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Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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February 2010

Volume 58, Issue 2

Pages 219–420

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Association Between Fitness and Changes in Body Composition and Muscle Strength : [see editorial comments by Drs. Gustavo Duque and George A. Kuchel, pp 377–379] (pages 219–226)

      Annemarie Koster, Marjolein Visser, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Binging Yu, David B. Allison, Anne B. Newman, Jacques Th. M. van Eijk, Ann V. Schwartz, Suzanne Satterfield, Tamara B. Harris and for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02681.x

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      Determinants of Early Reductions in Drinking in Older At-Risk Drinkers Participating in the Intervention Arm of a Trial to Reduce At-Risk Drinking in Primary Care (pages 227–233)

      James C. Lin, Mitchell P. Karno, Kristen L. Barry, Frederic C. Blow, James W. Davis, Lingqi Tang and Alison A. Moore

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02676.x

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      Body Mass Index and Survival in Men and Women Aged 70 to 75 (pages 234–241)

      Leon Flicker, Kieran A. McCaul, Graeme J. Hankey, Konrad Jamrozik, Wendy J. Brown, Julie E. Byles and Osvaldo P. Almeida

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02677.x

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      Improving Anticoagulation Control in Hospitalized Elderly Patients on Warfarin (pages 242–247)

      Isabelle Gouin-Thibault, Camille Levy, Eric Pautas, Jean-Pierre Cambus, Ludovic Drouet, Isabelle Mahé, Claire Bal dit Sollier, Marie-Hélène Horellou, Jean-Louis Golmard and Virginie Siguret

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02675.x

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      Physical Frailty Is Associated with Incident Mild Cognitive Impairment in Community-Based Older Persons (pages 248–255)

      Patricia A. Boyle, Aron S. Buchman, Robert S. Wilson, Sue E. Leurgans and David A. Bennett

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02671.x

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      Prevalence of Psychiatric Illnesses in Older Ethnic Minority Adults (pages 256–264)

      Daniel E. Jimenez, Margarita Alegría, Chih-nan Chen, Domin Chan and Mara Laderman

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02685.x

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      Magnetic Resonance Imaging Volume of the Angular Gyri Predicts Financial Skill Deficits in People with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment (pages 265–274)

      H. Randall Griffith, Christopher C. Stewart, Luke E. Stoeckel, Ozioma C. Okonkwo, Jan A. den Hollander, Roy C. Martin, Katherine Belue, Jacquelynn N. Copeland, Lindy E. Harrell, John C. Brockington, David G. Clark and Daniel C. Marson

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02679.x

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      White Matter Hyperintensities Predict Functional Decline in Voiding, Mobility, and Cognition in Older Adults (pages 275–281)

      Dorothy B. Wakefield, Nicola Moscufo, Charles R. Guttmann, George A. Kuchel, Richard F. Kaplan, Godfrey Pearlson and Leslie Wolfson

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02699.x

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      Circadian Activity Rhythms and Mortality: The Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (pages 282–291)

      Gregory J. Tranah, Terri Blackwell, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Misti L. Paudel, Kristine E. Ensrud, Jane A. Cauley, Susan Redline, Teresa A. Hillier, Steven R. Cummings, Katie L. Stone and for the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02674.x

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      Efficacy and Safety of a Once-Yearly Intravenous Zoledronic Acid 5 mg for Fracture Prevention in Elderly Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis Aged 75 and Older (pages 292–299)

      Steven Boonen, Dennis M. Black, Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, Richard Eastell, Jay S. Magaziner, Erik Fink Eriksen, Peter Mesenbrink, Patrick Haentjens and Kenneth W. Lyles

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02673.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Acute Hepatitis B Outbreaks Related to Fingerstick Blood Glucose Monitoring in Two Assisted Living Facilities (pages 306–311)

      Catherine A. Counard, Joseph F. Perz, Purisima C. Linchangco, Demian Christiansen, Lilia Ganova-Raeva, Guoliang Xia, Steven Jones and 1 Michael O. Vernon

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02669.x

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      Lean Mass Index: A Better Predictor of Mortality than Body Mass Index in Elderly Asians (pages 312–317)

      Seung Seok Han, Ki Woong Kim, Kwang-Il Kim, Ki Young Na, Dong-Wan Chae, Suhnggwon Kim and Ho Jun Chin

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02672.x

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      Physiological Redundancy in Older Adults in Relation to the Change with Age in the Slope of a Frailty Index (pages 318–323)

      Kenneth Rockwood, Michael R. H. Rockwood and Arnold Mitnitski

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02667.x

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      Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders—Alzheimer's Disease: A Pilot Study of a Practice Redesign Intervention to Improve the Quality of Dementia Care (pages 324–329)

      David B. Reuben, Carol P. Roth, Janet C. Frank, Susan H. Hirsch, Diane Katz, Heather McCreath, Jon Younger, Marta Murawski, Elizabeth Edgerly, Joanne Maher, Katie Maslow and Neil S. Wenger

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02678.x

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      Prevalence of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Their Association with Functional Limitations in Older Adults in the United States: The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (pages 330–337)

      Toru Okura, Brenda L. Plassman, David C. Steffens, David J. Llewellyn, Guy G. Potter and Kenneth M. Langa

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02680.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Chronic Kidney Disease and Cognitive Function in Older Adults: Findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Cognitive Study (pages 338–345)

      Kristine Yaffe, abcd Lynn Ackerson, e Manjula Kurella Tamura, f Patti Le Blanc, a John W. Kusek, g Ashwini R. Sehgal, hij Debbie Cohen, k Cheryl Anderson, l Lawrence Appel, lmn Karen DeSalvo, o Akinlolu Ojo, p Stephen Seliger, q Nancy Robinson, k Gail Makos, r Alan S. Go and e for the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Investigators

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02670.x

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Combining the Creative Arts and the House Call to Teach Medical Students About Chronic Illness Care (pages 346–351)

      Veronica M. LoFaso, Risa Breckman, Carol F. Capello, Byron Demopoulos and Ronald D. Adelman

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02686.x

  5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Willingness of Older Korean-American Adults to Use Hospice (pages 352–356)

      Yuri Jang, David A. Chiriboga, Jessica Y. Allen, Jung Kwak and William E. Haley

      Article first published online: 26 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02684.x

  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. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Translating a Multifactorial Fall Prevention Intervention into Practice: A Controlled Evaluation of a Fall Prevention Clinic (pages 357–363)

      Meghann Moore, Barbara Williams, Sally Ragsdale, James P. LoGerfo, J. Richard Goss, Astrid B. Schreuder and Elizabeth A. Phelan

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02683.x

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      The Geriatric Floating Interdisciplinary Transition Team (pages 364–370)

      Alicia I. Arbaje, David D. Maron, Qilu Yu, V. Inez Wendel, Elizabeth Tanner, Chad Boult, Kathryn J. Eubank and Samuel C. Durso

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02682.x

  7. 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. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Home and Community-Based Medicaid Options for Dependent Older Floridians (pages 371–376)

      Adam G. Golden, Bernard A. Roos, Michael A. Silverman and Mark H. Beers

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02668.x

  8. Editorial

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      The Big Picture (pages 380–381)

      Paul Rousseau

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02689.x

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      ORAL VITAMIN D REPLACEMENT AFTER HIP FRACTURE: A COMPARATIVE REVIEW (pages 382–383)

      Jenson C. S. Mak, Jessica Stuart-Harris, Ian D. Cameron and Rebecca S. Mason

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02691.x

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      COMPARING INDEXES OF FRAILTY: THE CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH STUDY AND THE STUDY OF OSTEOPOROTIC FRACTURES (pages 383–385)

      Sergio Telles Ribeiro Filho, Roberto Alves Lourenço and Virgilio Garcia Moreira

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02690.x

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      RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. MOREIRA ET AL. (pages 385–386)

      Kristine E. Ensrud and Brent C. Taylor

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02692.x

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      USE OF MEDICARE BILLING FOR SMOKING CESSATION COUNSELING (pages 386–387)

      Mary T. Sale and Lynne J. Goebel

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02693.x

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      EVIDENCE FOR THE VALIDITY OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION'S CAREGIVER SELF-ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE AS A SCREENING MEASURE FOR DEPRESSION (pages 387–388)

      Gary Epstein-Lubow, Brandon A. Gaudiano, Matthew Hinckley, Stephen Salloway and Ivan W. Miller

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02701.x

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      EFFECT OF DONEPEZIL ON THE CONTINUUM OF DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS, MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT, AND PROGRESSION TO DEMENTIA (pages 389–390)

      Francesco Panza, Vincenza Frisardi, Cristiano Capurso, Alessia D'Introno, Anna M. Colacicco, Roberta Chiloiro, Flora Dellegrazie, Alessandra Di Palo, Antonio Capurso and Vincenzo Solfrizzi

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02702.x

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      COCAINE ABUSE IN OLDER ADULTS: AN UNDERSCREENED COHORT (pages 391–392)

      Robert Chait, Samer Fahmy and Jennifer Caceres

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02697.x

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      PHYSICIAN REFERRAL DECISIONS FOR OLDER CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE PATIENTS: A PILOT STUDY OF GERIATRICIANS, INTERNISTS, AND NEPHROLOGISTS (pages 392–395)

      Kellie Hunter Campbell, Greg A. Sachs, Joshua A. Hemmerich, Sandy G. Smith, Nicole Stankus and William Dale

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02694.x

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      PNEUMOCOCCAL COLONIZATION IN OLDER PERSONS IN A NONOUTBREAK SETTING (pages 396–398)

      Johan Flamaing, Willy E. Peetermans, Jos Vandeven and Jan Verhaegen

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02700.x

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      ANTICOAGULATION VERSUS ASPIRIN FOR GERIATRIC PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: IS THERE STILL ANY DOUBT? (pages 398–400)

      Aline Corvol, Cécile Legendre, Coralie Jean, Hayat Lahjibi-Paulet, Olivier Saint-Jean and Dominique Somme

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02703.x

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      ADVANCE DIRECTIVE DISCUSSIONS DO NOT LEAD TO DEATH (pages 400–401)

      Stacy Fischer, Sung-Joon Min and Jean Kutner

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02698.x

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      LIPID TREATMENT IN ETHNICALLY DIVERSE UNDERSERVED OLDER ADULTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS: STATIN USE, GOAL ATTAINMENT, AND HEALTH DISPARITIES IN THE INFORMATICS FOR DIABETES EDUCATION AND TELEMEDICINE PROJECT (pages 401–402)

      Ruth S. Weinstock, Roberto Izquierdo, Robin Goland, Walter Palmas, Jeanne A. Teresi, Joseph P. Eimicke, Steven Shea and IDEATel Consortium

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02705.x

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      HIGH INCIDENCE OF HIP FRACTURE IN SPANISH CENTENARIANS (pages 403–405)

      Alejandro Rodríguez-Molinero, Antonio Yuste and José R. Banegas

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02706.x

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      CYTOMEGALOVIRUS COLITIS ASSOCIATED WITH ARTERIAL THROMBOEMBOLISM IN AN IMMUNOCOMPETENT ELDERLY MAN (pages 405–406)

      Dan Justo, Alexander Danylesko, Victor Shvedov, Michal Katzir, Yael Paran, Lihi Atzmony, Polina Kemelman and Yaffa Lerman

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02710.x

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      SHOULD HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH PNEUMONIA AND CARDIAC RISK FACTORS BE ON TELEMETRY? (pages 406–409)

      Elsayed Abo-Salem, Cihan Cevik and Kenneth Nugent

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02711.x

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      GALANTAMINE DOES NOT CAUSE AGGRAVATED ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION IN PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (pages 409–410)

      Arenda H. E. A. van Beek, Jaap C. Sijbesma, Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert and Jurgen A. H. R. Claassen

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02712.x

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      ELDERLY BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS ACCURATELY SELF-REPORT KEY TREATMENT INFORMATION (pages 410–412)

      Tina W. F. Yen, Rodney A. Sparapani, Changbin Guo, Joan M. Neuner, Purushottam W. Laud and Ann B. Nattinger

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02714.x

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      SELF-REPORTED VERSUS MEASURED HEIGHT AND WEIGHT IN THE HEALTH AND RETIREMENT STUDY (pages 412–413)

      Hongdao Meng, Xiaoxing Z. He and Denise Dixon

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02713.x

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      MASKED DEPRESSION IN AN OCTOGENARIAN: CASE REPORT (pages 413–415)

      Tiziana Ciarambino, Nicoletta Ferrara and Mauro Giordano

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02707.x

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      ALPHA-1-ANTITRYPSIN DEFICIENCY IN A 78-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WITH ISOLATED LIVER CIRRHOSIS (pages 415–416)

      Nathalie Voide, Sheila Ardigo, Michael Morris, Laura Rubbia-Brandt, Anne-Laure Rougemont, Isabelle Morard and Ulrich M. Vischer

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02708.x

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      RESPONSE LETTER TO DR. ITO (page 417)

      Kevin M. Terrell, Anthony J. Perkins, Paul R. Dexter, Siu L. Hui, Christopher M. Callahan and Douglas K. Miller

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02715.x

  11. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement and Program Dissemination
    9. Editorial
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
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      Conferences and Courses (pages 418–420)

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02757.x

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