Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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November 2009

Volume 57, Issue 11

Pages 1975–2182

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Blood Pressure and Brain Injury in Older Adults: Findings from a Community-Based Autopsy Study (pages 1975–1981)

      Lucy Y. Wang, 1 Eric B. Larson, Joshua A. Sonnen, 1 Jane B. Shofer, Wayne McCormick, James D. Bowen, Thomas J. Montine and Ge Li

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02493.x

    2. Endurance Exercise Training in Older Patients with Heart Failure: Results from a Randomized, Controlled, Single-Blind Trial (pages 1982–1989)

      Peter H. Brubaker, J. Brian Moore, Kathryn P. Stewart, Debra J. Wesley and Dalane W. Kitzman

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02499.x

    3. Age and Persistent Use of Cardiovascular Medication After Acute Coronary Syndrome: Results from Medication Applied and Sustained Over Time (pages 1990–1996)

      Robin C. Ali, Chiara Melloni, Fang-Shu Ou, Kenneth Schmader, E. Magnus Ohman, Matthew T. Roe, Eric D. Peterson and Karen P. Alexander

      Article first published online: 15 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02483.x

    4. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Incidence of Bradycardia in Patients with Dementia in the Veterans Affairs New England Healthcare System (pages 1997–2003)

      Rohini K. Hernandez, Wildon Farwell, Michael D. Cantor and Elizabeth V. Lawler

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02488.x

    5. Sensory and Motor Peripheral Nerve Function and Lower-Extremity Quadriceps Strength: The Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 2004–2010)

      Elsa S. Strotmeyer, Nathalie De Rekeneire, Ann V. Schwartz, Helaine E. Resnick, Bret H. Goodpaster, Kimberly A. Faulkner, Ronald I. Shorr, Aaron I. Vinik, Tamara B. Harris, Anne B. Newman and for the Health ABC Study

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02487.x

    6. Alogliptin Use in Elderly People: A Pooled Analysis from Phase 2 and 3 Studies (pages 2011–2019)

      Richard E. Pratley, Thérèse McCall, Penny R. Fleck, Craig A. Wilson and Qais Mekki

      Article first published online: 30 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02484.x

    7. Effects of a Multicomponent Cognitive Behavioral Group Intervention on Fear of Falling and Activity Avoidance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial (pages 2020–2028)

      G. A. Rixt Zijlstra, Jolanda C. M. Van Haastregt, Ton Ambergen, Erik Van Rossum, Jacques Th. M. Van Eijk, Sharon L. Tennstedt and Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02489.x

    8. An Intervention Integrated into Daily Clinical Practice Reduces the Incidence of Delirium During Hospitalization in Elderly Patients (pages 2029–2036)

      María T. Vidán, Elisabet Sánchez, Mar Alonso, Beatriz Montero, Javier Ortiz and José A. Serra

      Article first published online: 15 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02485.x

    9. Empirical Derivation and Validation of a Wandering Typology (pages 2037–2045)

      Donna L. Algase, Cathy Antonakos, Elizabeth R. A. Beattie, Cynthia A. Beel-Bates and Lan Yao

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02491.x

    10. The Relationship Between Short-Term Mortality and Quality of Care for Hip Fracture: A Meta-Analysis of Clinical Pathways for Hip Fracture (pages 2046–2054)

      Mark D. Neuman, Sylvia Archan, Jason H. Karlawish, J. Sanford Schwartz and Lee A. Fleisher

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02492.x

    11. Prediction of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Older Men Infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Clinical Factors and Value of the Six-Minute Walk Distance (pages 2055–2061)

      Krisann K. Oursler, Leslie I. Katzel, Barbara A. Smith, Wayne B. Scott, David W. Russ and John D. Sorkin

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02495.x

    12. The On-Road Difficulties of Older Drivers and Their Relationship with Self-Reported Motor Vehicle Crashes (pages 2062–2069)

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

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02498.x

    13. The Vulnerable Elders-13 Survey Predicts 5-Year Functional Decline and Mortality Outcomes in Older Ambulatory Care Patients (pages 2070–2076)

      Lillian Min, William Yoon, Jeff Mariano, Neil S. Wenger, Marc N. Elliott, Caren Kamberg and Debra Saliba

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02497.x

    14. Sleep Disturbances and Frailty Status in Older Community-Dwelling Men (pages 2085–2093)

      Kristine E. Ensrud, Terri L. Blackwell, Susan Redline, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Misti L. Paudel, Peggy M. Cawthon, Thuy-Tien L. Dam, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Ping C. Leung, Katie L. Stone and for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study Group

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02490.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Sleep–Wake Disturbances and Frailty in Community-Living Older Persons (pages 2094–2100)

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

      Article first published online: 30 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02522.x

  3. Breif Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Effect of Dysphasia and Dysphagia on Inpatient Mortality and Hospital Length of Stay: A Database Study (pages 2101–2106)

      Veronique Guyomard, Robert A. Fulcher, Oliver Redmayne, Anthony K. Metcalf, John F. Potter and Phyo K. Myint

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02526.x

  4. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Accuracy of Spirometry in Diagnosing Pulmonary Restriction in Elderly People (pages 2107–2111)

      Simone Scarlata, Claudio Pedone, Maria Elisabetta Conte and Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi

      Article first published online: 30 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02525.x

  5. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. The Course of Adverse Effects of Nortriptyline and Venlafaxine in Elderly Patients with Major Depression (pages 2112–2117)

      Rob M. Kok, Marja Aartsen, Willem A. Nolen and Thea J. Heeren

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02524.x

  6. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Effect of Diabetes Mellitus on the Clinical and Microbiological Features of Hospitalized Elderly Patients with Acute Pyelonephritis (pages 2125–2128)

      Diamantis P. Kofteridis, Eva Papadimitraki, Elpis Mantadakis, Sofia Maraki, John A. Papadakis, Garifallia Tzifa and George Samonis

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02550.x

  7. Progress in Geriatrics

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Development and Implementation of a Proactive Geriatrics Consultation Model in Collaboration with Hospitalists (pages 2139–2145)

      Youcef Sennour, Steven R. Counsell, Jerrlyn Jones and Michael Weiner

      Article first published online: 28 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02496.x

  9. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Exercise Training and Heart Failure in Older Adults—Dismal Failure or Not Enough Exercise? (pages 2148–2150)

      Carl J. Lavie, Richard V. Milani and Hector O. Ventura

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02520.x

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Apolipoprotein E ɛ4 and Anticholinergic Cognitive Toxicity (page 2151)

      Nunzio Pomara and John Sidtis

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02527.x

    2. Left Atrial Myxoma: A Rare But Treatable Source of Systemic Emboli in Older Patients (pages 2151–2153)

      Cyrielle Alves, Emilia Frangos, Afksendyios Kalangos and Jean-Jacques Perrenoud

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02528.x

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      To Investigate the Effect and Cost-Effectiveness of Implementing an Orthogeriatric Intervention for Elderly Patients with Acute Hip Fracture: The Experience in Hong Kong (pages 2153–2154)

      Wency Wan Sze Ho, David Lok Kwan Dai, Kin Wah Liu, Kai Ming Chow, Eliza Lau, Jean Woo and Kwok Sui Leung

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02529.x

    4. An Unusual Cause of Intractable Hematemesis in a 72-Year-Old Man (pages 2154–2155)

      Seyfettin Köklü, Erdem Akbal, Mustafa Yildiz and Buğra Kaptanoğlu

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02532.x

    5. Effect of a Loading Dose of Vitamin D3 in Frail Elderly Patients with Insufficient 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Serum Levels (pages 2155–2157)

      Guillaume Deschasse, Dominique Chavanne, Véronique Dardaine-Giraud and Thierry Constans

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02530.x

    6. Reply to Dr. Snustad (pages 2158–2159)

      Kevin P. High and Thomas T. Yoshikawa

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02534.x

    7. Inappropriate Sexual Behaviors in Patients with Vascular Dementia: Possible Response to Finasteride (pages 2161–2162)

      Hae Ri Na, Joung Wook Lee, Seong Min Park, Seok Bum Ko, SangYun Kim and Sung Tae Cho

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02536.x

    8. Preserved Effectiveness of a Falls Prevention Exercise Program After Implementation in Daily Clinical Practice (pages 2162–2164)

      Vivian Weerdesteyn, Ellen Smulders, Hennie Rijken, Jacques Duysens, Vivian Weerdesteyn and Jacques Duysens

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02531.x

    9. Influenza Vaccine in African-American and White Nursing Home Residents: Is There a Gap? (pages 2164–2165)

      Barbara H. Bardenheier, Pascale M. Wortley and Abigail Shefer

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02535.x

    10. Thiamine Level in Hospitalized Elderly Egyptian Patients with Congestive Heart Failure and Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (pages 2165–2166)

      Rania M. Abou-Hashem, Manar M. A. Maamoun, Sarah A. Hamza, Hosam M. Fahmy and Ahmed K. Mortagy

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02545.x

    11. Procedural Differences Directly Affect Timed Up and Go Times (pages 2168–2169)

      Jeroen H. M. Bergmann, Caroline Alexiou and Ian C. H. Smith

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02547.x

    12. Compliance with Guidelines for Proton Pump Inhibitor Prescriptions in a Department of Geriatrics (pages 2169–2170)

      Florent Seite, Anne-Sophie Delelis-Fanien, Simon Valero, Christine Pradère, Jean-Yves Poupet, Pierre Ingrand and Marc Paccalin

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02540.x

    13. Isaac's Sign: Handkerchief Holding by Older Inpatients (pages 2171–2172)

      D. Ronan Collins, Ricky Saharia, Rebecca Watt and Graham P. Mulley

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02539.x

    14. Chair Stands Test and Survival in the Older Population (pages 2172–2173)

      Stefania Bandinelli, Yuri Milaneschi and Luigi Ferrucci

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02544.x

    15. Geriatrics as a Procedural Specialty (page 2173)

      Robert S. Crausman

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02338.x

    16. Assessing Quitter Effects: Disaggregating Current Nondrinkers (pages 2174–2175)

      Norman Giesbrecht and Jürgen Rehm

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02541.x

    17. Response Letter to Drs. Giesbrecht and Rehm (pages 2175–2176)

      Sei J. Lee and Kenneth E. Covinsky

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02546.x

    18. Response Letter to Drs. Aronow and Kim (pages 2177–2178)

      Andrea Ungar, Mauro Di Bari and Niccolò Marchionni

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02548.x

  11. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
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      ERRATUM (page 2179)

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02643.x

      This article corrects:

      Consensus Guidelines for Oral Dosing of Primarily Renally Cleared Medications in Older Adults

      Vol. 57, Issue 2, 335–340, Article first published online: 11 DEC 2008

  12. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Breif Reports
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Clinical Investigations
    7. Brief Reports
    8. Progress in Geriatrics
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. NOTICES (pages 2180–2182)

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02644.x

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