Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 63 Issue 2

February 2015

Volume 63, Issue 2

Pages 211–422

  1. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Palliative Care and Geriatrics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Characteristics and Effectiveness of Fall Prevention Programs in Nursing Homes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials (pages 211–221)

      Ellen Vlaeyen, Joke Coussement, Greet Leysens, Elisa Van der Elst, Kim Delbaere, Dirk Cambier, Kris Denhaerynck, Stefan Goemaere, Arlette Wertelaers, Fabienne Dobbels, Eddy Dejaeger, Koen Milisen and on behalf of the Center of Expertise for Fall and Fracture Prevention Flanders

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13254

    2. Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Association with Physical Capacity, Disability, and Self-Rated Health in Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Study Participants (pages 222–232)

      Anda Botoseneanu, Walter T. Ambrosius, Daniel P. Beavers, Nathalie de Rekeneire, Stephen Anton, Timothy Church, Sara C. Folta, Bret H. Goodpaster, Abby C. King, Barbara J. Nicklas, Bonnie Spring, Xuewen Wang, Thomas M. Gill and for the LIFE Study Groups

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13205

    3. Participation of Elderly Adults in Randomized Controlled Trials Addressing Antibiotic Treatment of Pneumonia (pages 233–243)

      Tomer Avni, Shahaf Shiver-Ofer, Leonard Leibovici, Evelina Tacconelli, Giulia DeAngelis, Barry Cookson, Leonardo Pagani and Mical Paul

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13250

    4. Adverse Events in Mobility-Limited and Chronically Ill Elderly Adults Participating in an Exercise Intervention Study Supported by General Practitioner Practices (pages 258–269)

      Timo Hinrichs, Bettina Bücker, Stefan Wilm, Renate Klaaßen-Mielke, Michael Brach, Petra Platen and Anna Moschny

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13253

    5. Eight-Year Parallel Change in Baroreflex Sensitivity and Memory Function in a Sample of Healthy Older Adults (pages 270–275)

      Magali Saint Martin, Frédéric Roche, Catherine Thomas-Anterion, Jean Claude Barthélémy, Emilia Sforza and on behalf of the PROgnostic OF cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events study group

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13252

    6. Unmet Needs of Caregivers of Individuals Referred to a Dementia Care Program (pages 282–289)

      Lee A. Jennings, David B. Reuben, Leslie Chang Evertson, Katherine S. Serrano, Linda Ercoli, Joshua Grill, Joshua Chodosh, Zaldy Tan and Neil S. Wenger

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13251

    7. End-of-Life Decisions in Individuals Dying with Dementia in Belgium (pages 290–296)

      Kenneth Chambaere, Joachim Cohen, Lenzo Robijn, S. Kathleen Bailey and Luc Deliens

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13255

  2. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Palliative Care and Geriatrics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes and Pharmaceutical Marketing (pages 297–301)

      Camilla B. Pimentel, Jennifer L. Donovan, Terry S. Field, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Leslie R. Harrold, Abir O. Kanaan, Celeste A. Lemay, Kathleen M. Mazor, Jennifer Tjia and Becky A. Briesacher

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13180

    2. Rationales that Providers and Family Members Cited for the Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia (pages 302–308)

      Alice F. Bonner, Terry S. Field, Celeste A. Lemay, Kathleen M. Mazor, Daniel A. Andersen, Christina J. Compher, Jennifer Tjia and Jerry H. Gurwitz

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13230

    3. Findings from the National Memory Screening Day Program (pages 309–314)

      Peter J. Bayley, Jennifer Y. Kong, Marta Mendiondo, Laura C. Lazzeroni, Soo Borson, Herman Buschke, Margaret Dean, Howard Fillit, Lori Frank, Frederick A. Schmitt, Susan Peschin, Sanford Finkel, Melissa Austen, Carol Steinberg and John Wesson Ashford

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13234

    4. Functional Performance as a Predictor of Injurious Falls in Older Adults (pages 315–320)

      Rachel E. Ward, Suzanne G. Leveille, Marla K. Beauchamp, Thomas Travison, Neil Alexander, Alan M. Jette and Jonathan F. Bean

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13203

    5. Testing the Initial Efficacy of a Mailed Screening and Brief Feedback Intervention to Reduce At-Risk Drinking in Middle-Aged and Older Adults: The Comorbidity Alcohol Risk Evaluation Study (pages 321–326)

      Alexis N. Kuerbis, Stanley E. Yuan, Jenna Borok, Peter M. LeFevre, Gloria S. Kim, Daryl Lum, Karina D. Ramirez, Diana H. Liao and Alison A. Moore

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13237

  3. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Palliative Care and Geriatrics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Development and Validation of the Geriatric In-Hospital Nursing Care Questionnaire (pages 327–334)

      Anke Persoon, Franka C. Bakker, Hanneke van der Wal-Huisman and Marcel G.M. Olde Rikkert

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13243

  4. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Palliative Care and Geriatrics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. The Portal of Geriatrics Online Education: A 21st-Century Resource for Teaching Geriatrics (pages 335–340)

      Ravishankar Ramaswamy, Rosanne M. Leipzig, Carol L. Howe, Karen Sauvigne, Craig Usiak and Rainier P. Soriano

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13246

  5. Palliative Care and Geriatrics

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Palliative Care and Geriatrics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Impact of Traditional Chinese Medicine on Age Trajectories of Health: Evidence from the Taiwan Longitudinal Study on Aging (pages 351–357)

      Yu-Ching Hsu, Ching-Ju Chiu, Linda A. Wray, Elizabeth A. Beverly and Shuo-Ping Tseng

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13247

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Palliative Care and Geriatrics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. The Team Approach to Home-Based Primary Care: Restructuring Care to Meet Individual, Program, and System Needs (pages 358–364)

      Jennifer M. Reckrey, Theresa A. Soriano, Cameron R. Hernandez, Linda V. DeCherrie, Silvia Chavez, Meng Zhang and Katherine Ornstein

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13196

    2. Reducing Cancer Screening Disparities in Medicare Beneficiaries Through Cancer Patient Navigation (pages 365–370)

      Kathryn L. Braun, William L. Thomas Jr, Jermy-Leigh B. Domingo, Amanda L. Allison, Avette Ponce, P. Haunani Kamakana, Sandra S. Brazzel, N. Emmett Aluli and JoAnn U. Tsark

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13192

  8. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data

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

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

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

      Relationship Between Dental Health and Nutrition Risk Factors in Homebound Older Adults (pages 379–380)

      Olivia M. Burress, Ruth Williams-Hooker, Aiysha Ahmed, Robin Roach, Dianne K. Polly and Michelle Stockton

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13275

    2. Almost Half of Octogenarians and Nonagenarians Admitted Acutely to Internal Medicine Ward Die During Admission or Within 6 Months After Discharge: Time to Redefine Treatment Goals? (pages 380–383)

      Garyfalia S. Perysinaki, Vasiliki Theodorakopoulou, Antonios Bertsias, Eleni Peteinaraki, Nikolaos Tsachakis-Mueck, Maria Giaka, George K. Bertsias, Dimitrios T. Boumpas and Symeon H. Panagiotakis

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13273

    3. Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Nonagenarians: A Multicenter Study (pages 384–386)

      Thibaut Petroni, Azfar Zaman, Jean-Louis Georges, Nadjib Hammoudi, Emmanuel Berman, Amit Segev, Jean-Michel Juliard, Olivier Barthelemy, Johanne Silvain, Rémi Choussat, Claude Le Feuvre and Gérard Helft

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13264

    4. Exercise without Digestive Enzyme Supplementation Worsens Nutritional Status of Frail Older Women (pages 386–388)

      Kazuko Ishikawa-Takata, Masahiro Nagaya, Makoto Nakazawa and Toshiki Ohta

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13263

    5. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Improves Stage 1 and Stage 2 Sleep Nocturia in Individuals with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (pages 388–390)

      Eric Chieh-Lung Chou, Po-Fan Hsieh, Kuo-Liang Chen, Chao-Hsiang Chang, Liang-Wen Hang and Shinn-Jye Liang

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13274

    6. Regular Aspirin Use Does Not Reduce Risk of Cognitive Decline (pages 390–392)

      Brendan J. Kelley, Leslie A. McClure, Frederick W. Unverzagt, Brett Kissela, Dawn Kleindorfer, George Howard and Virginia G. Wadley

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13271

    7. Does Physical Activity Change After Progressive Resistance Exercise in Functionally Limited Older Adults? (pages 392–393)

      Jonathan C. Laussen, Angela Chalé, Cynthia Hau, Roger A. Fielding and Daniel K. White

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13270

    8. Effect of Early Diagnosis and Lifestyle Modification on Depressive Symptoms in Community-Dwelling Elderly Adults with Glucose Intolerance: 5-Year Longitudinal Study (pages 393–395)

      Kiyohito Okumiya, Michiko Fujisawa, Ryota Sakamoto, Taizo Wada, Wen-Ling Chen, Hissei Imai, Yasuko Ishimoto, Yumi Kimura, Eriko Fukutomi, Kwanchit Sasiwongsaroj, Emiko Kato, Mire Tanaka, Mayumi Hirosaki, Yoriko Kasahara, Masahiro Nakatsuka, Mitsuhiro Nose, Masayuki Ishine, Naomune Yamamoto, Kuniaki Otsuka and Kozo Matsubayashi

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13269

    9. Cognitive Decline and Polypharmacy in an Elderly Population (pages 397–399)

      Ximena A. Oyarzun-Gonzalez, Kira C. Taylor, Steven R. Myers, Susan B. Muldoon and Richard N. Baumgartner

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13283

    10. Nizatidine Ameliorates Slow Transit Constipation in Parkinson's Disease (pages 399–401)

      Ryuji Sakakibara, Hirokazu Doi, Mitsutoshi Sato, Shigekazu Hirai, Tohru Masaka, Masahiko Kishi, Yohei Tsuyusaki, Akihiko Tateno, Fuyuki Tateno, Yosuke Aiba, Tsuyoshi Ogata and Yasuo Suzuki

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13279

    11. Ethnic Differences in Rates and Causes of Falls in an Urban Community-Dwelling Older Population in South Africa (pages 403–404)

      Sebastiana Z. Kalula, Monica Ferreira, George H. Swingler and Motasim Badri

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13277

    12. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy and Elderly Adults: Still a Benign Condition? (pages 404–407)

      Iván J. Núñez-Gil, Alessandro Sionis, Mireia Andrés, Manuel Almendro Delia, Ana Martin, Álvaro Lozano, Juan Gabriel Córdoba Soriano, José A. Linares Vicente, Silvia González Sucarrats, Alejandro Sánchez Grande Flecha, Hernán D. Mejía-Rentería, Corina Biagioni, Gisela Feltes, José A. Barrabés and On behalf of the RETAKO investigators

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13276

    13. Low Thyroid Function and Anemia in Old Age: The Leiden 85-Plus Study (pages 407–409)

      Wendy P. J. den Elzen, Anton J. M. de Craen, Simon P. Mooijaart and Jacobijn Gussekloo

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13282

    14. Case Reports

      Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Older Adults: Incidental Finding or Relevant Pathology? (pages 409–411)

      Vennela Boyalla, Paola Putzu, Riet Dierckx, Andrew L. Clark and Pierpaolo Pellicori

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13256

    15. Black Hairy Tongue Treated With Oral Antibiotics: A Case Report (pages 412–413)

      Masamitsu Nakajima, Masafumi Mizooka and Susumu Tazuma

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13260

    16. Primary Hyperparathyroidism in an Older Woman with Multiple Comorbidities: A Case Study (pages 413–414)

      Tanvir A. Bajwa Jr., Ariba Khan, Sanjeeda Jabeen and Michael L. Malone

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13268

    17. Evaluation of Aortic Inflammation Using Computed Tomographic Angiography: Vasculitis, Atherosclerosis, or Both (pages 415–416)

      Sergio Prieto-González, Pedro Arguis, Marco A. Alba, Ana García-Martínez, Georgina Espígol-Frigolé, Josep M. Grau, José Hernández-Rodríguez and Maria C. Cid

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13272

    18. Derailed Dementia: Alzheimer's Disease versus Posterior Cortical Atrophy (pages 418–419)

      Rima H. Jallad, Karen A. McWhorter, Jolene F. Siple and Jennifer S. Chui

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13265

    19. Comments/Responses

    20. Access of Elderly Adults to Potentially Inappropriate Medications in the Brazilian Health System (pages 420–421)

      Márcio Galvão Oliveira, Luiz Carlos Passos, Welma Wildes Amorim, Sabrina Pereira Menezes and Hérica Lima Coqueiro

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13261

  11. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigations
    3. Brief Reports
    4. Brief Methodological Reports
    5. Education and Training
    6. Palliative Care and Geriatrics
    7. Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations
    8. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    9. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    10. Editorial
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Notices
    1. Notices (page 422)

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13374

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