Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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January 2010

Volume 58, Issue 1

Pages 1–218

  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. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. The Oldest Old in the Last Year of Life: Population-Based Findings from Cambridge City over-75s Cohort Study Participants Aged 85 and Older at Death (pages 1–11)

      Jun Zhao, Stephen Barclay, Morag Farquhar, Ann Louise Kinmonth, Carol Brayne, Jane Fleming and for the Cambridge City over-75s Cohort Study Collaboration

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02622.x

    2. The Poor Outcome of Ischemic Stroke in Very Old People: A Cohort Study of Its Determinants (pages 12–17)

      Licia Denti, Umberto Scoditti, Claudio Tonelli, Marsilio Saccavini, Caterina Caminiti, Rita Valcavi, Mario Benatti and Gian Paolo Ceda

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02616.x

    3. Mortality of Tuberculosis in Very Old People (pages 18–22)

      Meritxell Salvadó, Carolina Garcia-Vidal, Pilar Vázquez, Montserrat Riera, Mónica Rodríguez-Carballeira, Javier Martínez-Lacasa, Eva Cuchi and Javier Garau

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02619.x

    4. Treatment of Late-Life Depression Alleviates Caregiver Burden (pages 23–29)

      Lynn M. Martire, Richard Schulz, Charles F. Reynolds III, Jordan F. Karp, Ariel G. Gildengers and Ellen M. Whyte

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02610.x

    5. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Aspirin, and Cognitive Function in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (pages 38–43)

      Shari R. Waldstein, Carrington Rice Wendell, Stephen L. Seliger, Luigi Ferrucci, E. Jeffrey Metter and Alan B. Zonderman

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02618.x

    6. Adverse Effects of Complementary and Alternative Medicine on Antihypertensive Medication Adherence: Findings from the Cohort Study of Medication Adherence Among Older Adults (pages 54–61)

      Marie A. Krousel-Wood, Paul Muntner, Cara J. Joyce, Tareq Islam, Erin Stanley, Elizabeth W. Holt, Donald E. Morisky, Jiang He and Larry S. Webber

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02639.x

    7. Effects of a Restraint Minimization Program on Staff Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice: A Cluster Randomized Trial (pages 62–69)

      Tony J.-E. Pellfolk, Yngve Gustafson, Gösta Bucht and Stig Karlsson

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02629.x

    8. Effect of a Statewide Fall Prevention Program on Incidence of Femoral Fractures in Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities (pages 70–75)

      Kilian Rapp, Sarah E. Lamb, Luzia Erhardt-Beer, Ulrich Lindemann, Ulrich Rissmann, Jochen Klenk and Clemens Becker

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02630.x

    9. Physical Performance and Subsequent Disability and Survival in Older Adults with Malignancy: Results from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 76–82)

      Heidi D. Klepin, Ann M. Geiger, Janet A. Tooze, Anne B. Newman, Lisa H. Colbert, Douglas C. Bauer, Suzanne Satterfield, Juliessa Pavon, Stephen B. Kritchevsky and for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02620.x

    10. The Effectiveness of Inpatient Geriatric Evaluation and Management Units: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (pages 83–92)

      Katleen Van Craen, Tom Braes, Nathalie Wellens, Kris Denhaerynck, Johan Flamaing, Philip Moons, Steven Boonen, Christiane Gosset, Jean Petermans and Koen Milisen

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02621.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. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Hearing Handicap Predicts the Development of Depressive Symptoms After 3 Years in Older Community-Dwelling Japanese (pages 93–97)

      Hideyuki Saito, Yuji Nishiwaki, Takehiro Michikawa, Yuriko Kikuchi, Kunio Mizutari, Toru Takebayashi and Kaoru Ogawa

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02615.x

    2. Personal Mastery and Lower Body Mobility in Community-Dwelling Older Persons: The Invecchiare in Chianti Study (pages 98–103)

      Yuri Milaneschi, Stefania Bandinelli, Anna Maria Corsi, Rosamaria Vazzana, Kushang V. Patel, Luigi Ferrucci and Jack M. Guralnik

      Article first published online: 25 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02611.x

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      How Do Patients Aged 85 and Older Fare with Abdominal Surgery? (pages 104–108)

      Naseem Mirbagheri, Jonathan G. Dark and David A. K. Watters

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02612.x

    4. Volume of Home- and Community-Based Medicaid Waiver Services and Risk of Hospital Admissions (pages 109–115)

      Huiping Xu, Michael Weiner, Sudeshna Paul, Joseph Thomas, Bruce Craig, Marc Rosenman, Caroline Carney Doebbeling and Laura P. Sands

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02614.x

    5. Fecal Incontinence in Elderly Koreans (pages 116–121)

      Hee-Kyung Joh, Moo-Kyung Seong and Seung-Won Oh

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02613.x

    6. Training Nursing Staff to Recognize Depression in Home Healthcare (pages 122–128)

      Ellen L. Brown, Patrick J. Raue, Bernard A. Roos, Thomas Sheeran and Martha L. Bruce

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02626.x

    7. Higher Level of Systemic C-Reactive Protein Is Independently Predictive of Coronary Heart Disease in Older Community-Dwelling Adults: The Three-City Study (pages 129–135)

      Celine Straczek, Pierre Ducimetiere, Pascale Barberger-Gateau, Catherine Helmer, Karen Ritchie, Xavier Jouven, Laure Carcaillon, Philippe Amouyel, Christophe Tzourio and Jean-Philippe Empana

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02625.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. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Evaluating the Cost-Effectiveness of Fall Prevention Programs that Reduce Fall-Related Hip Fractures in Older Adults (pages 136–141)

      Kevin D. Frick, Jacquelyn Y. Kung, John M. Parrish and Matthew J. Narrett

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02575.x

  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. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Designing a Learner-Centered Geriatrics Curriculum for Multilevel Medical Learners (pages 142–151)

      Sindy W. McCrystle, Louise M. Murray and Sandro O. Pinheiro

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02663.x

    2. Health Literacy and Older Adults (pages 152–153)

      Anne P. Glass and Donna Q. Butler

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02627.x

  5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
  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. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Tracker and e-Geriatrician: Methods to Disseminate ACE Concepts to Hospitals with No Geriatricians on Staff (pages 161–167)

      Michael L. Malone, Marsha Vollbrecht, Jeff Stephenson, Laura Burke, Patti Pagel and James S. Goodwin

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02624.x

    2. Implementing Group Medical Visits for Older Adults at Group Health Cooperative (pages 168–172)

      Martin D. Levine, Tyler R. Ross, Benjamin H. K. Balderson and Elizabeth A. Phelan

      Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02628.x

  7. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
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  8. Old Lives Tales

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. The Man with the Angry Face (page 178)

      Ronald Lands

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02634.x

    2. Still Here (pages 179–180)

      Mary Louise Osevala

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02641.x

  9. 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. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. BIGUANIDE, BUT NOT THIAZOLIDINEDIONE, IMPROVED INSULIN RESISTANCE IN WERNER SYNDROME (pages 181–182)

      Hisafumi Yasuda, Masao Nagata, Kenta Hara, Hiroaki Moriyama and Koichi Yokono

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02636.x

    2. THE MAN WHO COULDN'T CLOSE HIS MOUTH (page 182)

      Vedamurthy Adhiyaman and Gordon Black

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02638.x

    3. ACUTE UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING IN ELDERLY PEOPLE: PRESENTATIONS, ENDOSCOPIC FINDINGS, AND OUTCOMES (pages 182–185)

      Amer A. Alkhatib, Fateh A. Elkhatib, Amer A. Alkhatib, Angela Maldonado, Samer M. Abubakr and Douglas G. Adler

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02633.x

    4. RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. DAE HYUN KIM (pages 186–187)

      Edo Richard and Willem A. Van Gool

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02640.x

    5. IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE PROCESS TO AGING AND DEATH? (page 187)

      Ittyerah Tholath Peter

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02646.x

    6. MORBIDITY AND OUTCOMES OF UROGYNECOLOGICAL SURGERY IN ELDERLY WOMEN (pages 188–189)

      Patrick F. Vetere, George Lazarou, Costas Apostolis and Carlene Mondesir

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02653.x

    7. WEIGHT CHANGE AFTER MIDDLE AGE AND DISABILITY IN OLDER MEN (pages 189–190)

      Jonne Sirola, Arto Y. Strandberg, Kaisu H. Pitkälä, Reijo S. Tilvis, Tatu A. Miettinen, Veikko V. Salomaa and Timo E. Strandberg

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02660.x

    8. POSTDISCHARGE ADVERSE EVENTS AND REHOSPITALIZATIONS (pages 190–191)

      Dennis Tsilimingras and Robert G. Brooks

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02661.x

    9. LYMPH NODE TUBERCULOSIS AND PARADOXICAL EVOLUTION (pages 192–193)

      Claire Roubaud-Baudron, Maxime Godard, Sandrine Greffard, Jacques Boddaert and Marc Verny

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02635.x

    10. INTERVENTIONS TO PREVENT PNEUMONIA IN NURSING HOME RESIDENTS (pages 198–199)

      Paul J. Drinka and Ali El-Sohl

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02651.x

    11. INFECTIONS IN NURSING HOMES: IS IT TIME TO REVISE THE McGEER CRITERIA? (pages 199–201)

      Monique Rothan-Tondeur, François Piette, Benoist Lejeune, Benoît de Wazieres and Gaëtan Gavazzi

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02649.x

    12. HERPES SIMPLEX ENCEPHALITIS IN OLDER ADULTS (pages 201–202)

      Antoni Riera-Mestre, Ana Requena, Sergio Martínez-Yelamos, Carmen Cabellos and Pedro Fernández-Viladrich

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02655.x

    13. YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION AND VESTIBULAR SCHWANNOMA: A DANGEROUS COMBINATION (pages 202–203)

      Dragoslav Miric, Farouk Mahious, Evelyne Fondop, Veronique Mangin d'Ouince, Claire Millet and Anne-Marie Hallet-Lezy

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02662.x

    14. POLYPHARMACY AND INAPPROPRIATE PRESCRIBING IN ELDERLY HONG KONG CHINESE PATIENTS (pages 203–205)

      Daisy P. Y. Lam, C. F. Mak, Sarah M. C. Chan, Rosa W. Y. Yao, Simon S. Y. Leung and Joyce H. S. You

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02656.x

    15. PARKINSONIAN SIGNS AND INCIDENT FALLS IN OLDER PERSONS WITHOUT PARKINSON'S DISEASE (pages 205–206)

      Teresa Buracchio, Zoe Arvanitakis, Sue Leurgans and David A. Bennett

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02657.x

    16. GASTRIC STROMAL TUMOR: A RARE CAUSE OF ANEMIA IN OLDER ADULTS (pages 206–207)

      Erdem Koçak, Syfettin Köklü, Mustafa Yιldιz and Murat Basaran

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02647.x

    17. SELF-RATED HEALTH AND COMPREHENSIVE GERIATRIC FUNCTIONS IN COMMUNITY-LIVING OLDER ADULTS IN JAPAN (pages 207–209)

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

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02650.x

    18. ACCURACY OF FLUOROPROPYL-2β-CARBOMETHOXY-3β-(4- IODOPHENYL) NORTROPANE DATSCAN FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF LEWY BODY DEMENTIA (pages 209–210)

      Odile Debouverie, Rémi Coudroy, Isabelle Merlet-Chicoine, François Salmon, Roger Gil and Marc Paccalin

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02645.x

    19. LOW EXPRESSION OF α1-ADRENERGIC RECEPTORS IN THE AGING HUMAN HEART (pages 210–212)

      Shawn G. Kwatra, Laura E. Goldsmith, William D. White, Shu S. Lin and Madan M. Kwatra

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02659.x

    20. MOOD DISORDERS IN COMMUNITY-DWELLING OLDER ADULTS IN ASIA (pages 213–214)

      Kozo Matsubayashi, Teiji Sakagami, Taizo Wada, Masayuki Ishine, Ryota Sakamoto, Gaku Yamanaka, Kuniaki Otsuka, Michiko Fujisawa and Kiyohito Okumiya

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02665.x

  10. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
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      Erratum (page 215)

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02716.x

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  11. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Article
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Erratum
    12. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 216–218)

      Article first published online: 4 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02717.x

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