Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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April 2009

Volume 57, Issue 4

Pages 585–760

  1. Geriatric Literature Review

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Geriatric Literature Review: Revisited (pages 585–587)

      Michael W. Rich, Fredrick Hustey, Benjamen Sun and Christopher Carpenter

      Article first published online: 17 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02193.x

  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Improving the Diagnostic Accuracy of Depression in Older Persons: The Depression in the Aged Female National Evaluation Cluster Randomized Trial (pages 588–593)

      Fabrizia Lattanzio, Mauro Di Bari, Antonio Sgadari, Michela Baccini, Sara Ercolani, Franco Rengo, Umberto Senin, Roberto Bernabei, Niccolò Marchionni, Antonio Cherubini and for the Depression in the Aged Female National Evaluation Study Group

      Article first published online: 10 FEB 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02172.x

    2. A Cognitive Training Program Based on Principles of Brain Plasticity: Results from the Improvement in Memory with Plasticity-based Adaptive Cognitive Training (IMPACT) Study (pages 594–603)

      Glenn E. Smith, Patricia Housen, Kristine Yaffe, Ronald Ruff, Robert F. Kennison, Henry W. Mahncke and Elizabeth M. Zelinski

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02167.x

    3. Self-Reported Sleep and Nap Habits and Risk of Mortality in a Large Cohort of Older Women (pages 604–611)

      Katie L. Stone, Susan K. Ewing, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Kristine E. Ensrud, Susan Redline, Douglas C. Bauer, Jane A. Cauley, Teresa A. Hillier and Steven R. Cummings

      Article first published online: 10 FEB 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02171.x

    4. Effect of a Risk-Based Multifactorial Fall Prevention Program on the Incidence of Falls (pages 612–619)

      Marika J. Salminen, Tero J. Vahlberg, Maritta T. Salonoja, Pertti T.T. Aarnio and Sirkka-Liisa Kivelä

      Article first published online: 17 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02176.x

    5. Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes in Northern Ireland (pages 620–626)

      Naomi S. Baldwin, Deirdre F. Gilpin, Carmel M. Hughes, Mary P. Kearney, D. Ann Gardiner, Chris Cardwell and Michael M. Tunney

      Article first published online: 17 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02181.x

    6. Fear of Moving Outdoors and Development of Outdoor Walking Difficulty in Older People (pages 634–640)

      Merja Rantakokko, Minna Mänty, Susanne Iwarsson, Timo Törmäkangas, Raija Leinonen, Eino Heikkinen and Taina Rantanen

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02180.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Prevalence of Constipation Symptoms in Fecally Incontinent Nursing Home Residents (pages 647–652)

      John F. Schnelle, Sandra F. Simmons, Linda Beuscher, Emily N. Peterson, Ralf Habermann and Felix Leung

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02215.x

    2. Causes of Therapeutic Errors in Older Adults: Evaluation of National Poison Center Data (pages 653–658)

      Bryan D. Hayes, Wendy Klein-Schwartz and Lawrence F. Gonzales

      Article first published online: 10 FEB 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02166.x

    3. Self-Reported Sleep Duration and Hypertension in Older Spanish Adults (pages 663–668)

      Esther Lopez-Garcia, Raquel Faubel, Pilar Guallar-Castillon, Luz Leon-Muñoz, Jose R. Banegas and Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo

      Article first published online: 17 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02177.x

    4. The Effect of Major and Minor Depression on Medicare Home Healthcare Services Use (pages 669–675)

      Bruce Friedman, Rachel L. Delavan, Thomas H. Sheeran and Martha L. Bruce

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02186.x

    5. Correlation Between Symptoms and Function in Older Adults with Comorbidity (pages 676–682)

      Heather E. Whitson, Linda L. Sanders, Carl F. Pieper, Miriam C. Morey, Eugene Z. Oddone, Deborah T. Gold and Harvey Jay Cohen

      Article first published online: 18 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02178.x

    6. Personality Traits of Centenarians' Offspring (pages 683–685)

      Jane L Givens, Maureen Frederick, Leanne Silverman, Stacy Anderson, Joanna Senville, Margery Silver, Paola Sebastiani, Dellara F Terry, Paul T. Costa and Thomas T. Perls

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02189.x

    7. Treatment Practices of Mild Cognitive Impairment in California Alzheimer's Disease Centers (pages 686–690)

      Andrea M. Weinstein, Cynthia Barton, Leslie Ross, Joel H. Kramer and Kristine Yaffe

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02200.x

  4. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Detection of Mild Hyposalivation in Elderly People Based on the Chewing Time of Specifically Designed Disc Tests: Diagnostic Accuracy (pages 691–696)

      Isabelle Madinier, Mireille Starita-Geribaldi, Frederic Berthier, Catherine Pesci-Bardon and Patrice Brocker

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02179.x

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      Reliability and Validity of Prehospital Case Finding for Depression and Cognitive Impairment (pages 697–702)

      Manish N. Shah, Jurgis Karuza, Erik Rueckmann, Peter Swanson, Yeates Conwell and Paul Katz

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02185.x

    3. Rapid Screening of Cognitive Change in Patients with Questionable Dementia Using the Memory Impairment Screen and the Isaacs Set Test (pages 703–708)

      Gilles Chopard, Geraldine Vanholsbeeck, Gregory Tio, Alexandre Pitard, Mickael Binetruy, Lucien Rumbach and Jean Galmiche

      Article first published online: 10 FEB 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02170.x

  5. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Evaluation of an Elderly Faller by Medical Students and Rehabilitation Residents (pages 709–713)

      Lydia Rolita, Tavinder K. Ark, Alex Moroz, Valery Lanyi, Julianne Southwell and David Sutin

      Article first published online: 17 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02187.x

  6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Factors Associated with Place of Death for Elderly Japanese-American Men: The Honolulu Heart Program and Honolulu-Asia Aging Study (pages 714–718)

      Christina L. Bell, James Davis, Rosanne C. Harrigan, Emese Somogyi-Zalud, Marianne K. G. Tanabe and Kamal H. Masaki

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02149.x

  7. Special Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
  8. Special Series on Aging Research

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Missing Data: A Special Challenge in Aging Research (pages 722–729)

      Susan E. Hardy, Heather Allore and Stephanie A. Studenski

      Article first published online: 10 FEB 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02168.x

  9. Clinical Trials and Tribulations

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Will Psychiatry Survive in the Long-Term Care Setting? (pages 730–731)

      Richard J. Goldberg

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02191.x

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. DEPRESSION AND SERUM LIPIDS AND LIPOPROTEIN IN CHINESE NONAGENARIANS AND CENTENARIANS (pages 732–733)

      Yue Ji-Rong, Dong Bi-Rong, Huang Chang-Quan and Zhang Yan-Ling

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02201.x

    2. MONITORING FALLS IN COHORT STUDIES OF COMMUNITY-DWELLING OLDER WOMEN (pages 733–734)

      Kerrie M. Sanders, Amanda L. Hayles, Mark A. Kotowicz and Geoff C. Nicholson

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02205.x

    3. COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AND MEDICAL ILLNESS IN CHINESE NONAGENARIANS AND CENTENARIANS (pages 734–736)

      Yue Ji-Rong, Dong Bi-Rong, Huang Chang-Quan, Wu Hong-Mei, Gao Lang-Li and Liu Qing-Xiu

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02206.x

    4. PRESCRIBING AND ENTERAL TUBES IN THE GENERAL HOSPITAL (pages 736–737)

      Maire Therese Lonergan, James Broderick, Tara Coughlan, Daniel Ronan Collins and Desmond O. Neill

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02207.x

    5. PLASMA HOMOCYSTEINE AND CEREBROSPINAL FLUID NEURODEGENERATION BIOMARKERS IN MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AND DEMENTIA (pages 737–739)

      Panagiotis Alexopoulos, Florian Günther, Julius Popp, Frank Jessen, Oliver Peters, Stefanie Wolf, Thomas Kneib, Alexander Kurz, Tanja Richter-Schmidinger, Piotr Lewczuk, Stefan Bleich, Jens Wiltfang and Johannes Kornhuber

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02212.x

    6. SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN'S HEALTH STATUS AND THE ARROGANCE OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE (pages 739–740)

      Luca Mascitelli and Francesca Pezzetta

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02213.x

    7. APOLIPOPROTEIN E, DEMENTIA, AND HUMAN LONGEVITY (pages 740–742)

      Francesco Panza, Vincenza Frisardi, Cristiano Capurso, Alessia D'Introno, Anna M. Colacicco, Davide Seripa, Alberto Pilotto, Gianluigi Vendemiale, Antonio Capurso and Vincenzo Solfrizzi

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02211.x

    8. FEELING TIRED PREDICTS FUNCTIONAL STATUS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, AND MORTALITY IN ELDERLY PEOPLE (pages 742–743)

      Elior Moreh, Jeremy M. Jacobs and Jochanan Stessman

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02214.x

    9. MANDATORY COGNITIVE SCREENING IN HOSPITALIZED ELDERLY PEOPLE: ARE WE MISSING THE DIAGNOSIS? (pages 746–747)

      Evelyn Chang, Sari Jacoby, Janice Wang, Jahan Aghalar, Roshan Hussain, Renee Pekmezaris and Gisele P. Wolf-Klein

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02204.x

    10. OPIOID-INDUCED HYPERALGESIA IN A PATIENT WITH DEMENTIA (pages 748–749)

      Mariam Garuba, Debra E. Mostek and William J. Burke

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02209.x

    11. GELASTIC PRESYNCOPE: AN UNUSUAL MANIFESTATION IN AN ELDERLY PATIENT (pages 749–750)

      Dakshinamurty N. Gullapalli, Zenon A. Belak, Andres Marte-Grau, Madhavi Bollu, Pavan Reddy and Ravi K. Bobba

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02208.x

    12. WHEN AND HOW OLDER PEOPLE DISCUSS PREFERENCES FOR LONG-TERM CARE OPTIONS (pages 750–751)

      Rebecca Garavan, Hannah M McGee, Rachel Winder and Desmond O'Neill

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02197.x

    13. FLECAINIDE TOXICITY IN AN OLDER ADULT (pages 751–753)

      Bruce M. Psaty and Sarah E. Psaty

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02192.x

    14. ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODAL RE-ENTRANT TACHYCARDIA ABLATION IN A CENTENARIAN (pages 753–754)

      Mehmet K. Aktas, Stephen R. Tokarz and James P. Daubert

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02199.x

  11. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Geriatric Literature Review
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Education and Training
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    8. Special Articles
    9. Special Series on Aging Research
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 757–760)

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02276.x

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