Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 56 Issue 9

September 2008

Volume 56, Issue 9

Pages 1593–1789

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Short-Term Mortality in Relation to Age and Comorbidity in Older Adults with Community-Acquired Bacteremia: A Population-Based Cohort Study (pages 1593–1600)

      Mette Søgaard, Henrik C. Schønheyder, Anders Riis, Henrik T. Sørensen and , Mette Nørgaard

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01855.x

    2. Modification of the Risk of Mortality from Pneumonia with Oral Hygiene Care (pages 1601–1607)

      Carol W. Bassim, Gretchen Gibson, Timothy Ward, Brian M. Paphides and Donald J. DeNucci ,

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01825.x

    3. The Influence of Age on Changes in Health-Related Quality of Life over Three Years in a Cohort Undergoing Hemodialysis (pages 1608–1617)

      Mark L. Unruh, Anne B. Newman, Brett Larive, Mary Amanda Dew, Dana C. Miskulin, Tom Greene, Srinivasan Beddhu, Michael V. Rocco, John W. Kusek, Klemens B. Meyer and the Hemodialysis Study Group1

      Version of Record online: 21 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01849.x

    4. Patient Ethnicity and the Identification of Anxiety in Elderly Primary Care Patients (pages 1626–1630)

      Yeowon A. Kim, Knashawn H. Morales and Hillary R. Bogner

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01859.x

    5. Validity of Pain Behaviors in Persons with Mild to Moderate Cognitive Impairment (pages 1631–1637)

      Joseph W. Shega, Thomas Rudy, Francis J. Keefe, Lisa Caitlin Perri, Olga Telgarska Mengin and Debra K. Weiner

      Version of Record online: 24 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01831.x

    6. Urinary Complaints in Nondisabled Elderly People with Age-Related White Matter Changes: The Leukoaraiosis And DISability (LADIS) Study (pages 1638–1643)

      Anna Poggesi, a Giovanni Pracucci, a Hugues Chabriat, b Timo Erkinjuntti, c Franz Fazekas, d Ana Verdelho, e Michael Hennerici, f Peter Langhorne, g John O'Brien, h Philip Scheltens, i Marieke C. Visser, i Milita Crisby, j Gunhild Waldemar, k Anders Wallin, l Domenico Inzitari, a Leonardo Pantoni and a on behalf of the LADIS Study Group

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01832.x

    7. Potential Causes of Higher Mortality in Elderly Users of Conventional and Atypical Antipsychotic Medications (pages 1644–1650)

      Soko Setoguchi, Philip S. Wang, M. Alan Brookhart, Claire F Canning, Liljana Kaci and Sebastian Schneeweiss

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01839.x

    8. Frailty Predicts Some but Not All Adverse Outcomes in Older Adults Discharged from the Emergency Department (pages 1651–1657)

      S. Nicole Hastings, Jama L. Purser, Kimberly S. Johnson, Richard J. Sloane and Heather E. Whitson

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01840.x

    9. Cognition in Older Women: The Importance of Daytime Movement (pages 1658–1664)

      Deborah E. Barnes, Terri Blackwell, Katie L. Stone, Suzanne E. Goldman, Teresa Hillier, Kristine Yaffe and for the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures

      Version of Record online: 24 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01841.x

    10. Association Between Sleep and Physical Function in Older Men: The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Sleep Study (pages 1665–1673)

      Thuy-Tien L. Dam, Susan Ewing, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Kristine Ensrud, Susan Redline, Katie Stone and for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Research Group

      Version of Record online: 27 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01846.x

    11. Self-Reported Napping and Duration and Quality of Sleep in the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot Study (pages 1674–1680)

      Jennifer L. Picarsic, Nancy W. Glynn, Christopher A. Taylor, Jeffrey A. Katula, Suzanne E. Goldman, Stephanie A. Studenski and Anne B. Newman

      Version of Record online: 24 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01838.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Subjective and Objective Napping and Sleep in Older Adults: Are Evening Naps “Bad” for Nighttime Sleep? (pages 1681–1686)

      Natalie D. Dautovich, Christina S. McCrae and Meredeth Rowe

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01822.x

    2. Patterns of Dementia Diagnosis in Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Breast Cancer Survivors Who Use Chemotherapy (pages 1687–1692)

      Julia E. Heck, Steven M. Albert, Rebeca Franco and Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01848.x

    3. Physiological Complexity Underlying Heart Rate Dynamics and Frailty Status in Community-Dwelling Older Women (pages 1698–1703)

      Paulo H. M. Chaves, a,b,c,d,e Ravi Varadhan, a,b,c Lewis A. Lipsitz, f,g Phyllis K. Stein, h B. Gwen Windham, i Jing Tian, a,b,c Lee A. Fleisher, j Jack M. Guralnik and k Linda P. Fried l

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01858.x

    4. Time-Course of Cytokines During Delirium in Elderly Patients with Hip Fractures (pages 1704–1709)

      Barbara C. Van Munster, Johanna C. Korevaar, Aeilko H. Zwinderman, Marcel Levi, W. Joost Wiersinga and Sophia E. De Rooij

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01851.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  4. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. False Promises: The Tobacco Industry, “Low Tar” Cigarettes, and Older Smokers (pages 1716–1723)

      Janine K. Cataldo and Ruth E. Malone

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01850.x

  5. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Healthcare Professional Training: A Comparison of Geriatric Competencies (pages 1724–1729)

      Mathy Mezey, Ethel Mitty, Sarah G. Burger and Philip McCallion

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01857.x

  6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  7. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Bacteremic Outcomes in Older Adults: What Is Age Telling Us? (pages 1750–1752)

      Christopher J. Crnich and David R. Zimmerman

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01943.x

  8. Old Lives Tales

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Extraordinary Rounds (page 1756)

      Lisa L. Willett

      Version of Record online: 24 JUL 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01843.x

  9. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. KOUNIS SYNDROME SECONDARY TO CEFUROXIME-AXETIL USE IN AN OCTOGENARIAN (pages 1757–1758)

      Murat Biteker, Nilüfer Ekşi Duran, Funda Sungur Biteker, Sabahattin Gündüz, Tayyar Gökdeniz, Hasan Kaya, Mehmet Ali Astarcıoğlu and Mehmet Özkan

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01912.x

    2. ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SEROPREVALENCE OF HUMAN METAPNEUMOVIRUS AND C-REACTIVE PROTEIN LEVEL AND APOLIPOPROTEIN E-ɛ4 ALLELE IN ELDERLY INPATIENTS IN JAPAN (pages 1758–1760)

      Takashi Takahashi, Koji Nomura, Haruhito Honda, Takeshi Nakahashi, Kunimitsu Iwai, Mikiko Atsumi, Keiichiro Ishigami, Takashi Inamatsu and Shigeto Morimoto

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01908.x

    3. STUDYING INFLAMMATORY MARKERS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH CORONARY RISK FACTORS IN ELDERLY EGYPTIAN PEOPLE WITH DIABETES MELLITUS (pages 1762–1763)

      Motassem S. Amer, Mohsen M. Maher, Randa R. Mabrouk, Sarah A. Hamza and Mohamed S. E. Khater

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01900.x

    4. IS CHARLES BONNET SYNDROME AN EARLY STAGE OF DEMENTIA WITH LEWY BODIES? (pages 1763–1764)

      Haruo Hanyu, Akira Takasaki, Tomohiko Sato, Tomotaka Akai and Toshihiko Iwamoto

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01814.x

    5. CONTEMPORARY OUTCOME OF CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION IN NONOGENARIANS (pages 1764–1766)

      Marc-Alexander Ohlow, Maria-Anna Secknus, Hubertus Von Korn, Andreas Wagner, Jiangtao Yu and Bernward Lauer

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01809.x

    6. EFFECTS OF ANTIOXIDANT SUPPLEMENTS COMBINED WITH RESISTANCE EXERCISE ON GAINS IN FAT-FREE MASS IN HEALTHY ELDERLY SUBJECTS: A PILOT STUDY (pages 1766–1768)

      Mélissa Labonté, Isabelle J. Dionne, Danielle R. B̀ouchard, Martin Sénéchal, Daniel Tessier, Abdelouahed Khalil, Mélissa Labonté, Florian Bobeuf, Daniel Tessier, Abdelouahed Khalil and Isabelle J. Dionne

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01810.x

    7. INTERRELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN LEPTIN RESISTANCE, BODY COMPOSITION, AND AGING IN ELDERLY WOMEN (pages 1768–1769)

      Elena Zoico, Vincenzo Di Francesco, Luisa Bissoli, Gloria Mazzali, Giorgia Fontana, Ketti Giuliano, Ottavio Bosello and Mauro Zamboni

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01811.x

    8. UNHEALTHY ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AMONG OLDER ADULTS (pages 1769–1770)

      Jessica J. Jalbert and Kate L. Lapane

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01816.x

  10. Letters to the Editors

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. EXTENSION OF THE LIFE SPAN IN PATIENTS WITH WERNER SYNDROME (pages 1770–1771)

      Koutaro Yokote and Yasushi Saito

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01817.x

  11. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. ORAL HEALTH PROBLEMS AND QUALITY OF LIFE: A COMMENT (pages 1771–1773)

      Helena Soini, Seija Muurinen and Kaisu Pitkälä

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01818.x

    2. SENIORS' PERCEPTIONS OF USING HIP PROTECTORS TO REDUCE FRACTURE RISK (pages 1773–1774)

      Susan J. Blalock, Karen B. Demby, Karen L. McCulloch and Judy A. Stevens

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01868.x

    3. EVIDENCE FOR FALL PREVENTION IN HOSPITALS (pages 1774–1775)

      David Oliver

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01830.x

    4. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. OLIVER: PREVENTING FALLS IN HOSPITALS—INTERPRETING THE EVIDENCE (pages 1775–1776)

      Joke Coussement, Leen De Paepe, René Schwendimann, Kris Denhaerynck, Eddy Dejaeger and Koen Milisen

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01835.x

    5. LIVE LONGER OR DIE HAPPIER AND INEXPENSIVELY? (page 1777)

      J. Andrew Billings and Craig D. Blinderman

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01833.x

    6. GERIATRIC MEDICAL CONSULTATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH LESS PRESCRIPTION OF POTENTIALLY INAPPROPRIATE MEDICATIONS (pages 1778–1779)

      Renata Ávila-Beltrán, Emilio García-Mayo, Luis Miguel Gutiérrez-Robledo and José Alberto Ávila-Funes

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01836.x

    7. GREATER EMOTIONAL AND SOCIAL EFFECT OF URINARY INCONTINENCE IN MEN THAN WOMEN (pages 1779–1781)

      Toine A. L. M. Lagro-Janssen, Cynthia J. M. Hilkens, Roosmarijn I. Klaasen and Doreth Teunissen

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01842.x

  12. Referee List

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  13. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
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      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01952.x

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  14. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, & Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Letters to the Editors
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Referee List
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 1786–1789)

      Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01973.x

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