Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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August 2013

Volume 61, Issue 8

Pages 1253–1441

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Age, Renal Dysfunction, Cardiovascular Disease, and Antihyperglycemic Treatment in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Findings from the Renal Insufficiency and Cardiovascular Events Italian Multicenter Study (pages 1253–1261)

      Anna Solini, Giuseppe Penno, Enzo Bonora, Cecilia Fondelli, Emanuela Orsi, Roberto Trevisan, Monica Vedovato, Franco Cavalot, Mauro Cignarelli, Susanna Morano, Ele Ferrannini, Giuseppe Pugliese and for the Renal Insufficiency and Cardiovascular Events Study Group

      Article first published online: 26 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12381

    2. Effect of Medication Reconciliation on Unintentional Medication Discrepancies in Acute Hospital Admissions of Elderly Adults: A Multicenter Study (pages 1262–1268)

      Patricia M. L. A. van den Bemt, Erica M. van der Schrieck-de Loos, Christien van der Linden, Annemiek M. L. J. Theeuwes, Albert G. Pol and for The Dutch CBO WHO High 5s Study Group

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12380

    3. Long-Term Variability of Inflammatory Markers and Associated Factors in a Population-Based Cohort (pages 1269–1276)

      Scott D. Nash, Karen J. Cruickshanks, Ronald Klein, Barbara E.K. Klein, F. Javier Nieto, Rick Chappell, Carla R. Schubert and Michael Y. Tsai

      Article first published online: 26 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12382

    4. Delirium Outcomes in a Randomized Trial of Blood Transfusion Thresholds in Hospitalized Older Adults with Hip Fracture (pages 1286–1295)

      Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, Edward Marcantonio, Denise Orwig, Jay Magaziner, Michael Terrin, Erik Barr, Jessica P. Brown, Barbara Paris, Aleksandra Zagorin, Darren M. Roffey, Khwaja Zakriya, Mary-Rita Blute, J. Richard Hebel and Jeffrey L. Carson

      Article first published online: 30 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12396

    5. Why Do Older Unhealthy Drinkers Decide to Make Changes or Not in Their Alcohol Consumption? Data from the Healthy Living as You Age Study (pages 1296–1302)

      Jenna Borok, Peter Galier, Matteo Dinolfo, Sandra Welgreen, Marc Hoffing, James W. Davis, Karina D. Ramirez, Diana H. Liao, Lingqi Tang, Mitch Karno, Paul Sacco, James C. Lin and Alison A. Moore

      Article first published online: 26 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12394

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Changes in Alcohol Intake and Their Relationship with Health Status over a 24-Year Follow-Up Period in Community-Dwelling Older Adults (pages 1303–1308)

      Linda K. McEvoy, Donna Kritz-Silverstein, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Jaclyn Bergstrom and Gail A. Laughlin

      Article first published online: 18 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12366

    2. Caregiver Perspectives on Cancer Screening for Persons with Dementia: “Why Put Them Through It?” (pages 1309–1314)

      Alexia M. Torke, Peter H. Schwartz, Laura R. Holtz, Kianna Montz and Greg A. Sachs

      Article first published online: 18 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12359

    3. Prestroke Factors Associated with Poststroke Mortality and Recovery in Older Women in the Women's Health Initiative (pages 1324–1330)

      Christina L. Bell, Andrea LaCroix, Kamal Masaki, Erinn M. Hade, Todd Manini, W. Jerry Mysiw, Jess David Curb and Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12361

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
  4. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Implementing Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment in California Hospitals: Factors Associated with Adoption (pages 1337–1344)

      Takehiro Sugiyama, David Zingmond, Karl A. Lorenz, Allison Diamant, Kate O'Malley, Judy Citko, Victor Gonzalez and Neil S. Wenger

      Article first published online: 18 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12367

  5. Dental and Oral Health

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Dental Caries in Older Adults in the Last Year of Life (pages 1345–1350)

      Xi Chen, Jennifer J. Clark, John S. Preisser, Supawadee Naorungroj and Stephen K. Shuman

      Article first published online: 18 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12363

  6. Aging and Surgery

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Pancreaticoduodenectomy in Elderly Adults: Is It Justified in Terms of Mortality, Long-Term Morbidity, and Quality of Life? (pages 1351–1357)

      Fabian Gerstenhaber, Julie Grossman, Nir Lubezky, Eran Itzkowitz, Ido Nachmany, Ronen Sever, Menahem Ben-Haim, Richard Nakache, Joseph M. Klausner and Guy Lahat

      Article first published online: 18 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12360

    2. Association Between a Geriatric Trauma Resuscitation Protocol Using Venous Lactate Measurements and Early Trauma Surgeon Involvement and Mortality Risk (pages 1358–1364)

      David Bar-Or, Kristin M. Salottolo, Alessandro Orlando, Charles W. Mains, Pamela Bourg and Patrick J. Offner

      Article first published online: 26 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12365

  7. Drugs and Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
  8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Sources of Variation on the Mini-Mental State Examination in a Population-Based Sample of Centenarians (pages 1369–1376)

      Ting Dai, Adam Davey, John L. Woodard, Lloyd Stephen Miller, Yasuyuki Gondo, Seock-Ho Kim and Leonard W. Poon

      Article first published online: 26 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12370

  9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Caregiver Outcomes of Partners in Dementia Care: Effect of a Care Coordination Program for Veterans with Dementia and Their Family Members and Friends (pages 1377–1386)

      David M. Bass, Katherine S. Judge, A. Lynn Snow, Nancy L. Wilson, Robert Morgan, Wendy J. Looman, Catherine A. McCarthy, Katie Maslow, Jennifer A. Moye, Ronda Randazzo, Maurilio Garcia-Maldonado, Richard Elbein, Germaine Odenheimer and Mark E. Kunik

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12362

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  10. Updates on Aging

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Systematic Review: Effective Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Other Residential Long-Term Care Settings for People with Dementia (pages 1399–1409)

      Sheryl Zimmerman, Wayne L. Anderson, Shannon Brode, Dan Jonas, Linda Lux, Anna S. Beeber, Lea C. Watson, Meera Viswanathan, Kathleen N. Lohr and Philip D. Sloane

      Article first published online: 19 JUL 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12372

  11. Old Lives Tales

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Admitting Day (page 1410)

      Emily M. Bucholz

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12377

    2. Losing Spouses (page 1412)

      Dean Gianakos

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12371

  12. Clinical Trials and Tribulations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Caregiver Support Groups (page 1413)

      Allan S. Vann

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12369

  13. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
    1. Research

    2. Recovery from Possible Late-Onset Alzheimer's Dementia? Evidence from a Longitudinal Community-Based Age-Cohort Study (pages 1415–1417)

      Stephan Kudrnovsky-Moser, Susanne Jungwirth, Sonja Zehetmayer, Wolfgang Krampla, Karl-Heinz Tragl and Peter Fischer

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12392

    3. Effects of a Combined Aquatic–Nonaquatic Training Program on Static and Dynamic Balance in Elderly Men (pages 1417–1419)

      Mohammad Yadegaripour, Heidar Sadeghi, Sayed Sadredin Shojaedin and Parastoo Shamsehkohan

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12390

    4. Barriers to and Facilitators of Participation of Older Adults in a Placebo-Controlled Randomized Clinical Trial (pages 1421–1422)

      Esther M.M. van de Glind, Esmée M.S. Vural, Erica Scholten, Lotty Hooft, Erja Portegijs, Barbara C. van Munster and Sophia E. de Rooij

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12388

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      Is Once-Weekly Resistance Training Enough to Prevent Sarcopenia? (pages 1423–1424)

      Nelson Sousa, Romeu Mendes, Catarina Abrantes, Jaime Sampaio and José Oliveira

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12387

    6. Intervention to Prevent Falls in Elderly Adults Living in a Residential Home (pages 1426–1427)

      Eeva Tuunainen, Pirkko Jäntti, Ilmari Pyykko, Jyrki Rasku, Päivi Moisio-Vilenius, Erja Mäkinen and Esko Toppila

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12395

    7. Trends in Hospitalization Associated with Alzheimer's Disease in the United States (pages 1427–1428)

      Ashley Pinette, Thomas O. Obisesan, Nandita Shetty, Christelle S. Tchiendji and Alem Mehari

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12386

    8. Inadequate Knowledge of Pneumococcal Vaccine of Nursing Home Healthcare Workers Affects the Pneumococcal Vaccination Uptake of Older Adults in Nursing Homes (pages 1429–1430)

      Tuen-Ching Chan, Ivan F. N. Hung, Vincent C.-C. Cheng, James K.-H. Luk, Leung-Wing Chu and Felix H.-W. Chan

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12384

    9. Is Nursing Home Residence an Independent Risk Factor of Mortality in Chinese Older Adults? (pages 1430–1432)

      Tuen-Ching Chan, Ivan Fan-Ngai Hung, Vincent Chi-Chung Cheng, James Ka-Hay Luk, Patrick Chiu-Yat Woo, Leung-Wing Chu and Felix Hon-Wai Chan

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12383

    10. Case Reports

    11. Comments/Response

      Scott L. Mader, MD, R.I.P (page 1438)

      David O. Staats

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12398

  14. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices
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      Erratum (page 1439)

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12494

      This article corrects:

      Slaying Dementia Dragons

      Vol. 61, Issue 7, 1247–1248, Article first published online: 15 JUL 2013

  15. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy and Economics
    6. Dental and Oral Health
    7. Aging and Surgery
    8. Drugs and Pharmacology
    9. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Updates on Aging
    12. Old Lives Tales
    13. Clinical Trials and Tribulations
    14. Letters to the Editor
    15. Erratum
    16. Notices

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