Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 58 Issue 8

August 2010

Volume 58, Issue 8

Pages 1427–1626

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. The Cross-Sectional Relationship Between Body Mass Index, Waist–Hip Ratio, and Cognitive Performance in Postmenopausal Women Enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative (pages 1427–1432)

      Diana R. Kerwin, Yinghua Zhang, Jane Morley Kotchen, Mark A. Espeland, Linda Van Horn, Kathleen M. McTigue, Jennifer G. Robinson, Lynda Powell, Charles Kooperberg, Laura H. Coker and Raymond Hoffmann

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02969.x

    2. Waist Circumference but Not Body Mass Index Predicts Long-Term Mortality in Elderly Subjects with Chronic Heart Failure (pages 1433–1440)

      Gianluca Testa, Francesco Cacciatore, Gianluigi Galizia, David Della-Morte, Francesca Mazzella, Assunta Langellotto, Salvatore Russo, Gaetano Gargiulo, Domenico De Santis, Nicola Ferrara, Franco Rengo and Pasquale Abete

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02979.x

    3. Heart Failure and Incident Late-Life Depression (pages 1441–1448)

      Hendrika J. Luijendijk, Henning Tiemeier, Julia F. van den Berg, Gysèle S. Bleumink, Albert Hofman and Bruno H.C. Stricker

      Article first published online: 1 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02921.x

    4. Effect of Walking Distance on 8-Year Incident Depressive Symptoms in Elderly Men with and without Chronic Disease: The Honolulu-Asia Aging Study (pages 1447–1452)

      Toby L. Smith, Kamal H. Masaki, Kaon Fong, Robert D. Abbott, George W. Ross, Helen Petrovitch, Patricia L. Blanchette and Lon R. White

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02981.x

    5. Neuroimaging in the Clinical Diagnosis of Dementia: Observations from a Memory Disorders Clinic (pages 1453–1458)

      Paul R. Borghesani, Shaune M. DeMers, Vivek Manchanda, Sumit Pruthi, David H. Lewis and Soo Borson

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02975.x

    6. Can Agitated Behavior of Nursing Home Residents with Dementia Be Prevented with the Use of Standardized Stimuli? (pages 1459–1464)

      Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Marcia S. Marx, Maha Dakheel-Ali, Natalie G. Regier, Khin Thein and Laurence Freedman

      Article first published online: 23 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02951.x

    7. Targeting and Managing Behavioral Symptoms in Individuals with Dementia: A Randomized Trial of a Nonpharmacological Intervention (pages 1465–1474)

      Laura N. Gitlin, Laraine Winter, Marie P. Dennis, Nancy Hodgson and Walter W. Hauck

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02971.x

    8. The Quality of Warfarin Prescribing and Monitoring in Veterans Affairs Nursing Homes (pages 1475–1480)

      Sherrie L. Aspinall, Xinhua Zhao, Steven M. Handler, Roslyn A. Stone, Janine C. Kosmoski, Elizabeth A. Libby, Susan Dove Francis, David A. Goodman, Rebecca D. Roman, Heather L. Bieber, Jennifer M. Voisine, Sean M. Jeffery, Charley A. Hepfinger, Diane G. Hagen, Micki M. Martin and Joseph T. Hanlon

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02967.x

    9. The Growth of Hospice Care in U.S. Nursing Homes (pages 1481–1488)

      Susan C. Miller, Julie Lima, Pedro L. Gozalo and Vincent Mor

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02968.x

    10. Heterogeneity in Serum 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D Response to Cholecalciferol in Elderly Women with Secondary Hyperparathyroidism and Vitamin D Deficiency (pages 1489–1495)

      Andrea Giusti, Antonella Barone, Giulio Pioli, Giuseppe Girasole, Monica Razzano, Monica Pizzonia, Mario Pedrazzoni, Ernesto Palummeri and Gerolamo Bianchi

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02970.x

    11. Activating Seniors to Improve Chronic Disease Care: Results from a Pilot Intervention Study (pages 1496–1503)

      Dominick L. Frosch, David Rincon, Socorro Ochoa and Carol M. Mangione

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02980.x

    12. A Controlled Trial of an Intervention to Improve Urinary and Fecal Incontinence and Constipation (pages 1504–1511)

      John F. Schnelle, Felix W. Leung, Satish S. C. Rao, Linda Beuscher, Emmett Keeler, Jack W. Clift and Sandra Simmons

      Article first published online: 23 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02978.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Conventional and Robust Quantitative Gait Norms in Community-Dwelling Older Adults (pages 1512–1518)

      Mooyeon Oh-Park, Roee Holtzer, Xiaonan Xue and Joe Verghese

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02962.x

    2. Cardiopulmonary Fitness Is Associated with Cognitive Performance in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease (pages 1519–1525)

      Walter Swardfager, Nathan Herrmann, Susan Marzolini, Mahwesh Saleem, Alexander Kiss, Prathiba Shammi, Paul I. Oh and Krista L. Lanctôt

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02966.x

    3. Development of a Frailty Index for Patients with Coronary Artery Disease (pages 1526–1531)

      Elizabeth A. Freiheit, David B. Hogan, Misha Eliasziw, Miranda F. Meekes, William A. Ghali, Lisa A. Partlo and Colleen J. Maxwell

      Article first published online: 13 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02961.x

    4. Knowledge of Evidence-Based Urinary Catheter Care Practice Recommendations Among Healthcare Workers in Nursing Homes (pages 1532–1537)

      Lona Mody, Sanjay Saint, Andrzej Galecki, Shu Chen and Sarah L. Krein

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02964.x

    5. Loneliness and Emergency and Planned Hospitalizations in a Community Sample of Older Adults (pages 1538–1541)

      Gerard J. Molloy, Hannah M. McGee, Desmond O'Neill and Ronan M. Conroy

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02960.x

    6. Hospitalization in Community-Dwelling Persons with Alzheimer's Disease: Frequency and Causes (pages 1542–1548)

      James L. Rudolph, 1 Nicole M. Zanin, 1 Richard N. Jones, Edward R. Marcantonio, Tamara G. Fong, Frances M. Yang, Liang Yap and Sharon K. Inouye

      Article first published online: 9 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02924.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Changing Patterns in Medication Use with Increasing Probability of Death for Older Medicare Beneficiaries (pages 1549–1555)

      Thomas Shaffer, Linda Simoni-Wastila, Wendy Toler, Bruce Stuart and Jalpa A. Doshi

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02957.x

  4. Progress In Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
  5. Geriatric Bioscience

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Role for Immunosenescence? (pages 1565–1575)

      Tamsin M. Lindstrom and William H. Robinson

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02965.x

  6. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
  7. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. In Situ Monitoring of Health in Older Adults: Technologies and Issues (pages 1579–1586)

      Hyun Gu Kang, Diane F. Mahoney, Helen Hoenig, Victor A. Hirth, Paolo Bonato, Ihab Hajjar, Lewis A. Lipsitz and for the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology Working Group on Advanced Approaches to Physiologic Monitoring for the Aged

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02959.x

  8. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Confronting Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias (pages 1587–1590)

      Paul Attea and Harry Johns

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02963.x

    2. Medicare Provider? … Then Read This (pages 1591–1592)

      Richard G. Stefanacci

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02976.x

  9. Clinical Trials and Tribulations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. A Crack in the System (pages 1593–1594)

      Joseph G. Ouslander

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02972.x

  10. Old Lives Tale

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. Growing Up with Geriatrics (pages 1595–1596)

      Charles M. Grossman

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02973.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. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. CHANGE IN ARM POSITION DURING ONE-LEG BALANCE TEST: A PREDICTOR OF RECURRENT FALLS IN COMMUNITY-DWELLING OLDER ADULTS (pages 1598–1600)

      Olivier Beauchet, Arnaud Rossat, Bienvenu Bongue, Caroline Dupré, Alain Colvez, Bruno Fantino and Bruno Fantino

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02986.x

    2. ACUTE DOPAMINE DEPLETION SYNDROME (pages 1600–1601)

      Ekachai Singhatiraj, Saowanee Ngamreungphong and Kenneth Nugent

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02987.x

    3. PREDICTIVE VALUE OF LOW FERRITIN IN OLDER PERSONS WITH ANEMIA WITH AND WITHOUT INFLAMMATION: THE LEIDEN 85-PLUS STUDY (pages 1601–1603)

      Wendy P.J. den Elzen, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Jorien M. Willems, Anton J.M. de Craen, Gerard J. Blauw, Gerard J. Blauw, Willem J.J. Assendelft and Rudi G.J. Westendorp

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02991.x

    4. EVALUATION OF SHORT-TERM EFFECTIVENESS OF THE DISEASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM “DI.PRO.DI.” ON CONTINUITY OF CARE OF PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (pages 1603–1604)

      Leandro Pecchia, Fernando Schiraldi, Sossio Verde, E. Mirante, Peter A. Bath and Marcello Bracale

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02985.x

    5. FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT OF OLDER ADULTS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE LIVING AT HOME (pages 1604–1606)

      Janquilyn D. Merida, Terri L. White and John D. Updegrove

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03002.x

    6. DOES HELICOBACTER PYLORI AFFECT LIFE EXPECTANCY? (pages 1607–1609)

      Nathalie Salles, Luc Letenneur, Alice Buissonnière, Alexandre Jehanno, Jean-François Dartigues and Francis Mégraud

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02992.x

    7. AGING AND DEEP NECK INFECTION. THE EXPERIENCE OF A TERTIARY REFERRAL CENTER (2000–2009) (pages 1609–1611)

      Gino Marioni, Roberto Rinaldi, Enzo Manzato, Marianna Sari, Vlatko Prosenikliev, Daria Accordi, Claudia Staffieri, Luciano Giacomelli and Alberto Staffieri

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03000.x

    8. PSYCHOBEHAVIORAL DISORDERS, ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION, AND FALLS RELATED TO A PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA IN A VERY ELDERLY SUBJECT: A CASE REPORT (pages 1611–1612)

      Sophie Somana, Sophie Marilier, Emmanuel Mazen, Mathilde Funes de la Vega, Agnès Camus, Laura Popitean, Pierre Pfitzenmeyer, Pierre Pfitzenmeyer and Patrick Manckoundia

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02997.x

    9. ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THYROID FUNCTION AND METABOLIC SYNDROME IN ELDERLY SUBJECTS (pages 1613–1614)

      Jen-Yu Wang, Cheng-Yi Wang, Dee Pei, Chih-Cheng Lai, Yen-Lin Chen, Chung-Ze Wu, Yen-Ling Chang, Chun-Hsien Hsu, Chun Pei and Sai-Hung Tang

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02998.x

    10. PAIN ASSESSMENT IN SPECIALIST SERVICES FOR OLDER PEOPLE—A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE (pages 1614–1615)

      Ruth-Anne Keane, Caroline Williams and Desmond O'Neill

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02995.x

    11. SMOOTHING SEAMS FOR SAFETY (pages 1615–1616)

      Michael D. Wang and Matthew J. Butteri

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02984.x

    12. RESPONSE LETTER TO DRS. WANG AND BUTTERI (page 1616)

      Eric Howell, Steven Kravet and Scott Wright

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02993.x

    13. TROSPIUM CHLORIDE IS UNDETECTABLE IN THE OLDER HUMAN CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (pages 1618–1619)

      David Staskin, Gary Kay, Cara Tannenbaum, Howard B. Goldman, Kavitha Bhashi, John Ling and Michael G. Oefelein

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02988.x

    14. CEREBROSPINAL FLUID BIOMARKERS IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: ARE THE HYPOTHESES MORE DYNAMIC THAN THE BIOMARKERS? (pages 1619–1620)

      Petra E. Spies, Marcel M. Verbeek, Marcel G.M. Olde Rikkert and Jurgen A.H.R. Claassen

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03001.x

    15. MULTIPLE MYELOMA PRESENTING AS HYPERAMMONEMIC ENCEPHALOPATHY (pages 1620–1622)

      Blandine Bénet, Jean-François Alexandra, Valérie Andrieu, Frederic Sedel, Nadine Ajzenberg and Thomas Papo

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.02994.x

  12. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
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      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03054.x

  13. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress In Geriatrics
    6. Geriatric Bioscience
    7. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    8. Special Article
    9. Editorials
    10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    11. Old Lives Tale
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Erratum
    14. Notices
    1. NOTICES (pages 1624–1626)

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03063.x

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