Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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August 2007

Volume 55, Issue 8

Pages 1161–1324

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Age-Varying Association Between Blood Pressure and Risk of Dementia in Those Aged 65 and Older: A Community-Based Prospective Cohort Study (pages 1161–1167)

      Ge Li, Isaac C. Rhew, Jane B. Shofer, Walter A. Kukull, John C. S. Breitner, Elaine Peskind, James D. Bowen, Wayne McCormick, Linda Teri, Paul K. Crane and Eric B. Larson

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01233.x

    2. Healthcare Costs of Acute and Chronic Pain Associated with a Diagnosis of Herpes Zoster (pages 1168–1175)

      Robert H. Dworkin, Richard White, Alec B. O'Connor, Onur Baser and Kevin Hawkins

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01231.x

    3. A Cost-Effectiveness Comparison of Desipramine, Gabapentin, and Pregabalin for Treating Postherpetic Neuralgia (pages 1176–1184)

      Alec B. O'Connor, Katia Noyes and Robert G. Holloway

      Version of Record online: 15 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01246.x

    4. A Randomized, Controlled Trial of tai chi for the Prevention of Falls: The Central Sydney tai chi Trial (pages 1185–1191)

      Alexander Voukelatos, Robert G. Cumming, Stephen R. Lord and Chris Rissel

      Version of Record online: 7 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01244.x

    5. Changes in Everyday Function in Individuals with Psychometrically Defined Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly Study (pages 1192–1198)

      Virginia G. Wadley, Michael Crowe, Michael Marsiske, Sarah E. Cook, Frederick W. Unverzagt, Adrienne L. Rosenberg and Daniel Rexroth

      Version of Record online: 7 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01245.x

    6. Subepidermal Moisture Predicts Erythema and Stage 1 Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Home Residents: A Pilot Study (pages 1199–1205)

      Barbara M. Bates-Jensen, Heather E. McCreath, Ayumi Kono, Neil Christopher R. Apeles and Cathy Alessi

      Version of Record online: 15 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01261.x

    7. The Interplay Between Uric Acid and Antioxidants in Relation to Physical Function in Older Persons (pages 1206–1215)

      Carmelinda Ruggiero, Antonio Cherubini, Jack Guralnik, Richard D. Semba, Marcello Maggio, Shari M. Ling, Fulvio Lauretani, Stefania Bandinelli, Umberto Senin and Luigi Ferrucci

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01260.x

    8. Frailty in Older Men: Prevalence, Progression, and Relationship with Mortality (pages 1216–1223)

      Peggy M. Cawthon, Lynn M. Marshall, Yvonne Michael, Thuy-Tien Dam, Kristine E. Ensrud, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Eric S. Orwoll and for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Research Group

      Version of Record online: 15 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01259.x

    9. Elder Abuse: Disparities Between Older People's Disclosure of Abuse, Evident Signs of Abuse, and High Risk of Abuse (pages 1224–1230)

      Miri Cohen, Sarah Halevy Levin, Roni Gagin and Gideon Friedman

      Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01269.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Effect of an Educational Intervention on Optimizing Antibiotic Prescribing in Long-Term Care Facilities : (See Editorial Comments by Dr. Lona Mody on pp 1301–1302) (pages 1231–1235)

      Johanne Monette, Mark A. Miller, Michèle Monette, Claudine Laurier, Jean-François Boivin, Nadia Sourial, Jean-Pierre Le Cruguel, Alain Vandal and Marie Cotton-Montpetit

      Version of Record online: 7 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01250.x

    2. An Educational Intervention to Improve Antimicrobial Use in a Hospital-Based Long-Term Care Facility : (See Editorial Comments by Dr. Lona Mody on pp 1301–1302) (pages 1236–1242)

      David N. Schwartz, Homer Abiad, Patricia L. DeMarais, Emilian Armeanu, William E. Trick, Yue Wang and Robert A. Weinstein

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01251.x

    3. Antibiotic and Infection Tracking in Minnesota Long-Term Care Facilities (pages 1243–1247)

      Erin O'Fallon, Jane Harper, Shelly Shaw and Ruth Lynfield

      Version of Record online: 7 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01247.x

    4. The Association Between Cognition and Histamine-2 Receptor Antagonists in African Americans (pages 1248–1253)

      Malaz Boustani, Kathleen S. Hall, Kathleen A. Lane, Hisham Aljadhey, Sujuan Gao, Frederick Unverzagt, Michael D. Murray, Adesola Ogunniyi and Hugh Hendrie

      Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01270.x

    5. Patient Perceptions Regarding Electronic Prescriptions: Is the Geriatric Patient Ready? (pages 1254–1259)

      Kate L. Lapane, Catherine Dubé, Karen L. Schneider and Brian J. Quilliam

      Version of Record online: 7 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01248.x

    6. Caring for Patients with Dementia: How Good Is the Quality of Care? Results from Three Health Systems (pages 1260–1268)

      Joshua Chodosh, Brian S. Mittman, Karen I. Connor, Stefanie D. Vassar, Martin L. Lee, Robert W. DeMonte, Theodore G. Ganiats, Lisa E. Heikoff, Laurence Z. Rubenstein, Richard D. Della Penna and Barbara G. Vickrey

      Version of Record online: 7 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01249.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
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      A Brief Risk Stratification Tool to Predict Functional Decline in Older Adults Discharged from Emergency Departments (pages 1269–1274)

      Fredric M. Hustey, Lorraine C. Mion, Jason T. Connor, Charles L. Emerman, James Campbell and Robert M. Palmer

      Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01272.x

    2. The Middle of the Road: Results from the Aging Semantic Differential with Four Cohorts of Medical Students (pages 1275–1280)

      Thomas J. Stewart, G. Paul Eleazer, Rebecca Boland and G. Darryl Wieland

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01319.x

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Practicing Physician Education in Geriatrics: Lessons Learned from a Train-the-Trainer Model (pages 1281–1286)

      Sharon A. Levine, Belle Brett, Bruce E. Robinson, Georgette A. Stratos, Steven M. Lascher, Lisa Granville, Carol Goodwin, Kathel Dunn and Patricia P. Barry

      Version of Record online: 16 MAY 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01205.x

    2. A Curriculum to Teach Internal Medicine Residents to Perform House Calls for Older Adults (pages 1287–1294)

      Jennifer L. Hayashi, Karran A. Phillips, Alicia Arbaje, Anirudh Sridharan, Rachelle Gajadhar and Stephen D. Sisson

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01252.x

  5. International Health Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
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      China: The Aging Giant (pages 1295–1300)

      Joseph Henry Flaherty, Mei Lin Liu, Lei Ding, Birong Dong, Qunfang Ding, Xia Li and Shifu Xiao

      Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01273.x

  6. Editorial

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS IN CONCOMITANT HEART FAILURE AND DEPRESSION (page 1303)

      Amitabh Parashar and Anjali Varma

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01241.x

    2. IN REPLY TO DRS. PARASHAR AND VARMA (pages 1303–1304)

      George A. Heckman, Brian Misiaszek, Karen Harkness, Irene D. Turpie, Christopher J. Patterson and Robert S. McKelvie

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01242.x

    3. FALL RISK PILOT STUDY IN A DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS PRIMARY CARE CLINIC (pages 1304–1305)

      James Powers, Patricia Hutchinson and Kerri Craft

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01254.x

    4. DEATHS DURING BATHING IN JAPAN (pages 1305–1306)

      Ryutaro Takahashi, Yasuyoshi Asakawa and Akihiko Hamamatsu

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01255.x

    5. AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ASSESSMENTS OF COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING OF HOSPITALIZED GERIATRIC PATIENTS BY NURSES ON ACUTE GERIATRIC WARDS (pages 1306–1307)

      Anke Persoon, Liesbeth Joosten-Weyn Banningh, Wim Van De Vrie, Marcel G.M. Olde Rikkert and Theo Van Achterberg

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01256.x

    6. UPSIDE-DOWN STOMACH IN A 92-YEAR-OLD WOMAN (pages 1307–1309)

      Yazeed S. Maghaydah and George A. Kuchel

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01257.x

    7. REHABILITATION AFTER HIP FRACTURE IN PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA (pages 1309–1310)

      Andrea Giusti, Antonella Barone and Giulio Pioli

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01258.x

    8. A PHYSIOLOGICAL EXPLANATION FOR AN UNEXPECTED BENEFIT OF CAROTID ENDARTERECTOMY (pages 1310–1311)

      Emre Noteroglu and George A. Kuchel

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01262.x

    9. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. HEMILÄ (pages 1313–1314)

      Barbara A. Liu, Allison McGeer, Margaret A. McArthur, Andrew E. Simor, Elaheh Aghdassi, Lori Davis and Johane P. Allard

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01264.x

    10. CONCERNS OF THE SPANISH SOCIETY OF GERIATRICS AND GERONTOLOGY REGARDING CARE RECEIVED BY PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA (pages 1314–1315)

      Pedro Gil-Gregorio, José Regidor-García, Enrique Arriola-Manchola, José Augusto García-Navarro and Isidoro Ruipérez-Cantera

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01265.x

    11. SYMPTOM RELIEF IN THE LAST WEEK OF LIFE: IS DEMENTIA ALWAYS A LIMITING FACTOR? (pages 1316–1317)

      Sophie Pautex, François R. Herrmann, Paulette Le Lous, Monia Ghedira, Gilbert B. Zulian, Agnès Michon and Gabriel Gold

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01267.x

  8. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 1318–1324)

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01412.x

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