Research in Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 1940-4921
Online ISSN: 1938-2464

The premier journal for geriatric nurse researchers

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
  • November/December 2015
  • Volume 8 · Issue 6
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

A Personal Reflection on Measurement from Three Decades Away

Rita A. Jablonski-Jaudon, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Focus on Methods

Challenges in Recruiting Aging Women Holocaust Survivors to a Case Control Study of Breast Cancer

Neomi Vin-Raviv, PhD, MPH; Rachel Dekel, PhD; Micha Barchana, MD, MPH; Shai Linn, MD, DrPH; Lital Keinan-Boker, PhD, MD, MPH

Empirical Research

Medication Use Among Ethnically Diverse Older Adults in the United States

Lenny Chiang-Hanisko, PhD, RN; Christine L. Williams, DNSc, RN, PMHCNS-BC; David Newman, PhD, MA, MS; Ruth M. Tappen, EdD, RN, FAAN

Empirical Research

“We Have to Work Within the System!”: Staff Perceptions of Organizational Barriers to Decision Making for Older Adults With Dementia in Australian Aged Care Facilities

Laura Tarzia, PhD, PGradDipArts (Socio), BCA; Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh, PhD, RN, DipApplSci (Nursing) Renal Cert, MA; Michael Bauer, PhD, RN, ND, DipEd, MGeront; Elizabeth Beattie, PhD, RN, FGSA; Rhonda Nay, PhD, RN, MLitt

Instrument Development

Diagnostic Accuracy of the Cognitive State Test in the Detection of Dementia Among Iranian Older Adults

Mohammad-Sajjad Lotfi, MS; Zahra Tagharrobi, MSN; Khadijeh Sharifi, PhD; Javad Abolhasani, MD


U.S.A.B.I.L.I.T.Y. Framework for Older Adults

Meriam Caboral-Stevens, PhD, RN, NP-C; Martha V. Whetsell, PhD, APRN; Lorraine S. Evangelista, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN; Brigitte Cypress, EdD, RN; Donna Nickitas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, FNAP, FAAN