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 2002
  • Volume 28 · Issue 5
Guest Editorial

And the Lion Whined, "If Only I Had Courage!"

Shirley S Travis, PhD, RN, CS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):3


Nursing Assessment of Ill Nursing Home Residents

Cathy R Barry, RN, MSN; Kathy Brown, RN, BSN; Debbie Esker, RN, GNP; Mary Dee Denning, RN, MSN; Robin L Kruse, PhD; Ellen F Binder, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):4-7

Global Aging

The Complexities of Documenting Clinical Information in Long-term Care Settings in Australia

Dianne Pelletier, RN, BScN, DipEd(Nsg), MsciSoc; Christine Duffield, RN, BScN, DipNsgEd, MHP, PhD; Dale Gietzelt, BA, PhD; Patricia Larkin, RN, RM, MN; Helen Franks, RN, Post Grad Dip(HV), MSc

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):8-9

Media Reviews

Assessing Older Persons

Helen Jackson-Ruiz, RN, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):56


Darkness Visible

Rita C Bergevin, MA, RN, BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):0_3

PATTERNS AND TREATMENTS OF Urinary Incontinence on Special Care Units

Janet K Pringle Specht, PhD, RN; Stacie Salsbury Lyons, MSN, RN; Meridean L Maas, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):13-21

ELDERLY WOMEN'S Explanation of Depression

Doris Noel Ugarriza, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):22-29

Coping Styles of OLDER ADULTS with Ostomies

Sheila Normand Reynaud, RN-C, MSN; Bonnie Juve Meeker, DNS, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):30-36

WOMEN'S HEALTH BELIEFS ABOUT Breast Cancer and Health Locus of Control

Mary Tittle, PhD, RN; Meredith Chiarelli, MS, ARNP; Karen McGough, MS, ARNP; Sandie Jones McGee, MS, ARNP; Susan McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):37-45


Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2002;28(5):45

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