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
  • May 1998
  • Volume 24 · Issue 5

Aggression Management The Pivotal Role of Nursing

Kathteen C Buckwalter

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(5):5-6

Healthy People 2000

Tuberculosis and the Elderly: A Community Health Perspective

Virginia L Gubser, RN, BSN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(5):36-41


Testing the Uniform Needs Assessment Instrument for Hospital Discharge Planning With Older Adults

Bonnie L Westra, RN, PhD; Diane E Holland, RN, MS; Judy Aufenthie, RN; Laura Cullen, RN, MS; Janet Finley, RN, MS; Linda Griebenow, RN, MS; Gale Hess, RN, BSN; Theresa Jacobson, RN, MS; Sue Kennebek, RN; Janyce McHale, RN, MS; Eileen McMyler, RN, BSN; Jill Ohland, RN, MS; Sheila Ryan, RN; Peter Wollan, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(5):42-46

Your Turn

What are your best examples of "restorative care" in the nursing home?

Charlotte L Radu, BSN, RN; Barbara Hassinger Conforti, MSN, CS, CRNP; Linda Kilgore, RN, BSN; Carolyn Daw; Doris M Watson, BS, PT; Sandy Hamilton, BSN, MED; Margo Y Babikian, RN, MS, HCM; Donna J Cogswell, RN, C, CRRN; Cathey Marker, RN; Joan Kramer, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(5):47-53

Book Reviews

Head Over Heels

Joan Kramer, RN, MS, CS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(5):58


Elizabeth B Dowdell, PhD, RN; Laurie N Sherwen, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(5):8-9


Mary Ann Rosswurm, EdD, RN, CS, FAAN; Debra M Lanham, MSN, RNC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(5):14-21

Quality of Life AND AGING

Kathy J Keister, MS, RN; Carol E Blixen, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(5):22-28

Stress, Social Support, and Health in FRONTIER ELDERS

Julie E Johnson, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(5):29-35

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