Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 56 Issue 2

February 2008

Volume 56, Issue 2

Pages 191–387

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Neighborhood Deprivation, Individual Socioeconomic Status, and Cognitive Function in Older People: Analyses from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (pages 191–198)

      Iain A. Lang, David J. Llewellyn, Kenneth M. Langa, Robert B. Wallace, Felicia A. Huppert and David Melzer

      Article first published online: 26 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01557.x

    2. Is Dementia Special Care Really Special? A New Look at an Old Question (pages 199–205)

      Andrea Gruneir, Kate L. Lapane, Susan C. Miller and Vincent Mor

      Article first published online: 27 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01559.x

    3. Primary Care Screen for Early Dementia (pages 206–213)

      Ellen Grober, Charles Hall, Richard B. Lipton and Jeanne A. Teresi

      Article first published online: 27 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01553.x

    4. Unhealthy Drinking Patterns in Older Adults: Prevalence and Associated Characteristics (pages 214–223)

      Elizabeth L. Merrick, Constance M. Horgan, Dominic Hodgkin, Deborah W. Garnick, Susan F. Houghton, Lee Panas, Richard Saitz and Frederic C. Blow

      Article first published online: 11 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01539.x

    5. Risk Factors for Deep Vein Thrombosis in Older Patients: A Multicenter Study with Systematic Compression Ultrasonography in Postacute Care Facilities in France (pages 224–230)

      Elodie Sellier, Jose Labarere, Marie-Antoinette Sevestre, Joel Belmin, Helene Thiel, Pascal Couturier, Jean-Luc Bosson and for the Association pour la Promotion de l'Angiologie Hospitalière

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01545.x

    6. Kidney Transplantation in Elderly People: The Influence of Recipient Comorbidity and Living Kidney Donors (pages 231–238)

      Christine Wu, Ron Shapiro, Henkie Tan, Amit Basu, Cynthia Smetanka, Claire Morgan, Nirav Shah, Jerry McCauley and Mark Unruh

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01542.x

    7. Melatonin and Bright-Light Treatment for Rest–Activity Disruption in Institutionalized Patients with Alzheimer's Disease (pages 239–246)

      Glenna A. Dowling, Robert L. Burr, Eus J. W. Van Someren, Erin M. Hubbard, Jay S. Luxenberg, Judy Mastick and Bruce A. Cooper

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01543.x

    8. The Effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Morbidity and Health Care Utilization of Middle-Aged and Older Adults (pages 247–254)

      Ariel Tarasiuk, Sari Greenberg-Dotan, Tzahit Simon-Tuval, Arie Oksenberg and Haim Reuveni

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01544.x

    9. Excellent Early and Late Outcomes of Aortic Valve Replacement in People Aged 80 and Older (pages 255–261)

      Farzan Filsoufi, Parwis B. Rahmanian, Javier G. Castillo, Joanna Chikwe, George Silvay and David H. Adams

      Article first published online: 28 NOV 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01535.x

    10. Long-Term Effects of Childhood Abuse on the Quality of Life and Health of Older People: Results from the Depression and Early Prevention of Suicide in General Practice Project (pages 262–271)

      Brian Draper, Jon J. Pfaff, Jane Pirkis, John Snowdon, Nicola T. Lautenschlager, Ian Wilson, Osvaldo P. Almeida and for the Depression and Early Prevention of Suicide in General Practice Study Group

      Article first published online: 21 NOV 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01537.x

    11. Outcome of Septic Shock in Older Adults After Implementation of the Sepsis “Bundle” (pages 272–278)

      Ali A. El Solh, Morohunfolu E. Akinnusi, Leith N. Alsawalha and Lilibeth A. Pineda

      Article first published online: 28 NOV 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01529.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Nutrition, Inflammation, and Leptin Levels in Aging and Frailty (pages 279–284)

      Ruth E. Hubbard, M. Sinead O'Mahony, Brian L. Calver and Ken W. Woodhouse

      Article first published online: 27 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01548.x

    2. Correlates of Urinary, Fecal, and Dual Incontinence in Older African-American and White Men and Women (pages 285–290)

      Alayne D. Markland, Patricia S. Goode, Kathryn L. Burgio, David T. Redden, Holly E. Richter, Patricia Sawyer and Richard M. Allman

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01509.x

    3. Antioxidant Vitamin Supplement Use and Risk of Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease in Older Adults (pages 291–295)

      Shelly L. Gray, Melissa L. Anderson, Paul K. Crane, John C. S. Breitner, Wayne McCormick, James D. Bowen, Linda Teri and Eric Larson

      Article first published online: 28 NOV 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01531.x

    4. Dementia, Diagnostic Disclosure, and Self-Reported Health Status (pages 296–300)

      Kellie H. Campbell, Carol B. Stocking, Gavin W. Hougham, Peter J. Whitehouse, Deborah D. Danner and Greg A. Sachs

      Article first published online: 26 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01551.x

    5. Development and Testing of a Modified Version of the Brief Pain Inventory for Use in Residential Aged Care Facilities (pages 301–306)

      Kirsten A. Auret, Christine Toye, Roger Goucke, Linda J. Kristjanson, David Bruce and Stephan Schug

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01546.x

    6. Beliefs, Risk Perceptions, and Gaps in Knowledge as Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening in Older Adults (pages 307–314)

      Zahava Berkowitz, Nikki A. Hawkins, Lucy A. Peipins, Mary C. White and Marion R. Nadel

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01547.x

    7. Higher Levels of Inflammation Factors and Greater Insulin Resistance Are Independently Associated with Higher Heart Rate and Lower Heart Rate Variability in Normoglycemic Older Individuals: The Cardiovascular Health Study (pages 315–321)

      Phyllis K. Stein, Joshua I. Barzilay, Paulo H. M. Chaves, Jennifer Traber, Peter P. Domitrovich, Susan R. Heckbert and John S. Gottdiener

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01564.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Identifying Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms for Women Caring for Their Husbands with Dementia (pages 322–327)

      Donald H. Taylor Jr, Michael Ezell, Maragatha Kuchibhatla, Truls Østbye and Elizabeth C. Clipp

      Article first published online: 26 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01558.x

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Medical Student Attitudes Toward Older People and Willingness to Consider a Career in Geriatric Medicine (pages 334–338)

      Niall J. Hughes, Roy L. Soiza, Melvin Chua, Graeme E. Hoyle, Allan MacDonald, William R. Primrose and D. Gwyn Seymour

      Article first published online: 26 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01552.x

    2. Attitudes, Experiences, and Interest in Geriatrics of First-Year Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Students (pages 339–344)

      Shannon J. Voogt, Maureen Mickus, Olga Santiago and Sandra E. Herman

      Article first published online: 11 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01541.x

  5. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Providing All-Inclusive Care for Frail Elderly Veterans: Evaluation of Three Models of Care (pages 345–353)

      Frances M. Weaver, ab Elaine C. Hickey, cd Susan L. Hughes, ef Vicky Parker, dg Dawn Fortunato, h Julia Rose, ij Steven Cohen, h Laurence Robbins, k Willie Orr, l Beverly Priefer, m 1 Darryl Wieland and n Judith Baskins op

      Article first published online: 7 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01538.x

  6. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    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. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. INCREASING OPIOID THERAPY AND SURVIVAL IN A HOSPICE (pages 360–361)

      Daniel Azoulay, Robert Hammerman-Rozenberg, Ron Cialic, Eliana Ein Mor, Jeremy M. Jacobs and Jochanan Stessman

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01536.x

    2. OUTBREAK OF NOROVIRUS GASTROENTERITIS IN ELDERLY EVACUEES AFTER THE 2007 NOTO PENINSULA EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN (pages 361–363)

      Koji Nomura, Hiroshi Murai, Takeshi Nakahashi, Satoru Mashiba, Yukihiro Watoh, Takashi Takahashi and Shigeto Morimoto

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01534.x

    3. GERIATRIC SYNDROMES (pages 363–364)

      William S. Schwab

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01488.x

    4. FALLS IN ELDERLY PEOPLE (page 364)

      Khalil A. Amir, Ravi K. Bobba, Madhavi Bollu and Mark E. Williams

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01521.x

    5. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. AMIR ET AL. (pages 364–365)

      Geoffrey Murray, Ian D. Cameron and Robert Cumming

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01502.x

    6. RESPONSE LETTER TO MR. GRUBER (pages 366–367)

      Kate L. Lapane, Carmel M. Hughes and Brian J. Quilliam

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01497.x

    7. J-SHAPED RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RESTING PULSE RATE AND ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY IN COMMUNITY-DWELLING OLDER PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (pages 367–368)

      Masafumi Kuzuya, Hiromi Enoki, Mitsunaga Iwata, Jun Hasegawa and Yoshihisa Hirakawa

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01512.x

    8. BIDIRECTIONAL EMBOLISM IN ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT (pages 369–371)

      Girolamo Catapano-Minotti, Mario Baldi, Rita Naio, Andrea Corsonello and Raffaele Antonelli-Incalzi

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01523.x

    9. BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES IN ELDERLY WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE WHO START A DOPAMINE AGONIST AGENT (pages 371–373)

      Gianluca Trifirò, Letterio Morgante, Michele Tari, Vincenzo Arcoraci and Rodolfo Savica

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01522.x

    10. PREVALENCE OF HYPERTENSION AND ITS AWARENESS, TREATMENT, AND SATISFACTORY CONTROL THROUGH TREATMENT IN ELDERLY JAPANESE (pages 374–375)

      Masayuki Ishine, Kiyohito Okumiya, Mayumi Hirosaki, Ryota Sakamoto, Michiko Fujisawa, Norihiro Hotta, Kuniaki Otsuka, Masanori Nishinaga, Yoshinori Doi and Kozo Matsubayashi

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01532.x

    11. SEX DIFFERENCES IN THE PREFERENCE FOR PLACE OF DEATH IN COMMUNITY-DWELLING ELDERLY PEOPLE IN JAPAN (page 376)

      Miyako Yamasaki, Satoru Ebihara, Shannon Freeman, Takae Ebihara, Masanori Asada, Shinsuke Yamanda and Hiroyuki Arai

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01527.x

    12. RESPONSE LETTER TO DRS. DRINKA AND CRNICH (page 378)

      Manisha Juthani-Mehta, Mary Tinetti and Vincent Quagliarello

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01526.x

    13. CHINA: THE AGING GIANT WITH AN ACHILLES HEEL (pages 379–381)

      XinQi Dong and Melissa A. Simon

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01515.x

    14. GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME IN ELDERLY PEOPLE (pages 381–382)

      Sarah S. N. Leung

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01516.x

    15. UNDERDIAGNOSIS OF IMPAIRED KIDNEY FUNCTION IN OLDER ADULTS WITH NORMAL SERUM CREATININE (page 382)

      Yoram Maaravi, Michael Burzstyn and Jochanan Stessman

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01525.x

  8. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Special Article
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 383–387)

      Article first published online: 25 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01663.x

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