Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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March 2008

Volume 56, Issue 3

Pages 389–591

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices
    1. Reaction to a Dementia Diagnosis in Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment (pages 405–412)

      Brian D. Carpenter, Chengjie Xiong, Emily K. Porensky, Monica M. Lee, Patrick J. Brown, Mary Coats, David Johnson and John C. Morris

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01600.x

    2. The Cost-Effectiveness of a Behavior Intervention with Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease (pages 413–420)

      Linda O. Nichols, Cyril Chang, Allan Lummus, Robert Burns, Jennifer Martindale-Adams, Marshall J. Graney, David W. Coon, Sara Czaja and for the Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregivers Health II Investigators

      Version of Record online: 27 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01569.x

    3. Tooth Loss and Subsequent Disability and Mortality in Old Age (pages 429–435)

      Poul Holm-Pedersen, Kirsten Schultz-Larsen, Niels Christiansen and Kirsten Avlund

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01602.x

    4. Subtypes of Disability in Older Persons over the Course of Nearly 8 Years (pages 436–443)

      Thomas M. Gill, Zhenchao Guo and Heather G. Allore

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01603.x

    5. Minority Disparities in Disability Between Medicare Beneficiaries (pages 444–453)

      Marcia A. Ciol, Anne Shumway-Cook, Jeanne M. Hoffman, Kathryn M. Yorkston, Brian J. Dudgeon and Leighton Chan

      Version of Record online: 2 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01570.x

    6. The Association Between Vitamin D and Inflammation with the 6-Minute Walk and Frailty in Patients with Heart Failure (pages 454–461)

      Rebecca S. Boxer, Deborah A. Dauser, Stephen J. Walsh, W. David Hager and Anne M. Kenny

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01601.x

    7. Holocaust Survivors in Old Age: The Jerusalem Longitudinal Study (pages 470–477)

      Jochanan Stesssman, Aaron Cohen, Robert Hammerman-Rozenberg, Michael Bursztyn, Daniel Azoulay, Yoram Maaravi and Jeremy M. Jacobs

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01575.x

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      ERRATUM

      Vol. 56, Issue 9, 1785, Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008

    8. Health-Protective and Adverse Effects of the Apolipoprotein E ɛ2 Allele in Older Men (pages 478–483)

      Alexander M. Kulminski, Svetlana V. Ukraintseva, Konstantin G. Arbeev, Kenneth G. Manton, Junko Oshima, George M. Martin, Dora Il'yasova and Anatoli I. Yashin

      Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01574.x

    9. Substitutive “Hospital at Home” Versus Inpatient Care for Elderly Patients with Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Prospective Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 493–500)

      Nicoletta Aimonino Ricauda, Vittoria Tibaldi, Bruce Leff, Carla Scarafiotti, Renata Marinello, Mauro Zanocchi and Mario Molaschi

      Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01562.x

    10. High Blood Pressure, Hypertension, and High Pulse Pressure Are Associated with Poorer Cognitive Function in Persons Aged 60 and Older: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (pages 501–509)

      Thomas Olabode Obisesan, Odunayo Abiodun Obisesan, Sayyida Martins, Laila Alamgir, Vernon Bond, Celia Maxwell and Richard Frank Gillum

      Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01592.x

    11. Age-Related Differences in the Use of Guideline-Recommended Medical and Interventional Therapies for Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Cohort Study (pages 510–516)

      Andreas W. Schoenenberger, Dragana Radovanovic, Jean-Christophe Stauffer, Stephan Windecker, Philip Urban, Franz R. Eberli, Andreas E. Stuck, Felix Gutzwiller, Paul Erne and for the Acute Myocardial Infarction in Switzerland Plus Investigators

      Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01589.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices
    1. The Relationship Between Exercise and Risk of Venous Thrombosis in Elderly People (pages 517–522)

      Karlijn J. Van Stralen, Carine J. M. Doggen, Thomas Lumley, Mary Cushman, Aaron R. Folsom, Bruce M. Psaty, David Siscovick, Frits R. Rosendaal and Susan R. Heckbert

      Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01588.x

    2. Efficacy of a Geriatrics Team Intervention for Residents in Dementia-Specific Assisted Living Facilities: Effect on Unanticipated Transitions (pages 523–528)

      Sandra Bellantonio, Anne M. Kenny, Richard H. Fortinsky, Alison Kleppinger, Julie Robison, Cynthia Gruman, Martin Kulldorff and Patricia M. Trella

      Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01591.x

    3. Lower Levels of Serum Albumin and Total Cholesterol Associated with Decline in Activities of Daily Living and Excess Mortality in a 12-Year Cohort Study of Elderly Japanese (pages 529–535)

      Tomonori Okamura, Takehito Hayakawa, Atsushi Hozawa, Takashi Kadowaki, Yoshitaka Murakami, Yoshikuni Kita, Robert D. Abbott, Akira Okayama, Hirotsugu Ueshima and for the NIPPON DATA80 Research Group

      Version of Record online: 26 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01549.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices
    1. Standardizing Assessment of Elderly People in Acute Care: The interRAI Acute Care Instrument (pages 536–541)

      Len C. Gray, a Roberto Bernabei, bc Katherine Berg, d Harriet Finne-Soveri, e Brant E. Fries, fg John P. Hirdes, hi Pálmi V. Jónsson, jk John N. Morris, l Knight Steel and mn Sergio Ariño-Blasco o

      Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01590.x

    2. Creation and Testing of the Geriatric Self-Efficacy Index for Urinary Incontinence (pages 542–547)

      Cara Tannenbaum, Judith Brouillette, Nicol Korner-Bitensky, Chantale Dumoulin, Jacques Corcos, Le Mai Tu, Marie-Claude Lemieux, Stephane Ouellet and Luc Valiquette

      Version of Record online: 2 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01572.x

  4. Education And Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices
  5. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices
    1. Relevance of Race and Ethnicity for Self-Reported Functional Limitation (pages 553–557)

      S. Melinda Spencer, Steven M. Albert, Jane Bear-Lehman and Ann Burkhardt

      Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01595.x

  6. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices
    1. Whom Do Preventive Home Visits Help? (pages 561–563)

      Andreas Stuck and Robert L. Kane

      Version of Record online: 2 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01561.x

  7. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices
    1. RESPONSE LETTER TO DRS. DONG AND SIMON (page 565)

      Miri Cohen, Sarah Halevy-Levin and Gideon Friedman

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01580.x

    2. TREATMENTS IN PATIENTS DYING WITH DEMENTIA: A CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE (pages 565–567)

      Jenny T. Van Der Steen, Franco Toscani, Paola Di Giulio, Perla Werner, JA (Nienke) Boogaard, Anna Zysberg and Ladislav Volicer

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01578.x

    3. RESPONSE LETTER TO VAN DER STEEN ET AL. (page 567)

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

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01582.x

    4. HYPONATREMIA DUE TO RESET OSMOSTAT IN DEMENTIA WITH LEWY BODIES (pages 567–569)

      Ewout J. Hoorn, Reinout M. Swart, Margriet Westerink, Marinus A. Van Den Dorpel, Arie Berghout and Jet J. Bakker

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01579.x

    5. INCREASE IN OXIDATIVE STRESS LEVELS IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME: EFFECTS OF AGE AND SEX (pages 569–571)

      Shinji Teramoto, Yasuhiro Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Yoko Hanaoka, Masaki Ishii, Hibi Shinichiro, Haruki Kume, Masahiro Akishita and Yasuyoshi Ouchi

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01577.x

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      THE AGING POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF GERIATRICS IN CHINA (pages 571–573)

      Sean X. Leng, Xing-ping Tian, Samuel Durso, Gerald Lazarus, Chongmei Lu, EunMi Park, Haiyan Xie, Lin Kang, Dongjing Li, Ti Shen and Linda P. Fried

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01581.x

    7. REDEFINING THE AGE OF ELDERLY IN JAPAN (pages 573–574)

      Yasuharu Tokuda and Shigeaki Hinohara

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01568.x

    8. ANALGESIC INTAKE, COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING, AND DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIORS IN ELDERLY PEOPLE WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT (pages 574–575)

      Pao-Feng Tsai, Reid D. Landes, Courtney Ghormley, Cornelia Beck, Zachary Feldman and Angela Duncan

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01573.x

    9. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. VIETH (pages 576–577)

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

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01596.x

    10. HIGH INCIDENCE OF ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA IN COMMUNITY- AND HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS: A MULTICENTER, PROSPECTIVE STUDY IN JAPAN (pages 577–579)

      Shinji Teramoto, Yoshinosuke Fukuchi, Hidetada Sasaki, Koichi Sato, Kiyohisa Sekizawa, Takeshi Matsuse and Japanese Study Group on Aspiration Pulmonary Disease

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01597.x

    11. USE OF MEDICATIONS FOR INSOMNIA IN THE HOSPITALIZED GERIATRIC POPULATION (pages 579–581)

      Ethan Cumbler, Jeannette Guerrasio, Jane Kim and Jeffrey Glasheen

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01598.x

    12. METASTATIC PROSTATE CARCINOMA PRESENTING AS NUMB CHIN SYNDROME IN ELDERLY PEOPLE (pages 581–582)

      Ana Requena, Antoni Riera-Mestre, Francesc Formiga, Antonio Vidaller and Ramón Pujol

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01599.x

  8. Errata

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices
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      ERRATA (page 583)

      Version of Record online: 29 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01585.x

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      White Coats Meet Grey Power: Students and Seniors Respond to an “Intergenerational Gala”

      Vol. 55, Issue 6, 948–954, Version of Record online: 9 MAY 2007

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      Providing Structured Opportunities for Nursing Home Residents to Choose Community Care

      Vol. 56, Issue 1, 163–165, Version of Record online: 27 DEC 2007

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  9. List of Referees

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices
  10. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education And Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics And Special Polpulations
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. List of Referees
    11. Notices

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