Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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February 2009

Volume 57, Issue 2

Pages 195–374

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Functional Trajectories in Older Persons Admitted to a Nursing Home with Disability After an Acute Hospitalization (pages 195–201)

      Thomas M. Gill, Evelyne A. Gahbauer, Ling Han and Heather G. Allore

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02107.x

    2. Vision-Enhancing Interventions in Nursing Home Residents and Their Short-Term Effect on Physical and Cognitive Function (pages 202–208)

      Amanda F. Elliott, Gerald McGwin Jr. and Cynthia Owsley

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02099.x

    3. The Effect of Age on Functional and Mortality Outcomes After Acute Myocardial Infarction (pages 209–217)

      Suzanne V. Arnold, Karen P. Alexander, Frederick A. Masoudi, P. Michael Ho, Lan Xiao and John A. Spertus

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02106.x

    4. Using the Osteoporosis Self-Assessment Tool for Referring Older Men for Bone Densitometry: A Decision Analysis (pages 218–224)

      Kouta Ito, James P. Hollenberg and Mary E. Charlson

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02110.x

    5. Patterns of Chronic Multimorbidity in the Elderly Population (pages 225–230)

      Alessandra Marengoni, Debora Rizzuto, Hui-Xin Wang, Bengt Winblad and Laura Fratiglioni

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02109.x

    6. Mortality, Dementia, and Apolipoprotein E Genotype in Elderly White Women in the United States (pages 231–236)

      Deborah M. Little, Valerie C. Crooks, Diana B. Petitti, Vicki Chiu, Gerard D. Schellenberg, Jeff M. Slezak and Steven J. Jacobsen

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02113.x

    7. New-Onset Epilepsy Risk Factors in Older Veterans (pages 237–242)

      Mary Jo V. Pugh, Janice E. Knoefel, Eric M. Mortensen, Megan E. Amuan, Dan R. Berlowitz and Anne C. Van Cott

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02124.x

    8. Effect of Central Nervous System Medication Use on Decline in Cognition in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Findings from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 243–250)

      Rollin M. Wright, Yazan F. Roumani, Robert Boudreau, Anne B. Newman, Christine M. Ruby, Stephanie A. Studenski, Ronald I. Shorr, Douglas C. Bauer, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Sarah N. Hilmer, Joseph T. Hanlon and for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02127.x

    9. Added Value of Physical Performance Measures in Predicting Adverse Health-Related Events: Results from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 251–259)

      Matteo Cesari, a Stephen B. Kritchevsky, b Anne B. Newman, c Eleanor M. Simonsick, d Tamara B. Harris, e Brenda W. Penninx, f Jennifer S. Brach, g Frances A. Tylavsky, h Suzanne Satterfield, h Doug C. Bauer, i Susan M. Rubin, j Marjolein Visser, k Marco Pahor and a for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02126.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Stopping to Rest During a 400-Meter Walk and Incident Mobility Disability in Older Persons with Functional Limitations (pages 260–265)

      Sonja Vestergaard, Kushang V. Patel, Michael P. Walkup, Marco Pahor, Anthony P. Marsh, Mark A. Espeland, Stephanie Studenski, Thomas M. Gill, Timothy Church and Jack M. Guralnik

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02097.x

    2. Nursing Time Devoted to Medication Administration in Long-Term Care: Clinical, Safety, and Resource Implications (pages 266–272)

      Mary S. Thomson, Andrea Gruneir, Monica Lee, Joann Baril, Terry S. Field, Jerry H. Gurwitz and Paula A. Rochon

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02101.x

    3. Comparison of Functional Outcomes Associated with Hospital at Home Care and Traditional Acute Hospital Care (pages 273–278)

      Bruce Leff, Lynda Burton, Scott L. Mader, Bruce Naughton, Jeffrey Burl, William B. Greenough III, Susan Guido and Donald Steinwachs

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02103.x

    4. Predictors of Mortality in Home-Dwelling Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Aged 75 and Older (pages 279–284)

      Timo E. Strandberg, Kaisu H. Pitkala and Reijo S. Tilvis

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02112.x

    5. Cost-Effectiveness of Increasing Access to Mammography Through Mobile Mammography for Older Women (pages 285–290)

      Arash Naeim, Emmett Keeler, Lawrence W. Bassett, Jay Parikh, Roshan Bastani and David B. Reuben

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02105.x

    6. Low Diastolic Ambulatory Blood Pressure Is Associated with Greater All-Cause Mortality in Older Patients with Hypertension (pages 291–296)

      Andrea Ungar, Giuseppe Pepe, Lorella Lambertucci, Angela Fedeli, Matteo Monami, Edoardo Mannucci, Luciano Gabbani, Giulio Masotti, Niccolò Marchionni and Mauro Di Bari

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02123.x

    7. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Use and Incident Frailty in Women Aged 65 and Older: Prospective Findings from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study (pages 297–303)

      Shelly L. Gray, Andrea Z. LaCroix, Aaron K. Aragaki, Mary McDermott, Barbara B. Cochrane, Charles L. Kooperberg, Anne M. Murray, Beatriz Rodriguez, Henry Black and Nancy F. Woods

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02121.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Montreal Cognitive Assessment Performance in Patients with Parkinson's Disease with “Normal” Global Cognition According to Mini-Mental State Examination Score (pages 304–308)

      Sarra Nazem, Andrew D. Siderowf, John E. Duda, Tom Ten Have, Amy Colcher, Stacy S. Horn, Paul J. Moberg, Jayne R. Wilkinson, Howard I. Hurtig, Matthew B. Stern and Daniel Weintraub

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02096.x

    2. Evaluation of the Short Form of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument in Geriatric Inpatients—Validity, Responsiveness, and Sensitivity to Change (pages 309–314)

      Michael D. Denkinger, Wilmar Igl, Laura Coll-Planas, Julia Bleicher, Thorsten Nikolaus and Michael Jamour

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02095.x

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Improving Medical Student Attitudes Toward Older Patients Through a “Council of Elders” and Reflective Writing Experience (pages 315–320)

      Glenda R. Westmoreland, Steven R. Counsell, Youcef Sennour, Cathy C. Schubert, Kathryn I. Frank, Jingwei Wu, Richard M. Frankel, Debra K. Litzelman, Stephen P. Bogdewic and Thomas S. Inui

      Version of Record online: 8 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02102.x

    2. The National Evaluation of Senior Mentor Programs: Older Adults in Medical Education (pages 321–326)

      G. Paul Eleazer, Thomas J. Stewart, G. Darryl Wieland, M. Brownell Anderson, Deborah Simpson and for the Steering Committee of the National Evaluation of Senior Mentor Programs

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02100.x

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      Vol. 57, Issue 7, 1325, Version of Record online: 30 JUN 2009

  5. Drugs and Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Pharmacological Management of Osteoporosis in Nursing Home Populations: A Systematic Review (pages 327–334)

      Seema Parikh, Jerry Avorn and Daniel H. Solomon

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02119.x

    2. Consensus Guidelines for Oral Dosing of Primarily Renally Cleared Medications in Older Adults (pages 335–340)

      Joseph T. Hanlon, Sherrie L. Aspinall, Todd P. Semla, Steven D. Weisbord, Linda F. Fried, C. Bernie Good, Michael J. Fine, Roslyn A. Stone, Mary Jo V. Pugh, Michelle I. Rossi and Steven M. Handler

      Version of Record online: 11 DEC 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02098.x

      Corrected by:

      ERRATUM

      Vol. 57, Issue 11, 2179, Version of Record online: 27 OCT 2009

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. An Outreach Intervention Increases Bone Densitometry Testing in Older Women (pages 341–347)

      Thomas D. Denberg, , Beth A. Myers, Chen-Tan Lin, Anne M. Libby, , Sung-Joon Min, Michael T. McDermott and John F. Steiner ,

      Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02111.x

  7. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. The Frailty Identity Crisis (pages 348–352)

      Howard Fillit and Robert N. Butler

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02104.x

  8. Editorial

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. PREVALENCE OF ANEMIA IN AN ELDERLY RURAL POPULATION OF NORTHERN INDIA (pages 355–357)

      Punia Mehar Singh, Punia Anita and Dalal Vedpal

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02114.x

    2. STROKE IN ELDERLY PEOPLE: A GREAT CHALLENGE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY (pages 358–359)

      Yannick Béjot and Maurice Giroud

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02117.x

    3. CAN COGNITIVE ENHANCERS REDUCE THE RISK OF FALLS IN PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA? AN OPEN-LABEL STUDY WITH CONTROLS (pages 359–360)

      Manuel Montero-Odasso, Jennie Wells and Michael Borrie

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02085.x

    4. HEALTH-RELATED DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PARTICIPANTS AND NONPARTICIPANTS IN COMMUNITY-BASED GERIATRIC EXAMINATIONS (pages 360–362)

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

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02084.x

    5. MIRIZZI SYNDROME CAUSING DELIRIUM IN AN ELDERLY PATIENT (pages 362–364)

      Ergün Bozoğlu, Ahmet Turan Işik, Bilgin Cömert and Hüseyin Doruk

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02083.x

    6. COCA-COLA: A NEW THERAPY FOR REFLUX (pages 364–365)

      Elena Gupta, Scotte Hartronft and Mark Prange

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02076.x

    7. PLASMA BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE MEASURED IN STABLE CONDITIONS IS RELATED TO MORTALITY IN FRAIL AND VERY OLD PATIENTS (pages 365–366)

      Franck Lebourgeois, Caroline Bussy, Jacques Myara, Jean-Louis Golmard, François Piette and Joël Belmin

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02078.x

    8. ADHERENCE TO CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS IN PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (pages 366–368)

      Lucie Blais, Fatima-Zohra Kettani, Sylvie Perreault, Jean-Christophe Leroux, Amélie Forget and Marie-Jeanne Kergoat

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02075.x

    9. VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY–RELATED QUADRICEPS WEAKNESS: RESULTS OF THE EPIDÉMIOLOGIE DE L'OSTÉOPOROSE COHORT (pages 368–369)

      Cédric Annweiler, Anne Marie Schott-Petelaz, Gilles Berrut, Reto W. Kressig, Stephanie Bridenbaugh, François R. Herrmann and Olivier Beauchet

      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02118.x

  10. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
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      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02088.x

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  11. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Drugs and Pharmacology
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorial
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
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      Version of Record online: 28 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02174.x

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