Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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March 2011

Volume 59, Issue 3

Pages 383–575

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs & Pharmacology
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Hypertension, Orthostatic Hypotension, and the Risk of Falls in a Community-Dwelling Elderly Population: The Maintenance of Balance, Independent Living, Intellect, and Zest in the Elderly of Boston Study (pages 383–389)

      Anupama Gangavati, Ihab Hajjar, Lien Quach, Richard N. Jones, Dan K. Kiely, Peggy Gagnon and Lewis A. Lipsitz

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03317.x

      Corrected by:

      ERRATUM

      Vol. 59, Issue 5, 960, Article first published online: 13 MAY 2011

    2. High Blood Pressure Accelerates Gait Slowing in Well-Functioning Older Adults over 18-Years of Follow-Up (pages 390–397)

      Caterina Rosano, William T. Longstreth Jr, Robert Boudreau, Christopher A. Taylor, Yan Du, Lewis H. Kuller and Anne B. Newman

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03282.x

    3. Use of Microvascular Flap Technique in Older Adults with Head and Neck Cancer: A Persisting Dilemma in Reconstructive Surgery? (pages 398–405)

      Marco R. Kesting, Frank Hölzle, Klaus-D. Wolff, Stefan Wagenpfeil, Rafael J. Hasler, Craig J. Wales, Lars Steinstraesser and Nils H. Rohleder

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03315.x

    4. The Effect of Sentinel Injury on Medicare Expenditures over Time (pages 406–416)

      Mary W. Carter and Frank W. Porell

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03283.x

    5. A Case–Control Study of Severe Physical Abuse of Older Adults (pages 417–422)

      Lee S. Friedman, Susan Avila, Kathy Tanouye and Kimberly Joseph

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03313.x

    6. Nonsurgical Treatment of Lumbar Disk Herniation: Are Outcomes Different in Older Adults? (pages 423–429)

      Pradeep Suri, David J. Hunter, Cristin Jouve, Carol Hartigan, Janet Limke, Enrique Pena, Ling Li, Jennifer Luz and James Rainville

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03316.x

    7. Opioid Analgesics and the Risk of Fractures in Older Adults with Arthritis (pages 430–438)

      Matthew Miller, Til Stürmer, Deborah Azrael, Raisa Levin and Daniel H. Solomon

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03318.x

    8. Dry Mouth and Dietary Quality in Older Adults in North Carolina (pages 439–445)

      Sara A. Quandt, Margaret R. Savoca, Xiaoyan Leng, Haiying Chen, Ronny A. Bell, Gregg H. Gilbert, Andrea M. Anderson, Teresa Kohrman and Thomas A. Arcury

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03309.x

    9. The Effects of Cochlear Implantation on Speech Perception in Older Adults (pages 446–453)

      Cameron L. Budenz, Maura K. Cosetti, Daniel H. Coelho, Brad Birenbaum, James Babb, Susan B. Waltzman and Pamela C. Roehm

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03310.x

    10. Activity of Daily Living Staging, Chronic Health Conditions, and Perceived Lack of Home Accessibility Features for Elderly People Living in the Community (pages 454–462)

      Margaret G. Stineman, Dawei Xie, Qiang Pan, Jibby E. Kurichi, Debra Saliba and Joel Streim

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03287.x

    11. Oral Feeding Options for People with Dementia: A Systematic Review (pages 463–472)

      Laura C. Hanson, Mary Ersek, Robin Gilliam and Timothy S. Carey

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03320.x

    12. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and the Risk of Institutionalization and Death: The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (pages 473–481)

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

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03314.x

    13. Hardiness, Depression, and Emotional Well-Being and Their Association with Appetite in Older Adults (pages 482–487)

      Julia H. Engel, Frank Siewerdt, Robert Jackson, Ucheoma Akobundu, Carolyn Wait and Nadine Sahyoun

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03274.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs & Pharmacology
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Caring for Individuals with Dementia and Cognitive Impairment, Not Dementia: Findings from the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (pages 488–494)

      Gwenith G. Fisher, Melissa M. Franks, Brenda L. Plassman, Stephanie L. Brown, Guy G. Potter, David Llewellyn, Mary A. M. Rogers and Kenneth M. Langa

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03304.x

    2. Depressive Symptoms and Physical Performance in the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot Study (pages 495–500)

      Margaret M. Matthews, Fang-Chi Hsu, Michael P. Walkup, Lisa C. Barry, Kushang V. Patel and Steven N. Blair

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03319.x

    3. Exclusion of Older Adults and Women from Recent Trials of Acute Coronary Syndromes (pages 506–511)

      Katherine S. Dodd, Jane S. Saczynski, Yanfang Zhao, Robert J. Goldberg and Jerry H. Gurwitz

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03305.x

    4. Oral Health–Related Quality of Life and Life-Space Mobility in Community-dwelling Older Adults (pages 512–518)

      Sonia K. Makhija, Gregg H. Gilbert, Olivio J. Clay, Jonathan C. Matthews, Patricia Sawyer and Richard M. Allman

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03306.x

    5. Oral Health Status and Self-Reported Functional Dependence in Community-Dwelling Older Adults (pages 519–523)

      Yau-Hua Yu, Yu-Lin Lai, Wai S. Cheung and Hsu-Ko Kuo

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03311.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs & Pharmacology
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Transitions in Frailty Status in Older Adults in Relation to Mobility: A Multistate Modeling Approach Employing a Deficit Count (pages 524–529)

      Nader Fallah, Arnold Mitnitski, Samuel D. Searle, Evelyne A. Gahbauer, Thomas M. Gill and Kenneth Rockwood

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03300.x

  4. Drugs & Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs & Pharmacology
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Considerations in the Development of Drugs to Treat Sarcopenia (pages 530–535)

      Eric P. Brass and Kathy E. Sietsema

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03285.x

  5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs & Pharmacology
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Falls Incidence, Risk Factors, and Consequences in Chinese Older People: A Systematic Review (pages 536–543)

      Marcella Mun-San Kwan, Jacqueline C.T. Close, Alfred Kwok Wai Wong and Stephen R. Lord

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03286.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. Drugs & Pharmacology
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. To the Hospital and Back Home Again: A Nurse Practitioner-Based Transitional Care Program for Hospitalized Homebound People (pages 544–551)

      Katherine Ornstein, Kristofer L. Smith, Dinah Herlands Foer, Maria Tereza Lopez-Cantor and Theresa Soriano

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03308.x

  7. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs & Pharmacology
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Case Reports

      INTENSIVE CARE MANAGEMENT IN VERY OLD ADULTS: TWO CASES WITH CLOSTRIDIUM TETANI INFECTION (pages 552–553)

      Raimund Helbok, Christian Brenneis, Ronny Beer, Peter Lackner, Gregor Brössner, Stephanie Klien, Klaus Seppi, Erich Schmutzhard and Bettina Pfausler

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03295.x

    2. A NEW DIAGNOSIS OF LEFT MAIN CORONARY ARTERY ATRESIA IN A VERY OLD WOMAN (pages 553–554)

      Nicola Veronese, Marco Mosele, Massimo Napodano, Giuseppe Sergi and Enzo Manzato

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03296.x

    3. Comments or Responses

    4. ARTICLE BY NYLEN AND COLLEAGUES (page 557)

      Wilbert S. Aronow

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03294.x

    5. Research Studies

      DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS, VISUAL IMPAIRMENT, AND ITS INFLUENCE ON PHYSICAL DISABILITY AND FUNCTIONAL LIMITATION (pages 557–559)

      Noran N. Hairi, Awang Bulgiba, Robert G. Cumming, Vasi Naganathan and Izzuna Mudla

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03301.x

    6. GREATER RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN OLDER ADULTS WITH INSOMNIA (pages 559–562)

      Ricardo S. Osorio, Elizabeth Pirraglia, Luis F. Agüera-Ortiz, Emmanuel H. During, Hayley Sacks, Indu Ayappa, Joyce Walsleben, Anne Mooney, Asad Hussain, Lidia Glodzik, Blas Frangione, Pablo Martínez-Martín and Mony J. de Leon

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03288.x

    7. COGNITION IN OLDER PATIENTS WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS: A LONGITUDINAL STUDY (pages 563–565)

      Eelco van Duinkerken, Augustina M.A. Brands, Esther van den Berg, Johanna M.L. Henselmans, Roel P.L.M. Hoogma, Geert Jan Biessels and On behalf of the Utrecht Diabetic Encephalopathy Study Group

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03292.x

    8. RELATIVE AND ABSOLUTE INTERTESTER RELIABILITY OF THE TIMED UP AND GO TEST TO QUANTIFY FUNCTIONAL MOBILITY IN PATIENTS WITH HIP FRACTURE (pages 565–567)

      Morten Tange Kristensen, Sara Henriksen, Sanne Busk Stie and Thomas Bandholm

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03293.x

    9. ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SERUM 25-HYDROXYVITAMIN D CONCENTRATIONS AND VISION: A CROSS-SECTIONAL POPULATION-BASED STUDY OF OLDER ADULTS (pages 568–570)

      Olivier Beauchet, Dan Milea, Alix Graffe, Bruno Fantino and Cédric Annweiler

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03299.x

  8. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Drugs & Pharmacology
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Notices
    1. Conferences and Courses (pages 574–575)

      Article first published online: 10 MAR 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03364.x

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