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Canadian Geriatrics Journal: Vol 16, No 3 (2013)

29 Nov 2013 12:28 PM | Deleted user

The December edition of the Canadian Geriatrics Journal has just been published. Please see the link at We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit our web site to review articles and items of interest. Please also consider the Canadian Geriatrics Journal, now indexed at Pubmed, when contemplating manuscript submissions.

Mark Rapoport, MD, FRCPC

Canadian Geriatrics Journal
Vol 16, No 4 (2013)
Table of Contents

Abstracts from the Canadian Consensus Conference on Dementia (146) Ken Madden

Original Research
The Value of Admission Clinical Data for Diagnosing Heart Failure in Long-term Care (147-155) George A. Heckman, Andrea D. Foebel, Joel A. Dubin,  Jennifer Ng, Irene D. Turpie, Patricia Hussack, Robert S. McKelvie

The Role of Support Services in Promoting Social Inclusion for the Disadvantaged Urban-dwelling Elderly (156-179) Vicky P.K.H. Nguyen,    Feroz Sarkari,  Kate MacNeil,   Laura Cowan,    Joyce Rankin

Responsiveness of the QUALID to Improved Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease (180-185) Hadas Benhabib, Krista L. Lanctôt, Goran M. Eryavec,  Abby Li, Nathan Herrmann

Hypovitaminosis D in Delirium: a Retrospective Cross-sectional Study (186-191) Jennifer Ford,  Ana Hategan, James A. Bourgeois, Daniel K. Tisi, Glen L. Xiong

Geriatric Medicine Leadership of Health Care Transformation: To Be or Not To Be? (192-195) George A. Heckman, Frank J. Molnar, Linda Lee

Oral Presentations from the 7th Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD) held in Vancouver, October 2013 (196-199) Various Authors

Poster Presentations from the 7th Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD) held in Vancouver, October 2013 (200-228)

The latest issue of the Canadian Geriatrics Journal is now available online. This issue begins with an editorial by Ken Madden entitled, What is the best way to care for frail older adults?  Also featured in this issue are:

  • Original Research on Acceptance of Disability and the Risk of Frailty; Improving the Quality of Care for Older Adults Using Evidence-Informed Clinical Care Pathways; and Medical Problems Referred to a Care for the Elderly Physician: Insight for Future Geriatrics CME.

  • Systematic Reviews/Meta-analysis on Systematic review of evidence for Trails B cut-off scores in assessing fitness-to-drive

  • Book Review on Chronic Medical Disease and Cognitive Aging: Toward a Healthy Body and Brain

  • Corrigendum: The Practice of Geriatrics: Specialized Geriatric Programs and Home Visits

Canadian Geriatrics Journal: Vol 16, No 3 (2013)

The Canadian Geriatrics Journal is a peer-reviewed research journal. CAGP members are invited to submit articles to the journal by emailing editor Ken Maddan at

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