Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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April 2012

Volume 60, Issue 4

Pages 609–811

  1. Special Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. In Memoriam of T. Franklin Williams, MD (pages 609–611)

      William J. Hall

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03897.x

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      2012 Beers Criteria (pages 612–613)

      Barbara Resnick and James T. Pacala

      Article first published online: 29 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03921.x

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      American Geriatrics Society Updated Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults (pages 616–631)

      The American Geriatrics Society 2012 Beers Criteria Update Expert Panel

      Article first published online: 29 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03923.x

  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. Depressive Symptoms and Subjective and Objective Sleep in Community-Dwelling Older Women (pages 635–643)

      Jeanne E. Maglione, Sonia Ancoli-Israel, Katherine W. Peters, Misti L. Paudel, Kristine Yaffe, Kristine E. Ensrud and Katie L. Stone

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03908.x

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      Receipt of Monitoring of Diabetes Mellitus in Older Adults with Comorbid Dementia (pages 644–651)

      Carolyn T. Thorpe, Joshua M. Thorpe, Amy J. H. Kind, Christie M. Bartels, Christine M. Everett and Maureen A. Smith

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03907.x

    3. Frailty Transitions in the San Antonio Longitudinal Study of Aging (pages 652–660)

      Sara E. Espinoza, Inkyung Jung and Helen Hazuda

      Article first published online: 8 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03882.x

    4. High Preoperative Plasma Neopterin Predicts Delirium After Cardiac Surgery in Older Adults (pages 661–668)

      Robert J. Osse, Durk Fekkes, Joke H. M. Tulen, André I. Wierdsma, Ad J. J. C. Bogers, Rose C. van der Mast and Michiel W. Hengeveld

      Article first published online: 8 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03885.x

    5. The Cholinergic System and Inflammation: Common Pathways in Delirium Pathophysiology (pages 669–675)

      Joaquim Cerejeira, Vasco Nogueira, Pedro Luís, Adriano Vaz-Serra and Elizabeta B. Mukaetova-Ladinska

      Article first published online: 8 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03883.x

    6. High-Fiber Foods Reduce Periodontal Disease Progression in Men Aged 65 and Older: The Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study/Dental Longitudinal Study (pages 676–683)

      Natalie Schwartz, Elizabeth Krall Kaye, Martha E. Nunn, Avron Spiro III and Raul I. Garcia

      Article first published online: 8 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03866.x

    7. FRAX or Fiction: Determining Optimal Screening Strategies for Treatment of Osteoporosis in Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities (pages 684–690)

      Susan L. Greenspan, Subashan Perera, David Nace, Kimberly S. Zukowski, Mary A. Ferchak, Carroll J. Lee, Smita Nayak and Neil M. Resnick

      Article first published online: 8 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03884.x

    8. Short-Term Oral Nutritional Intervention with Protein and Vitamin D Decreases Falls in Malnourished Older Adults (pages 691–699)

      Floor Neelemaat, Paul Lips, Judith E. Bosmans, Abel Thijs, Jaap C. Seidell and Marian A. E. van Bokhorst-de van der Schueren

      Article first published online: 8 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03888.x

    9. Association Between Visceral Obesity and Sarcopenia and Vitamin D Deficiency in Older Koreans: The Ansan Geriatric Study (pages 700–706)

      Ji A Seo, Hyunjoo Cho, Chai R. Eun, Hye J. Yoo, Sin G. Kim, Kyung M. Choi, Sei H. Baik, Dong S. Choi, Moon H. Park, Changsu Han and Nan H. Kim

      Article first published online: 8 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03887.x

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. Selective Contribution of Regional Adiposity, Skeletal Muscle, and Adipokines to Glucose Disposal in Older Adults (pages 707–712)

      Ramona Ramachandran, Kristofer S. Gravenstein, E. Jeffrey Metter, Josephine M. Egan, Luigi Ferrucci and Chee W. Chia

      Article first published online: 14 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03865.x

    2. Physical Activity and Physical Function in Older Adults: The 45 and Up Study (pages 719–725)

      Lisa C. Yorston, Gregory S. Kolt and Richard R. Rosenkranz

      Article first published online: 5 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03906.x

    3. Association Between Prestroke Disability and Inpatient Mortality and Length of Acute Hospital Stay After Acute Stroke (pages 726–732)

      Chun S. Kwok, Allan Clark, Gary A. Ford, Ramesh Durairaj, Anand K. Dixit, John Davis, Anil K. Sharma, John F. Potter and Phyo K. Myint

      Article first published online: 8 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03889.x

    4. Preventing Delirium in Older Adults with Recent Hip Fracture Through Multidisciplinary Geriatric Consultation (pages 733–739)

      Mieke Deschodt, Tom Braes, Johan Flamaing, Elke Detroyer, Paul Broos, Patrick Haentjens, Steven Boonen and Koen Milisen

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03899.x

    5. Pandemic 2009 A(H1N1) Infection Requiring Hospitalization of Elderly Spanish Adults (pages 740–744)

      José Ramón Paño-Pardo, Diego Viasus, Jerónimo Pachón, Antoni Campins, Francisco López-Medrano, Aroa Villoslada, Manuel Gutiérrez-Cuadra, Tomás Pumarola, María Dolores del Toro, José A. Oteo, Joaquin Martínez-Montauti, Juan Gutiérrez-Aroca, Ferrán Segura, Jordi Carratalà and for the Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Study Group of the Spanish Network for Research in Infectious Diseases

      Article first published online: 29 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03903.x

    6. Family History of Exceptional Longevity Is Associated with Lower Serum Uric Acid Levels in Ashkenazi Jews (pages 745–750)

      Jennifer Yi-Chun Lai, Gil Atzmon, Michal L. Melamed, Thomas H. Hostetter, Jill P. Crandall, Nir Barzilai and Markus Bitzer

      Article first published online: 16 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03902.x

    7. Higher Medical Morbidity Burden Is Associated with External Locus of Control (pages 751–755)

      Debra E. Henninger, Heather E. Whitson, Harvey J. Cohen and Dan Ariely

      Article first published online: 28 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03904.x

    8. Age and Sex Variation in Prevalence of Chronic Medical Conditions in Older Residents of U.S. Nursing Homes (pages 756–764)

      Kelly L. Moore, W. John Boscardin, Michael A. Steinman and Janice B. Schwartz

      Article first published online: 29 MAR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03909.x

  4. Progress in Geriatrics

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidoses in Older North Americans (pages 765–774)

      Kumar Dharmarajan and Mathew S. Maurer

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03868.x

  5. Education and Trainings

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. Effects of a Late-Life Suicide Risk–Assessment Training on Multidisciplinary Healthcare Providers (pages 775–780)

      Joung T. Huh, Christopher M. Weaver, Jennifer L. Martin, Nicholas H. Caskey, Alisa O'Riley and Betty Josea Kramer

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03843.x

  6. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. A Competency-Based Medical Student Curriculum: Taking the Medication History in Older Adults (pages 781–785)

      Maria H. van Zuilen, Robert M. Kaiser and Michael J. Mintzer

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03871.x

  7. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. The Limits of Life (pages 786–787)

      Zaldy S. Tan

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03870.x

  8. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. Case Reports

      New-Onset Hypothyroidism in a 102-Year-Old Assisted Living Resident (pages 788–789)

      Mohammed Al-Jaghbeer and Joseph Ryan

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03892.x

    2. Solitary Nail Dystrophy in an Elderly Adult: What Lies Beneath? (pages 789–780)

      Gavin C.W. Ong, Raymond Y.C. Kwah and Yoke C. Giam

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03886.x

    3. Research Studies

      Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Respiratory Infections in BedRidden Elderly Individuals on Tube Feeding (pages 790–792)

      Masaki Ishii, Yasuhiro Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Yasuyoshi Ouchi, Seiya Osumi and Takuro Nakamura

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03874.x

    4. Cognitive Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation in Older Outpatients Visiting a Memory Clinic: A Pre–Post Study (pages 793–795)

      Cédric Annweiler, Bruno Fantino, Jennifer Gautier, Melinda Beaudenon, Samuel Thiery and Olivier Beauchet

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03877.x

    5. Outcome of Surgical Treatment for Complicated Humeral Shaft Fractures in Elderly Adults with Osteoporosis (pages 795–796)

      Thomas Pagonis, Kostantinos Ditsios, Anastasios Christodoulou and Georgios Petsatodis

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03876.x

    6. Determinants of Quality of Life in Older Adults After Lower Limb Amputation and Rehabilitation in Skilled Nursing Facilities (pages 796–798)

      Bianca I. Buijck, Sytse U. Zuidema, Monica S. van Eijk, Debby L. Gerritsen, Raymond TCM Koopmans and Harmen van der Linde

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03880.x

      Corrected by:

      Erratum: Erratum

      Vol. 60, Issue 6, 1198, Article first published online: 12 JUN 2012

    7. Comparison of a Hospital-Wide Antibiogram with That of an Associated Long-Term Care Facility (pages 798–800)

      William Kindschuh, Daniel Russo, Ioannis Kariolis, Wehbeh Wehbeh and Carl Urban

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03881.x

    8. Social Determinants of Frailty in Elderly Mexican Community-Dwelling Adults (pages 800–802)

      Rafael I. Casale-Martínez, Ana P. Navarrete-Reyes and José A. Ávila-Funes

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03893.x

    9. Association Between Geriatric Function and Subjective Economy in Elderly Adults Living in a Rural Community in Japan (pages 802–803)

      Wenling Chen, Yasuko Ishimoto, Yumi Kimura, Eriko Fukutomi, Hissei Imai, Kozo Matsubayashi, Taizo Wada, Michiko Fujisawa, Ryota Sakamoto, Kiyohito Okumiya and Kuniaki Otsuka

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03875.x

    10. Comments/Responses

      Outcomes of Emergency Reduction of Tube Feeding in Hospitalized Elderly Adults During the Aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake (pages 804–805)

      Junichi Yatabe, Midori S. Yatabe, Fumie Taguchi, Ishida Izumi, Atsuko Sato, Mitsuko Hoshi, Toshio Kameda, Shuichi Ueno, Tsuyoshi Watanabe and Hironobu Sanada

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03873.x

  9. Letters to the Editors

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. Comments/Responses

      Are the Antipsychotic Medications Truly Dangerous? The Role of the Geriatrician (pages 806–807)

      Vincenzo Malafarina, María Antón-Aguinaga, Francisco Uriz-Otano and Lucía Gil-Guerrero

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03898.x

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. Comments/Responses

      Response Letter to Malafarina and Colleagues (page 807)

      Leonor Laredo, Emilio Vargas, Alfonso Moreno and Antonio Portolés

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.03901.x

  11. Errata

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    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
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      Erratum (page 808)

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04023.x

      This article corrects:

      In-Hospital Use of Continence Aids and New-Onset Urinary Incontinence in Adults Aged 70 and Older

      Vol. 59, Issue 6, 1099–1104, Article first published online: 7 JUN 2011

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      Erratum (page 809)

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04024.x

      This article corrects:

      Which Older Women Could Benefit from Interventions to Decrease Sitting Time and Increase Physical Activity?

      Vol. 60, Issue 2, 393–396, Article first published online: 14 FEB 2012

  12. Official Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Articles
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Progress in Geriatrics
    6. Education and Trainings
    7. Education and Training
    8. Editorials
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Official Notices
    1. Notices (pages 810–811)

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04022.x

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