Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 56 Issue 7

July 2008

Volume 56, Issue 7

Pages 1171–1382

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Erratum
    10. Notices
    1. Single-Point Assessment of Warfarin Use and Risk of Osteoporosis in Elderly Men (pages 1171–1176)

      Claudine Woo, Linda L. Chang, Susan K. Ewing, Douglas C. Bauer and for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study Group

      Version of Record online: 10 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01786.x

    2. Raising Adult Vaccination Rates over 4 Years Among Racially Diverse Patients at Inner-City Health Centers (pages 1177–1182)

      Mary Patricia Nowalk, Richard K. Zimmerman, Chyongchiou Jeng Lin, Mahlon Raymund, Melissa Tabbarah, Stephen A. Wilson, Ann McGaffey, J. Todd Wahrenberger, Bruce Block, David G. Hall, Dwight E. Fox and Edmund M. Ricci

      Version of Record online: 10 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01769.x

    3. Perceptions of Quality-of-Life Effects of Treatments for Diabetes Mellitus in Vulnerable and Nonvulnerable Older Patients (pages 1183–1190)

      Sydney E. S. Brown, David O. Meltzer, Marshall H. Chin and Elbert S. Huang

      Version of Record online: 19 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01757.x

    4. The Epidemiology of Urinary Incontinence in Older Women: Incidence, Progression, and Remission (pages 1191–1198)

      Karen L. Lifford, Mary K. Townsend, Gary C. Curhan, Neil M. Resnick and Francine Grodstein

      Version of Record online: 19 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01747.x

    5. Types, Prevalence, and Potential Clinical Significance of Medication Administration Errors in Assisted Living (pages 1199–1205)

      Heather M. Young, Shelly L. Gray, Wayne C. McCormick, Suzanne K. Sikma, Susan Reinhard, Linda Johnson Trippett, Carol Christlieb and Tiffany Allen

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01754.x

    6. Medicare Expenditures for Nursing Home Residents Triaged to Nursing Home or Hospital for Acute Infection (pages 1206–1212)

      Kenneth S. Boockvar, Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, Bruce Stuart, Sheryl Zimmerman and Jay Magaziner

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01748.x

    7. Reliability of the Hierarchical Assessment of Balance and Mobility in Frail Older Adults (pages 1213–1217)

      Kenneth Rockwood, Michael R. H. Rockwood, Melissa K. Andrew and Arnold Mitnitski

      Version of Record online: 22 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01773.x

    8. Subjective and Objective Sleep Quality and Aging in the Sleep Heart Health Study (pages 1218–1227)

      Mark L. Unruh, Susan Redline, Ming-Wen An, Daniel J. Buysse, F. Javier Nieto, Jeun-Liang Yeh and Anne B. Newman

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01755.x

    9. Association Between Depressive Symptoms and Sleep Disturbances in Community-Dwelling Older Men (pages 1228–1235)

      Misti L. Paudel, Brent C. Taylor, Susan J. Diem, Katie L. Stone, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Susan Redline, Kristine E. Ensrud and for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study Group

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01753.x

    10. Decisional Capacity for Research Participation in Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment (pages 1236–1243)

      Angela L. Jefferson, Susan Lambe, David J. Moser, Laura K. Byerly, Al Ozonoff and Jason H. Karlawish

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01752.x

    11. Gait Dysfunction in Mild Cognitive Impairment Syndromes (pages 1244–1251)

      Joe Verghese, Matthew Robbins, Roee Holtzer, Molly Zimmerman, Cuiling Wang, Xiaonan Xue and Richard B. Lipton

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01758.x

    12. Stage 2 Pressure Ulcer Healing in Nursing Homes (pages 1252–1258)

      Nancy Bergstrom, Randall Smout, Susan Horn, William Spector, Arthur Hartz and M. Rhona Limcangco

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01765.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Erratum
    10. Notices
    1. Recurrent Falls and Dual Task–Related Decrease in Walking Speed: Is There a Relationship? (pages 1265–1269)

      Olivier Beauchet, Cédric Annweiler, Gilles Allali, Gilles Berrut, François R. Herrmann and Véronique Dubost

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01766.x

    2. Changes in Prealbumin, Nutrient Intake, and Systemic Inflammation in Elderly Recuperative Care Patients (pages 1270–1275)

      Richard A. Dennis, Larry E. Johnson, Paula K. Roberson, Muhannad Heif, Melinda M. Bopp, Judy Cook and Dennis H. Sullivan

      Version of Record online: 10 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01789.x

    3. Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria in a Long-Term Care Facility: Prevalence and Risk Factors (pages 1276–1280)

      Aurora Pop-Vicas, Susan L. Mitchell, Ruth Kandel, Robert Schreiber and Erika M. C. D'Agata

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01787.x

    4. Long-Term Care Facilities: A Cornucopia of Viral Pathogens (pages 1281–1285)

      Ann R. Falsey, Gerard E. Dallal, Maria A. Formica, Gloria G. Andolina, Davidson H. Hamer, Lynette L. Leka and Simin Nikbin Meydani

      Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01775.x

    5. Serum Total and Bioavailable Testosterone Levels, Central Obesity, and Muscle Strength Changes with Aging in Healthy Chinese Men (pages 1286–1291)

      Leung-Wing Chu, Sidney Tam, Annie W. C. Kung, Sue Lo, Susan Fan, Rachel L. C. Wong, John E. Morley and Karen S. L. Lam

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01746.x

    6. Effects of Dehydroepiandrosterone Supplementation on Cognitive Function and Quality of Life: The DHEA and Well-Ness (DAWN) Trial (pages 1292–1298)

      Donna Kritz-Silverstein, Denise Von Mühlen, Gail A. Laughlin and Ricki Bettencourt

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01768.x

    7. Quality Improvement Toward Decreasing High-Risk Medications for Older Veteran Outpatients (pages 1299–1305)

      Alan J. Zillich, ab Kenneth Shay, c Barbara Hyduke, d Thomas R. Emmendorfer, e Alan M. Mellow, fg Steven R. Counsell, hi Mark A. Supiano, jk Peter Woodbridge and almn Pamela Reeves op

      Version of Record online: 4 JUN 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01772.x

    8. Integrating Palliative Medicine into the Care of Persons with Advanced Dementia: Identifying Appropriate Medication Use (pages 1306–1311)

      Holly M. Holmes, Greg A. Sachs, Joseph W. Shega, Gavin W. Hougham, Deon Cox Hayley and William Dale

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01741.x

  3. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Erratum
    10. Notices
    1. Complications and Outcomes of Lumbar Spine Surgery in Elderly People: A Review of the Literature (pages 1318–1327)

      Jordan M. Cloyd, Frank L. Acosta Jr and Christopher P. Ames

      Version of Record online: 22 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01771.x

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Erratum
    10. Notices
    1. Learning While Having Fun: The Use of Video Gaming to Teach Geriatric House Calls to Medical Students (pages 1328–1332)

      Gustavo Duque, Shek Fung, Louise Mallet, Nancy Posel and David Fleiszer

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01759.x

  5. Drugs and Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Erratum
    10. Notices
    1. Anticholinergic Activity of 107 Medications Commonly Used by Older Adults (pages 1333–1341)

      Marci L. Chew, Benoit H. Mulsant, Bruce G. Pollock, Mark E. Lehman, Andrew Greenspan, Ramy A. Mahmoud, Margaret A. Kirshner, Denise A. Sorisio, Robert R. Bies and Georges Gharabawi

      Version of Record online: 28 MAY 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01737.x

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Erratum
    10. Notices
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  7. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Erratum
    10. Notices
    1. ARE THE ASSESSING CARE OF VULNERABLE ELDERS QUALITY INDICATORS FOR HYPERTENSION WRONG? (page 1357)

      David G. Sutin and Sam Rougas

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01726x.x

    2. RESPONSE LETTER TO DRS. SUTIN AND ROUGAS (page 1358)

      Lillian Min, Rajnish Mehrotra and Constance Fung

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01717.x

    3. INHIBITORY EFFECTS OF MACROLIDE ANTIBIOTICS ON EXACERBATIONS AND HOSPITALIZATION IN CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE IN JAPAN: A RETROSPECTIVE MULTICENTER ANALYSIS (pages 1358–1360)

      Mutsuo Yamaya, Arata Azuma, Hiroshi Tanaka, Hajime Takizawa, Kingo Chida, Yoshio Taguchi, Keiichi Mikasa, Junichi Kadota and Shoji Kudoh

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01725.x

    4. CHARACTERISTICS AND OUTCOMES FOR ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENTS WITH DEMENTIA: COMPARING DEMENTIA-SPECIFIC CARE UNITS WITH NON–DEMENTIA-SPECIFIC CARE UNITS (pages 1361–1363)

      Quincy M. Samus, Lawrence Mayer, Alva Baker, Matthew McNabney, Jason Brandt, Chiadi U. Onyike, Peter V. Rabins, Constantine G. Lyketsos and Adam Rosenblatt

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01722.x

    5. AMIODARONE-INDUCED PULMONARY TOXICITY: POTENTIALLY FATAL, RECOGNIZE EARLY DURING LIFE! (pages 1363–1365)

      T. S. Dharmarajan, Apurva B. Shah and Lekshmi Dharmarajan

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01715.x

    6. STATIN THERAPY IN THE ELDERLY: MISCONCEPTIONS (page 1365)

      Mark R. Goldstein, Luca Mascitelli and Francesca Pezzetta

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01716.x

    7. BEYOND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: ROSUVASTATIN IN OLDER PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC SYSTOLIC HEART FAILURE (pages 1366–1367)

      Cristiano Capurso, Vincenzo Solfrizzi, Alessia D'Introno, Anna M. Colacicco, Annamaria Gadaleta, Vincenza Frisardi, Andrea Santamato, Antonio Capurso and Francesco Panza

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01727.x

    8. MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT: DEMENTIA RISK FACTOR OR HIGH-RISK STATE FOR PROGRESSION TO DEMENTIA? (pages 1367–1369)

      Francesco Panza, Cristiano Capurso, Alessia D'Introno, Anna M. Colacicco, Annamaria Gadaleta, Vincenza Frisardi, Andrea Santamato, Antonio Capurso and Vincenzo Solfrizzi

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01731.x

    9. EFFECT OF AGE ON THE DYNAMICS OF ACYLATED GHRELIN IN FASTING CONDITIONS AND IN RESPONSE TO A MEAL (pages 1369–1370)

      Vincenzo Di Francesco, Francesco Fantin, Luigi Residori, Luisa Bissoli, Rocco Micciolo, Alessandra Zivelonghi, Elena Zoico, Francesca Omizzolo, Ottavio Bosello and Mauro Zamboni

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01732.x

    10. ABERRANT CAROTID ARTERY PRESENTING AS A NONPULSATILE PARAPHARYNGEAL MASS (pages 1370–1372)

      Wing-Keung Cheung, Po-Wen Cheng and Kao-Lun Wang

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01751.x

    11. METABOLIC SYNDROME AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN SOUTHERN BRAZILIAN COMMUNITY-DWELLING ELDERLY PEOPLE (pages 1372–1373)

      Roberta R. Dalacorte, César Reichert and José L. Vieira

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01750.x

    12. VISCERAL FAT CONTRIBUTION OF INSULIN RESISTANCE IN ELDERLY PEOPLE (pages 1373–1375)

      Hiroyuki Umegaki, Hajime Haimoto, Joji Ishikawa and Kazuomi Kario

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01730.x

    13. AGING POLICY-MAKERS TAKE NOTE: FUTURE PHYSICIANS ARE NOT BEING TAUGHT ABOUT HEALTHY LONGEVITY (pages 1375–1376)

      Joshua L. Jacobs, Yasuharu Tokuda and Sachiko Ohde

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01749.x

    14. PRIMARY OR SECONDARY HYPOTHYROIDISM? (page 1377)

      Gian Paolo Balestrieri

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01734.x

  8. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Erratum
    10. Notices
    1. You have free access to this content
      ERRATUM (page 1378)

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01828.x

      This article corrects:

      Understanding the Mechanisms of Senile Osteoporosis: New Facts for a Major Geriatric Syndrome

      Vol. 56, Issue 5, 935–941, Version of Record online: 1 MAY 2008

  9. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Progress in Geriatrics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Erratum
    10. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 1379–1382)

      Version of Record online: 7 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01861.x

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