Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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July 2012

Volume 60, Issue 7

Pages 1201–1391

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Kidney Function and Mortality in Octogenarians: Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars (pages 1201–1207)

      Shani Shastri, Ronit Katz, Dena E. Rifkin, Linda F. Fried, Michelle C. Odden, Carmen A. Peralta, Michel Chonchol, David Siscovick, Michael G. Shlipak, Anne B. Newman and Mark J. Sarnak

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04046.x

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      Glycosylated Hemoglobin and Functional Decline in Community-Dwelling Nursing Home–Eligible Elderly Adults with Diabetes Mellitus (pages 1215–1221)

      Celia K. Yau, Catherine Eng, Irena Stijacic Cenzer, W. John Boscardin, Kathy Rice-Trumble and Sei J. Lee

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04041.x

    3. Facility-Level Variation in Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing for Older Veterans (pages 1222–1229)

      Walid F. Gellad, Chester B. Good, Megan E. Amuan, Zachary A. Marcum, Joseph T. Hanlon and Mary Jo V. Pugh

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04042.x

    4. Environmental Determinants of Quality of Life in Nursing Home Residents with Severe Dementia (pages 1230–1236)

      Josep Garre-Olmo, Secundino López-Pousa, Antoni Turon-Estrada, Dolors Juvinyà, David Ballester and Joan Vilalta-Franch

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04040.x

    5. Objectively Measured Sleep Quality and Nursing Home Placement in Older Women (pages 1237–1243)

      Adam P. Spira, Kenneth Covinsky, George W. Rebok, Katie L. Stone, Susan Redline and Kristine Yaffe

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04044.x

    6. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Use by Older Adults Is Associated with Greater Functional Responses to Exercise (pages 1244–1252)

      Thomas W. Buford, Todd M. Manini, Fang-Chi Hsu, Matteo Cesari, Stephen D. Anton, Susan Nayfield, Randall S. Stafford, Timothy S. Church, Marco Pahor and Christy S. Carter, the LIFE Research Group

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04045.x

    7. Hiring and Screening Practices of Agencies Supplying Paid Caregivers to Older Adults (pages 1253–1259)

      Lee A. Lindquist, Kenzie A. Cameron, Joanne Messerges-Bernstein, Elisha Friesema, Lisa Zickuhr, David W. Baker and Michael Wolf

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04047.x

    8. Effect of Influenza on Functional Decline (pages 1260–1267)

      Pedro L. Gozalo, Aurora Pop-Vicas, Zhanlian Feng, Stefan Gravenstein and Vincent Mor

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04048.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Recovery of Function Following a Hip Fracture in Geriatric Ambulatory Persons Living in Nursing Homes: Prospective Cohort Study (pages 1268–1273)

      Lauren A. Beaupre, C. Allyson Jones, D. William C. Johnston, Donna M. Wilson and Sumit R. Majumdar

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04033.x

    2. Discrepancy Between Self- and Proxy-Rated Pain in Alzheimer's Disease: Results from the Danish Alzheimer Intervention Study (pages 1274–1278)

      Christina Jensen-Dahm, Asmus Vogel, Frans B. Waldorff and Gunhild Waldemar

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04036.x

    3. Fatigability in Basic Indoor Mobility in Nonagenarians (pages 1279–1285)

      Minna Mänty, Anette Ekmann, Mikael Thinggaard, Kaare Christensen and Kirsten Avlund

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04034.x

    4. Effect of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease on Cognitive Test Performance and Cognitive Change in Older Adults (pages 1286–1291)

      Mirjam Köhler, Matthias Kliegel, Hanna Kaduszkiewicz, Cadja Bachmann, Birgitt Wiese, Horst Bickel, Edelgard Mösch, Siegfried Weyerer, Jochen Werle, Angela Fuchs, Michael Pentzek, Hanna Leicht, Hans-Helmut König, Melanie Luppa, Steffi Riedel-Heller, Frank Jessen, Wolfgang Maier, Martin Scherer, Michael Wagner and for the Ageing, Cognition and Dementia in Primary Care Patients (AgeCoDe) study group

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04032.x

    5. Effect of Medicare Part D Benzodiazepine Exclusion on Psychotropic Use in Benzodiazepine Users (pages 1292–1297)

      Michael K. Ong, Haiyong Xu, Lily Zhang, Francisca Azocar and Susan L. Ettner

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04031.x

    6. Ethnic Disparities in Adherence to Antihypertensive Medications of Medicare Part D Beneficiaries (pages 1298–1303)

      Holly M. Holmes, Ruili Luo, Joseph T. Hanlon, Linda S. Elting, Maria Suarez-Almazor and James S. Goodwin

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04037.x

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Predictors of 1-Year Change in Patient Activation in Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Disease (pages 1316–1321)

      Jessica Chubak, Melissa L. Anderson, Kathleen W. Saunders, Rebecca A. Hubbard, Leah Tuzzio, David T. Liss, Leo S. Morales and Robert J. Reid

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04008.x

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Implementing the Objective Structured Clinical Examination in a Geriatrics Fellowship Program—A 3-Year Experience (pages 1322–1327)

      Thiago J. Avelino-Silva, Luiz A. Gil Jr, Claudia K. Suemoto, Elina L. Kikuchi, Sumika M. Lin, Luciana L. Farias and Wilson Jacob-Filho

      Article first published online: 21 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04028.x

    2. Use of an Online Curriculum to Teach Delirium to Fourth-Year Medical Students: A Comparison with Lecture Format (pages 1328–1332)

      Serena H. Chao, Belle Brett, John M. Wiecha, Lisa E. Norton and Sharon A. Levine

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04035.x

  5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Determining Prevalence and Correlates of Elder Abuse Using Promotores: Low-Income Immigrant Latinos Report High Rates of Abuse and Neglect (pages 1333–1339)

      Marguerite DeLiema, Zachary D. Gassoumis, Diana C. Homeier and Kathleen H. Wilber

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04025.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. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
  7. Special Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Department of Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Centers: Translating Aging Research into Clinical Geriatrics (pages 1347–1356)

      Mark A. Supiano, Cathy Alessi, Ronni Chernoff, Andrew Goldberg, John E. Morley, Kenneth E. Schmader, Kenneth Shay and Writing on behalf of the GRECC Directors Association

      Article first published online: 15 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04004.x

    2. Old News: Why the 90-Year Crisis in Medical Elder Care? (pages 1357–1360)

      Laura L. Diachun, Andrea Charise and Lorelei Lingard

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04029.x

  8. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Am I a Gerontologist or Geriatrician? (pages 1361–1363)

      Desmond O'Neill

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04030.x

  9. Old Lives Tales

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. The Caregiver Chronicles (page 1364)

      Erin Sarzynski

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04019.x

    2. Dismissals (page 1365)

      Dean Gianakos

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04009.x

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Case Reports

      Gastric Ulcer Bleeding Caused by Press-Through Package Mis-Swallowing (pages 1366–1367)

      Min-Po Ho, Kaung-Chau Tsai and Wen-Han Chang

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04014.x

    2. Research Studies

      Association Between Hypovitaminosis D and Late Stages of Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Case–Control Study (pages 1367–1369)

      Alix Graffe, Cédric Annweiler, Martine Mauget-Faÿsse, Olivier Beauchet, Laurent Kodjikian and Dan Milea

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04015.x

    3. Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Results from the Kerala Einstein Study (pages 1369–1370)

      Richard Tsai, Mohan Noone, Beena Johnson, Vayyattu G. Pradeep and Joe Verghese

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04012.x

    4. Comorbidities and Treatment-Limiting Decisions in Older Adults Dying in the Emergency Department: Is There an Association? (pages 1370–1372)

      Laure de Decker, Jehanne M. de Boisjolly-Bonnefoi, Pierre-Marie Roy, Gilles Berrut, Gilles Potel, Cedric Annweiler and Oliver Beauchet

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04018.x

    5. Can We Improve the Detection of Old Patients at Higher Risk for Readmission After An Emergency Department Visit? (pages 1372–1373)

      Christophe E. Graf, Sandra V. Giannelli, François R. Herrmann, François P. Sarasin, Jean-Pierre Michel, Dina Zekry and Thierry Chevalley

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04026.x

    6. Dental Care and Older Adults: A Survey of Physician Knowledge and Practices (pages 1374–1375)

      Ishtpreet Uppal, Edwin Ginsberg, Renee Pekmezaris, Lisa Rosen, Monica Chawla, Natalya Bangiyeva, Christian N. Nouryan and Gisele P. Wolf-Klein

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04006.x

  11. Letters to the Editors

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Research Studies

  12. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Research Studies

      Effects of Mild Cognitive Impairment on Driving Performance in Older Drivers (pages 1379–1381)

      Naoko Kawano, Kunihiro Iwamoto, Kazutoshi Ebe, Yusuke Suzuki, Jun Hasegawa, Katsuyuki Ukai, Hiroyuki Umegaki, Tetsuya Iidaka and Norio Ozaki

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04021.x

    2. Study of Daily Driving Characteristics of Individuals with Dementia Using Video-Recording Driving Recorders (pages 1381–1383)

      Tomoyuki Watanabe, Yoko Konagaya, Tsutomu Yanagi, Masaru Miyao, Marehiro Mukai and Hiroto Shibayama

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04011.x

    3. Improvement of Glycemic Control Using Methylphenidate Treatment of Apathy: A Preliminary Report (pages 1383–1384)

      Prasad R. Padala, Kalpana P. Padala, Dennis H. Sullivan, Donald W. Reynolds, Cyrus V. Desouza, Jane F. Potter and William J. Burke

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04010.x

    4. Validation of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment: Electronic Registry to Guide Emergency Care (pages 1384–1386)

      Elizabeth A. Olszewski, Craig D. Newgard, Dana Zive, Terri A. Schmidt and K. John McConnell

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04027.x

    5. Body Mass Index and Cognition (pages 1386–1387)

      Paul Regal and Eileen Heatherington

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04013.x

    6. Comments/Responses

    7. Response to Dr. Strandberg et al (page 1389)

      Catharina Matheï, Bert Vaes, Pierre Wallemacq and Jean-Marie Degryse

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04003.x

    8. Risk Factors for Falls in Elderly Adults: Not Only Pharmacological Effects (pages 1389–1390)

      Vincenzo Malafarina, Francisco Úriz-Otano, Raquel Iniesta, Víctor Vallejo-García, Ana Conesa-Pla, Arancha Pérez-Lázaro and Lucía Gil-Guerrero

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04005.x

  13. Official Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    7. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    8. Special Articles
    9. Editorials
    10. Old Lives Tales
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Letters to the Editors
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Official Notices
    1. Official Notices (page 1391)

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04141.x

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