Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 11

November 2007

Volume 55, Issue 11

Pages 1705–1902

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters To The Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Using Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders Quality Indicators to Measure Quality of Hospital Care for Vulnerable Elders (pages 1705–1711)

      Vineet M. Arora, Martha Johnson, Jared Olson, Paula M. Podrazik, Stacie Levine, Catherine E. DuBeau, Greg A. Sachs and David O. Meltzer

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01444.x

    2. Functional Impact of Relative Versus Absolute Sarcopenia in Healthy Older Women (pages 1712–1719)

      Marcos Estrada, Alison Kleppinger, James O. Judge, Stephen J. Walsh and George A. Kuchel

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01436.x

    3. Has Mortality After a Hip Fracture Increased? (pages 1720–1726)

      Peter Vestergaard, Lars Rejnmark and Leif Mosekilde

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01420.x

    4. Improvement in Usual Gait Speed Predicts Better Survival in Older Adults (pages 1727–1734)

      Susan E. Hardy, Subashan Perera, Yazan F. Roumani, Julie M. Chandler and Stephanie A. Studenski

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01413.x

    5. Increasing Influenza Immunization for Long-Term Care Facility Staff Using Quality Improvement (pages 1741–1747)

      Kelly L. Sand, Joanne Lynn, Barbara Bardenheier, Hsien Seow and David A. Nace

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01422.x

    6. Delivering Effective Primary Care to Older Adults: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of the Senior Resource Team at Group Health Cooperative (pages 1748–1756)

      Elizabeth A. Phelan, Benjamin Balderson, Martin Levine, Janet H. Erro, Luesa Jordan, Lou Grothaus, Nirmala Sandhu, Patrick J. Perrault, James P. LoGerfo and Edward H. Wagner

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01416.x

    7. Bath Aids and the Subsequent Development of Bathing Disability in Community-Living Older Persons (pages 1757–1763)

      Thomas M. Gill, Ling Han and Heather G. Allore

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01421.x

    8. Profile of Cognitive Impairment in Chronic Heart Failure (pages 1764–1770)

      Raymond L.C. Vogels, Joukje M. Oosterman, Barbera Van Harten, Philip Scheltens, Wiesje M. Van Der Flier, Jutta M. Schroeder-Tanka and Henry C. Weinstein

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01395.x

    9. Dementia Undiagnosed in Poor Older Adults with Functional Impairment (pages 1771–1776)

      Consuelo H. Wilkins, Kenneth L. Wilkins, Marie Meisel, Marilyn Depke, James Williams and Dorothy F. Edwards

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01417.x

    10. Association Between Apolipoprotein E4 and Cognitive Decline in Elderly Adults (pages 1777–1785)

      Chris J. Packard, a Rudi G.J. Westendorp, d David J. Stott, b Muriel J. Caslake, a Heather M. Murray, c James Shepherd, g Gerard J. Blauw, d Michael B. Murphy, g Edward L.E.M. Bollen, l Brendan M. Buckley, g Stuart M. Cobbe, b Ian Ford, c Allan Gaw, k Michael Hyland, h J. Wouter Jukema, m Adriaan M. Kamper, d Peter W. Macfarlane, b Jellemer Jolles, e,f Ivan J. Perry, i Brian J. Sweeney, j Cillian Twomey and h for the Prospective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk Group

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01415.x

    11. Serum Calcium and Cognitive Function in Old Age (pages 1786–1792)

      Miranda T. Schram, , Stella Trompet, Adriaan M. Kamper, Anton J. M. De Craen, Albert Hofman, Sjoerd M. Euser, , Monique M. B. Breteler and Rudi G. J. Westendorp

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01418.x

    12. A Randomized Trial of Depression Assessment Intervention in Home Health Care (pages 1793–1800)

      Martha L. Bruce, Ellen L. Brown, Patrick J. Raue, Amy E. Mlodzianowski, Barnett S. Meyers, Andrew C. Leon, Moonseong Heo, Amy L. Byers, Rebecca L. Greenberg, Susan Rinder, Wendy Katt and Pamela Nassisi

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01419.x

    13. Three-Year Change in Inflammatory Markers in Elderly People and Mortality: The Invecchiare in Chianti Study (pages 1801–1807)

      Dawn E. Alley, Eileen Crimmins, Karen Bandeen-Roche, Jack Guralnik and Luigi Ferrucci

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01390.x

    14. Association Between Aspects of Oral Health–Related Quality of Life and Body Mass Index in Community-Dwelling Older Adults (pages 1808–1816)

      Sonia K. Makhija, Gregg H. Gilbert, Mark S. Litaker, Richard M. Allman, Patricia Sawyer, Julie L. Locher and Christine S. Ritchie

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01391.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters To The Editor
    10. Notices
    1. The Effect of Ambient Bright Light Therapy on Depressive Symptoms in Persons with Dementia (pages 1817–1824)

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

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01428.x

    2. Depressive Symptoms, Inflammation, and Ischemic Stroke in Older Adults: A Prospective Analysis in the Cardiovascular Health Study (pages 1825–1830)

      Jose J. Arbelaez, Abraham A. Ariyo, Rosa M. Crum, Linda P. Fried and Daniel E. Ford

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01393.x

    3. Loneliness in Older Chinese Adults: A Risk Factor for Elder Mistreatment (pages 1831–1835)

      XinQi Dong, Melissa A. Simon, Martin Gorbien, Jeffrey Percak and Robyn Golden

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01429.x

    4. Pilot Test of an Attribution Retraining Intervention to Raise Walking Levels in Sedentary Older Adults (pages 1842–1846)

      Catherine A. Sarkisian, Thomas R. Prohaska, Connie Davis and Bernard Weiner

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01427.x

    5. A Comparative Study of Community- and Nursing Home-Acquired Empyema Thoracis (pages 1847–1852)

      Ali A. El Solh, Ahmad Alhajjhasan, Fadi H. Ramadan and Lilibeth A. Pineda

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01392.x

  3. Progress In Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters To The Editor
    10. Notices
  4. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters To The Editor
    10. Notices
  5. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters To The Editor
    10. Notices
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      The Geriatric Emergency Department (pages 1873–1876)

      Ula Hwang and R. Sean Morrison

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01400.x

  6. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters To The Editor
    10. Notices
    1. The Shape of Things to Come: Homage to H.G. Wells (pages 1877–1881)

      Jeremiah A. Barondess

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01431.x

  7. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    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. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters To The Editor
    10. Notices
    1. INFLUENCE OF ADVERSE WEATHER ON OSTEOPOROTIC FRACTURES IN OLDER PEOPLE (page 1884)

      Surabhi Wig and Karthik Kayan

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01374.x

    2. CARBOCISTEINE IMPROVES QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (pages 1884–1886)

      Koichiro Tatsumi, Yoshinosuke Fukuchi and for the PEACE Study Group

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01373.x

    3. THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH IN BASEBALL SLUGGERS? (pages 1887–1888)

      Hirofumi Tanaka, Justin Wienke and Chad Scherr

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01385.x

    4. NOT ALL MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITORS ARE CREATED EQUAL (page 1890)

      Jonathan T. Stewart

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01382.x

    5. EFFECTS OF AGE AND SEX ON PLASMA ADRENOMEDULLIN LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME (pages 1891–1892)

      Shinji Teramoto, Yasuhiro Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Yoko Hanaoka, Masaki Ishii, Shinichiro Hibi, Haruki Kume, Masahiro Akishita and Yasuyoshi Ouchi

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01402.x

    6. NATURAL THERAPIES—WHEN IGNORANCE IS NOT BLISS!! (pages 1892–1893)

      Nicholas Varvarelis, Hicham Khallafi, Binu Pappachen and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01403.x

    7. ANTIBIOTIC USE IN NURSING HOME–ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA (pages 1893–1894)

      Ravi K. Bobba, Madhavi Bollu and Edward L. Arsura

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01404.x

    8. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. BOBBA ET AL. (pages 1894–1895)

      David A. Eubanks and Joseph A. Paladino

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01405.x

    9. APOLIPOPROTEIN E AND INCIDENT HYPERTENSION: THE BAMBUÍ HEALTH AGING STUDY (pages 1895–1897)

      M. Fernanda Lima-Costa, Sérgio V. Peixoto, Alberto K. Fuzikawa, Maristela Taufer and Emílio H. Moriguchi

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01406.x

    10. BILATERAL FOOT DROP AFTER INTESTINAL SURGERY: PERONEAL NEUROPATHY UNABATED IN ELDERLY PATIENTS (page 1897)

      Erkan Kılıç, Erkan Özgüçlü, Özlem Erol and Levent Özçakar

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01433.x

  9. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress In Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters To The Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 1898–1902)

      Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01556.x

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