Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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April 2013

Volume 61, Issue 4

Pages 483–677

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
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      Hospital Fall Prevention: A Systematic Review of Implementation, Components, Adherence, and Effectiveness (pages 483–494)

      Susanne Hempel, Sydne Newberry, Zhen Wang, Marika Booth, Roberta Shanman, Breanne Johnsen, Victoria Shier, Debra Saliba, William D. Spector and David A. Ganz

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12169

    2. Diagnostic Choices and Clinical Outcomes in Octogenarians and Nonagenarians with Iron-Deficiency Anemia in the Netherlands (pages 495–501)

      Marije E. Hamaker, Tessa Acampo, Jasper A. Remijn, Sebastiaan A.C. van Tuyl, Apollo Pronk, Edwin S. van der Zaag, Heleen A. Paling, Carolien H. Smorenburg, Sophia E. de Rooij and Barbara C. van Munster

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12168

    3. Environmental Factors Predict the Severity of Delirium Symptoms in Long-Term Care Residents with and without Delirium (pages 502–511)

      Jane McCusker, Martin G. Cole, Philippe Voyer, Minh Vu, Antonio Ciampi, Johanne Monette, Nathalie Champoux, Eric Belzile and Alina Dyachenko

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12164

    4. Body Mass Index, Change in Body Mass Index, and Survival in Old and Very Old Persons (pages 512–518)

      Anna K. Dahl, Elizabeth B. Fauth, Marie Ernsth-Bravell, Linda B. Hassing, Nilam Ram and Denis Gerstof

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12158

    5. Association Between Northern Manhattan Study Global Vascular Risk Score and Successful Aging (pages 519–524)

      Jessica R. L. Warsch, Tatjana Rundek, Myunghee C. Paik, Mitchell S. V. Elkind, Ralph L. Sacco and Clinton B. Wright

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12166

    6. Apolipoprotein E ε4 Allele Interacts with Sex and Cognitive Status to Influence All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in U.S. Older Adults (pages 525–534)

      May A. Beydoun, Hind A. Beydoun, Jay S. Kaufman, Yang An, Susan M. Resnick, Richard O'Brien, Luigi Ferrucci and Alan B. Zonderman

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12156

    7. Contributions of Basal and Prandial Hyperglycemia to Total Hyperglycemia in Older and Younger Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (pages 535–541)

      Medha N. Munshi, Naushira Pandya, Guillermo E. Umpierrez, Andres DiGenio, Rong Zhou and Matthew C. Riddle

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12167

    8. When Comorbidity, Aging, and Complexity of Primary Care Meet: Development and Validation of the Geriatric CompleXity of Care Index (pages 542–550)

      Lillian Min, Neil Wenger, Anne M. Walling, Caroline Blaum, Christine Cigolle, David A. Ganz, David Reuben, Paul Shekelle, Carol Roth and Eve A. Kerr

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12160

    9. Mobility Activity and Its Value as a Prognostic Indicator of Survival in Hospitalized Older Adults (pages 551–557)

      Glenn V. Ostir, Ivonne M. Berges, Yong-Fang Kuo, James S. Goodwin, Steven R. Fisher and Jack M. Guralnik

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12170

    10. Sex Differences in Barriers to Antihypertensive Medication Adherence: Findings from the Cohort Study of Medication Adherence Among Older Adults (pages 558–564)

      Elizabeth Holt, Cara Joyce, Adriana Dornelles, Donald Morisky, Larry S. Webber, Paul Muntner and Marie Krousel-Wood

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12171

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
    1. Challenges of Antibiotic Prescribing for Assisted Living Residents: Perspectives of Providers, Staff, Residents, and Family Members (pages 565–570)

      Christine E. Kistler, Philip D. Sloane, Timothy F. Platts-Mills, Anna S. Beeber, Christine Khandelwal, David J. Weber, C. Madeline Mitchell, David Reed, Latarsha Chisholm and Sheryl Zimmerman

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12159

    2. A Qualitative Evaluation of a Telemedicine-Enhanced Emergency Care Program for Older Adults (pages 571–576)

      Manish N. Shah, Dylan Morris, Courtney M. C. Jones, Suzanne M. Gillespie, Dallas L. Nelson, Kenneth M. McConnochie and Ann Dozier

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12157

    3. Pain as a Risk Factor for Disability or Death (pages 583–589)

      James S. Andrews, Irena Stijacic Cenzer, Edward Yelin and Kenneth E. Covinsky

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12172

  3. Aging & Surgery

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
    1. Venous Thromboembolism After Joint Replacement in Older Male Veterans with Comorbidity (pages 590–601)

      Alok Kapoor, Priscilla Chew, Rebecca A. Silliman, Elaine M. Hylek, Jeffrey N. Katz, Howard Cabral and Dan Berlowitz

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12161

  4. Updates on Aging

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
    1. Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care: A Systematic Review of Randomized and Nonrandomized Trials (pages 602–614)

      Mayuko Uchida, Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, Philip W. Smith and Elaine Larson

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12175

    2. Resynchronization: Considering Device-Based Cardiac Therapy in Older Adults (pages 615–621)

      Daniel B. Kramer, Matthew R. Reynolds and Susan L. Mitchell

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12174

  5. Special Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
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    2. As a Gerontologist Enters Old Age (pages 639–640)

      William R. Hazzard

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12176

  6. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
    1. Research

      Hospital Elder Life Program Integrated in Dutch Hospital Care: A Pilot (pages 641–642)

      Franka C. Bakker, Anke Persoon, Yvonne Schoon and Marcel G.M. Olde Rikkert

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12173

    2. Meditation for Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Randomized Trial (pages 642–645)

      Rebecca Erwin Wells, Catherine E. Kerr, Jennifer Wolkin, Michelle Dossett, Roger B. Davis, Jacquelyn Walsh, Robert B. Wall, Jian Kong, Ted Kaptchuk, Daniel Press, Russell S. Phillips and Gloria Yeh

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12179

    3. Listening to Music and Active Music Therapy in Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia: A Crossover Study (pages 645–647)

      Alfredo Raglio, Daniele Bellandi, Paola Baiardi, Marta Gianotti, Maria C. Ubezio and Enrico Granieri

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12187

    4. High Cortisol and Low Folate Are the Only Routine Blood Tests Predicting Probable Alzheimer's Disease After Age 75—Results of the Vienna Transdanube Aging Study (pages 648–651)

      Margareta Hinterberger, Sonja Zehetmayer, Susanne Jungwirth, Klaus Huber, Walter Krugluger, Thomas Leitha, Wolfgang Krampla, Karl-Heinz Tragl and Peter Fischer

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12178

    5. Depression Symptoms and Oral Discomfort in Elderly Adults (pages 651–652)

      Maria V. de L. Saintrain, Ana Virgínia P. Guimarães, Viviane A. Honório, Paulo C. de Almeida and Anya P. G. F. Vieira

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12181

    6. Lack of Positive Association Between Falls and Bacteriuria Plus Pyuria in Older Nursing Home Residents (pages 653–654)

      Theresa Rowe, Virginia Towle, Peter H. Van Ness and Manisha Juthani-Mehta

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12177

    7. Development of a Level 1 Geriatric Outpatient Pharmacy Screen (pages 654–655)

      James S. Powers, Leigh Edwards and Audrey Carey

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12190

    8. Immediate Effect of Denture Wearing on Swallowing in Rehabilitation Hospital Inpatients (pages 655–657)

      Mitsuyoshi Yoshida, Shin Masuda, Junko Amano and Yasumasa Akagawa

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12186

    9. Case Reports

    10. An Unusual Cause of Hyponatremia in an Older Adult (pages 658–659)

      Mariette Grandiek, Jos P. M. C. van Campen and Eric Fliers

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12180

    11. Acquired Hemophilia A: From Diagnosis to Treatment: A Case Report of an 88-Year-Old Woman (pages 659–661)

      Livio Cortese, Claudio Pedone, Alice Laudisio, Massimiliano Danti and Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12189

    12. Comments/Responses

    13. Effect of Different Diabetes Mellitus Treatments on Functional Decline and Death in Elderly Adults with Diabetes Mellitus (pages 666–667)

      Carmine Gazzaruso, Adriana Coppola, Chiara Luppi, Andrea Giustina and Sebastiano B. Solerte

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12191

    14. Response Letter to Gazzaruso and Colleagues (pages 667–668)

      Sei J. Lee, Celia K. Yau and Catherine Eng

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12192

  7. List of Referees

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
  8. Top Reviewers

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
  9. Errata

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
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      Erratum (page 673)

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12304

      This article corrects:

      Something Just Doesn't Smell Quite Right

      Vol. 61, Issue 2, 313, Article first published online: 13 FEB 2013

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      Erratum (page 674)

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12300

      This article corrects:

      Moderate, Potentially Drug-Induced Hyponatremia in Older Adults: Is There a Benefit in Drug Reduction?

      Vol. 60, Issue 10, 1991–1993, Article first published online: 11 OCT 2012

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      Erratum (page 675)

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12301

      This article corrects:

      Effect of Burden of Comorbidity on Optimal Breast Cancer Treatment in Older Adults

      Vol. 60, Issue 12, 2368–2370, Article first published online: 11 DEC 2012

  10. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Aging & Surgery
    5. Updates on Aging
    6. Special Articles
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. List of Referees
    9. Top Reviewers
    10. Errata
    11. Notices
    1. Notices (pages 676–677)

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12302

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