Research in Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 1940-4921
Online ISSN: 1938-2464
Research in Gerontological Nursing is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed publication offering cutting-edge, interdisciplinary gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians, and policymakers involved with older adults in all health care settings. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Quantitative, qualitative, methodological, and theoretical research articles
• Featured intervention studies
• The annual State of the Science Commentary, authored by national gerontological leaders
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • September/October 2014
  • Volume 7 · Issue 5
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial

Challenges and Strategies for Measuring Biomarkers of Cognitive Change in Older Adults

Kathy Richards, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research Brief

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging as Experienced by Stroke Survivors

Niloufar Niakosari Hadidi, PhD, RN, FAHA,ACNS-BC; Kathryn R. Cullen, MD; Leah M.J. Hall, MA; Ruth Lindquist, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA; Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN; Emily Mathews

Research Brief

Sleep Disturbance, Nocturnal Agitation Behaviors, and Medical Comorbidity in Older Adults With Dementia: Relationship to Reported Caregiver Burden

Suk-Sun Kim, PhD, RN, MSN; Kyeung Mi Oh, PhD, RN; Kathy Richards, PhD, RN, FAAN

Focus on Methods

Using Branching Simulations in Treatment Fidelity Plans

Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Mohammad Rababa, MSN, RN

Empirical Research

Death Anxiety in Hospitalized End-of-Life Patients as Captured from a Structured Electronic Health Record: Differences by Patient and Nurse Characteristics

Muhammad Kamran Lodhi, BS; Umer Iftikhar Cheema, BS; Janet Stifter, MS, RN; Diana J. Wilkie, PhD, RN, FAAN; Gail M. Keenan, PhD, RN, FAAN; Yingwei Yao, PhD; Rashid Ansari, PhD; Ashfaq A. Khokhar, PhD

Empirical Research

Nurses as Boundary-Spanners in Reducing Avoidable Hospitalizations Among Nursing Home Residents

Kathleen Abrahamson, PhD, RN; Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Heather Wood Davila, MPA; Greg Arling, PhD