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
  • November 1999
  • Volume 25 · Issue 11
Guest Editorial

A Perfect Death

Hilke D Faber, MN, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):6


Doris Schwartz: An Exemplar of Personal, Social, and Creative Courage

Cornelia K Beck, RN, PhD, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):7-9

Clinical Outlook

Deceiving Appearances: Communicating With Facially Inexpressive Older Adults

Dena J Schulman-Green, MEd, MA, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):40-43


Use of the Iowa Self-Assessment Inventory With Older Hospitalized Patients

Cecilia Hegamin-Younger, PhD; Mary Lynn Scotton Piven, PhD(c), RN; Kathleen C Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN; Elizabeth Schacht, RN, MA; Colleen S Brems, RN, MN; Elizabeth Hradek, RN, MA; Patricia Keen, RN, MA; Woodrow Morris, PhD; Joan E Crowe, RNC, BA, BSN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):44-49

Media Reviews

Healing and the Grief Process

Virginia Burggraf, RN, C, DNS; Richard J Barry, MDiv, MLS, AHIP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):50

Falls in Older Persons: Prevention and Management (2nd ed.)

Helen L Halstead, RN, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):50

The Lived Experience of BEING AT HOME

Rita M Hammer, PhD, RN, CS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):10-18

FAMILY PERSPECTIVES on Dying in Long-Term Care Settings

Sarah A Wilson, PhD, RN; Barbara J Daley, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):19-25

Individualized Interventions to Prevent Bed-Related Falls and Reduce Siderail Use

Elizabeth Capezuti, PHD, RN; Karen A Talerico, PhD, RN, CS; Ina Cochran, MSN, RN, CS; Honore Becker, BSN, RN; Neville Strumpf, PhD, RN, FAAN; Lois Evans, DNSc, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):26-34

OBSERVED BEHAVIORS of Patients With Probable Alzheimer's Disease Who Are Hospitalized for Diagnostic Tests

Nancy Day, RN, BA; Kathleen Musallam, RN, MSN; Mary Wells, RN, MA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):35-39

Endnotes: Agnes

Rita Bergevin, MA, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1999;25(11):54

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