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
  • June 2004
  • Volume 30 · Issue 6
Guest Editorial

Nursing Homes, Not Nursing Hospitals

Brenda Bergman-Evans, PhD, APRN, BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2004;30(6):3

Clinical Outlook

Urinary Tract Infections: Does the Smell Really Tell?

Susan J Midthun, MS, RN; Ruth Paur, MS, MT (ASCP); Glenda Lindseth, PhD, RN, FADA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2004;30(6):4-9


I Could Eat a Dozen Biscuits Just Smothered in Gravy!

Edward E Leech, Jr, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2004;30(6):54-56

The Transition of Elderly Patients Between Hospitals and Nursing Homes: Improving Nurse-to-Nurse Communication

Tara A Cortes, PhD, RN; Sharon Wexler, MA, RN; Joyce J Fitzpatrick, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2004;30(6):10-15

Raising Awareness of FALL RISK Among Chinese Older Adults: USE OF THE HOME FALL HAZARDS ASSESSMENT TOOL

Liming You, RN, MSN; Cecil Deans, PhD, RN; Ke Liu, RN, MSN; Meifen F Zhang, RN, MSN; Jun Zhang, RN, MSN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2004;30(6):35-42

PROMOTING SAFER HOME ENVIRONMENTS for Persons With Alzheimer's Disease: The Home Safety/Injury Model

Ann C Hurley, RN, DNSc, FAAN; Mary Anne Gauthier, RN, EdD; Kathy J Horvath, RN, PhD; Rose Harvey, RN, DNSc; Sally J Smith, RN, MS, CANP; Scott Trudeau, MA, OTL/R; P B Cipolloni, MD; Ann Hendricks, PhD; Mary Duffy, RN, PhD, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2004;30(6):43-51

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