Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 63 Issue 5

May 2015

Volume 63, Issue 5

Pages 843–1058

  1. Special Article

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
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  2. Clinical Investigations

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
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    2. Decline in Activities of Daily Living After a Visit to a Canadian Emergency Department for Minor Injuries in Independent Older Adults: Are Frail Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment at Greater Risk? (pages 860–868)

      Véronique Provencher, Marie-Josée Sirois, Marie-Christine Ouellet, Stéphanie Camden, Xavier Neveu, Nadine Allain-Boulé, Marcel Emond and on behalf of the Canadian Emergency Team Initiative on Mobility in Aging

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13389

    3. Risk of Pneumonia in New Users of Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Dementia (pages 869–876)

      Edward Chia-Cheng Lai, Monera B. Wong, Isao Iwata, Yinghong Zhang, Cheng-Yang Hsieh, Yea-Huei Kao Yang and Soko Setoguchi

      Article first published online: 27 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13380

    4. Association Between Healthy Diet and Exercise and Greater Muscle Mass in Older Adults (pages 886–892)

      Jinhee Kim, Yunhwan Lee, Seunghee Kye, Yoon-Sok Chung and Kwang-Min Kim

      Article first published online: 27 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13386

    5. Changes in Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I and Its Binding Proteins Are Associated with Diabetes Mellitus in Older Adults (pages 902–909)

      Chino S. Aneke-Nash, Christina M. Parrinello, Swapnil N. Rajpathak, Thomas E. Rohan, Elsa S. Strotmeyer, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Bruce M. Psaty, Petra Bůžková, Jorge R. Kizer, Anne B. Newman, Howard D. Strickler and Robert C. Kaplan

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13390

    6. Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Mortality in Older Women: The Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (pages 910–917)

      Kathryn L. Pedula, Anne L. Coleman, Fei Yu, Jane A. Cauley, Kristine E. Ensrud, Marc C. Hochberg, Howard A. Fink, Teresa A. Hillier and forthe Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13405

    7. Smoking, Central Adiposity, and Poor Glycemic Control Increase Risk of Hearing Impairment (pages 918–924)

      Karen J. Cruickshanks, David M. Nondahl, Dayna S. Dalton, Mary E. Fischer, Barbara E. K. Klein, Ronald Klein, F. Javier Nieto, Carla R. Schubert and Ted S. Tweed

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13401

    8. Changing Trends in, and Characteristics Associated with, Not Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization in Elderly Adults Hospitalized with ST-Segment Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction (pages 925–931)

      Mayra Tisminetzky, Nathaniel Erskine, Han-Yang Chen, Joel Gore, Jerry Gurwitz, Jorge Yarzebski, Samuel Joffe, Peter Shaw and Robert Goldberg

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13399

    9. Low Levels of a Urinary Biomarker of Dietary Polyphenol Are Associated with Substantial Cognitive Decline over a 3-Year Period in Older Adults: The Invecchiare in Chianti Study (pages 938–946)

      Montserrat Rabassa, Antonio Cherubini, Raul Zamora-Ros, Mireia Urpi-Sarda, Stefania Bandinelli, Luigi Ferrucci and Cristina Andres-Lacueva

      Article first published online: 27 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13379

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
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      Urinary, Fecal, and Dual Incontinence in Older U.S. Adults (pages 947–953)

      Jennifer M. Wu, Catherine A. Matthews, Camille P. Vaughan and Alayne D. Markland

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13385

    2. Nature and Extent of External-Cause Deaths of Nursing Home Residents in Victoria, Australia (pages 954–962)

      Joseph E. Ibrahim, Briony J. Murphy, Lyndal Bugeja and David Ranson

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13377

    3. Home-Based Primary Care Practices in the United States: Current State and Quality Improvement Approaches (pages 963–969)

      Bruce Leff, Christine M. Weston, Sarah Garrigues, Kanan Patel, Christine Ritchie and for the National Home-Based Primary Care and Palliative Care Network

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13382

    4. Stability of Postoperative Delirium Psychomotor Subtypes in Individuals with Hip Fracture (pages 970–976)

      Jennifer S. Albrecht, Edward R. Marcantonio, Darren M. Roffey, Denise Orwig, Jay Magaziner, Michael Terrin, Jeffrey L. Carson, Erik Barr, Jessica P. Brown, Emma G. Gentry, Ann L. Gruber-Baldini and for the Functional Outcomes in Cardiovascular Patients Undergoing Surgical Hip Fracture Repair Cognitive Ancillary Study Investigators

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13334

    5. Neuropsychological Profiles of an Elderly Cohort Undergoing Elective Surgery and the Relationship Between Cognitive Performance and Delirium (pages 977–982)

      Tamara G. Fong, Tammy T. Hshieh, Bonnie Wong, Doug Tommet, Richard N. Jones, Eva M. Schmitt, Margaret R. Puelle, Jane S. Saczynski, Edward R. Marcantonio and Sharon K. Inouye

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13383

    6. Validity of the Mini-Mental State Examination and the Montreal Cognitive Assessment in the Prediction of Driving Test Outcome (pages 988–992)

      Ann M. Hollis, Haley Duncanson, Lissa R. Kapust, Patricia M. Xi and Margaret G. O'Connor

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13384

  4. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
  5. Education and Training

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
  6. Drugs and Pharmacology

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
  7. Aging and Surgery

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
    1. A Retrospective Comparison of Older and Younger Adults Undergoing Early Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Mild to Moderate Calculous Cholecystitis (pages 1010–1016)

      David Fuks, Pierre Duhaut, Francois Mauvais, Marc Pocard, Vincent Haccart, Jean-Christophe Paquet, Bertrand Millat, Simon Msika, Igor Sielezneff, Michel Scotté, Denis Chatelain and Jean Marc Regimbeau

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13330

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

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
    1. Cost-Effectiveness of a Barcelona Home Care Program for Individuals with Multimorbidity (pages 1017–1024)

      Anna Vilà, Eulàlia Villegas, Jordi Cruanyes, Rosa Delgado, Rosa-Ana Sabaté, Josep Ortega, Cristina Araguás, Carlos Humet and on behalf of the Program for the Care of Patients with Multimorbidity

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13396

  9. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
    1. Enhancing the Quality of Prescribing Practices for Older Veterans Discharged from the Emergency Department (EQUiPPED): Preliminary Results from Enhancing Quality of Prescribing Practices for Older Veterans Discharged from the Emergency Department, a Novel Multicomponent Interdisciplinary Quality Improvement Initiative (pages 1025–1029)

      Melissa B. Stevens, Susan Nicole Hastings, James Powers, Ann E. Vandenberg, Katharina V. Echt, William E. Bryan III, Kiffany Peggs, Alayne D. Markland, Ula Hwang, William W. Hung, Anita J. Schmidt, Gerald McGwin, Edidiong Ikpe-Ekpo, Carolyn Clevenger, Theodore M. Johnson II and Camille P. Vaughan

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13404

  10. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
    1. Research

      An Early Risk Index: The Original Frailty Measure? (pages 1030–1031)

      Philip D. St. John and Patrick R. Montgomery

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13417

    2. Community-Based Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment of Short- and Long-Term Predictors of Cognitive Decline in Elderly Adults (pages 1031–1033)

      Tomoko Kikuchi, Kiyotaka Okajima, Germaine Cornelissen, Junko Sasaki, Sachiko Oinuma, Gaku Yamanaka, Kiyohito Okumiya, Kozo Matsubayashi, Takashi Yamanaka and Kuniaki Otsuka

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13426

    3. An Independent Association Between Urinary Incontinence and Falls in Chronic Benzodiazepine Users (pages 1035–1037)

      Geneviève Courteau Godmaire, Sébastien Grenier and Cara Tannenbaum

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13424

    4. Case Reports

      Lumbar Pain As Unusual Presentation of Bone Marrow Metastatic Replacement by Colon Carcinoma (pages 1037–1038)

      Cecilia Soavi, Claudia Parisi, Ruana Tiseo, Elisa Misurati, Alfredo De Giorgi, Christian Molino, Fabio Fabbian and Roberto Manfredini

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13423

    5. Late-Onset Sarcoidosis in a 77-Year-Old Man (pages 1039–1041)

      Aline Ramanantsoa, Mamy Ramanantsoa, Elodie Bertrand, Dominique Valeyre, Christian Spiekermann, Henri Patouraux and Patrick Manckoundia

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13400

    6. Comments/Responses

      High-Calorie Supplements for Treatment of Anorexia or Cachexia in Older Adults (pages 1041–1042)

      Ana Cristina Canêdo, Virgilio Garcia Moreira, Joice Marina Moraes Brasil, Maria Angélica dos Santos Sanchez and Roberto Alves Lourenço

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13412

    7. Continuous Sedation and Death (page 1042)

      Thomas E. Finucane

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13403

    8. Response to Finucane (pages 1042–1043)

      Sam Rys and Johan Bilsen

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13408

    9. Response to Lavan and Colleagues (pages 1044–1045)

      Dvora Frankenthal, Yehuda Lerman, Yaffa Lerman and Edward Kalendaryev

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13407

    10. Real-World Evidence Supports Optimally Dosed Thiazide-Type Diuretics As Preferred in Treatment Regimens of Older Adults with Hypertension (pages 1045–1047)

      Paula T. Einhorn, Paul K. Whelton, Barry R. Davis, Jackson T. Wright Jr, William C. Cushman and Susan J. Zieman

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13415

    11. Response to Einhorn and Colleagues (pages 1047–1048)

      Anil N. Makam and Michael A. Steinman

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13421

    12. Response to Richard Schreiber: Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism in Frail Older Adults Out of the Hospital (pages 1049–1050)

      Henrike J. Schouten, Geert-Jan Geersing, Ruud Oudega, Johannes J. M. van Delden, Karel G. M. Moons and Huiberdina L. Koek

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13419

    13. Bioimpedance Analysis and Frailty (page 1050)

      Vildan Binay Safer and Duygu Geler Kulcu

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13414

    14. Response to Safer and Kulcu (page 1051)

      Hee-Won Jung and Kwang-il Kim

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13420

    15. Effect of the Overlap Syndrome of Depressive Symptoms and Delirium on Outcomes in Elderly Adults with Hip Fracture: A Comment (pages 1051–1053)

      Lucio Carnevali, Giuseppe Bellelli, Paolo Mazzola, Gabriele Aletti, Maurizio Corsi and Giorgio Annoni

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13410

    16. Response to Carnevali and Colleagues (pages 1053–1054)

      Kristina S. Radinovic, Ljiljana Markovic-Denic and Emilija Dubljanin-Raspopovic

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13413

    17. Confusion Regarding Anticholinergic Burden Measurement (page 1054)

      Unax Lertxundi, Saioa Domingo-Echaburu, Rafael Hernández, Javier Peral-Aguirregoitia and Juan Medrano

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13411

    18. Response to Lertxundi and Colleagues (pages 1054–1055)

      Lisa M. Kalisch Ellett, Nicole L. Pratt, Emmae N. Ramsay, John D. Barratt and Elizabeth E. Roughead

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13418

  11. Errata

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
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      Erratum (page 1056)

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13472

      This article corrects:

      The Alcohol-Related Problems Survey: Identifying Hazardous and Harmful Drinking in Older Primary Care Patients

      Vol. 50, Issue 10, 1717–1722, Article first published online: 17 OCT 2002

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  12. Notices

    1. Top of page
    2. Special Article
    3. Clinical Investigations
    4. Brief Reports
    5. Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics
    6. Education and Training
    7. Drugs and Pharmacology
    8. Aging and Surgery
    9. Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination
    10. Innovative Geriatric Practice Models: Preliminary Data
    11. Letters to the Editor
    12. Errata
    13. Notices
    1. Notices (page 1058)

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13539

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