Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 9

September 2007

Volume 55, Issue 9

Pages 1325–1497

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. Maintenance Treatment for Old-Age Depression Preserves Health-Related Quality of Life: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Paroxetine and Interpersonal Psychotherapy (pages 1325–1332)

      Alexandre Y. Dombrovski, Eric J. Lenze, Mary Amanda Dew, Benoit H. Mulsant, Bruce G. Pollock, Patricia R. Houck and Charles F. Reynolds III

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01292.x

    2. Hand Function and Oral Hygiene in Older Institutionalized Brazilians : (See Editorial Comments by Dr. Kenneth Shay on pp 1470–1471) (pages 1333–1338)

      Dalva M. P. Padilha, Fernando N. Hugo, Juliana B. Hilgert and Rafael G. Dal Moro

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01278.x

    3. The Quality of Pharmacotherapy in Older Veterans Discharged from the Emergency Department or Urgent Care Clinic (pages 1339–1348)

      S. Nicole Hastings, Richard J. Sloane, Kenneth C. Goldberg, Eugene Z. Oddone and Kenneth E. Schmader

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01303.x

    4. Residential Care/Assisted Living Staff May Detect Undiagnosed Dementia Using the Minimum Data Set Cognition Scale (pages 1349–1355)

      Sheryl Zimmerman, Philip D. Sloane, Christianna S. Williams, Debra Dobbs, Ratnavalli Ellajosyula, Alyssa Braaten, Marcia F. T. Rupnow and Daniel I. Kaufer

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01289.x

    5. Prevalence and Correlates of Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Older Men: Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Sleep Study (pages 1356–1364)

      Reena Mehra, Katie L. Stone, Terri Blackwell, Sonia Ancoli Israel, Thuy-Tien L. Dam, Marcia L. Stefanick, Susan Redline and for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study

      Version of Record online: 2 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01290.x

    6. Use of Diagnostic Tests for Presumed Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Long-Term Care Facilities (pages 1365–1370)

      Samira Mubareka, 1 Heather Duckworth, Mary Cheang, Mark Loeb, Andrew Simor, Barbara Liu, Shelley McNeil, David Lewis and Lindsay E. Nicolle

      Version of Record online: 2 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01291.x

    7. Measuring the Quality of Dying in Long-Term Care (pages 1371–1379)

      Jean C. Munn, Sheryl Zimmerman, Laura C. Hanson, Christianna S. Williams, Philip D. Sloane, Elizabeth C. Clipp, James A. Tulsky and Karen E. Steinhauser

      Version of Record online: 2 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01293.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. Late-Life Mortality in Older Jews Exposed to the Nazi Regime (pages 1380–1386)

      Liat Ayalon and Kenneth E. Covinsky

      Version of Record online: 2 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01279.x

    2. Nitric Oxide Metabolites Are Associated with Survival in Older Patients (pages 1398–1403)

      Toshio Hayashi, Hideki Nomura, Masako Osawa, Jun Funami, Asaka Miyazaki and Akihisa Iguchi

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01296.x

    3. Barriers to and Facilitators of Clinical Practice Guideline Use in Nursing Homes (pages 1404–1409)

      Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, Deborah Lekan, Queen Utley-Smith, Natalie Ammarell, Donald Bailey, Kirsten Corazzini, Mary L. Piven and Ruth A. Anderson

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01297.x

    4. Dental Health and Cognitive Impairment in an English National Survey Population (pages 1410–1414)

      Robert Stewart and Vasant Hirani

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01298.x

    5. Predicting Caregiver Burden from Daily Functional Abilities of Patients with Mild Dementia (pages 1415–1420)

      Jill Razani, Bernadette Kakos, Carla Orieta-Barbalace, Jennifer T. Wong, Rachel Casas, Po Lu, Cathy Alessi and Karen Josephson

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01307.x

    6. Oxidative Stress Is Associated with Greater Mortality in Older Women Living in the Community (pages 1421–1425)

      Richard D. Semba, Luigi Ferrucci, Kai Sun, Jeremy Walston, Ravi Varadhan, Jack M. Guralnik and Linda P. Fried

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01308.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. Combining the Memory Impairment Screen and the Isaacs Set Test: A Practical Tool for Screening Dementias (pages 1426–1430)

      Gilles Chopard, Alexandre Pitard, Sabrina Ferreira, Geraldine Vanholsbeeck, Lucien Rumbach and Jean Galmiche

      Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01271.x

  4. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. Pandemic Influenza Planning in Nursing Homes: Are We Prepared? (pages 1431–1437)

      Lona Mody and Sandro Cinti

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01299.x

  5. Geriatric Bioscience

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. Toll-Like Receptors in Older Adults (pages 1438–1444)

      David Van Duin and Albert C. Shaw

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01300.x

  6. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. Introduction to the Older Patient: A “First Exposure” to Geriatrics for Medical Students (pages 1445–1450)

      Ronald D. Adelman, Carol F. Capello, , Veronica LoFaso, Michele G. Greene, Lyuba Konopasek and Peter M. Marzuk

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01301.x

  7. 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. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. Computerized Physician Order Entry with Clinical Decision Support in Long-Term Care Facilities: Costs and Benefits to Stakeholders (pages 1451–1457)

      Sujha Subramanian, Sonja Hoover, Boyd Gilman, Terry S. Field, Ryan Mutter and Jerry H. Gurwitz

      Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01304.x

  8. International Health Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
  9. 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. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. An Outreach Program Improved Osteoporosis Management After a Fracture (pages 1464–1469)

      Adrianne C. Feldstein, William M. Vollmer, David H. Smith, Amanda Petrik, Jennifer Schneider, Harry Glauber and Michael Herson

      Version of Record online: 30 JUL 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01310.x

  10. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
  11. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. ADVANCE DIRECTIVES AND QUALITY OF END-OF-LIFE CARE: PROS AND CONS IN OLDER PEOPLE (page 1472)

      Renzo Rozzini and Marco Trabucchi

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01282.x

    2. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS AND PISA SYNDROME IN A COHORT OF FIVE FRENCH PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (pages 1472–1475)

      Dominique Huvent-Grelle, Jean Roche, Fred-Erick Camus, Philippe Dewailly and François Puisieux

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01283.x

    3. NONCONVULSIVE STATUS EPILEPTICUS IN OLDER PEOPLE: A DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGE AND A TREATABLE CONDITION (pages 1475–1476)

      Isabelle Korn-Lubetzki, Bettina Steiner-Birmanns, Ilia Galperin, Yehuda Benasouli and Israel Steiner

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01284.x

    4. POLYPHARMACY AS PART OF COMPREHENSIVE GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT: DISCLOSURE OF FALSE DIAGNOSIS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION BY DRUG REVISION (pages 1476–1478)

      Carmen Nogueras, Ramón Miralles, Alba Roig, Immaculada Llorach and Antoni M. Cervera

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01305.x

    5. EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF RADIOFREQUENCY THERMAL ABLATION IN THE TREATMENT OF THYROID NODULES WITH PRESSURE SYMPTOMS IN ELDERLY PATIENTS (pages 1478–1479)

      Stefano Spiezia, Roberto Garberoglio, Carolina Di Somma, Maurilio Deandrea, Edoardo Basso, Paolo P. Limone, F. Milone, V. Ramundo, Paolo E. Macchia, Bernadette Biondi, Gaetano Lombardi, Annamaria Colao and Antongiulio Faggiano

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01306.x

    6. THE APOLIPOPROTEIN E ɛ2 ALLELE AND AGING-ASSOCIATED HEALTH DETERIORATION IN OLDER MALES (pages 1479–1480)

      Alexander M. Kulminski, Svetlana V. Ukraintseva and Anatoli I. Yashin

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01311.x

    7. CHANGE OF DIAGNOSES IN PROBABLE AND POSSIBLE MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT: THE ITALIAN LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGING (pages 1480–1482)

      Vincenzo Solfrizzi, Cristiano Capurso, Alessia D'Introno, Anna M. Colacicco, Gaetano Gagliardi, Alberto Nicoletti, Andrea Santamato, Emanuele Scafato, Antonio Capurso, Francesco Panza and For the Italian Longitudinal Study on Aging Working Group

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01274.x

      Corrected by:

      ERRATA

      Vol. 56, Issue 3, 583, Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008

    8. CHOLESTERYL ESTER TRANSFER PROTEIN GENE AND CORONARY HEART DISEASE MORTALITY: THE ROTTERDAM STUDY (pages 1483–1484)

      M. Carolina Pardo Silva, A. Cecile J. W. Janssens, Albert Hofman, Jacqueline C. M. Witteman and Cornelia M. van Duijn

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01275.x

    9. ASSOCIATION BETWEEN FEEDING VIA PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC GASTROSTOMY AND LOW LEVEL OF CAREGIVER BURDEN (pages 1484–1486)

      Hiromi Enoki, Yoshihisa Hirakawa, Yuichiro Masuda, Mitsunaga Iwata, Jun Hasegawa, Sachiko Izawa, Akihisa Iguchi and Masafumi Kuzuya

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01276.x

    10. UPTAKE OF INFLUENZA VACCINATION IN DUTCH NURSING HOME PERSONNEL FOLLOWING NATIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS (pages 1486–1487)

      Ingrid Looijmans-van den Akker, Johannes J. M. Van Delden and Eelko Hak

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01277.x

  12. Referees

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
  13. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Education and Training
    8. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    9. International Health Affairs
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    11. Editorial
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referees
    14. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 1492–1497)

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01452.x

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