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

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • September 2017
  • Volume 43 · Issue 9
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

When It Comes to Older Adults, Language Matters

Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Nancy E. Lundebjerg, MPA

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Feasibility of Providing Safe Mouth Care and Collecting Oral and Fecal Microbiome Samples from Nursing Home Residents with Dysphagia: Proof of Concept Study

Rita A. Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FGSA; Vicki Winstead, PhD; Andres Azuero, PhD; Travis Ptacek, PhD; Corteza Jones-Townsend, MA; Elizabeth Byrd, RN, MS; Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS; Casey Morrow, PhD

Research Brief

Voicing Ageism in Nursing Home Dementia Care

Kristine Williams, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Clarissa Shaw, BSN, RN; Alexandria Lee; Sohyun Kim, MSN, RN; Emma Dinneen; Margaret Turk; Ying-Ling Jao, PhD, RN; Wen Liu, PhD, RN

Feature Article

Factors Associated With Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Rural, Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Marcia Y. Shade, PhD, MSN, RN; Ann M. Berger, PhD, APRN, AOCNS, FAAN; Claudia Chaperon, PhD, APRN, GNP-BC; Gleb Haynatzki, PhD, DSc; Linda Sobeski, PharmD; Bernice Yates, PhD, RN

Feature Article

Suicide Ideation in Older Adults Recovering from Acute Conditions in a Clinical Recovery Facility

Rui C. Campos, PhD; Sara Santos, PhD; Margarida Piteira, MA; Marta Abreu, MA; Sofia Tavares, PhD

Feature Article

Physical Activity, Functional Ability, and Obesity in Older Adults: A Gender Difference

Kimberlee A. Gretebeck, PhD, RN; LeAnn M. Sabatini, MSN, GNP-BC; David R. Black, PhD, MPH; Randall J. Gretebeck, PhD, RD

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