Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 5

May 2007

Volume 55, Issue 5

Pages 645–812

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Old Lives Tales
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Home Intravenous Antimicrobial Infusion Therapy: A Viable Option in Older Adults : (See editorial comments by Dr. Kevin High on pp 792–793) (pages 645–650)

      Amanda M. Cox, Preeti N. Malani, Stephen W. Wiseman and Carol A. Kauffman

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01133.x

    2. Once-Daily Cefepime Versus Ceftriaxone for Nursing Home–Acquired Pneumonia (pages 651–657)

      Joseph A. Paladino, David A. Eubanks, Martin H. Adelman and Jerome J. Schentag

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01152.x

    3. Effect of a Collaborative Approach on the Quality of Prescribing for Geriatric Inpatients: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 658–665)

      Anne Spinewine, Christian Swine, Soraya Dhillon, Philippe Lambert, Jean B. Nachega, Léon Wilmotte and Paul M. Tulkens

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01132.x

    4. Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot Study: Recruitment and Baseline Characteristics (pages 674–683)

      Jeffrey A. Katula, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Jack M. Guralnik, Nancy W. Glynn, Leslie Pruitt, Kristin Wallace, Michael P. Walkup, Fang-Chi Hsu, Stephanie A. Studenski, Thomas M. Gill, Erik J. Groessl, Jason M. Wallace and Marco Pahor

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01136.x

    5. Depressive Symptoms and the Risk of Incident Delirium in Older Hospitalized Adults (pages 684–691)

      Gail J. McAvay, Peter H. Van Ness, Sidney T. Bogardus Jr, Ying Zhang, Douglas L. Leslie, Linda S. Leo-Summers and Sharon K. Inouye

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01150.x

    6. Wanderers with Cognitive Impairment in Department of Veterans Affairs Nursing Home Care Units (pages 692–699)

      Lawrence Schonfeld, Bellinda King-Kallimanis, Lisa M. Brown, Darlene M. Davis, William D. Kearns, Victor A. Molinari, Dennis H. Werner, Elizabeth R. Beattie and Audrey L. Nelson

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01135.x

    7. Cognitive Decline and Markers of Inflammation and Hemostasis: The Edinburgh Artery Study (pages 700–707)

      Snorri B. Rafnsson, Ian J. Deary, Felicity B. Smith, Martha C. Whiteman, Ann Rumley, Gordon D. O. Lowe and F. Gerald R. Fowkes

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01158.x

    8. Systemic Markers of Inflammation and Cognitive Decline in Old Age (pages 708–716)

      Miranda T. Schram, Sjoerd M. Euser, Anton J. M. De Craen, Jacqueline C. Witteman, Marijke Frölich, Albert Hofman, Jelle Jolles, Monique M. B. Breteler and Rudi G. J. Westendorp

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01159.x

    9. Association Between Fasting Plasma Glucose and Left Ventricular Mass and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy over 4 Years in a Healthy Population Aged 60 and Older (pages 717–724)

      Tsung-Hsien Lin, Herng-Chia Chiu, Ho-Ming Su, Wen-Chol Voon, Hong-Wen Liu, Wen-Ter Lai and Sheng-Hsiung Sheu

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01134.x

    10. Fall Prediction in Inpatients by Bedside Nurses Using the St. Thomas's Risk Assessment Tool in Falling Elderly Inpatients (STRATIFY) Instrument: A Multicenter Study (pages 725–733)

      Koen Milisen, Nele Staelens, René Schwendimann, Leen De Paepe, Jeroen Verhaeghe, Tom Braes, Steven Boonen, Walter Pelemans, Reto W. Kressig and Eddy Dejaeger

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01151.x

    11. Withdrawal of Fall-Risk-Increasing Drugs in Older Persons: Effect on Tilt-Table Test Outcomes (pages 734–739)

      Nathalie Van Der Velde, Anton H. Van Den Meiracker, Huibert A. P. Pols, Bruno H. Ch. Stricker and Tischa J. M. Van Der Cammen

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01137.x

    12. Bone Mineral Density and Age-Related Maculopathy in Older Women (pages 740–746)

      Robin L. Seitzman, Carol M. Mangione, Jane A. Cauley, Kristine E. Ensrud, Katie L. Stone, Steven R. Cummings, Marc C. Hochberg, Teresa A. Hillier, Fei Yu, Anne L. Coleman and for the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01138.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Old Lives Tales
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Independent Relationship Between Heart Rate Recovery and C-Reactive Protein in Older Adults (pages 747–751)

      Victoria J. Vieira, Rudy J. Valentine, Edward McAuley, Ellen Evans and Jeffrey A. Woods

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01160.x

    2. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Due to Hypovitaminosis D Affects Bone Mineral Density Response to Alendronate in Elderly Women with Osteoporosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial (pages 752–757)

      Antonella Barone, Andrea Giusti, Giulio Pioli, Giuseppe Girasole, Monica Razzano, Monica Pizzonia, Ernesto Palummeri and Gerolamo Bianchi

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01161.x

    3. Metabolic Syndrome and Cognitive Decline in Elderly Latinos: Findings from the Sacramento Area Latino Study of Aging Study (pages 758–762)

      Kristine Yaffe, Mary Haan, Terri Blackwell, Elena Cherkasova, Rachel A. Whitmer and Nancy West

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01139.x

    4. Access to Primary Care for Medicare Beneficiaries (pages 763–768)

      William C. Chou, Leo M. Cooney Jr, Peter H. Van Ness, Heather G. Allore and Thomas M. Gill

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01154.x

  3. Brief Methodological Report

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Old Lives Tales
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Alternative Definitions of Sarcopenia, Lower Extremity Performance, and Functional Impairment with Aging in Older Men and Women (pages 769–774)

      Matthew J. Delmonico, Tamara B. Harris, Jung-Sun Lee, Marjolein Visser, Michael Nevitt, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Frances A. Tylavsky, Anne B. Newman and for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

      Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01140.x

  4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Old Lives Tales
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Long-Term Acute Care: A Review of the Literature (pages 775–779)

      Manuel A. Eskildsen

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01162.x

  5. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Old Lives Tales
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
  6. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Old Lives Tales
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
  7. Old Lives Tales

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Old Lives Tales
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Filling in the Boxes (pages 797–798)

      James A. Feinstein

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01163.x

  8. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Old Lives Tales
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. ACUTE PAINLESS PROGRESSIVE QUADRIPLEGIA ASSOCIATED WITH WARFARIN USE (pages 799–800)

      Matthew Robbins and Joe Verghese

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01142.x

    2. COMMUNITY-DWELLING NONDISABLED NONAGENARIANS: TWO-YEAR FOLLOW-UP: THE NONASANTFELIU STUDY (pages 801–803)

      Francesc Formiga, Assumpta Ferrer, Juan Manel Pérez-Castejon and Ramón Pujol

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01164.x

    3. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. CHENG (pages 803–804)

      Michael A. Steinman, C. Seth Landefeld, Gary E. Rosenthal, Daniel Bertenthal, Saunak Sen and Peter J. Kaboli

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01166.x

    4. POSTGRADUATE TRAINING IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE—A BRITISH PERSPECTIVE (pages 805–806)

      Peter Crome, Sally Jones and Barnabas Panayiotou

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01168.x

  9. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Report
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Special Article
    7. Editorials
    8. Old Lives Tales
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 807–812)

      Version of Record online: 26 APR 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01268.x

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