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
  • January/February 2015
  • Volume 8 · Issue 1
Table of Contents

Trading Perfectionism for Pragmatism

Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

State of the Science Commentary

The Use of Health Information Technology to Improve Care and Outcomes for Older Adults

Kathryn H. Bowles, PhD, FAAN, FACMI; Patricia Dykes, PhD, FAAN, FACMI; George Demiris, PhD, FACMI

Thank You to Reviewers

2013–2014 Reviewers

Focus on Methods

Sensor-Based Detection of Gait Speed in Older Adults: An Integrative Review

Blaine Reeder, PhD; Kamin Whitehouse, PhD, MS

Empirical Research

A Portrait of Resilience in Caregiving

Heidi H. Ewen, PhD; Jasleen K. Chahal, MGS; Emily S. Fenster, PhD

Empirical Research

The Meanings Caregivers Ascribe to Dementia-Related Changes in Care Recipients: A Meta-Ethnography

Allison Lindauer, PhD, APRN; Theresa A. Harvath, PhD, RN, FAAN

Instrument Development

Preliminary Investigation of the Psychometric Properties of the Korean Version of the Brief Cognitive Assessment Tool—Short Form for Korean American Nursing Home Residents

William E. Mansbach, PhD; Ryan A. Mace, BS; Kristen M. Clark, BS