Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 57 Issue 6

June 2009

Volume 57, Issue 6

Pages 955–1138

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Functional Limitations, Socioeconomic Status, and All-Cause Mortality in Moderate Alcohol Drinkers (pages 955–962)

      Sei J. Lee, Rebecca L. Sudore, Brie A. Williams, Karla Lindquist, Helen L. Chen and Kenneth E. Covinsky

      Article first published online: 17 MAR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02184.x

    2. Clinical Features to Identify Urinary Tract Infection in Nursing Home Residents: A Cohort Study : (See editorial comments by Lindsay Nicolle on pp 1113–1114) (pages 963–970)

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

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02227.x

    3. An Outpatient Multifactorial Falls Prevention Intervention Does Not Reduce Falls in High-Risk Elderly Danes (pages 971–977)

      Ane B. Vind, Hanne E. Andersen, Kirsten D. Pedersen, Torben Jørgensen and Peter Schwarz

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02270.x

    4. Awareness of Functional Difficulties in Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Multidomain Assessment Approach (pages 978–984)

      Ozioma C. Okonkwo, H. Randall Griffith, David E. Vance, Daniel C. Marson, Karlene K. Ball and Virginia G. Wadley

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02261.x

    5. Survival of Community-Dwelling Older People: The Effect of Cognitive Impairment and Social Engagement (pages 985–991)

      Elizabeth L. Sampson, Christopher J. Bulpitt and Astrid E. Fletcher

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02265.x

    6. Pain and Disability in Older Mexican-American Adults (pages 992–999)

      Gayle D. Weaver, Yong-Fang Kuo, Mukaila A. Raji, Soham Al Snih, Laura Ray, Elizabeth Torres and Kenneth J. Ottenbacher

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02263.x

    7. Inappropriate Medication Use as a Risk Factor for Self-Reported Adverse Drug Effects in Older Adults (pages 1000–1006)

      Elizabeth A. Chrischilles, Rachel VanGilder, Kara Wright, Michael Kelly and Robert B. Wallace

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02269.x

    8. Potentially Inappropriate Medications and Functional Decline in Elderly Hospitalized Patients (pages 1007–1014)

      Andrea Corsonello, Claudio Pedone, Fabrizia Lattanzio, Maria Lucchetti, Sabrina Garasto, Massimo Di Muzio, Sergio Giunta, Graziano Onder, Angelo Di Iorio, Stefano Volpato, Francesco Corica, Chiara Mussi, Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi and , on behalf of the Pharmacosur Veillance in the Elderly Care Study Group

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02266.x

    9. The Effects of Weight Changes After Middle Age on the Rate of Disability in an Elderly Population Sample (pages 1015–1021)

      Luca Busetto, Giovanna Romanato, Sabina Zambon, Elisa Calò, Silvia Zanoni, Maria Chiara Corti, Giovannella Baggio, Giuliano Enzi, Gaetano Crepaldi and Enzo Manzato

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02273.x

    10. Using Acupressure and Montessori-Based Activities to Decrease Agitation for Residents with Dementia: A Cross-Over Trial (pages 1022–1029)

      Li-Chan Lin, Man-Hua Yang, Chieh-Chun Kao, Shiao-Chi Wu, Sai-Hung Tang and Jaung-Geng Lin

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02271.x

    11. Effect of Antibiotic Guidelines on Outcomes of Hospitalized Patients with Nursing Home–Acquired Pneumonia (pages 1030–1035)

      Ali A. El Solh, Morohunfolu E. Akinnusi, Ziad Alfarah and Anil Patel

      Article first published online: 30 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02279.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Environmental Risk Factors for Community-Acquired Pneumonia Hospitalization in Older Adults (pages 1036–1040)

      Mark Loeb, Binod Neupane, Stephen D. Walter, Rhona Hanning, Soo Chan Carusone, David Lewis, Paul Krueger, Andrew E. Simor, Lindsay Nicolle and Thomas J. Marrie

      Article first published online: 17 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02259.x

    2. Low Parathyroid Hormone Levels in Bedridden Geriatric Patients with Vitamin D Deficiency (pages 1045–1050)

      Mikko P. Björkman, Antti J. Sorva, Juha Risteli and Reijo S. Tilvis

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02257.x

    3. Hypertension and Cognitive Decline in Rural Elderly Chinese (pages 1051–1057)

      Sujuan Gao, Yinlong Jin, Frederick W. Unverzagt, Chaoke Liang, Kathleen S. Hall, Feng Ma, Jill R. Murrell, Yibin Cheng, Janetta Matesan, Jianchao Bian, Ping Li and Hugh C. Hendrie

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02267.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Development of the Risk Appraisal Measure: A Brief Screen to Identify Risk Areas and Guide Interventions for Dementia Caregivers (pages 1064–1072)

      Sara J. Czaja, Laura N. Gitlin, Richard Schulz, Song Zhang, Louis D. Burgio, Alan B. Stevens, Linda O. Nichols and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02260.x

  4. Progress In Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Increasing Dietary Protein Requirements in Elderly People for Optimal Muscle and Bone Health (pages 1073–1079)

      Erin Gaffney-Stomberg, Karl L. Insogna, Nancy R. Rodriguez and Jane E. Kerstetter

      Article first published online: 30 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02285.x

  5. Nursing

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Improving the Process of Pain Care in Nursing Homes: A Literature Synthesis (pages 1080–1087)

      Kristen Lynne Swafford, Lois Lachmann Miller, Pao-Feng Tsai, Keela Ann Herr and Mary Ersek

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02274.x

  6. Education and Trainings

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. The “Continuum of Care” for Older Adults: Design and Evaluation of an Educational Series (pages 1088–1095)

      Matthew K. McNabney, Paul R. Willging, Linda P. Fried and Samuel C. Durso

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02275.x

  7. Drugs and Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Measuring the Quality of Medication Use in Older Adults (pages 1096–1102)

      Mary T. Roth, Morris Weinberger and William H. Campbell

      Article first published online: 16 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02243.x

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. House Calls for Seniors: Building and Sustaining a Model of Care for Homebound Seniors (pages 1103–1109)

      Robin A. Beck, Alejandro Arizmendi, Christianna Purnell, Bridget A. Fultz and Christopher M. Callahan

      Article first published online: 27 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02278.x

      Corrected by:

      ERRATUM

      Vol. 58, Issue 11, 2258, Article first published online: 4 NOV 2010

  9. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Moderate Alcohol Consumption in Later Life: Time for a Trial? (pages 1110–1112)

      Iain A. Lang and David Melzer

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02295.x

  10. Old Lives Tales

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Life Is a Dream (page 1115)

      Shelley A. Sternberg

      Article first published online: 16 APR 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02256.x

    2. A Final Act of Gratitude (page 1116)

      Bharat Kumar

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02290.x

  11. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. MOVING BEYOND THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (pages 1117–1118)

      Richard G. Stefanacci, Michael R. Wassserman and Mark H. Beers

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02293.x

    2. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. STEFANACCI ET AL. (page 1118)

      John Murphy and Peter Hollmann

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02296.x

    3. AN OLD WOMAN WITH A SEVERE SORE THROAT (pages 1118–1119)

      Jens Pfeiffer and Gerd J. Ridder

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02280.x

    4. TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY WITH HYPERVASOPRESSINEMIA (pages 1119–1120)

      Norinaga Urahama, Hideki Nakashima, Hirokazu Kurose and Tadatsugu Ohno

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02281.x

    5. THE EFFECT OF GLUCOSE TOLERANCE ON CENTRAL AND BRACHIAL PRESSURE IN ELDERLY PEOPLE (pages 1120–1122)

      Naomune Yamamoto, Norihiro Hotta, Emiko Takasugi, Motonao Ishikawa, Shougo Murakami, Takashi Yamanaka, Gaku Yamanaka, Toshiaki Hanafusa, Kozo Matsubayashi and Kuniaki Otsuka

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02283.x

    6. UNDERDIAGNOSIS OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN THE NURSING HOME POPULATION (pages 1123–1124)

      Jeffrey T. Cohen, Sheikh K. Jasimuddin, Barbara C. Tommasulo, Edan Y. Shapiro, Avinash Singavarapu, Joshua Vernatter, Roshan Hussain, Charles Cal, Yosef Dlugacz, Joseph Mattana and Gisele Wolf-Klein

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02289.x

    7. THE APOLIPOPROTEIN 2 ALLELE IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: SUGGESTIONS FOR A JUDICIOUS USE OF ANTIPLATELET AND ANTICOAGULANT MEDICATIONS (pages 1124–1125)

      Santosh B. Murthy, Ali Jawaid, Salah U. Qureshi, Paul E. Schulz and Paul E. Schulz

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02284.x

    8. WEIGHT MAINTENANCE IN HOSPITALIZED GERIATRIC PATIENTS TREATED WITH BETA-BLOCKERS (pages 1125–1126)

      Paul Lee, Jerry R. Greenfield, Richard O. Day and Ken K. Y. Ho

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02282.x

    9. SURVIVAL OF NONAGENARIAN PATIENTS ADMITTED TO THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT FOR SYMPTOMATIC CARDIAC RHYTHM DISTURBANCES IN NEED OF A PACEMAKER (pages 1126–1128)

      Paula Ramírez, David Arizo, Concepcion Cortes, Miguel Angel Garcia, Alberto Marquez De La Plata, Gema Salinas, Monica Talavera and Juan Manuel Bonastre

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02294.x

    10. EFFECT OF TYPE OF ADMISSION ON SHORT- AND LONG-TERM OUTCOME OF NONAGENARIANS ADMITTED TO AN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (pages 1128–1130)

      André M. Japiassú, Bruno A. Oliveira, Carlos Roberto N. Gondim, Pedro Kurtz, Gustavo F. Almeida, Márcia Pinto, Leonam C. Martins, Marcelo Kalichsztein and Gustavo F. Nobre

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02297.x

    11. THE 1-MINUTE MENTAL STATUS EXAMINATION IN THE MEMORY CLINIC (pages 1130–1131)

      Haruo Hanyu, K. Kazumasa Kume, Yusuku Takada, Takeshi Onuma and Toshihiko Iwamoto

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02287.x

    12. COMMUNITY-DWELLING ELDERLY JAPANESE PEOPLE WITH HOBBIES ARE HEALTHIER THAN THOSE LACKING HOBBIES (pages 1132–1133)

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

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02291.x

  12. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
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      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02354.x

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  13. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Nursing
    7. Education and Trainings
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality of Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Editorial
    11. Old Lives Tales
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
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      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02380.x

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