Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 59 Issue 12

December 2011

Volume 59, Issue 12

Pages 2199–2399, E1–E43

  1. Message from the Editor in Chief

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Associations Between Cytomegalovirus Infection and Functional Impairment and Frailty in the BELFRAIL Cohort (pages 2201–2208)

      Catharina Matheï, Bert Vaes, Pierre Wallemacq and Jan Degryse

      Version of Record online: 7 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03719.x

    2. Behavioral Versus Drug Treatment for Overactive Bladder in Men: The Male Overactive Bladder Treatment in Veterans (MOTIVE) Trial (pages 2209–2216)

      Kathryn L. Burgio, Patricia S. Goode, Theodore M. Johnson, Lee Hammontree, Joseph G. Ouslander, Alayne D. Markland, Janet Colli, Camille P. Vaughan and David T. Redden

      Version of Record online: 7 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03724.x

    3. Associations Between Sleep Architecture and Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Cognition in Older Community-Dwelling Men: The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Sleep Study (pages 2217–2225)

      Terri Blackwell, Kristine Yaffe, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Susan Redline, Kristine E. Ensrud, Marcia L. Stefanick, Alison Laffan, Katie L. Stone and for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study Group

      Version of Record online: 7 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03731.x

    4. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor and Statin Use and Incident Mobility Limitation in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: The Health, Aging and Body Composition Study (pages 2226–2232)

      Shelly L. Gray, Robert M. Boudreau, Anne B. Newman, Stephanie A. Studenski, Ronald I. Shorr, Douglas C. Bauer, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Joseph T. Hanlon and for the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study

      Version of Record online: 4 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03721.x

    5. Testing the Effect of Function-Focused Care in Assisted Living (pages 2233–2240)

      Barbara Resnick, Elizabeth Galik, Ann Gruber-Baldini and Sheryl Zimmerman

      Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03699.x

    6. Social Characteristics and Health Status of Exceptionally Long-Lived Americans in the Health and Retirement Study (pages 2241–2248)

      Jennifer A. Ailshire, Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez and Eileen M. Crimmins

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03723.x

    7. Inflammatory Cytokine Levels and Depressive Symptoms in Older Women in the Year After Hip Fracture: Findings from the Baltimore Hip Studies (pages 2249–2255)

      Maya E. Matheny, Ram R. Miller, Michelle D. Shardell, William G. Hawkes, Eric J. Lenze, Jay Magaziner and Denise L. Orwig

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03727.x

    8. Postoperative Opioid Consumption and Its Relationship to Cognitive Function in Older Adults with Hip Fracture (pages 2256–2262)

      Frederick E. Sieber, Simon Mears, Hochang Lee and Allan Gottschalk

      Version of Record online: 7 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03729.x

    9. Risk of Hypoglycemia in Older Veterans with Dementia and Cognitive Impairment: Implications for Practice and Policy (pages 2263–2272)

      Denise G. Feil, Mangala Rajan, Orysya Soroka, Chin-Lin Tseng, Donald R. Miller and Leonard M. Pogach

      Version of Record online: 8 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03726.x

    10. Do Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Predict Dementia at 1- and 2-Year Follow-Up? Findings from the Development of Screening Guidelines and Diagnostic Criteria for Predementia Alzheimer's Disease Study (pages 2273–2281)

      Sietske A. M. Sikkes, Pieter Jelle Visser, Dirk L. Knol, Elly S. M. de Lange-de Klerk, Magda Tsolaki, Giovani B. Frisoni, Flavio Nobili, Luiza Spiru, Anne Sophie Rigaud, Lutz Frölich, Marcel Olde Rikkert, Hilkka Soininen, Jacques Touchon, Gordon Wilcock, Mercè Boada, Harald Hampel, Roger Bullock, Bruno Vellas, Yolande A.L. Pijnenburg, Philip Scheltens, Frans R. Verhey and Bernard M.J. Uitdehaag

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03732.x

    11. Liver Resection for Colorectal Metastases in Older Adults: A Paired Matched Analysis (pages 2282–2290)

      Fabrizio Di Benedetto, Massimiliano Berretta, Giuseppe D'Amico, Roberto Montalti, Nicola De Ruvo, Nicola Cautero, Gian Piero Guerrini, Roberto Ballarin, Mario Spaggiari, Giuseppe Tarantino, Stefano Di Sandro, Anna Pecchi, Gabriele Luppi and Giorgio-Enrico Gerunda

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03734.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Absence of Influenza A(H1N1) During Seasonal and Pandemic Seasons in a Sentinel Nursing Home Surveillance Network in the Netherlands (pages 2301–2305)

      Remko Enserink, Adam Meijer, Frederika Dijkstra, Birgit van Benthem, Jenny T. van der Steen, Anja Haenen, Hans van Delden, Herman Cools, Marianne van der Sande, and Marie-Jose Veldman-Ariesen and  on behalf of the Sentinel Surveillance Network on Infectious Diseases in Nursing Homes Study Group

      Version of Record online: 31 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03715.x

    2. Predisposing Factors for Postoperative Delirium After Hip Fracture Repair in Individuals with and without Dementia (pages 2306–2313)

      Hochang B. Lee, Simon C. Mears, Paul B. Rosenberg, Jeannie-Marie S. Leoutsakos, Allan Gottschalk and Frederick E. Sieber

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03725.x

    3. Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders: A Bio-Behavioral-Environmental Intervention to Improve Function and Health-Related Quality of Life in Disabled Older Adults (pages 2314–2320)

      Sarah L. Szanton, Roland J. Thorpe, Cynthia Boyd, Elizabeth K. Tanner, Bruce Leff, Emily Agree, Qian-Li Xue, Jerilyn K. Allen, Christopher L. Seplaki, Carlos O. Weiss, Jack M. Guralnik and Laura N. Gitlin

      Version of Record online: 21 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03698.x

    4. Determinants of Death in the Hospital Among Older Adults (pages 2321–2325)

      Amy S. Kelley, Susan L. Ettner, Neil S. Wenger and Catherine A. Sarkisian

      Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03718.x

    5. Physician Perspectives on Medical Care Delivery in Assisted Living (pages 2326–2331)

      Philip D. Sloane, Sheryl Zimmerman, Rosa Perez, David Reed, Brandy Harris-Wallace, Christine Khandelwal, Anna Song Beeber, C. Madeline Mitchell and John Schumacher

      Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03714.x

  4. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Predicting Nursing Home Adherence to a Clinical Trial Intervention: Lessons for the Conduct of Cluster Randomized Trials (pages 2332–2336)

      Jennifer Tjia, Kathleen M. Mazor, Terry Field, Peter Doherty, Ann Spenard and Jerry H. Gurwitz

      Version of Record online: 31 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03697.x

  5. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. When Doctors and Daughters Disagree: Twenty-Two Days and Two Blinks of an Eye: Editorial comments by Dr. Daniel J. Brauner (pages 2337–2340)

      Peter M. Abadir, Thomas E. Finucane and Matthew K. McNabney

      Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03700.x

  6. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Resident Physician Interactions with Surrogate Decision-Makers: The Resident Experience (pages 2341–2346)

      Jennifer M. Reckrey, M. Diane McKee, Justin J. Sanders and Hannah I. Lipman

      Version of Record online: 31 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03728.x

  7. Drugs & Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Bisphosphonates and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (pages 2350–2355)

      Jodi Shannon, John Shannon, Steven Modelevsky and Anne A. Grippo

      Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03713.x

  8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Language Concordance and Patient–Physician Communication Regarding Mental Health Needs (pages 2356–2362)

      Kristin J. August, Hannah Nguyen, Quyen Ngo-Metzger and Dara H. Sorkin

      Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03717.x

  9. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
  10. Clinical Trials and Tribulations

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Lost in Transition (pages 2369–2370)

      Richard G. Stefanacci

      Version of Record online: 31 OCT 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03712.x

  11. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Case Reports

      Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in an Individual with Multiple Myeloma Treated with Lenalidomide (pages 2371–2372)

      Charlotte Eudo, Jean-Philippe Cottier, Anne Petit, Karl Mondon, Heliette Rippault, Véronique Dardaine, Thierry Constans and Caroline Hommet

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03688.x

    2. Apolipoprotein A-1 Deficiency in Older Adults with Spontaneous Cerebral Lobar Hemorrhage (pages 2372–2373)

      Massimiliano Godani, Cesare Capellini and Massimo Del Sette

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03705.x

    3. Incidence of Emergency Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction in Parkinson's Disease (pages 2373–2375)

      Fuyuki Tateno, Ryuji Sakakibara, Masahiko Kishi, Emina Ogawa, Yasushi Yoshimatsu, Nobuo Takada, Yasuo Suzuki, Takayuki Mouri, Tomoyuki Uchiyama and Tatsuya Yamamoto

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03686.x

    4. Severe Exfoliative Dermatitis Caused by Esomeprazole (pages 2377–2378)

      Nicola Mumoli, Giovanni Bagnoni, Alessandro Biondi, Riccardo Luschi, Alberto Camaiti and Marco Cei

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03711.x

  12. Research Studies

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Alendronate and Risk of Esophageal Cancer: A Nationwide Population-Based Study in Taiwan (pages 2379–2381)

      Yi-Ming Chen, Yi-Wen Tsai, Chien-Liang Liu, Yi-Tsun Chen, Li-Chuan Chang, Weng-Foung Huang, Der-Yuan Chen, Fei-Yuan Hsiao and Liang-Kung Chen

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03693.x

    2. Medication Use in Older U.S. Adults with Diabetes Mellitus and the Potential Ramifications of Raising the Glycemic Target (pages 2381–2383)

      Hsin-Chieh Yeh, Elbert S. Huang, Philip Levin, Su-Hsun Liu and Frederick L. Brancati

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03681.x

    3. Survey of Emergency Medical Services Professionals’ Experience with Advance Directives and Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (pages 2383–2384)

      Stanley Sam, Renee Pekmezaris, Christian N. Nouryan, Richard Tan, Anthony Conrardy, Mary Frances Ward, Alan Schwalberg, Brinder Vij, Harold Silverman, Howard J. Guzik, Martin L. Lesser and Gisele P. Wolf-Klein

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03680.x

    4. d-Dimer Plasma Concentrations in an Older Hospitalized Population (pages 2385–2386)

      Gianluca Isaia, Paola Bertone, Mario Bo, Francesca Greppi, Katia Molinar Roet, Livia Ausiello, Claudia Ruatta, Pasqualina Sapone, Mauro Zanocchi and Giovanni C. Isaia

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03690.x

    5. Safety and Efficacy of Rotigotine in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease Aged 75 and Older (pages 2386–2387)

      Alfonso Fasano, Arianna Guidubaldi, Francesca De Nigris and Anna Rita Bentivoglio

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03689.x

    6. Variability in Sustained Attention and Risk of Frailty (pages 2390–2392)

      Aisling M. O'Halloran, Nils Pénard, Alessandra Galli, Chie Wei Fan, Ian H. Robertson and Rose Anne Kenny

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03706.x

    7. The Use of Nintendo Wii with Long-Term Care Residents (pages 2393–2395)

      Kirsten Brandt and Miguel A. Paniagua

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03692.x

  13. Comments/Responses

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Disease Clusters in Older Adults: Rationale and Need for Investigation (pages 2395–2396)

      Alessandra Marengoni and Laura Fratiglioni

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03687.x

    2. Alzheimer's … Our New Cancer? (pages 2396–2397)

      Allan Vann

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03694.x

  14. Official Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Notices (page 2399)

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03831.x

  15. Author Index

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Author Index To Volume 59 (pages E1–E10)

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03890.x

  16. Subject Index

    1. Top of page
    2. Message from the Editor in Chief
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Brief Methodological Reports
    6. Ethics, Public Policy and Medical Economics
    7. Education and Training
    8. Drugs & Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Editorials
    11. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    12. Letters to the Editor
    13. Research Studies
    14. Comments/Responses
    15. Official Notices
    16. Author Index
    17. Subject Index
    1. Subject Index To Volume 59 (pages E11–E43)

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03891.x

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