Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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December 2009

Volume 57, Issue 12

Pages 2183–2433, –2311

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
    1. Cardiovascular Exercise Training Extends Influenza Vaccine Seroprotection in Sedentary Older Adults: The Immune Function Intervention Trial (pages 2183–2191)

      Jeffrey A. Woods, K. Todd Keylock, Thomas Lowder, Victoria J. Vieira, William Zelkovich, Sara Dumich, Kim Colantuano, Kristin Lyons, Kurt Leifheit, Marc Cook, Karen Chapman-Novakofski and Edward McAuley

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02563.x

    2. Pneumonia and Influenza Hospitalizations in Elderly People with Dementia (pages 2192–2199)

      Elena N. Naumova, Sara M. Parisi, Denise Castronovo, Manisha Pandita, Julia Wenger and Paula Minihan

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02565.x

    3. Family Care as Collaboration: Effectiveness of a Multicomponent Support Program for Elderly Couples with Dementia. Randomized Controlled Intervention Study (pages 2200–2208)

      Ulla Eloniemi-Sulkava, Marja Saarenheimo, Marja-Liisa Laakkonen, Minna Pietilä, Niina Savikko, Hannu Kautiainen, Reijo S. Tilvis and , Kaisu H. Pitkälä

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02564.x

    4. Primary Care Providers' Views of Challenges and Rewards of Dementia Care Relative to Other Conditions (pages 2209–2216)

      Dorothy P. Harris, Joshua Chodosh, Stefanie D. Vassar, Barbara G. Vickrey and Martin F. Shapiro

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02572.x

    5. Nonprogressive Kidney Dysfunction and Outcomes in Older Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease (pages 2217–2223)

      Balsam El-Ghoul, Caroline Elie, Tarek Sqalli, Paul Jungers, Michel Daudon, Jean-Pierre Grünfeld, Philippe Lesavre and Dominique Joly

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02561.x

    6. Normal Body Mass Index Rather than Obesity Predicts Greater Mortality in Elderly People: The Jerusalem Longitudinal Study (pages 2232–2238)

      Jochanan Stessman, Jeremy M. Jacobs, Eliana Ein-Mor and Michael Bursztyn

      Version of Record online: 17 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02567.x

    7. Should Oral Nutritional Supplementation Be Given to Undernourished Older People upon Hospital Discharge? A Controlled Trial (pages 2239–2245)

      Marion E. T. McMurdo, Rosemary J. G. Price, Melanie Shields, Jan Potter and David J. Stott

      Version of Record online: 17 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02568.x

    8. Baseline Lower Extremity Strength and Subsequent Decline in Functional Performance at 6-Year Follow-Up in Persons with Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease (pages 2246–2252)

      Seth D. Herman, Kiang Liu, Lu Tian, Jack M. Guralnik, Luigi Ferrucci, Michael H. Criqui, Yihua Liao and Mary M. McDermott

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02562.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
    1. Beliefs on Mandatory Influenza Vaccination of Health Care Workers in Nursing Homes: A Questionnaire Study from the Netherlands (pages 2253–2256)

      Ingrid Looijmans-van den Akker, Badyr Marsaoui, Eelko Hak and Johannes J. M. Van Delden

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02560.x

    2. Persistence of Traumatic Memories in World War II Prisoners of War : (See editorial comments by Dr. Jules Rosen, on pp 2346–2347) (pages 2257–2262)

      Lance S. Rintamaki, Frances M. Weaver, Philip L. Elbaum, Edward N. Klama and Scott A. Miskevics

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02608.x

    3. Life-Space Assessment in Urogynecology and Gynecological Oncology Surgery Patients: A Measure of Perioperative Mobility and Function (pages 2263–2268)

      Chere M. L. Stewart, Thomas L. Wheeler II, Alayne D. Markland, J. Michael Straughn Jr. and Holly E. Richter

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02557.x

    4. Cholinesterase Inhibitor Use in U.S. Nursing Homes: Results from the National Nursing Home Survey (pages 2269–2274)

      Dallas P. Seitz, Andrea Gruneir, David K. Conn and Paula A. Rochon

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02552.x

    5. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Nonmedical Drug Use in Older U.S. Adults: Data from the 2001/02 National Epidemiologic Survey of Alcohol and Related Conditions (pages 2275–2281)

      Alison A. Moore, Mitchell P. Karno, Christine E. Grella, James C. Lin, Umme Warda, Diana H. Liao and Peifeng Hu

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02554.x

    6. Hearing Acuity as a Predictor of Walking Difficulties in Older Women (pages 2282–2286)

      Anne Viljanen, Jaakko Kaprio, Ilmari Pyykkö, Martti Sorri, Markku Koskenvuo and Taina Rantanen

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02553.x

    7. Self-Reported Adherence to Nonpharmacological Treatment and Association with Mortality over 6 Years: Population-Based Study in Older Persons with Hypercholesterolemia (pages 2287–2292)

      Luz M. León-Muñoz, Pilar Guallar-Castillón, Auxiliadora Graciani, Fernando Rodríguez-Artalejo and José R. Banegas

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02556.x

    8. Effects of Health Status on Word Finding in Aging (pages 2300–2305)

      Martin L. Albert, , Avron Spiro III, , Keely J. Sayers, Jason A. Cohen, Christopher B. Brady, , Mira Goral and , Loraine K. Obler ,

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02559.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
  4. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
    1. Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Mental Health Needs and Access to Care of Older Adults in California (pages 2311–2317)

      Dara H. Sorkin, , Elizabeth Pham and Quyen Ngo-Metzger

      Version of Record online: 23 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02573.x

  5. Special Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
    1. Top Ten List of Long-Term Care Facility Preparations for the Upcoming Influenza Season (pages 2318–2323)

      J. Rush Pierce Jr., abcd Susan M. Kellie, ef Theresa A. West, ghi J. Matthew Richardson, bj Devon A. Neale, k Ona G. Montgomery, l Stephanie C. McClure and a Todd E. Bell bdji

      Version of Record online: 17 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02570.x

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      The Jahnigen Scholars Program: A Model for Faculty Career Development (pages 2324–2327)

      Paul R. Katz, John R. Burton, George W. Drach, J. Patrick O'Leary, Dale C. Strasser, Janis Eisner, Elizabeth Haranas, Rachel Silverman and Nancy E. Lundebjerg

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02551.x

  6. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
  7. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
    1. ILIAC ARTERY ANEURYSM MISTAKEN FOR DISTENDED BLADDER (pages 2350–2351)

      Shun-Fa Hung, Shiu-Dong Chung, Shiu-Dong Chung, Shuo-Meng Wang, I-Hui Wu, Hong-Jeng Yu and Hong-Chiang Chang

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02578.x

    2. BISPHOSPHONATES IN RENAL INSUFFICIENCY: COMPARISON OF ESTIMATED GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE METHODS (pages 2351–2353)

      Jill S. Burkiewicz, Brooke L. Griffin and Kathy E. Komperda

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02593.x

    3. CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS AND PERIPHERAL NEUROMUSCULAR FUNCTION IN DEMENTIA (pages 2354–2356)

      Veronica Lyell, K.W. Ranatunga and Theresa Allain

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02598.x

    4. THE CHALLENGES OF ACCURATE MEASUREMENT OF HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN FRAIL ELDERLY PEOPLE AND DEMENTIA (pages 2356–2357)

      Carla J. M. Schölzel-Dorenbos, Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert, Eddy M.M. Adang and Paul F. M. Krabbe

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02586.x

    5. DELIRIUM–DEPRESSION OVERLAP (pages 2357–2358)

      Christine Thomas and Peter Oster

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02584.x

    6. EDUCATION OF LIFESTYLE RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DEMENTIA LIKELY TO HELP PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS TO IMPROVE CONSULTATION FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA (pages 2358–2361)

      Takashi Sakurai, Hiroshi Taniguchi, Seiki Nambu, Masakuni Tokuda, Tikanori Makibayashi, Koichi Yokono and Hidetoshi Endo

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02576.x

    7. RAPID DIAGNOSIS OF ACTIVE PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS IN THE ELDERLY USING ENZYME-LINKED IMMUNOSPOT ASSAY FOR INTERFERON-GAMMA (pages 2361–2362)

      Che-Kim Tan, Chih-Cheng Lai, Chun-Hsing Liao, Chien-Hong Chou, Hsiao-Leng Hsu, Yu-Tsung Huang and Po-Ren Hsueh

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02577.x

    8. FACILITATING CLINICAL TRIALS OF ANEMIA IN OLDER ADULTS: A POINT-OF-CARE SYSTEM TO MEASURE HEMOGLOBIN IN THE HOME AND ITS AGREEMENT WITH A HOSPITAL CORE LABORATORY (pages 2362–2364)

      Sergio L. Teruya, Helen R. Gil, Jeanne A. Teresi, Jian Kong, Joseph Eimicke, Stephen Helmke, Mathew S. Maurer and Mathew S. Maurer

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02582.x

    9. AN UNUSUAL CASE OF ASTHENIA AND ANOREXIA IN AN ELDERLY CHINESE MAN (pages 2364–2365)

      Swee Sen Foo, Marilyn Lee, Philip Yap, Terence Tang and Lawrence Tan

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02583.x

    10. EFFECT OF VITAMIN D3 ON QUALITY OF LIFE (pages 2365–2366)

      Ghulamullah Shahzad, Trajko Bojadzievski, Eleanor Yusupov, Simcha Pollack, Mageda Mikhail, James Yeh and John Aloia

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02588.x

    11. GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES IN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (pages 2366–2368)

      Theresa Cruthird-Rudd, Qilu Yu and Matthew K. McNabney

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02590.x

    12. PATIENT-RELATED FACTORS IN THE DECISION TO FORGO LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT IN COMATOSE PATIENTS RESUSCITATED FROM OUT-OF-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST IN JAPAN (pages 2368–2369)

      Ryosuke Tsuruta, Yohei Otsuka, Makoto Mutaguchi, Chiyomi Oshima, Masaki Todani, Tadashi Kaneko, Yoshikatsu Kawamura, Shunji Kasaoka, Tsuyoshi Maekawa and Tsuyoshi Maekawa

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02587.x

    13. TWENTY-ONE-ITEM FALL RISK INDEX PREDICTS FALLS IN ELDERLY COMMUNITY-DWELLING JAPANESE (pages 2369–2371)

      Taizo Wada, Yasuko Ishimoto, Mayumi Hirosaki, Akiko Konno, Yoriko Kasahara, Yumi Kimura, Hiroaki Nakatsuka, Ryota Sakamoto, Masayuki Ishine, Kiyohito Okumiya, Michiko Fujisawa, Kuniaki Otsuka and Kozo Matsubayashi

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02591.x

    14. CROSS-SECTIONAL SURVEY OF SUBOPTIMAL PRESCRIBING TO COMMUNITY-DWELLING OLDER ADULTS (pages 2371–2372)

      Angela M. Wisniewski and Bruce J. Naughton

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02592.x

    15. TELOMERE LENGTH AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE: EVIDENCE OF ACCELERATED AGING (pages 2372–2374)

      Tammy S. Y. Mui, Julie M. Man, Janet E. McElhaney, Andrew J. Sandford, Harvey O. Coxson, C. Laird Birmingham, Yuexin Li, S. F. Paul Man and Don D. Sin

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02589.x

    16. PNEUMONIA VERSUS ASPIRATION PNEUMONITIS (pages 2374–2375)

      Paul Drinka

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02585.x

    17. SPONTANEOUS HEMATOMA OF THE LATERAL ABDOMINAL WALL: A CASE REPORT (pages 2375–2376)

      Piera Ranieri, Angelo Bianchetti, Davide Robecchi and Marco Trabucchi

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02581.x

    18. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HIP FRACTURE SUBTYPES, SURGICAL PROCEDURE, AND ANALGESIA USE (pages 2378–2380)

      Jenson C. S. Mak, Ihab Lattouf, Fintan O'Rourke, Qing Shen, Daniel K. Y. Chan and Ian D. Cameron

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02606.x

    19. IMPROVING BALANCE IN COMMUNITY-DWELLING OLDER PEOPLE THROUGH A TARGETED MEDIOLATERAL POSTURAL STABILITY PROGRAM (pages 2380–2382)

      Claire L. Waddell, Rebecca B. Mellifont and Brendan J. Burkett

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02602.x

    20. DOES ESOPHAGEAL ACID SENSITIVITY ALTER IN OLDER ADULTS WITH GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE? A PRELIMINARY REPORT (page 2382)

      Chien-Lin Chen, Chih-Hsun Yi, Tso-Tsai Liu and William C. Orr

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02607.x

    21. EIGHTY YEARS OLD AND 10 YEARS AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANTATION (pages 2383–2384)

      Daniela Kniepeiss, Florian Iberer, Simon Piennar, Heinrich W. Thaler, Doris Wagner, Karl-Heinz Tscheliessnigg and Regina Roller

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02594.x

    22. SEROTONIN SYNDROME IN AN OCTOGENARIAN AFTER SWITCH FROM FLUOXETINE TO DULOXETINE (page 2384)

      Pei-Tsung Liu, Vivian Argento, Beata Skudlarska and Marina Blagodatny

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02601.x

    23. STOOL TRANSPLANTATION FOR OLDER PATIENTS WITH CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTION (page 2386)

      Timothy A. Rubin, Charles E. Gessert and Johannes Aas

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02600.x

    24. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. DRINKA (pages 2388–2389)

      Manisha Juthani-Mehta, Vincent Quagliarello, Eleanor Perrelli, Virginia Towle, Peter Van Ness and Mary Tinetti

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02605.x

  8. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 2390–2392)

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02688.x

  9. Author Index

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
    1. AUTHOR INDEX TO VOLUME 57 (pages 2393–2401)

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.auindex_12.x

  10. Subject Index

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    6. Special Articles
    7. Editorials
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    10. Author Index
    11. Subject Index
    1. SUBJECT INDEX TO VOLUME 57 (pages 2402–2433)

      Version of Record online: 7 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.subindex_12.x

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