Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 2

February 2007

Volume 55, Issue 2

Pages 155–324

  1. Special Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Exercise Program for Nursing Home Residents with Alzheimer's Disease: A 1-Year Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 158–165)

      Yves Rolland, Fabien Pillard, Adrian Klapouszczak, Emma Reynish, David Thomas, Sandrine Andrieu, Daniel Rivière and Bruno Vellas

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01035.x

    2. A Randomized Trial of a Screening, Case Finding, and Referral System for Older Veterans in Primary Care (pages 166–174)

      Laurence Z. Rubenstein, Cathy A. Alessi, Karen R. Josephson, M. Trinidad Hoyl, Judith O. Harker and Fern M. Pietruszka

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01044.x

    3. Improving Vision to Prevent Falls in Frail Older People: A Randomized Trial (pages 175–181)

      Robert G. Cumming, Rebecca Ivers, Lindy Clemson, John Cullen, Maggie F. Hayes, Michael Tanzer and Paul Mitchell

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01046.x

    4. Association Between Advance Directives and Quality of End-of-Life Care: A National Study (pages 189–194)

      Joan M. Teno, Andrea Gruneir, Zachary Schwartz, Aman Nanda and Terrie Wetle

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01045.x

    5. Physical Activity Is Associated with Incident Disability in Community-Based Older Persons (pages 195–201)

      Patricia A. Boyle, Aron S. Buchman, Robert S. Wilson, Julia L. Bienias and David A. Bennett

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01038.x

    6. Effect of Depression Treatment on Depressive Symptoms in Older Adulthood: The Moderating Role of Pain (pages 202–211)

      Shahrzad Mavandadi, Thomas R. Ten Have, Ira R. Katz, U. Nalla B. Durai, Dean D. Krahn, Maria D. Llorente, JoAnn E. Kirchner, Edwin J. Olsen, William W. Van Stone, Susan L. Cooley and David W. Oslin

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01042.x

    7. Alcohol Use, Physical Performance, and Functional Limitations in Older Men (pages 212–220)

      Peggy M. Cawthon, Howard A. Fink, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Jane A. Cauley, Thuy-Tien Dam, Cora E. Lewis, Lynn M. Marshall, Eric S. Orwoll, Steven R. Cummings and for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Research Group

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01062.x

    8. Epidemiology of Medicare Abuse: The Example of Power Wheelchairs (pages 221–226)

      James S. Goodwin, Tracy U. Nguyen-Oghalai, Yong-Fang Kuo and Kenneth J. Ottenbacher

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01063.x

    9. The Relationship of Indwelling Urinary Catheters to Death, Length of Hospital Stay, Functional Decline, and Nursing Home Admission in Hospitalized Older Medical Patients (pages 227–233)

      Jayna M. Holroyd-Leduc, Saunak Sen, Dan Bertenthal, Laura P. Sands, Robert M. Palmer, Denise M. Kresevic, Kenneth E. Covinsky and C. Seth Landefeld

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01064.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. A Higher Dose of Vitamin D Reduces the Risk of Falls in Nursing Home Residents: A Randomized, Multiple-Dose Study (pages 234–239)

      Kerry E. Broe, Tai C. Chen, Janice Weinberg, Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari, Michael F. Holick and Douglas P. Kiel

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01048.x

    2. Association Between Change in Bone Mineral Density and Decline in Usual Walking Speed in Elderly Community-Dwelling Japanese Women During 2 Years of Follow-Up (pages 240–244)

      Jinhee Kwon, Takao Suzuki, Hideyo Yoshida, Hunkyung Kim, Yuko Yoshida, Hajime Iwasa, Miho Sugiura and Taketo Furuna

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01066.x

    3. Does 8-Foot Walk Time Predict Cognitive Decline in Older Mexicans Americans? (pages 245–251)

      Ana Alfaro-Acha, Soham Al Snih, Mukaila A. Raji, Kyriakos S. Markides and Kenneth J. Ottenbacher

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01039.x

    4. Women Who Maintain Optimal Cognitive Function into Old Age (pages 259–264)

      Deborah E. Barnes, Jane A. Cauley, Li-Yung Lui, Howard A. Fink, Charles McCulloch, Katie L. Stone and Kristine Yaffe

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01040.x

    5. Anxiety Symptoms and Decline in Physical Function over 5 Years in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 265–270)

      Kala M. Mehta, Kristine Yaffe, Gretchen A. Brenes, Anne B. Newman, Ronald I. Shorr, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Hilsa N. Ayonayon, Susan M. Rubin and Kenneth E. Covinsky

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01041.x

    6. Adverse Drug Events Resulting from Patient Errors in Older Adults (pages 271–276)

      Terry S. Field, Kathleen M. Mazor, Becky Briesacher, Kristin R. DeBellis and Jerry H. Gurwitz

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01047.x

    7. Completing an Advance Directive in the Primary Care Setting: What Do We Need for Success? (pages 277–283)

      Sharda D. Ramsaroop, M. C. Reid and Ronald D. Adelman

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01065.x

  4. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Sensitivity and Specificity of the Mini-Mental State Examination for Identifying Dementia in the Oldest-Old: The 90+ Study (pages 284–289)

      Kristin Kahle-Wrobleski, Maria M. Corrada, Bixia Li and Claudia H. Kawas

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01049.x

  5. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. The Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Respite for Caregivers of Frail Older People (pages 290–299)

      Anne Mason, Helen Weatherly, Karen Spilsbury, Su Golder, Hilary Arksey, Joy Adamson and Michael Drummond

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.01037.x

  6. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Professional Development in Geriatrics for Community-Based Generalist Faculty (pages 300–304)

      Rita M. Willett, Peter A. Boling, M. Elizabeth Meyers, J. Dennis Hoban, Sonya R. Lawson and Jeanne B. Schlesinger

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01050.x

  7. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
  8. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. ASSESSMENT OF PNEUMONIA IN ELDERLY PATIENTS (pages 308–309)

      Renzo Rozzini, Tony Sabatini and Marco Trabucchi

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01052.x

    2. COMMENT ON “CRITICAL REVIEW OF RESIDENT ASSESSMENT PROTOCOLS” (page 309)

      Richard Schreiber

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01053.x

    3. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. SCHREIBER (pages 309–310)

      David M. Dosa and David R. Gifford

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01054.x

    4. TIGECYCLINE USE IN CRITICALLY ILL OLDER PATIENTS: CASE REPORTS AND CRITICAL ANALYSIS (pages 312–313)

      Daniel Curcio, Francisco Fernández and Fernando Duret

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01056.x

    5. THE TRADITIONAL HERBAL MEDICINE HOCHUEKKITO IMPROVES SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (pages 313–314)

      Nariyuki Shinozuka, Koichiro Tatsumi, Akira Nakamura, Jiro Terada and Takayuki Kuriyama

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01057.x

    6. SIMPLE COGNITIVE TESTING (MINI-COG) PREDICTS IN-HOSPITAL DELIRIUM IN THE ELDERLY (pages 314–316)

      Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan, Thomas Marrie, Darryl Rolfson, William Coke, Richard Camicioli, D'Arcy Duggan, Bonnie Launhardt, Bruce Fisher, Debbie Gordon, Marilou Hervas-Malo and Bernice Magee

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01058.x

  9. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
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      ERRATUM (page 318)

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01107.x

      This article corrects:

      Remembering Paul Beeson

      Vol. 54, Issue 11, 1637–1638, Version of Record online: 3 NOV 2006

  10. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Editorial
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Progress in Geriatrics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Special Article
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 319–324)

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01118.x

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