Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 56 Issue 6

June 2008

Volume 56, Issue 6

Pages 969–1169

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Education and Training
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. Notices
    1. Comparison of Effect of Aerobic Cycle Training and Progressive Resistance Training on Walking Ability After Stroke: A Randomized Sham Exercise–Controlled Study (pages 976–985)

      Mi-Joung Lee, Sharon L. Kilbreath, Maria Fiatarone Singh, Brian Zeman, Stephen R. Lord, Jacquelene Raymond and Glen M. Davis

      Version of Record online: 18 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01707.x

    2. A Multidomain Approach for Predicting Older Driver Safety Under In-Traffic Road Conditions (pages 986–993)

      Joanne M. Wood, Kaarin J. Anstey, Graham K. Kerr, Philippe F. Lacherez and Stephen Lord

      Version of Record online: 18 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01709.x

    3. Serum Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate Levels Predict Longevity in Men: 27-Year Follow-Up Study in a Community-Based Cohort (Tanushimaru Study) (pages 994–998)

      Mika Enomoto, Hisashi Adachi, Ako Fukami, Kumiko Furuki, Akira Satoh, Maki Otsuka, Shun-ichi Kumagae, Yasuki Nanjo, Yoshiyuki Shigetoh and Tsutomu Imaizumi

      Version of Record online: 18 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01692.x

    4. The Price of Bouncing Back: One-Year Mortality and Payments for Acute Stroke Patients with 30-Day Bounce-Backs (pages 999–1005)

      Amy J. H. Kind, Maureen A. Smith, Jinn-Ing Liou, Nancy Pandhi, Jennifer R. Frytak and Michael D. Finch

      Version of Record online: 18 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01693.x

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      Engagement in Multiple Steps of the Advance Care Planning Process: A Descriptive Study of Diverse Older Adults (pages 1006–1013)

      Rebecca L. Sudore, Adam D. Schickedanz, C. Seth Landefeld, Brie A. Williams, Karla Lindquist, Steven Z. Pantilat and Dean Schillinger

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01701.x

    6. Peak Expiratory Flow as a Predictor of Subsequent Disability and Death in Community-Living Older Persons (pages 1014–1020)

      Carlos A. Vaz Fragoso, Evelyne A. Gahbauer, Peter H. Van Ness, John Concato and Thomas M. Gill

      Version of Record online: 18 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01687.x

    7. Carvedilol Versus Controlled-Release Metoprolol for Elderly Veterans with Heart Failure (pages 1021–1027)

      Thomas S. Rector, Inder S. Anand, David B. Nelson and Kristine E. Ensrud

      Version of Record online: 1 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01682.x

    8. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Cognitive Decline in Two Large Cohorts of Community-Dwelling Older Adults (pages 1028–1036)

      Olivia I. Okereke, Jae H. Kang, Nancy R. Cook, J. Michael Gaziano, JoAnn E. Manson, Julie E. Buring and Francine Grodstein

      Version of Record online: 1 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01686.x

    9. Incident Physical Disability in People with Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease: The Role of Cardiovascular Disease (pages 1037–1044)

      Jennifer S. Brach, Cam Solomon, Barbara L. Naydeck, Kim Sutton-Tyrrell, Paul L. Enright, Nancy Swords Jenny, Paulo M. Chaves, Anne B. Newman and for the Cardiovascular Health Study Research Group

      Version of Record online: 1 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01719.x

    10. Are Elderly Hospitalized Patients Getting Enough Protein? (pages 1045–1049)

      Cathy Gaillard, Emmanuel Alix, Yves Boirie, Gilles Berrut and Patrick Ritz

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01721.x

    11. Association Between Interleukin-6 and Lower Extremity Function After Hip Fracture—The Role of Muscle Mass and Strength (pages 1050–1056)

      Ram R. Miller, Michelle D. Shardell, Gregory E. Hicks, Anne R. Cappola, William G. Hawkes, Janet A. Yu-Yahiro and Jay Magaziner

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01708.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Education and Training
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. Notices
    1. Discharge Setting for Patients with Hip Fracture: Trends from 2001 to 2005 (pages 1063–1068)

      Tracy U. Nguyen-Oghalai, Yong-fang Kuo, Dong D. Zhang, James E. Graham, James S. Goodwin and Kenneth J. Ottenbacher

      Version of Record online: 18 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01688.x

    2. Amount of Social Contact and Hip Fracture Mortality (pages 1069–1074)

      Edward Mortimore, Dirk Haselow, Melissa Dolan, William G. Hawkes, Patricia Langenberg, Sheryl Zimmerman and Jay Magaziner

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01706.x

    3. A Quality Improvement Program to Enhance After-Hours Telephone Communication Between Nurses and Physicians in a Long-Term Care Facility (pages 1080–1086)

      Heather E. Whitson, S. Nicole Hastings, Deborah A. Lekan, Richard Sloane, Heidi K. White and Eleanor S. McConnell

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01714.x

    4. Homocysteine Levels and Lacunar Brain Infarcts in Elderly Women: The Prospective Population Study of Women in Gothenburg (pages 1087–1091)

      Dimitri Edin Zylberstein, Ingmar Skoog, Cecilia Björkelund, Xinxin Guo, Bodil Hultén, Lars-Arne Andreasson, Bo Palmertz, Dag S. Thelle and Lauren Lissner

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01724.x

    5. Prevention of Falls in Nursing Homes: Subgroup Analyses of a Randomized Fall Prevention Trial (pages 1092–1097)

      Kilian Rapp, Sarah E. Lamb, Gisela Büchele, Ranjit Lall, Ulrich Lindemann and Clemens Becker

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01739.x

    6. Successful Aging: The Contribution of Early-Life and Midlife Risk Factors (pages 1098–1105)

      Annie Britton, Martin Shipley, Archana Singh-Manoux and Michael G. Marmot

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01740.x

    7. Hyperglycemia as a Predictor of In-Hospital Mortality in Elderly Patients without Diabetes Mellitus Admitted to a Sub-Intensive Care Unit (pages 1106–1110)

      Intissar Sleiman, Alessandro Morandi, Tony Sabatini, Anette Ranhoff, Antonella Ricci, Renzo Rozzini and Marco Trabucchi

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01729.x

  3. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Education and Training
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. Notices
    1. Effectiveness of Nonpharmacological Interventions in Delaying the Institutionalization of Patients with Dementia: A Meta-Analysis (pages 1116–1128)

      Anouk Spijker, Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, Emmelyne Vasse, Eddy Adang, Hub Wollersheim, Richard Grol and Frans Verhey

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01705.x

  4. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Education and Training
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. Notices
    1. Elderly Indo-Caribbean Hindus and End-of-Life Care: A Community-Based Exploratory Study (pages 1129–1133)

      Arun S. Rao, Ohm M. Desphande, Chan Jamoona and Carrington M. Reid

      Version of Record online: 18 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01723.x

  5. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Education and Training
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. Notices
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      The Effect of the Geriatrics Education for Emergency Medical Services Training Program in a Rural Community (pages 1134–1139)

      Manish N. Shah, Karthik Rajasekaran, William D. Sheahan III, Tracy Wimbush and Jurgis Karuza

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01738.x

    2. Chief Resident Immersion Training in the Care of Older Adults: An Innovative Interspecialty Education and Leadership Intervention (pages 1140–1145)

      Sharon A. Levine, Serena H. Chao, Belle Brett, Angela H. Jackson, Adam B. Burrows, Laura N. Goldman and Lisa B. Caruso

      Version of Record online: 11 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01710.x

  6. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Education and Training
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. Notices
  7. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Education and Training
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. Notices
    1. USE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AMONG FINNISH CENTENARIANS (pages 1148–1149)

      Maarit J. Korhonen, Timo Klaukka, Eija Lönnroos and Sirpa Hartikainen

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01702.x

    2. OXIDATIVE STRESS AND MULTI-ORGAN FAILURE IN HOSPITALIZED ELDERLY PEOPLE (pages 1150–1152)

      James S. Powers, L. Jackson Roberts II, Emily Tarvin, Nobuko Hongu, Leena Choi and Maciej Buchowski

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01695.x

    3. CHRONIC URTICARIA IN ELDERLY PEOPLE: A CASE OF SCHNITZLER SYNDROME (pages 1152–1153)

      Antoine Elsendoorn, Julien Voultoury, Anne-Sophie Gaubert, Antoine Elsendoorn, Julien Voultoury, Pascal Roblot and Marc Paccalin

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01694.x

    4. ANTIPLATELET CILOSTAZOL, AN INHIBITOR OF TYPE III PHOSPHODIESTERASE, IMPROVES SWALLOWING FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH A HISTORY OF STROKE (pages 1153–1154)

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

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01703.x

    5. FALLS SELF-EFFICACY AND GAIT PERFORMANCE AFTER GAIT AND BALANCE TRAINING IN OLDER PEOPLE (pages 1154–1156)

      Stephane Rochat, Estelle Martin, Chantal Piot-Ziegler, Bijan Najafi, Kamiar Aminian and Christophe J. Büla

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01691.x

    6. WEIGHT-LOSS THERAPY IMPROVES ENDURANCE CAPACITY IN OBESE OLDER ADULTS (pages 1157–1159)

      Krupa Shah, Neil-Jeremy G. Wingkun, Charles P. Lambert and Dennis T. Villareal

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01699.x

    7. ROLE OF TELEMETRY MONITORING TO DETECT THE ONSET OF TAKO-TSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY IN CONSCIOUSNESS DISTURBANCE (pages 1159–1160)

      Satoshi Kurisu, Ichiro Inoue, Takuji Kawagoe, Masaharu Ishihara, Yuji Shimatani, Yasuharu Nakama, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Eisuke Kagawa, Kazuoki Dai, Toshiyuki Aokage, Junichi Matsushita and Hiroki Ikenaga

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01698.x

    8. JAW CLAUDICATION AS AN ATYPICAL MANIFESTATION OF AORTIC THORACIC DISSECTION IN ELDERLY PEOPLE (pages 1160–1161)

      Stephanie Branger, Aurelie Daumas, Amadou Hadamou, Rodolphe Jean, Laurent Chiche, Jean-Marc Durand and E. Crétel

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01697.x

    9. TACHYCARDIA-INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY IN A NONAGENARIAN (pages 1161–1163)

      Brian P. Wall, Stephen L. Rennyson and Laszlo Littmann

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01718.x

    10. IN MEMORIAM (page 1164)

      Scott L. Mader

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01735.x

  8. Errata

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Education and Training
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. Notices
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      ERRATA (page 1165)

      Version of Record online: 2 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01795.x

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  9. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    6. Education and Training
    7. Editorial
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Errata
    10. Notices

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