Journal of Gerontological Nursing


Journal of Gerontological Nursing

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,” “Person-Centered Care,” “Public Policy,” 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

Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.016

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • March 1991
  • Volume 17 · Issue 3

Clinical Outlook: Delivering Practical Knowledge

Barbara K Haight, RNC, DrPH

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):3


Whole Disease Care Planning: Fitting the Program to the Client with Alzheimer's Disease

Geri Richards Hall, MA, RN, CS; Kathleen C Buckwalter, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):38-41

Safety or Autonomy An Ethical Issue for Clinical Gerontological Nurses

Mildred O Hogstel, PhD, RN, C; Alice L Gaul, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):6-9

Establishing Incidence and Administrative Protocols for Do Not Resuscitate Orders

Alice Enderlin, MSN; Mary J Wilhite, EdD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):12-16

Agitation in the Demented Patient A Framework for Management

Janice M Roper, PhD, RN; Jill Shapira, RN, MN, ANP; Betty L Chang, RN, DNSc, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):17-21

Caring for the Cognitively Impaired: Reconceptualizing Disability and Rehabilitation

Patricia Heacock, RN, PhD; Chris Walton, RN, MNSc; Cornelia Beck, RN, PhD; Susan Mercer, DSW

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):22-26

The Effect of Institutionalization on Nursing Home Populations

Connie Higgins Vogel, PhD, ARNP; Joyce Mercier, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):30-34


Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):35-37


Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):44-46


Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1991;17(3):48

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