Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 60 Issue 9

September 2012

Volume 60, Issue 9

Pages 1603–1802

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
    1. Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers: Results from the National Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System Study (pages 1603–1608)

      Courtney H. Lyder, Yun Wang, Mark Metersky, Maureen Curry, Rebecca Kliman, Nancy R. Verzier and David R. Hunt

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04106.x

    2. Exploring Predictors of Complication in Older Surgical Patients: A Deficit Accumulation Index and the Braden Scale (pages 1609–1615)

      Rachel-Rose Cohen, Sandhya A. Lagoo-Deenadayalan, Mitchell T. Heflin, Richard Sloane, Irvin Eisen, Julie M. Thacker and Heather E. Whitson

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04109.x

    3. Validation of a Cognitive Assessment Battery Administered over the Telephone (pages 1616–1623)

      Stephen R. Rapp, Claudine Legault, Mark A. Espeland, Susan M. Resnick, Patricia E. Hogan, Laura H. Coker, Maggie Dailey, Sally A. Shumaker and The CAT Study Group

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04111.x

    4. Symptom Burden Predicts Hospitalization Independent of Comorbidity in Community-Dwelling Older Adults (pages 1632–1637)

      Amanda H. Salanitro, Martha Hovater, Kristine R. Hearld, David L. Roth, Patricia Sawyer, Julie L. Locher, Eric Bodner, Cynthia J. Brown, Richard M. Allman and Christine S. Ritchie

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04121.x

    5. Characteristics and Outcomes of Hospice Enrollees with Dementia Discharged Alive (pages 1638–1644)

      Kimberly S. Johnson, Katja Elbert-Avila, Maragatha Kuchibhatla and James A. Tulsky

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04117.x

    6. Improvement in Nutritional Status Reduces the Clinical Impact of Infections in Older Adults (pages 1645–1654)

      Sarah E. Forster, Hilary J. Powers, Gemma A. Foulds, Daniel J. Flower, Kay Hopkinson, Stuart G. Parker, Tracey A. Young, John Saxton, Alan G. Pockley and Elizabeth A. Williams

      Article first published online: 10 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04118.x

    7. Enhanced Fitness: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Effects of Home-Based Physical Activity Counseling on Glycemic Control in Older Adults with Prediabetes Mellitus (pages 1655–1662)

      Miriam C. Morey, Carl F. Pieper, David E. Edelman, William S. Yancy Jr., Jennifer B. Green, Helen Lum, Matthew J. Peterson, Richard Sloane, Patricia A. Cowper, Hayden B. Bosworth, Kim M. Huffman, James T. Cavanaugh, Katherine S. Hall, Megan P. Pearson and Gregory A. Taylor

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04119.x

    8. Serum Albumin in Relation to Change in Muscle Mass, Muscle Strength, and Muscle Power in Older Men (pages 1663–1672)

      Caryn K. Snyder, Jodi A. Lapidus, Peggy M. Cawthon, Thuy-Tien L. Dam, Lynn Y. Sakai and Lynn M. Marshall, the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04115.x

    9. Do Depressive Symptoms and Gait Speed Impairment Predict Each Other's Incidence? A 16-Year Prospective Study in the Community (pages 1673–1680)

      Joost B. Sanders, Marijke A. Bremmer, Dorly J. H. Deeg and Aartjan T. F. Beekman

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04114.x

    10. Association Between Timed Up-and-Go and Memory, Executive Function, and Processing Speed (pages 1681–1686)

      Orna A. Donoghue, N. Frances Horgan, George M. Savva, Hilary Cronin, Claire O'Regan and Rose Anne Kenny

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04120.x

    11. Prefrailty and Chronic Morbidity in the Youngest Old: An Insight from the Lausanne Cohort Lc65+ (pages 1687–1694)

      Nadia Danon-Hersch, Nicolas Rodondi, Jacques Spagnoli and Brigitte Santos-Eggimann

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04113.x

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
    1. Resting Metabolic Rate in Old-Old Women with and without Frailty: Variability and Estimation of Energy Requirements (pages 1695–1700)

      Carlos O. Weiss, Anne R. Cappola, Ravi Varadhan and Linda P. Fried

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04101.x

    2. Hyperglycemia and Incidence of Frailty and Lower Extremity Mobility Limitations in Older Women (pages 1701–1707)

      Rita R. Kalyani, Jing Tian, Qian-Li Xue, Jeremy Walston, Anne R. Cappola, Linda P. Fried, Frederick L. Brancati and Caroline S. Blaum

      Article first published online: 10 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04099.x

    3. Is Frailty a Prodromal Stage of Vascular Dementia? Results From the Three-City Study (pages 1708–1712)

      José Alberto Avila-Funes, Laure Carcaillon, Catherine Helmer, Isabelle Carrière, Karen Ritchie, Olivier Rouaud, Christophe Tzourio, Jean-François Dartigues and Hélène Amieva

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04142.x

    4. A Study of Elderly Adults Taking Warfarin Admitted with Prolonged International Normalized Ratio: A Community Hospital's Experience (pages 1713–1717)

      Michael Bergman, Yaacov Ori, Naava Blumberger, Zachary Z. Brener and Hertzel Salman

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04103.x

    5. Venous Thromboembolism in Nursing Home Residents: Role of Selected Risk Factors (pages 1718–1723)

      Cynthia L. Leibson, Tanya M. Petterson, Carin Y. Smith, Kent R. Bailey, Aneel A. Ashrani and John A. Heit

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04100.x

    6. Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults with Heart Failure (pages 1724–1729)

      Tanya R. Gure, Caroline S. Blaum, Bruno Giordani, Todd M. Koelling, Andrzej Galecki, Susan J. Pressler, Scott L. Hummel and Kenneth M. Langa

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04097.x

    7. First Eye Cataract Surgery and Hospitalization from Injuries Due to a Fall: A Population-Based Study (pages 1730–1733)

      Lynn B. Meuleners, Andy H. Lee, Jonathon Q. Ng, Nigel Morlet and Michelle L. Fraser

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04098.x

    8. The Value of the Metabolic Syndrome Concept in Elderly Adults: Is It Worth Less Than the Sum of Its Parts? (pages 1734–1741)

      Katherine Samaras, John Crawford, Bernard T. Baune, Lesley V. Campbell, Evelyn Smith, Ora Lux, Henry Brodaty, Julian N. Trollor and Perminder Sachdev

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04105.x

  3. Nursing

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
    1. Clinical Care of Persons with Dementia in the Emergency Department: A Review of the Literature and Agenda for Research (pages 1742–1748)

      Carolyn K. Clevenger, Thasha A. Chu, Zhou Yang and Kenneth W. Hepburn

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04108.x

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
    1. A Novel Internet-Based Geriatric Education Program for Emergency Medical Services Providers (pages 1749–1754)

      Manish N. Shah, Peter A. Swanson, Flavia Nobay, Lars-Kristofer N. Peterson, Thomas V. Caprio and Jurgis Karuza

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04112.x

  5. Dental and Oral Health

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
    1. Relationship Between Oral Health–Related Quality of Life, Oral Health, Socioeconomic, and General Health Factors in Elderly Brazilians (pages 1755–1760)

      Fabíola Bof de Andrade, Maria Lúcia Lebrão, Jair Lício Ferreira Santos, Doralice Severo da Cruz Teixeira and Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04104.x

  6. Drugs & Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
    1. Systematic Review of Bone Health in Older Women Treated with Aromatase Inhibitors for Early-Stage Breast Cancer (pages 1761–1767)

      Taryn Becker, Lorraine Lipscombe, Steven Narod, Christine Simmons, Geoffrey M. Anderson and Paula A. Rochon

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04107.x

  7. Editorials

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
    1. Aging and the Energetic Cost of Life (pages 1768–1769)

      Luigi Ferrucci, Jennifer A. Schrack, Nicolas D. Knuth and Eleanor M. Simonsick

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04102.x

  8. Old Lives Tales

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
    1. “Occupy Nature”: Passing Activism Across Generations (pages 1770–1771)

      Daniel R. George, Peter J. Whitehouse and Dave Harris

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04110.x

  9. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
    1. Case Reports

      Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: How Old Is Too Old? (pages 1772–1774)

      Ziad Dahdouh, Vincent Roule, Thérèse Lognoné, Rémi Sabatier, Massimo Massetti and Gilles Grollier

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04134.x

    2. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in a 99-Year-Old Woman: Are We Going Too Far? (pages 1774–1775)

      Stephane Noble, Emilia Frangos, Angela Frei and Marco Roffi

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04133.x

    3. Association Between Uterine Prolapse and Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma in an Elderly Adult (pages 1775–1777)

      Wing-Keung Cheung, Min-Po Ho, Ming-Chow Wei, Pei-Wei Shueng and Szu-Fen Huang

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04139.x

    4. Surviving a Crisis of Immobilization Hypercalcemia (pages 1778–1780)

      Wei-Chi Tsai, Wei-Jie Wang, Wei-Liang Chen, Yu-Tzu Tsao and Yu-Tzu Tsao

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04129.x

    5. A Case of Diogenes Syndrome: Clinical and Ethical Challenges (pages 1780–1781)

      Gregory Bonci, Elizabeth Varghese and Nahla Mahgoub

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04128.x

    6. Nintendo Wii As a Training Tool in Falls Prevention Rehabilitation: Case Studies (pages 1781–1783)

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

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04122.x

    7. Research Studies

      Uric Acid and Mortality in Elderly Chinese: A 10-Year Population-Based Cohort Study (pages 1783–1785)

      Sung-Lin Hu, Chiu-Shong Liu, Chih-Hsueh Lin, Lance E. Davidson, Chia-Ing Li, Cheng-Chieh Lin, Tsai-Chung Li and Wen-Yuan Lin

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04138.x

    8. Relationship Between Thinness and Swallowing Function in Japanese Older Adults: Implications for Sarcopenic Dysphagia (pages 1785–1786)

      Yoshitoshi Kuroda and Riko Kuroda

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04123.x

      Corrected by:

      Errata: Erratum

      Vol. 60, Issue 12, 2385, Article first published online: 11 DEC 2012

    9. Prevalence of the Long-Allele Genotype of the Serotonin Transporter-Linked Gene in Female Centenarians (pages 1786–1788)

      R. M. Damian Holsinger, Rebecca Brown, Robyn Richmond, Frances Kay-Lambkin, Jenaleen Law, Adrienne C. Kirby and Daniel K.Y. Chan

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04127.x

    10. Hospital Transfers of Nursing Home Residents with Dementia (pages 1790–1791)

      Renzo Rozzini, Giuseppe Bellelli and Marco Trabucchi

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04140.x

    11. A Pilot Study to Develop a Brief Question-Based Screening Tool to Identify Higher-Risk Older Drivers (pages 1791–1794)

      Marian E. Betz, Robert Schwartz, Jason S. Haukoos, Carolyn DiGuiseppi, Morgan Valley, Ruth Johnson and Steven R. Lowenstein

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04131.x

      Corrected by:

      Errata: Erratum

      Vol. 60, Issue 12, 2386, Article first published online: 11 DEC 2012

    12. Comments/Responses

    13. Response Letter to Walker and Colleagues (page 1795)

      Paul E. Drawz and Mahboob Rahman

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04125.x

    14. Functional Recovery in Hospitalized Elderly Adults (pages 1795–1796)

      Filippo Luca Fimognari and Lorenzo Palleschi

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04124.x

    15. Future Direction of Geriatrics: “Gerogeriatrics”: A Comment (pages 1796–1797)

      Giuseppe Bellelli, Angelo Bianchetti and Marco Trabucchi

      Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04136.x

  10. List of Reviewers

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices
  11. Official Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Nursing
    5. Education and Training
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Drugs & Pharmacology
    8. Editorials
    9. Old Lives Tales
    10. Letters to the Editor
    11. List of Reviewers
    12. Official Notices

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