Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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October 2011

Volume 59, Issue 10

Pages 1779–1991

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. Association Between Serum Cholesterol and Noncardiovascular Mortality in Older Age (pages 1779–1785)

      Rachel S. Newson, Janine F. Felix, Jan Heeringa, Albert Hofman, Jacqueline C. M. Witteman and Henning Tiemeier

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03593.x

      [Editorial Comments by John E. Morley, pp 1955—1956 ]

    2. Relationship Between Vitamin D and Hyperglycemia in Older People From a Nationally Representative Population Survey (pages 1786–1792)

      Vasant Hirani

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03590.x

      [Editorial Comments by Hermes Florez and Bruce R. Troen, pp 1957—1959 ]

    3. Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Physical Function in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars (pages 1793–1801)

      Denise K. Houston, Janet A. Tooze, Cralen C. Davis, Paulo H. M. Chaves, Calvin H. Hirsch, John A. Robbins, Alice M. Arnold, Anne B. Newman and Stephen B. Kritchevsky

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03601.x

    4. Categorizing the Effect of Comorbidity: A Qualitative Study of Individuals’ Experiences in a Low-Vision Rehabilitation Program (pages 1802–1809)

      Heather E. Whitson, Karen Steinhauser, Natalie Ammarell, Diane Whitaker, Scott W. Cousins, Deidra Ansah, Linda L. Sanders and Harvey J. Cohen

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03602.x

    5. Quality of Care Provided in a Special Needs Plan Using a Nurse Care Manager Model (pages 1810–1822)

      Neil S. Wenger, Carol P. Roth, David Martin, Lorraine Nickels, Robin Beckman, Caren Kamberg, John Mach and David A. Ganz

      Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03599.x

    6. Differences in Mortality Associated with Dementia in U.S. Blacks and Whites (pages 1823–1828)

      Richard F. Gillum and Thomas O. Obisesan

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03598.x

    7. Subsyndromal Delirium in Older Long-Term Care Residents: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes (pages 1829–1836)

      Martin G. Cole, Jane McCusker, Philippe Voyer, Johanne Monette, Nathalie Champoux, Antonio Ciampi, Minh Vu and Eric Belzile

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03595.x

    8. The Feasibility of Inpatient Geriatric Assessment for Older Adults Receiving Induction Chemotherapy for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (pages 1837–1846)

      Heidi D. Klepin, Ann M. Geiger, Janet A. Tooze, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Jeff D. Williamson, Leslie R. Ellis, Denise Levitan, Timothy S. Pardee, Scott Isom and Bayard L. Powell

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03614.x

    9. Staging the Severity of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Older Persons Based on Spirometric Z-Scores (pages 1847–1854)

      Carlos A. Vaz Fragoso, John Concato, Gail McAvay, H. Klar Yaggi, Peter H. Van Ness and Thomas M. Gill

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03596.x

    10. Lower Extremity Nerve Function, Calf Skeletal Muscle Characteristics, and Functional Performance in Peripheral Arterial Disease (pages 1855–1863)

      Parveen K. Garg, Kiang Liu, Luigi Ferrucci, Jack M. Guralnik, Michael H. Criqui, Lu Tian, Robert Sufit, Takashi Nishida, Huimin Tao, Yihua Liao and Mary M. McDermott

      Version of Record online: 7 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03600.x

    11. Emergency Department Visits by Nursing Home Residents in the United States (pages 1864–1872)

      Henry E. Wang, Manish N. Shah, Richard M. Allman and Meredith Kilgore

      Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03587.x

    12. Sustaining Clinical Programs During Difficult Economic Times: A Case Series from the Hospital Elder Life Program (pages 1873–1882)

      Gillian K. SteelFisher, Lauren A. Martin, Sarah L. Dowal and Sharon K. Inouye

      Version of Record online: 29 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03585.x

    13. Risk of Fractures Requiring Hospitalization After an Initial Prescription for Zolpidem, Alprazolam, Lorazepam, or Diazepam in Older Adults (pages 1883–1890)

      William D. Finkle, Jane S. Der, Sander Greenland, John L. Adams, Gregory Ridgeway, Terrance Blaschke, Zixia Wang, Richard M. Dell and Kurt B. VanRiper

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03591.x

    14. Trends in Use of High-Risk Medications for Older Veterans: 2004 to 2006 (pages 1891–1898)

      Mary Jo V. Pugh, ab Joseph T. Hanlon, cd Chen-Pin Wang, ab Todd Semla, efg Muriel Burk, efg Megan E. Amuan, h Ashlei Lowery, i Chester B. Good and dj Dan R. Berlowitzgk

      Version of Record online: 30 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03559.x

    15. Use of Opioids or Benzodiazepines and Risk of Pneumonia in Older Adults: A Population-Based Case–Control Study (pages 1899–1907)

      Sascha Dublin, Rod L. Walker, Michael L. Jackson, Jennifer C. Nelson, Noel S. Weiss, Michael Von Korff and Lisa A. Jackson

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03586.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. Cognitive Complaints, Depressive Symptoms, and Cognitive Impairment: Are They Related? (pages 1908–1912)

      Timothy J. Hohman, Lori L. Beason-Held and Susan M. Resnick

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03589.x

    2. Chronic Physical Conditions in Older Adults with Mental Illness and/ or Substance Use Disorders (pages 1913–1921)

      Wen-Chieh Lin, Jianying Zhang, Gary Y. Leung and Robin E. Clark

      Version of Record online: 13 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03588.x

  3. Drugs & Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. Medicare Part D's Effect on the Under- and Overuse of Medications: A Systematic Review (pages 1922–1933)

      Jennifer M. Polinski, Julie M. Donohue, Elaine Kilabuk and William H. Shrank

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03537.x

  4. Education & Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
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      Creating a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program in 10 “Easy” Steps (pages 1934–1940)

      Shannon Keane English and John E. vanSchagen

      Version of Record online: 8 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03554.x

  5. Education & Trainings

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. Improving Internal Medicine Residents' Falls Assessment and Evaluation: An Interdisciplinary, Multistrategy Program (pages 1941–1946)

      Cathryn Caton, M. Kathleen Wiley, Yumin Zhao, William P. Moran and Jane Zapka

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03555.x

  6. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
  7. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. The Cholesterol Conundrum (pages 1955–1956)

      John E. Morley

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03594.x

  8. Old Lives Tales

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. Handing Down Memories of Jesse Owens (pages 1960–1961)

      Daniel R. George

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03604.x

  9. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. Case Reports

      Unilateral Acute Pyelonephritis Associated with a Neglected Pessary (pages 1962–1963)

      Min-Po Ho and Wing-Keung Cheung

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_1.x

    2. Common but Critical Sensation in Older Adults (pages 1963–1964)

      Yuumi Suto, Koichi Tsunoda, Tonghyo Chong, Yohko Morita, Yoshiki Nakamura, Yoshinori Isobe, Yutaka Tokumaru and Seiji Bito

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_2.x

    3. A False Diabetic Foot Ulcer (pages 1964–1966)

      Claudio Guarneri, Valentina Bevelacqua, Carmelo Urso and Serafinella Patrizia Cannavò

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_3.x

    4. An Uncommon Cause of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Blister Pack Drug (pages 1966–1967)

      Erol Çakmak, Ahmet Taner Cantimur and Ozlem Yonem

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_4.x

  10. Research Studies

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. Shelter-Acquired Pneumonia After a Catastrophic Earthquake in Japan (pages 1968–1970)

      Mizue Suzuki, Chika Uwano, Takashi Ohrui, Takae Ebihara, Miyako Yamasaki, Takaaki Asamura, Naoki Tomita, Yoichi Kosaka, Katsutoshi Furukawa and Hiroyuki Arai

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_6.x

    2. Population-Based Smoking Trends in Older Adults: The Minnesota Heart Survey (pages 1970–1971)

      Kristian B. Filion, Lyn M. Steffen, Sue Duval, David R. Jacobs Jr, Henry Blackburn and Russell V. Luepker

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_7.x

    3. Strong Association Between Polycythemia and Glucose Intolerance in Older Adults Living at High Altitudes in the Andes (pages 1971–1973)

      Kiyohito Okumiya, Eriko Fukutomi, Yumi Kimura, Yasuko Ishimoto, Wen-ling Chen, Motonao Ishikawa, Reiko Hozo, Ryota Sakamoto, Taizo Wada, Kuniaki Otsuka, Tetsuya Inamura, Marcela Lazo, Jose Perez Lu, Patricia J Garcia and Kozo Matsubayashi

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_8.x

    4. Association Between High Variability of Gait Speed and Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Cross-Sectional Pilot Study (pages 1973–1974)

      Olivier Beauchet, Gilles Allali, Samuel Thiery, Jennifer Gautier, Bruno Fantino and Cédric Annweiler

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_9.x

    5. Improving Office Detection of Asymptomatic Dementia (pages 1975–1976)

      Micheal F. Raab and Scott P. Anstadt

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_10.x

    6. Structured History Taking of Medication Use Reveals Iatrogenic Harm Due to Discrepancies in Medication Histories in Hospital and Pharmacy Records (pages 1976–1977)

      A. Clara Drenth-van Maanen, Jonne Spee, Rob J. van Marum, Toine C.G. Egberts, Larissa van Hensbergen and Paul A.F. Jansen

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_11.x

    7. Is Frailty Associated with Cardiovascular Drug Use? (pages 1977–1979)

      Teresa Pozos-López, Ana Patricia Navarrete-Reyes and José Alberto Ávila-Funes

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_12.x

    8. Telomere Length in Old Age and Cholesterol Across the Life Course (pages 1979–1981)

      Timo E. Strandberg, Outi Saijonmaa, Reijo S. Tilvis, Kaisu H. Pitkälä, Arto Y. Strandberg, Veikko Salomaa, Tatu A. Miettinen and Frej Fyhrquist

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_13.x

    9. End-of-Life and Formal and Informal Care Use of Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Different Levels of Physical Disability (pages 1983–1984)

      YongJoo Rhee, Howard B. Degenholtz, Denys T. Lau and Naoko Muramatsu

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_15.x

    10. Social Support and Mortality: If You're Sick, Friends Can't Save You (pages 1984–1986)

      Deirdre McLaughlin, Janni Leung, Osvaldo P. Almeida and Annette Dobson

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_16.x

  11. Comments/Responses

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. Elderly: A Term to Avoid or to Embrace? (pages 1986–1987)

      Petra E. Spies and Jurgen A.H.R. Claassen

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_17.x

    2. The Aging Paradox: How Old Is Old and All That Jazz? (pages 1987–1988)

      Thomas J. Papadimos and Stanislaw P. A. Stawicki

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_18.x

    3. Cholinesterase Inhibitor Initiation in Hospital Setting (pages 1988–1989)

      Kamal C. Wagle, Becky Natali and George E. Taffet

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_19.x

    4. Individualized Nutritional Intervention During and After Hospitalization: The Nutrition Intervention Study Clinical Trial (pages 1989–1990)

      Vincenzo Malafarina, Lucía Gil-Guerrero and Francisco Uriz-Otano

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_20.x

    5. Response Letter to Dr. Malafarina and Colleagues (page 1990)

      Ilana Feldblum and Danit R. Shahar

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03610_21.x

  12. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Drugs & Pharmacology
    5. Education & Training
    6. Education & Trainings
    7. Ethics, Public Policy & Medical Economics
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Notices
    1. Notices (page 1991)

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03764.x

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