Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 59 Issue 9

September 2011

Volume 59, Issue 9

Pages 1575–1778

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Psychoactive Medications and Crash Involvement Requiring Hospitalization for Older Drivers: A Population-Based Study (pages 1575–1580)

      Lynn B. Meuleners, Janine Duke, Andy H. Lee, Peter Palamara, Janina Hildebrand and Jonathon Q. Ng

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03561.x

    2. Measurement of Organ Structure and Function Enhances Understanding of the Physiological Basis of Frailty: The Cardiovascular Health Study (pages 1581–1588)

      Jason L. Sanders, Robert M. Boudreau, Linda P. Fried, Jeremy D. Walston, Tamara B. Harris and Anne B. Newman

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03557.x

    3. Age Differences in Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Use in U.S. Individuals (pages 1589–1595)

      Vivian Tsai, Mary K. Goldstein, Henry H. Hsia, Yongfei Wang, Jeptha Curtis, Paul A. Heidenreich and on behalf of the National Cardiovascular Data Registry

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03542.x

    4. Plasma Klotho and Cardiovascular Disease in Adults (pages 1596–1601)

      Richard D. Semba, Anne R. Cappola, Kai Sun, Stefania Bandinelli, Mansi Dalal, Candace Crasto, Jack M. Guralnik and Luigi Ferrucci

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03558.x

    5. A 2-Year Follow-Up of a Lifestyle Physical Activity Versus a Structured Exercise Intervention in Older Adults (pages 1602–1611)

      Joke Opdenacker, Christophe Delecluse and Filip Boen

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03551.x

    6. Specific Subjective Memory Complaints in Older Persons May Indicate Poor Cognitive Function (pages 1612–1617)

      Rebecca England Amariglio, Mary K. Townsend, Francine Grodstein, Reisa A. Sperling and Dorene M. Rentz

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03543.x

    7. Effect of Chronic Disease–Related Symptoms and Impairments on Universal Health Outcomes in Older Adults (pages 1618–1627)

      Mary E. Tinetti, Gail McAvay, Sandy S. Chang, Yuming Ning, Anne B. Newman, Annette Fitzpatrick, Terri R. Fried, Tamara B. Harris, Michael C. Nevitt, Suzanne Satterfield, Kristine Yaffe and Peter Peduzzi

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03576.x

      Corrected by:

      Erratum: Erratum

      Vol. 59, Issue 11, 2196, Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2011

    8. Impaired Frontal Executive Function and Predialytic Chronic Kidney Disease (pages 1628–1635)

      Jung Jae Lee, Ho Jun Chin, Min-Soo Byun, Jin Yeong Choe, Joon Hyuk Park, Seok Bum Lee, Eun Ae Choi, Dong Wan Chae and Ki Woong Kim

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03562.x

    9. Aging and Left Ventricular Mass and Function in People with End-Stage Renal Disease (pages 1636–1641)

      Giovanni Tripepi, Francesco Mattace-Raso, Eric Sijbrands, Jacqueline Witteman, Francesco Rapisarda, Lorenzo Malatino, Francesca Mallamaci and Carmine Zoccali

      Version of Record online: 30 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03564.x

  2. Clinical Investigatiions

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Cost-Effectiveness of Oral Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis at Different Ages and Levels of Life Expectancy (pages 1642–1649)

      Annalise N. Pham, Santanu K. Datta, Thomas J. Weber, Louise C. Walter and Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric

      Version of Record online: 30 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03571.x

  3. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Meaningful Improvement in Gait Speed in Hip Fracture Recovery (pages 1650–1657)

      Dawn E. Alley, Gregory E. Hicks, Michelle Shardell, William Hawkes, Ram Miller, Rebecca L. Craik, Kathleen K. Mangione, Denise Orwig, Marc Hochberg, Barbara Resnick and Jay Magaziner

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03560.x

    2. Proton Pump Inhibitor Discontinuation in Long-Term Care (pages 1658–1664)

      Amy Linsky, John A. Hermos, Elizabeth V. Lawler and James L. Rudolph

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03545.x

    3. Avoidability of Hospital Transfers of Nursing Home Residents: Perspectives of Frontline Staff (pages 1665–1672)

      Gerri Lamb, Ruth Tappen, Sanya Diaz, Laurie Herndon and Joseph G. Ouslander

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03556.x

    4. Exposure to Potentially Harmful Drug–Disease Interactions in Older Community-Dwelling Veterans Based on the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set Quality Measure: Who Is at Risk? (pages 1673–1678)

      Mary Jo V. Pugh, Catherine I. Starner, Megan E. Amuan, Dan R. Berlowitz, Monica Horton, Zachary A. Marcum and Joseph T. Hanlon

      Version of Record online: 10 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03524.x

  4. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Interleukin-6, C-Reactive Protein, and Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha as Predictors of Mortality in Frail, Community-Living Elderly Individuals (pages 1679–1685)

      Silvia Giovannini, Graziano Onder, Rosa Liperoti, Andrea Russo, Christy Carter, Ettore Capoluongo, Marco Pahor, Roberto Bernabei and Francesco Landi

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03570.x

    2. Contribution of Multiple Chronic Conditions to Universal Health Outcomes (pages 1686–1691)

      Mary E. Tinetti, Gail J. McAvay, Sandy S. Chang, Anne B. Newman, Annette L. Fitzpatrick, Terri R. Fried and Peter N. Peduzzi

      Version of Record online: 30 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03573.x

    3. Cortisol, Insulin, and Glucose and the Risk of Delirium in Older Adults with Hip Fracture (pages 1692–1696)

      Peter H. Bisschop, Sophia E. de Rooij, Aeilko H. Zwinderman, Hannah E. van Oosten and Barbara C. van Munster

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03575.x

    4. Association Between Insomnia Symptoms and Weight Change in Older Women: Caregiver—Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Study (pages 1697–1704)

      Craig Ross, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Susan Redline, Katie Stone and Lisa Fredman

      Version of Record online: 30 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03569.x

    5. Value of Neuropsychological Tests, Neuroimaging, and Biomarkers for Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease in Younger and Older Age Cohorts (pages 1705–1710)

      Ben Schmand, Piet Eikelenboom, Willem A. van Gool and the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03539.x

    6. Influence of Prior Pneumococcal and Influenza Vaccination on Outcomes of Older Adults with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (pages 1711–1716)

      Adriana Manzur, Conchita Izquierdo, Laura Ruiz, Dolores Sousa, Jose-María Bayas, Jose-Miguel Celorrio, Wenceslao Varona, Manel Nebot, Lluis Salleras, Angela Domínguez, Jordi Carratalà and for the Working Group for the Study of Prevention of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Elderly

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03541.x

  5. Drugs & Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
  6. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Paul B. Beeson Career Development Awards in Aging Research and U.S. Medical Schools Aging and Geriatric Medicine Programs (pages 1730–1738)

      Elizabeth J. Bragg, Gregg A. Warshaw, Odette van der Willik, Karthikeyan Meganathan, Debra Weber, Danielle Cornwall and Anthony C. Leonard

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03546.x

    2. A Novel Longitudinal Geriatric Medical Student Experience: Using Teaching Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (pages 1739–1744)

      David Sutin, Lydia Rolita, Nina Yeboah, Leah Taffel and Sondra Zabar

      Version of Record online: 1 AUG 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03538.x

  7. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. A RARE CAUSE OF INVOLUNTARY WEIGHT LOSS IN AN OLDER WOMAN: ENDOMETRIAL TUBERCULOSIS (page 1745)

      Alper Azak, Bülent Huddam, Gülay Koçak, Fatma Kılıç and Murat Duranay

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03553.x

    2. TRANSTHYRETIN CARDIAC AMYLOIDOSIS DIAGNOSED BY ANALYZING A PROSTATIC TISSUE SAMPLE: A CASE REPORT (pages 1745–1747)

      Mark E. Snyder, Gassan R. Haidar, Benjamin Spencer and Mathew S. Maurer

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03549.x

    3. ANTIBIOTIC-INDUCED CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA IN ELDERLY PATIENTS (pages 1747–1749)

      Elsayed Abo-Salem, Kenneth Nugent and Witt Chance

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03552.x

    4. GLOMERULAR MEMBRANOUS NEPHROPATHY AND WERNER SYNDROME: A CASE REPORT (pages 1749–1750)

      Antonio Granata, Fulvio Floccari, Renzo Mignani and Maurizio Gallieni

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03578.x

    5. POLYPHARMACY AND UNDERPRESCRIBING IN OLDER ADULTS: RATIONAL UNDERPRESCRIBING BY GENERAL PRACTITIONERS (pages 1750–1752)

      P. Marije Leliveld van den Heuvel, Maartje Los, Rob J. van Marum and Paul A.F. Jansen

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03548.x

    6. PLASMA HOMOCYSTEINE LEVEL AND APATHY IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (pages 1752–1754)

      Cheng-Sheng Chen, Yi-Chun Yeh, Yu-San Chang and Mei-Feng Huang

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03550.x

    7. COGNITIVE RESERVE, HOMOCYSTEINE, AND COGNITION IN THE BAVARIAN SCHOOL SISTERS STUDY (pages 1754–1756)

      Robert Perneczky, Panagiotis Alexopoulos, Alexander Kurz and Horst Bickel

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03568.x

    8. HOME VISITS BY TRAINED UNDERGRADUATE PRE-HEALTH PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS: AN EXTENSION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF THE PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOME (pages 1756–1757)

      Joel S. Willis, Wiley D. Jenkins, Jerry Kruse, Tonya S. Bowrey and Robert H. Hoy

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03566.x

    9. PILOTING A RENAL DRUG ALERT SYSTEM FOR PRESCRIBING TO RESIDENTS IN LONG-TERM CARE (pages 1757–1759)

      Courtney C. Kennedy, Glenda Campbell, Amit X. Garg, Lisa Dolovich, Jackie B. Stroud, Ruth E. McCallum and Alexandra Papaioannou

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03565.x

    10. ANALYSIS OF EARLY AND LATE OUTCOMES AFTER CONCOMITANT AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT AND CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY IN OCTOGENARIANS: A MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL AUSTRALIAN STUDY (pages 1759–1761)

      Akshat Saxena, Diem Dinh, Chin-Leng Poh, Julian A. Smith, Gilbert Shardey and Andrew E. Newcomb

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03563.x

    11. ADVERSE DRUG EVENTS IN OLDER ADULTS: DEVELOPMENT OF A PREDICTIVE MODEL (pages 1761–1763)

      Mónica Martínez-Cengotitabengoa, Ariadna Besga, Miryam Fernández, Juan A. Micó and Ana González-Pinto

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03584.x

    12. AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN MEAN CORPUSCULAR VOLUME IN ADULT WHITES AND AFRICAN AMERICANS (pages 1763–1764)

      Alyssa A. Gamaldo, Luigi Ferrucci, Joseph M. Rifkind and Alan B. Zonderman

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03583.x

    13. SELF-PERCEPTION OF ORAL HEALTH IN OLDER ADULTS: AN IMPORTANT INPUT INTO PUBLIC POLICY-MAKING (pages 1764–1766)

      Walda Viana Brígido de Moura, Diana Patrícia Tibúrcio da Frota, Andréa Silvia Walter de Aguiar, Gabriela Eugênio de Sousa Furtado, Maria Eneide Leitão de Almeida and Íris do Céu Clara Costa

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03582.x

    14. ASSESSING ADHERENCE TO USE OF HIP PROTECTORS: AUTOMATED MONITORING IS FEASIBLE (pages 1766–1767)

      Ian D. Cameron, William Fisher, Keri Lockwood, Bronwyn Cook, Chanelle Oen, Julie Stocks, Susan Quine, Susan E. Kurrle and Frederieke G. Schaafsma

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03581.x

    15. FRACTURES IN PEOPLE WITH DIZZINESS: 5-YEAR FOLLOW-UP (pages 1767–1769)

      Anders Beckman and Eva Ekvall Hansson

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03580.x

    16. STOOL ANTIGEN TEST IN DIAGNOSIS OF HELICOBACTER PYLORI IN OLDER ADULTS WITH DYSPEPSIA (pages 1769–1770)

      Heba Y. Kamel, Muhammad F. Abd-Al-Atty, Mohamed H. El-Banoby, Ahmed A. El-Baz, Mohamed A. Sakr, Naglaa S. Ahmed and Amany T. Abdel Rahman

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03579.x

    17. ANALYSIS OF 111 CASES OF HEPATITIS E IN OLDER ADULTS IN CHINA: 1997–2010 (pages 1770–1771)

      Xu Fei Fan, Fu Jun Yu, Xiao Fei Li, Pei Hong Dong, Yong Ping Chen and Ji Li

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03577.x

      Corrected by:

      Errata: Erratum

      Vol. 60, Issue 3, 604, Version of Record online: 12 MAR 2012

    18. REDUCING NURSING HOME POLYPHARMACY USING SYSTEMATIC MEDICATION AND ASSESSMENT REVIEW AND TRACKING: THE SMART PROGRAM (pages 1771–1773)

      Renato Samala, J. Erwin Loquias, Diana Galindo and Jerry Ciocon

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03547.x

  8. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
  9. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
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      Erratum (page 1777)

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03683.x

  10. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Clinical Investigatiions
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Drugs & Pharmacology
    7. Education and Training
    8. Letters to the Editor
    9. Top 12 Reviewers/List of Reviewers
    10. Erratum
    11. Notices
    1. Official Notices (page 1778)

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03682.x

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