Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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April 2015

Volume 63, Issue 4

Pages 633–842

  1. Clinical Investigation

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Pain Management in Nursing Home Residents with Cancer (pages 633–641)

      Camilla B. Pimentel, Becky A. Briesacher, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Allison B. Rosen, Marc T. Pimentel and Kate L. Lapane

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13345

  2. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  3. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Exploring End-of-Life Care in Veterans Affairs Community Living Centers (pages 644–650)

      Mary Ersek, Joshua Thorpe, Hyejin Kim, Arwin Thomasson and Dawn Smith

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13348

    2. Living Alone with Alzheimer's Disease and the Risk of Adverse Outcomes: Results from the Plan de Soin et d'Aide dans la maladie d'Alzheimer Study (pages 651–658)

      Maria Soto, Sandrine Andrieu, Valérie Gares, Matteo Cesari, Sophie Gillette-Guyonnet, Christelle Cantet, Bruno Vellas and Fati Nourhashémi

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13347

    3. Is There an Association Between Metabolic Syndrome and Cognitive Function in Very Old Adults? The Newcastle 85+ Study (pages 667–675)

      Stephanie L. Harrison, Blossom C. M. Stephan, Mario Siervo, Antoneta Granic, Karen Davies, Keith A. Wesnes, Thomas B. L. Kirkwood, Louise Robinson and Carol Jagger

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13358

    4. Mild Cognitive Impairment Is Associated with Poorer Decision-Making in Community-Based Older Persons (pages 676–683)

      S. Duke Han, Patricia A. Boyle, Bryan D. James, Lei Yu and David A. Bennett

      Article first published online: 6 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13346

    5. Asthma Control and Cognitive Function in a Cohort of Elderly Adults (pages 684–691)

      Maile Ray, Mary Sano, Juan P. Wisnivesky, Michael S. Wolf and Alex D. Federman

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13350

    6. Effect of Hospitalization on Inappropriate Prescribing in Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries (pages 699–707)

      Brian C. Lund, Mary C. Schroeder, Grant Middendorff and John M. Brooks

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13318

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    9. Can Blood Pressure Be Lowered Safely in Older Adults with Lacunar Stroke? The Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes Study Experience (pages 722–729)

      Carole L. White, Jeff M. Szychowski, Pablo E. Pergola, Thalia S. Field, Robert Talbert, Helena Lau, Kalyani Peri, Oscar R. Benavente and for the Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes Study Investigators

      Article first published online: 6 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13349

  4. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  5. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Transmission and Effect of Multiple Clusters of Seasonal Influenza in a Swiss Geriatric Hospital (pages 739–744)

      Leonardo Pagani, Yves Thomas, Benedikt Huttner, Valérie Sauvan, Grigorios Notaridis, Laurent Kaiser, Anne Iten, Didier Pittet and Stephan Harbarth

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13339

    2. Managing Older Adults with Ground-Level Falls Admitted to a Trauma Service: The Effect of Frailty (pages 745–749)

      Bellal Joseph, Viraj Pandit, Mazhar Khalil, Narong Kulvatunyou, Bardiya Zangbar, Randall S. Friese, M. Jane Mohler, Mindy J. Fain and Peter Rhee

      Article first published online: 6 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13338

    3. Colon Cancer Screening in U.S. Adults Aged 65 and Older According to Life Expectancy and Age (pages 750–756)

      Mara A. Schonberg, Erica S. Breslau, Mary Beth Hamel, Keith M. Bellizzi and Ellen P. McCarthy

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13335

  6. Brief Methodological Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Interactive Voice Response Version of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument (pages 770–775)

      Feng-Hang Chang, Nancy K. Latham, Robert H. Friedman and Alan M. Jette

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13337

  7. Geriatric Bioscience

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  8. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
    1. Improving Access to Noninstitutional Long-Term Care for American Indian Veterans (pages 789–796)

      Betty Jo (Josea) Kramer, Beth Creekmur, Sarah Cote and Debra Saliba

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13344

    2. Hospital Elder Life Program in the Real World: The Many Uses of the Hospital Elder Life Program Website (pages 797–803)

      Pei Chen, Sarah Dowal, Eva Schmitt, Daniel Habtemariam, Tammy T. Hshieh, Ryan Victor, Kenneth S. Boockvar and Sharon K. Inouye

      Article first published online: 14 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13343

  10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
  11. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
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  12. Letters to the Editor

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

      Mortality After Admission to Stroke Unit for Intracerebral Hemorrhage: Effect of Age 80 and Older and Multimorbidity (pages 812–813)

      Paola Forti, Fabiola Maioli, Giorgia Arnone, Valeria Nativio, Silvia Zagnoni, Letizia Riva, Chiara Pedone, Gian Luca Pirazzoli, Maura Coveri, Marco Zoli, Giuseppe Di Pasquale and Gaetano Procaccianti

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13368

    2. Body of Water Involved in Older Adult Drowning Deaths in the United States (pages 813–815)

      Wen-Shiann Wu, Tain-Junn Cheng, Tsung-Hsueh Lu and Ichiro Kawachi

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13367

    3. Participation in Active Singing Leads to Cognitive Improvements in Individuals with Dementia (pages 815–816)

      Linda E. Maguire, Patricia B. Wanschura, Margorie M. Battaglia, Stefanie N. Howell and Jane M. Flinn

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13366

    4. Relationship Between Socioeconomic Factors and Cognitive Function in Elderly Caregivers (pages 818–820)

      Moatassem S. Amer, Shereen M. Mossa, Samia A. Abdul-Rahman, Randa A. Mabrook and Valine A. Raafat

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13373

    5. Case Reports

      Bryant Sign in an Elderly Woman (pages 821–823)

      Min-Husan Yen and Cheng-Maw Ho

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13359

    6. Composite Mantle-Cell Lymphoma and Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in a Very Old Adult (pages 824–826)

      Renato Giua, Davide Fontana, Giuseppe Deda, Antonella Bianchi, Carla Rabitti and Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13355

    7. Coexisting Occurrence of Pyogenic Arthritis and Gout: Need for High Index of Suspicion (pages 826–827)

      Yat Fung Shea, Ka Keung Yam, Fei Chan, Paul Aarne Koljonen, Chun Him Henry Fu and Patrick Ka-Chun Chiu

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13372

    8. Comments/Responses

      Pills and Ills: Methodological Problems in Pharmacological Research (pages 829–830)

      Zachary A. Marcum, Jerry H. Gurwitz, Cathleen Colón-Emeric and Joseph T. Hanlon

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13371

    9. Response to Gary Esses and Stacie Deiner (pages 831–832)

      Juleen Rodakowski, Elizabeth R. Skidmore, Charles F. Reynolds III, Mary Amanda Dew, Meryl A. Butters, Margo B. Holm, Oscar L. Lopez and Joan C. Rogers

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13312

    10. Appropriateness of Psychopharmaco-logical Medication (pages 832–834)

      Kate L. Lapane, Jacob N. Hunnicutt and Jennifer Tjia

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13361

    11. Response to Lapane and Colleagues (page 834)

      Yu-Jung Wei and Linda Simoni-Wastila

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13360

    12. Effectiveness and Safety of a High-Dose (20,000 IU) Weekly Vitamin D Protocol in Older Adults in Residential Care (pages 834–835)

      Stacey Tkachuk, Donna Rahmatian, Sarah Burgess, Cristi Froyman, Cait O'Sullivan and Aaron M. Tejani

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13354

    13. Response to Tkachuk and Colleagues (pages 835–837)

      Fabio Feldman, Crystal Moore, Liz da Silva, Gina Gaspard, Larry Gustafson, Sonia Singh, Susan I. Barr, David D. Kitts, Hope A. Weiler and Timothy J. Green

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13363

    14. Physical Frailty As a Clinical Marker of Biological Age and Aging (pages 837–838)

      Edison I. O. Vidal, Vania F. S. Mayoral, Paulo J. F. Villas Boas, Alessandro F. Jacinto and Fernanda B. Fukushima

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13356

    15. Response to Vidal and Colleagues (pages 838–839)

      Jose Viña, Marta Inglés and Consuelo Borrás

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13362

  13. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices
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      Erratum (page 840)

      Article first published online: 11 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13430

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      Hidden in a Headache: Cryptococcal Meningitis in a Septuagenarian

      Vol. 63, Issue 1, 200–201, Article first published online: 17 JAN 2015

  14. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Clinical Investigation
    3. Editorial
    4. Clinical Investigations
    5. Editorial
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Brief Methodological Reports
    8. Geriatric Bioscience
    9. Education and Training
    10. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    11. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    12. Editorial
    13. Letters to the Editor
    14. Erratum
    15. Notices

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