIBUTION OF GASTRIC ACID IN ELDERLY NURSING HOME PATIENTS WITH COUGH REFLEX HYPERSENSITIVITY (pages 1686–1688)

      Satoru Ebihara, Takae Ebihara, Miyako Yamasaki, Masanori Asada, Shinsuke Yamanda, Kaijun Niu, Hidetada Sasaki and Hiroyuki Arai

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01324.x

    9. HIP FRACTURE AND DEPRESSION IN ELDERLY PATIENTS: IS THERE A SEX EFFECT? (pages 1688–1689)

      Renzo Rozzini, Alessandro Morandi, Intissar Sleiman and Marco Trabucchi

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01325.x

    10. AN ELDERLY WOMAN WITH PRIMARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM EXHIBITS IMPROVEMENT OF NEUROCOGNITIVE DYSFUNCTION AFTER PARATHYROIDECTOMY (pages 1689–1691)

      David B. Doherty, Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, Alan D. Valentine and Nancy D. Perrier

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01361.x

    11. WHY STROKE PATIENTS STOP WALKING WHEN TALKING (page 1691)

      Vivian Weerdesteyn, Roos Van Swigchem, Hanneke J.R. Van Duijnhoven and Alexander C.H. Geurts

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01365.x

    12. AN UNUSUAL CASE OF NONKETOTIC HYPERGLYCEMIA PRESENTING AS HEMICHOREA (pages 1691–1693)

      Yong Hwang Mervyn Koh, Wee Shiong Lim and Yih-Yian Sitoh

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01364.x

    13. CIRCULATING ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELL MOBILIZATION IN CENTENARIANS: A POWERFUL SOURCE FOR EXTENDED RENAL LIFE (pages 1693–1694)

      Giuseppe Coppolino, Giorgio Basile, Davide Bolignano, Vittorio Nicita Mauro and Michele Buemi

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01363.x

    14. ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THE “PUFFY-HAND SIGN” AND CHRONIC HEPATITIS C IN A GERIATRIC PATIENT (pages 1694–1695)

      James S. Studdiford, Amber R. Stonehouse, Rathai Anandanadesan and Kevin C. Scott

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01362.x

  10. Errata

    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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
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      ERRATA (page 1697)

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01493.x

      This article corrects:

      CHICKENPOX IN A GERIATRIC PATIENT

      Vol. 54, Issue 4, 713–715, Article first published online: 6 APR 2006

  11. 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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Errata
    12. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 1698–1703)

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01492.x

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