Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 59 Issue 11

November 2011

Volume 59, Issue 11

Pages 1993–2197

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Health Behaviors as Predictors for Declines in Higher-Level Functional Capacity in Older Adults: The Ohasama Study (pages 1993–2000)

      Megumi Tsubota-Utsugi, Rie Ito-Sato, Takayoshi Ohkubo, Masahiro Kikuya, Kei Asayama, Hirohito Metoki, Naomi Fukushima, Ayumi Kurimoto, Yoshitaka Tsubono and Yutaka Imai

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03633.x

    2. A Prospective Cohort Study of Geriatric Syndromes Among Older Medical Patients Admitted to Acute Care Hospitals (pages 2001–2008)

      Prabha Lakhan, Mark Jones, Andrew Wilson, Mary Courtney, John Hirdes and Leonard C. Gray

      Version of Record online: 10 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03663.x

    3. Improving Decision-Making for Feeding Options in Advanced Dementia: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (pages 2009–2016)

      Laura C. Hanson, Timothy S. Carey, Anthony J. Caprio, Tae Joon Lee, Mary Ersek, Joanne Garrett, Anne Jackman, Robin Gilliam, Kathryn Wessell and Susan L. Mitchell

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03629.x

    4. A New Multimodal Geriatric Discharge-Planning Intervention to Prevent Emergency Visits and Rehospitalizations of Older Adults: The Optimization of Medication in AGEd Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial (pages 2017–2028)

      Sylvie Legrain, Florence Tubach, Dominique Bonnet-Zamponi, Aurélie Lemaire, Jean-Pierre Aquino, Elena Paillaud, Elodie Taillandier-Heriche, Caroline Thomas, Marc Verny, Blandine Pasquet, Aline Lasserre Moutet, Déborah Lieberherr and Sophie Lacaille

      Version of Record online: 27 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03628.x

    5. Belt Restraint Reduction in Nursing Homes: Effects of a Multicomponent Intervention Program (pages 2029–2036)

      Math J. M. Gulpers, Michel H. C. Bleijlevens, Ton Ambergen, Elizabeth Capezuti, Erik van Rossum and Jan P. H. Hamers

      Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03662.x

    6. Cardiometabolic Effects in Caregivers of Nursing Home Placement and Death of Their Spouse with Alzheimer's Disease (pages 2037–2044)

      Roland von Känel, Brent T. Mausbach, Joel E. Dimsdale, Paul J. Mills, Thomas L. Patterson, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Michael G. Ziegler, Susan K. Roepke, Elizabeth A. Chattillion, Matthew Allison and Igor Grant

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03634.x

    7. Patient Participation in Medical and Social Decisions in Alzheimer's Disease (pages 2045–2052)

      Johannes Hamann, Katharina Bronner, Julia Margull, Rosmarie Mendel, Janine Diehl-Schmid, Markus Bühner, Reinhold Klein, Antonius Schneider, Alexander Kurz and Robert Perneczky

      Version of Record online: 22 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03661.x

    8. Depression Is Associated with Sarcopenia, Not Central Obesity, in Elderly Korean Men (pages 2062–2068)

      Nam Hoon Kim, Hye Sook Kim, Chai Ryoung Eun, Ji A Seo, Hyun Joo Cho, Sin Gon Kim, Kyung Mook Choi, Sei Hyun Baik, Dong Seop Choi, Moon Ho Park, Changsu Han and Nan Hee Kim

      Version of Record online: 22 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03664.x

    9. Concomitant Use of Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Anticholinergics: Prevalence and Outcomes (pages 2069–2076)

      Denise M. Boudreau, Onchee Yu, Shelly L. Gray, Marsha A. Raebel, Jeanene Johnson and Eric B. Larson

      Version of Record online: 22 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03654.x

    10. Once-Yearly Zoledronic Acid in Older Men Compared with Women with Recent Hip Fracture (pages 2084–2090)

      Steven Boonen, Eric Orwoll, Jay Magaziner, Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, Jonathan D. Adachi, Christina Bucci-Rechtweg, Patrick Haentjens, Jean-Marc Kaufman, Rene Rizzoli, Dirk Vanderschueren, Frank Claessens, An Sermon, Richard Witvrouw, Koen Milisen, Guoqin Su, Kenneth W. Lyles and for the HORIZON Recurrent Fracture Trial

      Version of Record online: 21 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03666.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. The Consistency Between Treatments Provided to Nursing Facility Residents and Orders on the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Form (pages 2091–2099)

      Susan E. Hickman, Christine A. Nelson, Alvin H. Moss, Susan W. Tolle, Nancy A. Perrin and Bernard J. Hammes

      Version of Record online: 22 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03656.x

    2. Does Cognitive Impairment Affect Rehabilitation Outcome? (pages 2108–2111)

      Lynn Poynter, Joseph Kwan, Avan Aihie Sayer and Michael Vassallo

      Version of Record online: 23 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03658.x

    3. Predicting Road Test Performance in Drivers with Dementia (pages 2112–2117)

      David B. Carr, Peggy P. Barco, Michael J. Wallendorf, Carol A. Snellgrove and Brian R. Ott

      Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03657.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Prospective Validation of the Modified Mini Nutritional Assessment Short-Forms in the Community, Nursing Home, and Rehabilitation Setting (pages 2124–2128)

      Matthias J. Kaiser, Jürgen M. Bauer, Wolfgang Uter, Lorenzo M. Donini, Inken Stange, Dorothee Volkert, Rebecca Diekmann, Michael Drey, Julia Bollwein, Settimio Tempera, Alessandro Guerra, Laura M. Ricciardi and Cornel C. Sieber

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03659.x

  4. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. The Identification of Frailty: A Systematic Literature Review (pages 2129–2138)

      Shelley A. Sternberg, Andrea Wershof Schwartz, Sathya Karunananthan, Howard Bergman and A. Mark Clarfield

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03597.x

  5. Aging & Surgery

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults Undergoing Surgery: A National Study (pages 2139–2144)

      Emily Finlayson, Judith Maselli, Michael A. Steinman, Michael B. Rothberg, Peter K. Lindenauer and Andrew D. Auerbach

      Version of Record online: 30 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03567.x

  6. International Health Affairs

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
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      Academic Geriatrics in Singapore (pages 2145–2150)

      Chek Hooi Wong and C. Seth Landefeld

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03630.x

  7. Special Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Autism Spectrum Disorders in Older Adults: Toward Defining a Research Agenda (pages 2151–2155)

      Joseph Piven, Peter Rabins and on behalf of the Autism-in-Older Adults Working Group

      Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03632.x

  8. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Case Report

      Infectious Mononucleosis and Monoclonal B Lymphocytosis in an Elderly Man (pages 2156–2157)

      Jean-Valère Malfuson, Fabien Dutasta, Johanna Konopacki, Charles Soler, Thierry Samson and Thierry de Revel

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03771.x

  9. Research Studies

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Subjective Quality of Life in Older Community-Dwelling Adults in the Kingdom of Bhutan and Japan (pages 2157–2159)

      Ryota Sakamoto, Kiyohito Okumiya, Nawang Dorji, Tshewang Dorji, Kesang Lhadon, Singye Lhamo, Sangay Rinchen, Masayuki Ishine, Taizo Wada, Michiko Fujisawa, Kuniaki Otsuka and Kozo Matsubayashi

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03638.x

    2. Fifteen-Item Geriatric Depression Scale Predicts 8-Year Mortality in Older Japanese (pages 2159–2160)

      Taizo Wada, Yoriko Kasahara, Yasuko Ishimoto, Eriko Fukutomi, Yumi Kimura, Hissei Imai, Wen-Ling Chen, Ryota Sakamoto, Masayuki Ishine, Michiko Fujisawa, Kiyohito Okumiya and Kozo Matsubayashi

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03635.x

    3. A New Crisis in Japan—Social Isolation in Old Age (pages 2160–2162)

      Hiroshi Murayama, Yu Shibui, Yoshiharu Fukuda and Sachiyo Murashima

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03640.x

    4. Physiologically Relaxing Effect of a Hospital Rooftop Forest on Older Women Requiring Care (pages 2162–2163)

      Keiko Matsunaga, Bum-Jin Park, Hiromitsu Kobayashi and Yoshifumi Miyazaki

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03651.x

    5. Self-Neglect and Elder Abuse: Related Phenomena? (pages 2163–2168)

      Mairéad Bartley, Paul V. Knight, Desmond O'Neill and James G. O'Brien

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03653.x

    6. Effectiveness of Thrombolysis with Intravenous Alteplase for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Older Adults (pages 2169–2171)

      Maaike Dirks, Louis W. Niessen, Jeroen D. H. van Wijngaarden, Peter J. Koudstaal, Cees L. Franke, Robert J. van Oostenbrugge and Diederik W. J. Dippel

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03707.x

    7. Depressive Symptoms Increase the Risk of Mortality in Older Mexican Community-Dwelling Adults (pages 2171–2172)

      Stefanie Danielle Piña-Escudero, Ana Patricia Navarrete-Reyes and José Alberto Ávila-Funes

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03641.x

    8. A 5-Year Review of the Immunization Profile of Older Adults with Liver Disease at a Community Hospital (pages 2172–2173)

      Alexander M. Sy, Gina S. Fernandez, Susan Williams, Nora V. Bergasa and Shobhana Chaudhari

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03650.x

    9. Heparin Bridging Therapy and Bleeding Events in Octogenarian Inpatients with Atrial Fibrillation Starting Anticoagulation: Results of an Ancillary Study (pages 2174–2178)

      Dominique Bonnet-Zamponi, Marie-Claude Aumont, Emmanualle Comets, Corinne Bruhat, Marie-Paule Chauveheid, Xavier Duval, Marie-Genviève Huisse, Bertrand Diquet, Gilles Berrut, France Mentre, Sandrine Delpierre and Sylvie Legrain

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03649.x

    10. Sicca Syndrome in Hospitalized Older Adults: Prevalence and Comparison of Objective and Subjective Symptoms (pages 2178–2179)

      Guillaume Deschasse, Veronika Steenpass, Pascal Couturier, Elisabeth Diot, François Maillot and Annabel Maruani

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03639.x

    11. Asymptomatic Colonization by Clostridium difficile in Older Adults Admitted to a Geriatric Unit: A Prospective Cohort Study (pages 2179–2181)

      Didier Schoevaerdts, Alexia Verroken, Te-Din Huang, Christian Swine and Youri Glupczynski

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03685.x

    12. Does Memantine Improve the Gait of Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease? (pages 2181–2182)

      Olivier Beauchet, Gilles Allali, Cyrille Launay, Bruno Fantino and Cédric Annweiler

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03648.x

    13. Quality of the Rating of Mini-Mental State Examination in a Well-Defined Population of French General Practitioners (pages 2182–2184)

      Karl Mondon, Saousen Ben Zid, Emilie Beaufils, Charlotte Eudo, Thierry Constans and Caroline Hommet

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03647.x

    14. Objective Sleep Duration and Quality in Hospitalized Older Adults: Associations with Blood Pressure and Mood (pages 2185–2186)

      Vineet M. Arora, Kevin L. Chang, Arshiya Z. Fazal, Paul G. Staisiunas, David O. Meltzer, Phyllis C. Zee, Kristen L. Knutson and Eve Van Cauter

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03644.x

  10. Comments/Responses

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Guidelines for Non-Medical Care Providers to Detect Illnesses in Elderly Evacuees After the 2011 Earthquake Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku (pages 2189–2191)

      Shigeto Morimoto, Katsuya Iijima, Masafumi Kuzuya, Hideyuki Hattori, Koichi Yokono and Takashi Takahashi

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03636.x

    2. Response Letter to Dr. Montero-Odasso et al. (pages 2192–2193)

      Stephanie A. Studenski, Subashan Perera and Laura J. Viccaro

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03643.x

    3. Functional Recovery After Stroke (pages 2194–2195)

      Neelima Kumar, Likhita Gadde and Asit Baran Shil

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03642.x

  11. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
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      Erratum (page 2196)

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03781.x

      This article corrects:
  12. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Aging & Surgery
    7. International Health Affairs
    8. Special Articles
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Research Studies
    11. Comments/Responses
    12. Erratum
    13. Notices
    1. Notices (page 2197)

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03782.x

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