Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 62 Issue 9

September 2014

Volume 62, Issue 9

Pages 1623–1824

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Aging and Surgery
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Higher Levels of Cystatin C Are Associated with Worse Cognitive Function in Older Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Cognitive Study (pages 1623–1629)

      Kristine Yaffe, Manjula Kurella-Tamura, Lynn Ackerson, Tina D. Hoang, Amanda H. Anderson, Mark Duckworth, Alan S. Go, Marie Krousel-Wood, John W. Kusek, James P. Lash, Akinlolu Ojo, Nancy Robinson, Ashwini R. Sehgal, James H. Sondheimer, Susan Steigerwalt and Raymond R. Townsend, for the CRIC Study Investigators

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12986

    2. Socioeconomic and Lifestyle Factors Related to Instrumental Activity of Daily Living Dynamics: Results from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (pages 1630–1639)

      Eleonora d'Orsi, Andre Junqueira Xavier, Andrew Steptoe, Cesar de Oliveira, Luiz Roberto Ramos, Martin Orrell, Panayotes Demakakos and Michael Gideon Marmot

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12990

    3. Effect of the Overlap Syndrome of Depressive Symptoms and Delirium on Outcomes in Elderly Adults with Hip Fracture: A Prospective Cohort Study (pages 1640–1648)

      Kristina S. Radinovic, Ljiljana Markovic-Denic, Emilija Dubljanin-Raspopovic, Jelena Marinkovic, Lepa B. Jovanovic and Vesna Bumbasirevic

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12992

    4. Effect of Part D Coverage Restrictions for Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, and Cholinesterase Inhibitors on Related Nursing Home Resident Outcomes (pages 1666–1674)

      David G. Stevenson, A. James O'Malley, Stacie B. Dusetzina, Susan L. Mitchell, Barbara J. Zarowitz, Michael E. Chernew, Joseph P. Newhouse and Haiden A. Huskamp

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12988

    5. Does the Introduction of Nursing Home Culture Change Practices Improve Quality? (pages 1675–1682)

      Susan C. Miller, Michael Lepore, Julie C. Lima, Renee Shield and Denise A. Tyler

      Article first published online: 23 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12987

    6. Long-Term Systemic Inflammation and Cognitive Impairment in a Population-Based Cohort (pages 1683–1691)

      Margarete A. Wichmann, Karen J. Cruickshanks, Cynthia M. Carlsson, Rick Chappell, Mary E. Fischer, Barbara E. K. Klein, Ronald Klein, Michael Y. Tsai and Carla R. Schubert

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12994

    7. Subclinical Vascular Disease Burden and Longer Survival (pages 1692–1698)

      Michelle C. Odden, Laura M. Yee, Alice M. Arnold, Jason L. Sanders, Calvin Hirsch, Christopher deFilippi, Jorge R. Kizer, Marco Inzitari and Anne B. Newman

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13018

    8. Primary Care Availability and Emergency Department Use by Older Adults: A Population-Based Analysis (pages 1699–1706)

      Katherine M. Hunold, Natalie L. Richmond, Anna E. Waller, Malcolm P. Cutchin, Paul R. Voss and Timothy F. Platts-Mills

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12984

    9. Contribution of Generative Leisure Activities to Cognitive Function in Elderly Sri Lankan Adults (pages 1707–1713)

      Joanna Maselko, Matthew Sebranek, Mirna H. Mun, Bilesha Perera, Jill Ahs and Truls Østbye

      Article first published online: 19 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12985

    10. Contrasting Effects of Geriatric Versus General Medical Multimorbidity on Quality of Ambulatory Care (pages 1714–1721)

      Lillian Min, Eve A. Kerr, Caroline S. Blaum, David Reuben, Christine Cigolle and Neil Wenger

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12989

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Aging and Surgery
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Comorbidity in Dementia: Update of an Ongoing Autopsy Study (pages 1722–1728)

      Shino Magaki, William H. Yong, Negar Khanlou, Spencer Tung and Harry V. Vinters

      Article first published online: 15 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12977

    2. Use of Combination Antihypertensive Therapy Initiation in Older Americans without Prevalent Cardiovascular Disease (pages 1729–1735)

      Xiaojuan Li, Wendy Camelo Castillo, Til Stürmer, Virginia Pate, Christine L. Gray, Ross J. Simpson Jr., Soko Setoguchi, Laura C. Hanson and Michele Jonsson Funk

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12976

    3. Low Levels of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D and Active 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D Independently Associated with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Older Australian Men: The Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (pages 1741–1747)

      Vasant Hirani, Robert G. Cumming, David G. Le Couteur, Vasikaran Naganathan, Fiona Blyth, David J. Handelsman, Louise M. Waite and Markus J. Seibel

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12975

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Aging and Surgery
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Delirium Recognition by Family: European Portuguese Validation Study of the Family Confusion Assessment Method (pages 1748–1752)

      Sónia Martins, Filipe Conceição, José A. Paiva, Mário R. Simões and Lia Fernandes

      Article first published online: 15 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12973

  4. Aging and Surgery

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Aging and Surgery
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Tryptophan Supplementation and Postoperative Delirium—A Randomized Controlled Trial (pages 1764–1771)

      Thomas N. Robinson, Christina L. Dunn, Jill C. Adams, Carrie L. Hawkins, Zung V. Tran, Christopher D. Raeburn and Marc Moss

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12972

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Aging and Surgery
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Rural Geriatric Glue: A Nurse Practitioner–Led Model of Care for Enhancing Primary Care for Frail Older Adults within an Ecosystem Approach (pages 1772–1780)

      Sadhana Prasad, Wendy Dunn, Loretta M. Hillier, Carrie A. McAiney, Rex Warren and Paul Rutherford

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12982

  6. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Aging and Surgery
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations: Preliminary Data for the Geriatric Nurse Liaison Model (pages 1781–1785)

      Amer Z. Aldeen, D. Mark Courtney, Lee A. Lindquist, Scott M. Dresden and Stephanie J. Gravenor, forthe GEDI-WISE Investigators

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12979

  7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Aging and Surgery
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Role of Physical Activity in Reducing Cognitive Decline in Older Mexican-American Adults (pages 1786–1791)

      Allison J. Ottenbacher, Soham Al Snih, Saad M. Bindawas, Kyriakos S. Markides, James E. Graham, Rafael Samper-Ternent, Mukaila Raji and Kenneth J. Ottenbacher

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12978

  8. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Aging and Surgery
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Research

    2. Cognitive Impairment Affects Mortality in Older People in Japan. The Tajiri Project 1991–2005 (pages 1793–1795)

      Kenichi Meguro, Ryoji Suzuki, Eriko Nakata, Hiroshi Ishii and Satoshi Yamaguchi

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13005

    3. Appropriate Encoding Strategies Compensate for Driving Abilities in Elderly Individuals: A Virtual Reality Study (pages 1795–1797)

      Ségolène Lithfous, André Dufour, Michèle Moessinger, Laurence Bilz, Charlotte Sundby, Thierry Pebayle and Olivier Després

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13007

    4. Sleep-Dependent Learning of a Functional Motor Task Declines with Age (pages 1797–1798)

      Alham Al-Sharman and Catherine F. Siengsukon

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13002

    5. Use of the Harm Susceptibility Model to Prioritize Risks in an Acute Geriatric Hospital (pages 1798–1800)

      Cristina Suárez, María Dolores Menendez, Josefina Alonso, Alberto Fernandez-Leon and Fernando Vazquez

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13001

    6. Correlates of HandGrip Strength and Activities of Daily Living in Elderly Sri Lankans (pages 1800–1801)

      Ugochi Ukegbu, Joanna Maselko, Rahul Malhotra, Bilesha Perera and Truls Østbye

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13000

    7. Determinants of Use of Community-Based Long-Term Care Services (pages 1801–1803)

      Shiou-Liang Wee, Chang Liu, Soon-Noi Goh, Wayne F. Chong, Amudha Aravindhan and Angelique Chan

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13003

    8. Indications and Complications Associated with FiberOptic Bronchoscopy in Very Elderly Adults (pages 1803–1805)

      Takahiro Haga, Mizuki Fukuoka, Mizuo Morita, Kohei Cho and Koichiro Tatsumi

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12996

    9. Social Isolation in Individuals with Chronic Respiratory Failure Undergoing Long-Term Oxygen Therapy (pages 1807–1808)

      Hiroo Wada, Yoko Akiyama, Hirotaka Takeda, Masuo Nakamura and Hajime Takizawa

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13010

    10. Preferred Feeding Methods for Dysphagia Due to End-Stage Dementia in Community-Dwelling Elderly People in Japan (pages 1810–1811)

      Taizo Wada, Hissei Imai, Eriko Fukutomi, Wen-Ling Chen, Kiyohito Okumiya, Yasuko Ishimoto, Yumi Kimura, Ryota Sakamoto, Michiko Fujisawa and Kozo Matsubayashi

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13009

    11. Promoting Advance Care Planning Documentation for Veterans Through an Innovative Electronic Medical Record Template (pages 1811–1813)

      Shunichi Nakagawa, Elizabeth M. Clark, Elizabeth L. Cobbs, Elayne Livote, Kanwal S. Awan, Karen A. Blackstone and Elizabeth C. Lindenberger

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13008

    12. Case Reports

      Prevalence and Clinical Features of Acute Intermittent Porphyria: A Retrospective Analysis (pages 1813–1814)

      Nicola Mumoli, Josè Vitale, Silvia Sabatini, Massimo Cocciolo, Lisa Gambaccini, Lorenzo Masi and Marco Cei

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12991

    13. Like a Pearl: A Rare, White, Common Bile Duct Stone in an Elderly Adult (page 1816)

      Mevlut Hamamci, Fatih Karaahmet, Fuat Ekiz, Osman Yuksel, Ömer Başar and Sahin Coban

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12998

    14. Pruritus in an Elderly Man (pages 1818–1819)

      Ranjita Pallavi, Andrea Popescu-Martinez and Shobhana Chaudhari

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13012

    15. Comments/Responses

    16. China's Empty Nest Elderly Need Better Care (pages 1821–1822)

      Yun-liang Gao, Yong-bao Wei, Yi-dong Shen, Yuan-yuan Tang and Jin-rui Yang

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12997

    17. Five Things to Know About Orthostatic Hypotension and Aging (pages 1822–1823)

      Patricia Mills, Darren Gray and Andrei Krassioukov

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13011

  9. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Aging and Surgery
    6. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    7. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    8. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    9. Letters to the Editor
    10. Notices
    1. Notices (page 1824)

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13128

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