Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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February 2012

Volume 60, Issue 2

Pages 193–403

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
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      Treating Chronically Ill People with Diabetes Mellitus with Limited Life Expectancy: Implications for Performance Measurement (pages 193–201)

      LeChauncy D. Woodard, Cassie R. Landrum, Tracy H. Urech, Jochen Profit, Salim S. Virani and Laura A. Petersen

      Article first published online: 19 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03784.x

    2. Finding Dementia in Primary Care: The Results of a Clinical Demonstration Project (pages 210–217)

      John Riley McCarten, Pauline Anderson, Michael A. Kuskowski, Susan E. McPherson, Soo Borson and Maurice W. Dysken

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03841.x

    3. Depressive Symptoms, Chronic Pain, and Falls in Older Community-Dwelling Adults: The MOBILIZE Boston Study (pages 230–237)

      Laura H.P. Eggermont, Brenda W.J.H. Penninx, Rich N. Jones and Suzanne G. Leveille

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03829.x

    4. Do Centenarians Have Higher Levels of Depression? Findings from the Georgia Centenarian Study (pages 238–242)

      Laura T. Scheetz, Peter Martin and Leonard W. Poon

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03828.x

    5. Vitamin D Deficiency in Elderly Women in Nursing Homes: Investigation with Consideration of Decreased Activation Function from the Kidneys (pages 251–255)

      Yasuhito Terabe, Atsushi Harada, Haruhiko Tokuda, Hiroyasu Okuizumi, Masahiro Nagaya and Hiroshi Shimokata

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03826.x

    6. Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, Transitions Between Frailty States, and Mortality in Older Adults: The Invecchiare in Chianti Study (pages 256–264)

      Michelle Shardell, Christopher D'Adamo, Dawn E. Alley, Ram R. Miller, Gregory E. Hicks, Yuri Milaneschi, Richard D. Semba, Antonio Cherubini, Stefania Bandinelli and Luigi Ferrucci

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03830.x

    7. Clinical Presentation and Management of Histoplasmosis in Older Adults (pages 265–270)

      Christopher Ledtke, J. Walton Tomford, Anil Jain, Carlos M. Isada and David van Duin

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03825.x

    8. Good Death in Elderly Adults with Cancer in Japan Based on Perspectives of the General Population (pages 271–276)

      Tatsuo Akechi, Mitsunori Miyashita, Tatsuya Morita, Toru Okuyama, Masaki Sakamoto, Ryuichi Sagawa and Yosuke Uchitomi

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03895.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. Care-Related Risk Factors for Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers in Elderly Adults with Hip Fracture (pages 277–283)

      Mona Baumgarten, Shayna E. Rich, Michelle D. Shardell, William G. Hawkes, David J. Margolis, Patricia Langenberg, Denise L. Orwig, Mary H. Palmer, Patricia S. Jones, Robert Sterling, Bruce P. Kinosian and Jay Magaziner

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03849.x

    2. Not All Elderly People Benefit From Vitamin D Supplementation with Respect to Physical Function: Results From the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study, Hong Kong (pages 290–295)

      Ruth Chan, Dicken Chan, Jean Woo, Claes Ohlsson, Dan Mellström, Timothy Kwok and Ping Chung Leung

      Article first published online: 28 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03789.x

    3. Metabolic Complications in Elderly Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease (pages 310–315)

      Paul E. Drawz, Denise C. Babineau and Mahboob Rahman

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03818.x

    4. Family Perceptions of End-of-Life Care for Long-Term Care Residents with Dementia: Differences Between the United States and the Netherlands (pages 316–322)

      Lauren W. Cohen, Jenny T. van der Steen, David Reed, Jennifer C. Hodgkinson, Mirjam C. van Soest-Poortvliet, Philip D. Sloane and Sheryl Zimmerman

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03816.x

      Corrected by:

      Erratum: Erratum

      Vol. 60, Issue 6, 1197, Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. Age Patterns of Incidence of Geriatric Disease in the U.S. Elderly Population: Medicare-Based Analysis (pages 323–327)

      Igor Akushevich, Julia Kravchenko, Svetlana Ukraintseva, Konstantin Arbeev and Anatoliy I. Yashin

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03786.x

    2. Diagnostic Validity of Age and Education Corrections for the Mini-Mental State Examination in Older African Americans (pages 328–331)

      Otto Pedraza, Joy Humphreys Clark, Sid E. O'Bryant, Glenn E. Smith, Robert J. Ivnik, Neill R. Graff-Radford, Floyd B. Willis, Ronald C. Petersen and John A. Lucas

      Article first published online: 8 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03766.x

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. Geritalk: Communication Skills Training for Geriatric and Palliative Medicine Fellows (pages 332–337)

      Amy S. Kelley, Anthony L. Back, Robert M. Arnold, Gabrielle R. Goldberg, Betty B. Lim, Evgenia Litrivis, Cardinale B. Smith and Lynn B. O'Neill

      Article first published online: 28 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03787.x

  5. Dental and Oral Health

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. Association Between Dental Status and Incident Disability in an Older Japanese Population (pages 338–343)

      Jun Aida, Katsunori Kondo, Hiroshi Hirai, Miyo Nakade, Tatsuo Yamamoto, Tomoya Hanibuchi, Ken Osaka, Aubrey Sheiham, Georgios Tsakos and Richard G. Watt

      Article first published online: 28 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03791.x

  6. Aging and Surgery

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. Comparison of Outcomes and the Use of Multimodality Therapy in Young and Elderly People Undergoing Surgical Resection of Pancreatic Cancer (pages 344–350)

      Andrew S. Barbas, Ryan S. Turley, Eugene P. Ceppa, Srinevas K. Reddy, Dan G. Blazer III, Bryan M. Clary, Theodore N. Pappas, Douglas S. Tyler, Rebekah R. White and Sandhya A. Lagoo

      Article first published online: 28 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03785.x

  7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. End-of-Life Care for People with Dementia from Ethnic Minority Groups: A Systematic Review (pages 351–360)

      Amanda Connolly, Elizabeth L. Sampson and Nitin Purandare

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03754.x

  8. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
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  9. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. Case Reports

      The Implantable Loop Recorder in a Case of Recurrent Unexplained Syncope (pages 369–370)

      Clement Lau, Lisa Redgrave and Karthik Kayan

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03797.x

    2. Nonacute Acute Abdomen in Older Adults (pages 370–371)

      Kamun Tong and Reshma Merchant

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03804.x

    3. Sudden Acute Thoracic Pain and Hypovolemic Shock As a Presentation of Spontaneous Rupture of Intercostal Artery: A Case Report (pages 371–373)

      Raffaella Salmi, Piergiorgio Gaudenzi, Franco Ricci, Maria Cristina Gnani, Pierluigi Morandi, Filippo Di Todaro, Roberto Galeotti and Roberto Manfredini

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03802.x

    4. An Unusual Case of Severe Diarrhea Associated with a Calcium Channel Blocker (pages 373–374)

      Hui Ling Tan, Philip Yap, Lawrence Tan, Wee Yang Pang and Sweet Fun Wong

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03813.x

    5. Intravascular Large B-Cell Lymphoma, A Cause of Fever of Unknown Origin in the Elderly (pages 375–376)

      Neus Gual-Tarrada, Carmen Ruiz-Marcellan and Albert Selva-O'Callaghan

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03809.x

    6. Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis Without Cerebrospinal Fluid Pleocytosis Is Not Unusual (pages 377–378)

      Guus G. Schoonman, Judith J. G. Rath, Marjolijn van Buren, Piet H. G. J. Melief and Paul W. Wirtz

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03794.x

    7. Preliminary Experience with Carbon Dioxide Therapy In the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers In a Bedridden Elderly Patient (pages 378–379)

      Luciana P. Piazzolla, Luciana L. Louzada, Francisca M. Scoralick, Marcelo Emilio Gea Martins and João Batista de Sousa

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03806.x

  10. Research Studies

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. Drug Interactions in Elderly Individuals with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (pages 382–384)

      Albert Darque, Patricia Enel, Nathalie Petit, Isabelle Ravaux and Frédérique Retornaz

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03795.x

    2. Positive Affect in Elderly Mexicans and Its Protective Role Against Disability (pages 384–385)

      Julio Alberto Díaz-Ramos, Ana Patricia Navarrete-Reyes and José Alberto Ávila-Funes

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03805.x

    3. Using the Nintendo Wii as an Intervention in a Falls Prevention Group (pages 385–387)

      Murray Griffin, Teshk Shawis, Rebecca Impson, Darren McCormick and Matthew J. D. Taylor

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03803.x

    4. Medicare Part D Enrollees’ Use of Out-of-Plan Discounted Generic Drugs (pages 387–388)

      Bruce Stuart and Ellen F. Loh

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03812.x

      Corrected by:

      Erratum: Erratum

      Vol. 60, Issue 5, 1001, Article first published online: 15 MAY 2012

    5. Total Body Water in Elderly Adults—Assessing Hydration Status by Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis vs Urine Osmolality (pages 388–390)

      James S. Powers, Li Wang, Antoinette Otoo-Boameh and Maciej Buchowski

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03814.x

    6. Close Relationships and Risk of Frailty: The Hertfordshire Cohort Study (pages 390–392)

      Catharine R. Gale, Holly E. Syddall, Howard Bergman, Eric J. Brunner, Cyrus Cooper and Avan Aihie Sayer

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03799.x

    7. Which Older Women Could Benefit from Interventions to Decrease Sitting Time and Increase Physical Activity? (pages 393–396)

      Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen, Kristiann C. Heesch, Yolanda R. van Gellecum, Nicola W. Burton and Wendy J. Brown

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03792.x

      Corrected by:

      Erratum: Erratum

      Vol. 60, Issue 4, 809, Article first published online: 11 APR 2012

    8. Physical and Cognitive Function in Older Men: Is Longitudinal Study Participation Related to Better Functioning? (pages 396–398)

      Andrea Backscheider Burridge, Karri S. Hawley, Avron Spiro III and Katharina V. Echt

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03793.x

  11. Comments/Responses

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. Elder Abuse (pages 398–400)

      Bryan A. Liang, Kimberly M. Lovett and Timothy K. Mackey

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03798.x

    2. Liver Transplantation in Older Adults (page 400)

      Alysha Nensi and Natasha Chandok

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03800.x

    3. Potential Contribution of Medications to Frailty (page 401)

      Danijela Gnjidic and Sarah N. Hilmer

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03810.x

  12. Official Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Editorials
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. Research Studies
    12. Comments/Responses
    13. Official Notices
    1. Notices (pages 402–403)

      Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03910.x

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