Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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March 2013

Volume 61, Issue 3

Pages 319–481

  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 Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
    1. Uric Acid Measurement Improves Prediction of Cardiovascular Mortality in Later Life (pages 319–326)

      Ambarish Dutta, William Henley, Luke C. Pilling, Robert B. Wallace and David Melzer

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12149

    2. Frailty and Fracture, Disability, and Falls: A Multiple Country Study From the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (pages 327–334)

      Sarah E. Tom, Jonathan D. Adachi, Frederick A. Anderson Jr, Steven Boonen, Roland D. Chapurlat, Juliet E. Compston, Cyrus Cooper, Stephen H. Gehlbach, Susan L. Greenspan, Frederick H. Hooven, Jeri W. Nieves, Johannes Pfeilschifter, Christian Roux, Stuart Silverman, Allison Wyman and Andrea Z. LaCroix, for the GLOW Investigators

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12146

    3. Infections in Long-Term Care Populations in the United States (pages 341–349)

      Lisa L. Dwyer, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin, Roberto H. Valverde, Joyce M. Frazier, Alan E. Simon, Nimalie D. Stone and Nicola D. Thompson

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12153

    4. Epidemiology, Clinical Features, and Prognosis of Elderly Adults with Severe Forms of Influenza A (H1N1) (pages 350–356)

      José Garnacho-Montero, Antonio Gutiérrez-Pizarraya, Juan A. Márquez, Rafael Zaragoza, Rosa Granada, Sergio Ruiz-Santana, Jordi Rello, Alejandro Rodríguez and The Spanish Society of Intensive Care Medicine and Coronary Units Working Group

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12152

    5. A Systematic Review of the Probability of Repeated Admission Score in Community-Dwelling Adults (pages 357–364)

      Emma Wallace, Tim Hinchey, Borislav D. Dimitrov, Kathleen Bennett, Tom Fahey and Susan M. Smith

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12150

    6. Association Between Intraoperative Blood Transfusions and Early Postoperative Delirium in Older Adults (pages 365–370)

      Matthias Behrends, Glen DePalma, Laura Sands and Jacqueline Leung

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12143

    7. Geriatric Syndromes and Incident Disability in Older Women: Results from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study (pages 371–379)

      Andrea L. Rosso, Charles B. Eaton, Robert Wallace, Rachel Gold, Marcia L. Stefanick, Judith K. Ockene, J. David Curb and Yvonne L. Michael

      Version of Record online: 1 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12147

  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 Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
    1. Targeting of Mammography Screening According to Life Expectancy in Women Aged 75 and Older (pages 388–395)

      Mara A. Schonberg, Erica S. Breslau and Ellen P. McCarthy

      Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12123

    2. Health-Related Resource Use and Costs in Elderly Adults with and without Mild Cognitive Impairment (pages 396–402)

      Carolyn W. Zhu, Mary Sano, Steven H. Ferris, Peter J. Whitehouse, Marian B. Patterson and Paul S. Aisen

      Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12132

    3. Literacy and Race as Risk Factors for Low Rates of Advance Directives in Older Adults (pages 403–406)

      Katherine R. Waite, Alex D. Federman, Danielle M. McCarthy, Rebecca Sudore, Laura M. Curtis, David W. Baker, Elizabeth A. H. Wilson, Romana Hasnain-Wynia, Michael S. Wolf and Michael K. Paasche-Orlow

      Version of Record online: 4 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12134

    4. Care Experiences of Managed Care Medicare Enrollees Near the End of Life (pages 407–412)

      Marc N. Elliott, Amelia M. Haviland, Paul D. Cleary, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Donna O. Farley, David J. Klein, Carol A. Edwards, Megan K. Beckett, Nate Orr and Debra Saliba

      Version of Record online: 4 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12121

    5. Patterns of Functional Decline in Hospice: What Can Individuals and Their Families Expect? (pages 413–417)

      Pamela Harris, Esther Wong, Sue Farrington, Teresa R. Craig, Joan K. Harrold, Betty Oldanie, Joan M. Teno and David J. Casarett

      Version of Record online: 24 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12144

    6. Tongue Strength Is Associated with Jumping Mechanography Performance and Handgrip Strength but Not with Classic Functional Tests in Older Adults (pages 418–422)

      Bjoern Buehring, Jacqueline Hind, Ellen Fidler, Diane Krueger, Neil Binkley and JoAnne Robbins

      Version of Record online: 4 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12124

    7. Pain and Anxiety Mediate the Relationship Between Dizziness and Falls in Older People (pages 423–428)

      Jasmine C. Menant, Alfred Wong, Daina L. Sturnieks, Jacqueline C.T. Close, Kim Delbaere, Perminder S. Sachdev, Henry Brodaty and Stephen R. Lord

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12131

  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 Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
    1. Improving a Measure of Mobility-Related Fatigue (The Mobility-Tiredness Scale) by Establishing Item Intensity (pages 429–433)

      Robert A. Fieo, Erik L. Mortensen, Taina Rantanen and Kirsten Avlund

      Version of Record online: 1 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12122

  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 Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
    1. Medical Students' Recognition and Application of Geriatrics Principles in a New Curriculum (pages 434–439)

      Aman Nanda, Timothy W. Farrell, Renée R. Shield, Maria Tomas, Susan E. Campbell and Terrie Wetle

      Version of Record online: 4 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12139

  5. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
    1. Multicultural Long-Term Care Nurses' Perceptions of Factors Influencing Patient Dignity at the End of Life (pages 440–446)

      Vyjeyanthi S. Periyakoil, Marguerite Stevens and Helena Kraemer

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12145

  6. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
    1. The Unknown Profession: A Geriatrician (pages 447–449)

      Jean Y. Campbell, Samuel C. Durso, Lynsey E. Brandt, Thomas E. Finucane and Peter M. Abadir

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12115

  7. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
  8. 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 Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
    1. Research

      Research Relationship Between Light-Intensity Physical Activity and Cognitive Function in a Community-Dwelling Elderly Population—An 8-Year Longitudinal Study (pages 452–453)

      SungChul Lee, Atsumu Yuki, Yukiko Nishita, Chikako Tange, HeungYoul Kim, Rumi Kozakai, Fujiko Ando and Hiroshi Shimokata

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12119

    2. Emotional Decoding Abilities Do Not Influence Behavioral Disturbances in Alzheimer's Disease (pages 454–456)

      Aleksandra Klimkowicz-Mrowiec, Lukasz Krzywoszanski, Karolina Spisak, Andrzej Szczudlik and Agnieszka Slowik

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12118

    3. Effect of a Discharge Medication Intervention on the Incidence and Nature of Medication Discrepancies in Older Adults (pages 456–458)

      A. Clara Drenth-van Maanen, Ingeborg Wilting, Paul A. F. Jansen, Rob J. van Marum and Toine C. G. Egberts

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12117

    4. High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Levels Among Healthy Egyptian Elderly (pages 458–459)

      Moatassem S. Amer, Mohamed S. Khater, Randa A. Mabrouk, Hend M. Taha and Ahmed S. Mohammedin

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12116

    5. Sarcopenia Prevalence and Associated Factors in an Elderly Taiwanese Metropolitan Population (pages 459–462)

      Cheng-Chieh Lin, Wen-Yuan Lin, Nai-Hsin Meng, Chia-Ing Li, Chiu-Shong Liu, Chih-Hsueh Lin, Chiu-Kai Chang, Yih-Dar Lee, Cheng-Chun Lee and Tsai-Chung Li

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12129

    6. The Usual Suspect? On the Role of Cognitive Versus Physical Functioning in Gait Variability in Elderly Adults (pages 464–465)

      Ellen Smulders, Yvonne Schoon, Marcel Olde Rikkert and Vivian Weerdesteyn

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12128

    7. Inverse Relationship Between Depressive Symptoms and Arterial Blood Pressure in Community-Dwelling Oldest-Old Brazilians (pages 465–467)

      Idiane Rosset, Rosalina Partezani Rodrigues, Liara Rizzi, José Canuto-Neto and Matheus Roriz-Cruz

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12133

    8. High Serum N-Acetyl-ß-D-Glucosaminidase Activity Is a Predictor of 28-Year Mortality in a Population of Community-Dwelling Japanese—The Tanushimaru Study (pages 467–468)

      Kuniko Yoshikawa, Hisashi Adachi, Yuji Hirai, Mika Enomoto, Ako Fukami, Kinuka Ogata, Eri Tsukagawa, Akiko Kasahara, Kanako Yokoi, Norihito Okina, Aya Obuchi, Ayako Yoshimura, Sachiko Nakamura and Tsutomu Imaizumi

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12083

    9. Race and Patient Preferences for Hip Fracture Care (pages 468–470)

      Mark D. Neuman, Said A. Ibrahim, Frances A. Barg, Chidimma Osigwe and Jason H. Karlawish

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12082

  9. 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 Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
    1. Research

      Eye Injuries in Elderly Adults Presenting to U.S. Emergency Departments (pages 470–472)

      Julia G. Kim, James G. Linakis, Michael J. Mello, Grayson W. Armstrong and Paul B. Greenberg

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12137

    2. Case Reports

      The Tipping Point: Prolonged Hospital Course As a Result of Dental Infection in a Nonagenarian (pages 472–473)

      Christine L. Downey, Mitchell Heflin, Eleanor McConnell, Lauren L. Patton and Hamid Afshari

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12136

    3. Comments/Responses

      The Need to Reshape the Healthcare System (pages 473–474)

      Knight Steel and John N. Morris

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12120

    4. Patient-Centered Care for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: These are the Polypathological Patients! (pages 475–476)

      Máximo Bernabeu-Wittel, Manuel Ollero-Baturone, Dolores Nieto-Martín, Salvador García-Morillo and Juan Goicoechea-Salazar

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12142

    5. Response to Bernabeu-Wittel and Colleagues (pages 476–477)

      Cynthia Boyd, Christine Ritchie and Matthew McNabney

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12141

  10. Errata

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
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      Erratum (page 478)

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12250

      This article corrects:

      Long-Term Use of Oseltamivir for the Prophylaxis of Influenza in a Vaccinated Frail Older Population

      Vol. 49, Issue 8, 1025–1031, Version of Record online: 21 DEC 2001

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      Erratum (page 479)

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12251

  11. Offi cial Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Population
    7. Special Article
    8. Editorial
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Letters to the Editors
    11. Errata
    12. Offi cial Notices
    1. Notices (pages 480–481)

      Version of Record online: 15 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12252

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