Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 57 Issue 9

September 2009

Volume 57, Issue 9

Pages 1525–1740

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Allostatic Load and Frailty in Older Adults (pages 1525–1531)

      Tara L. Gruenewald, Teresa E. Seeman, Arun S. Karlamangla and Catherine A. Sarkisian

      Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02389.x

    2. Validation and Comparison of Two Frailty Indexes: The MOBILIZE Boston Study (pages 1532–1539)

      Dan K. Kiely, L. Adrienne Cupples and Lewis A. Lipsitz

      Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02394.x

    3. A Quality Improvement Intervention to Facilitate the Transition of Older Adults from Three Hospitals Back to Their Homes (pages 1540–1546)

      Param Dedhia, Steve Kravet, John Bulger, Tony Hinson, Anirudh Sridharan, Ken Kolodner, Scott Wright and Eric Howell

      Version of Record online: 18 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02430.x

    4. Understanding Advance Care Planning as a Process of Health Behavior Change (pages 1547–1555)

      Terri R. Fried, Karen Bullock, Lynne Iannone and John R. O'Leary

      Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02396.x

    5. Pain, Functional Limitations, and Aging (pages 1556–1561)

      Kenneth E. Covinsky, Karla Lindquist, Dorothy D. Dunlop and Edward Yelin

      Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02388.x

    6. Black and White Adult Family Members' Attitudes Toward a Dementia Diagnosis (pages 1562–1568)

      Cathleen M Connell, J. Scott Roberts, Sara J. McLaughlin and Brian D. Carpenter

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02395.x

    7. Yoga Decreases Kyphosis in Senior Women and Men with Adult-Onset Hyperkyphosis: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial (pages 1569–1579)

      Gail A. Greendale, Mei-Hua Huang, Arun S. Karlamangla, Leanne Seeger and Sybil Crawford

      Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02391.x

    8. Effect of Influenza Vaccination of Nursing Home Staff on Mortality of Residents: A Cluster-Randomized Trial (pages 1580–1586)

      Magali Lemaitre, Thierry Meret, Monique Rothan-Tondeur, Joel Belmin, Jean-Louis Lejonc, Laurence Luquel, François Piette, Michel Salom, Marc Verny, Jean-Marie Vetel, Pierre Veyssier and Fabrice Carrat

      Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02402.x

    9. Clinical Features, Treatment Practices, and Hospital and Long-Term Outcomes of Older Patients Hospitalized with Decompensated Heart Failure: The Worcester Heart Failure Study (pages 1587–1594)

      Jane S. Saczynski, Chad E. Darling, Frederick A. Spencer, Darleen Lessard, Joel M. Gore and Robert J. Goldberg

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02407.x

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      Prospective Study of Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Level, Cardiovascular Disease Mortality, and All-Cause Mortality in Older U.S. Adults (pages 1595–1603)

      Adit A. Ginde, Robert Scragg, Robert S. Schwartz and Carlos A. Camargo Jr.

      Version of Record online: 22 JUN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02359.x

    11. Anemia and 9-Year Domain-Specific Cognitive Decline in Community-Dwelling Older Women: The Women's Health and Aging Study II (pages 1604–1611)

      Jennifer A. Deal, Michelle C. Carlson, Qian-Li Xue, Linda P. Fried and Paulo H. M. Chaves

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02400.x

    12. Use of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument to Assess Disability in Major Depression (pages 1612–1619)

      Jordan F. Karp, Elizabeth Skidmore, Meredith Lotz, Eric Lenze, Mary Amanda Dew and Charles F. Reynolds III

      Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02398.x

    13. The Epidemiology of Dependence in Older People in Nigeria: Prevalence, Determinants, Informal Care, and Health Service Utilization. A 10/66 Dementia Research Group Cross-Sectional Survey (pages 1620–1627)

      Richard Uwakwe, Christian C. Ibeh, Anne Ifeoma Modebe, Emeka Bo, Nkiru Ezeama, Ifeoma Njelita, Cleusa P. Ferri and Martin J. Prince

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02397.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. The Role of Nursing Home Admission and Dementia Status on Care for Diabetes Mellitus (pages 1628–1633)

      Charlene C. Quinn, Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, Cynthia L. Port, Conrad May, Bruce Stuart, J. Richard Hebel, Sheryl Zimmerman, Lynda Burton, Ilene H. Zuckerman, Cheryl Fahlman and Jay Magaziner

      Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02382.x

    2. Nonagenarian Siblings and Their Offspring Display Lower Risk of Mortality and Morbidity than Sporadic Nonagenarians: The Leiden Longevity Study (pages 1634–1637)

      Rudi G.J. Westendorp, Diana Van Heemst, Maarten P. Rozing, Marijke Frölich, Simon P. Mooijaart, Gerard-Jan Blauw, Marian Beekman, Bastiaan T. Heijmans, Anton J.M. De Craen, P. Eline Slagboom and for the Leiden Longevity Study Group

      Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02381.x

    3. Renal Function in Older Hospital Patients Is More Accurately Estimated Using the Cockcroft-Gault Formula Than the Modification Diet in Renal Disease Formula (pages 1638–1643)

      Renaud Péquignot, Joël Belmin, Sophie Chauvelier, Jean-Yves Gaubert, Cécile Konrat, Emmanuelle Duron and Olivier Hanon

      Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02385.x

      Corrected by:

      Erratum

      Vol. 58, Issue 9, 1831, Version of Record online: 2 SEP 2010

    4. Development and Pilot Testing of Computerized Order Entry Algorithms for Geriatric Problems in Nursing Homes (pages 1644–1653)

      Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, Kenneth E. Schmader, Jack Twersky, Maragantha Kuchibhatla, Sally Kellum and Morris Weinberger

      Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02387.x

    5. Estimating the Quantity and Economic Value of Family Caregiving for Community-Dwelling Older Persons in the Last Year of Life (pages 1654–1659)

      YongJoo Rhee, Howard B. Degenholtz, Anthony T. Lo Sasso and Linda L. Emanuel

      Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02390.x

    6. The Underrecognized Epidemic of Low Mobility During Hospitalization of Older Adults (pages 1660–1665)

      Cynthia J. Brown, David T. Redden, Kellie L. Flood and Richard M. Allman

      Version of Record online: 4 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02393.x

    7. High Oxidative Stress Is Correlated with Frailty in Elderly Chinese (pages 1666–1671)

      I-Chien Wu, Shu-Chu Shiesh, Po-Hsiu Kuo and Xi-Zhang Lin

      Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02392.x

    8. Predictors of Interleukin-6 Elevation in Older Adults (pages 1672–1677)

      Shuhan Zhu, Kushang V. Patel, Stefania Bandinelli, Luigi Ferrucci and Jack M. Guralnik

      Version of Record online: 18 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02426.x

  3. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Description and Students' Perceptions of a Required Geriatric Clerkship in Postacute Rehabilitative Care (pages 1685–1691)

      Miho K. Bautista, John R. Meuleman, Ron I. Shorr and Rebecca J. Beyth

      Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02399.x

  5. International Health Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Health Care for Older Persons in Colombia: A Country Profile (pages 1692–1696)

      Fernando Gómez, Carmen-Lucía Curcio and Gustavo Duque

      Version of Record online: 8 JUN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02341.x

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. The Memory Screening Outreach Program: Findings from a Large Community-Based Sample of Middle-Aged and Older Adults (pages 1697–1703)

      W. David Crews Jr., David W. Harrison, Alison M. Keiser and Culvette M. Kunze

      Version of Record online: 18 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02404.x

  7. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
  8. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Flaws in the Serum Anticholinergic Activity Assay: Implications for the Study of Delirium (pages 1707–1708)

      Elizabeth A. Cox, Shawn G. Kwatra, Shaanan Shetty and Madan M. Kwatra

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02411.x

    2. A Comment on the Debate Surrounding Single- and Multifactorial Falls Prevention Interventions (pages 1708–1709)

      Melissa A. Russell, Keith D. Hill and Terry P. Haines

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02384.x

    3. Seizure and Pneumonia in an Elderly Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (pages 1709–1711)

      Mutsuo Yamaya, Motoki Yoshida, Miyako Yamasaki, Hiroshi Kubo, Katsutoshi Furukawa and Hiroyuki Arai

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02386.x

    4. A Case Report of Crusted Scabies with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia (pages 1713–1714)

      Sophie Lin, Jeffrey Farber and Luciana Lado

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02412.x

    5. Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage Secondary to Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (pages 1714–1716)

      Wing-Keung Cheung, Yao-Peng Shu, Shei-Chain Tseng and Kao-Lun Wang

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02403.x

    6. Malnutrition and Its Risk Factors in Nursing Home Residents in Cairo (pages 1716–1718)

      Moatassem S. Amer, Shereen M. Mousa, Tomader T. Abdel Rahman and Heba G. Saber

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02410.x

    7. Intoxication with Trazodone Caused by Dirty Facsimile Machine (pages 1718–1719)

      Linda R. Tulner, Hanna C. Van Der Jagt-Willlems and Jos H. Beijnen

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02413.x

      Corrected by:

      Erratum

      Vol. 58, Issue 1, 215, Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2010

    8. Professionals' Shared Competences in Multidisciplinary Dementia Care: Validation of a Self-Appraisal Instrument (pages 1719–1721)

      Marisol E. Otero, Irena Drasković, Ben Bottema, Peter L. Lucassen, Saskia Degen, Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert and Myrra J. M. Vernooij-Dassen

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02427.x

    9. Vitamin D Insufficiency and Acute Care in Geriatric Inpatients (pages 1721–1723)

      Aurélien Sutra del Galy, Maxime Bertrand, Frédéric Bigot, Paul Abraham, Rebecca Thomlinson, Marc Paccalin, Olivier Beauchet and Cédric Annweiler

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02408.x

    10. Nonagenarians and Centenarians in a Rural Han Chinese Population: LifeStyle and Epidemics (pages 1723–1724)

      Jun-Jie Ye, Jiang-Chuan Li, Lin Peng, Yuan-Ying Gong, Liang Xie, Shi-Gang Lian, Zhao Yang and Yu-Fei Zhou

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02414.x

    11. Management and Outcomes of Delirium in a Secured, Co-Located Geriatric and Psychogeriatric Unit (pages 1725–1727)

      Ji Hui Lu, Daniel Kam Yin Chan, Bin Ong, Qing Shen, Sharon Reuten and Anita Ko

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02423.x

    12. The Attitude of Egyptian Physicians Toward Geriatric Medicine (pages 1727–1728)

      Muhammad Fouad Abd-Al-Atty and Khaled Mahmoud Abd Elaziz

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02419.x

    13. A Congenital Anomaly as a Cause of Abdominal Pain in a 74-Year-Old Man (pages 1728–1729)

      Seyfettin Köklü, Murat Kekilli, Mehmet Arhan, Hakan A. Demirel, Mubariz Dadasov and Osman Yüksel

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02418.x

    14. Yadigar: A Traditional Medicine Book From the 15th Century (pages 1731–1732)

      Çağatay Öncel, Mustafa Karatepe and Sevin Başer

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02417.x

    15. Changing attitudes of elderly japanese toward disease (pages 1732–1733)

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

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02437.x

    16. Diagnosing Cardiac Syncope in Older Adults (pages 1733–1734)

      Robin Fackrell and Margaret Mac Mahon

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02415.x

    17. Response to Drs. Fackrell and Mac Mahon (pages 1734–1735)

      Gianluigi Galizia, Pasquale Abete and Andrea Ungar

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02421.x

  9. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. International Health Affairs
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 1737–1740)

      Version of Record online: 28 AUG 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02519.x

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