Journal of Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 0098-9134
Online ISSN: 1938-243X

Geriatric nursing’s most trusted clinical journal for over 40 years

The Journal of Gerontological Nursing is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal publishing clinically relevant original articles on the practice of gerontological nursing across the continuum of care in a variety of health care settings, for more than 40 years. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as::

• Sections including “Geropharmacology,” “Clinical Concepts,” “Diagnosis: Dementia,” and “Technology Innovations”
• Evidence-based practice guidelines published three times per year
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance
• Continuing Nursing Education credits available each month

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • February 2016
  • Volume 42 · Issue 2
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Comorbidities Matter: A Call to Improve Care for Hospitalized Patients with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease

Mary C. DiBartolo, PhD, RN-BC, CNE

Product News Free

Product News

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Person-Centered Care

Health Care Preferences Among Nursing Home Residents: Perceived Barriers and Situational Dependencies to Person-Centered Care

Lauren R. Bangerter, MA; Katherine Abbott, PhD; Allison R. Heid, PhD; Rachel E. Klumpp, BS; Kimberly Van Haitsma, PhD

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline

Changing the Practice of Physical Restraint Use in Acute Care

Helen W. Lach, PhD, RN, CNL, FAAN; Kathy M. Leach, PhD, RN; Howard K. Butcher, RN, PhD

CNE Article

Effects of Meridian Acupressure in Joktaeyang Bangkwang Kyeong on the Physical Health State, Depression, and Life Satisfaction of Korean Older Adult Women Living Alone

Sohyune R. Sok, PhD, RN

CNE Quiz Free

CNE Quiz

Feature Article

Effects of Staffing and Regional Location on Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates in Nursing Home Residents

Erin L. Miller, MA; Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN; Richard W. Madsen, PhD

Feature Article

Effects of a Behavioral and Exercise Program on Depression and Quality of Life in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Controlled, Quasi-Experimental Study

Azilyana Azizan, BPT; Maria Justine, PhD

Endnotes Free

Flaming Mame

Nina Flanagan, PhD, GNP-BC, PMHCS-BC