Research in Gerontological Nursing


Research in Gerontological Nursing

The premier journal for geriatric nurse researchers

Research in Gerontological Nursing is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed publication offering cutting-edge, interdisciplinary gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians, and policymakers involved with older adults in all health care settings. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Quantitative, qualitative, methodological, and theoretical research articles
• Featured intervention studies
• The annual State of the Science Commentary, authored by national gerontological leaders
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance

Journal Impact Factor
2016 Impact Factor 0.717

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Current Issue
  • March/April 2018
  • Volume 11 · Issue 2

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Reporting Quantitative Analyses and Results

Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Research in Gerontological Nursing2018;11(2):59-60

Empirical Research

Falls and Social Isolation of Older Adults in the National Health and Aging Trends Study

Janet S. Pohl, PhD, RN; Barbara B. Cochrane, PhD, RN, FAAN; Karen G. Schepp, PhD, RN, FAAN; Nancy F. Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing2018;11(2):61-70

Supporting Transitions in Care for Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity

Christina R. Whitehouse, PhD, CRNP, CDE; Nancy C. Sharts-Hopko, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, CNE; Suzanne C. Smeltzer, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN; David A. Horowitz, MD

Research in Gerontological Nursing2018;11(2):71-81

Translational Research/Implementation Science
Supplemental Data

In Vitro Screening of the Antibacterial and Anti-Candida Properties of Crushed Nonantimicrobial Drugs Frequently Prescribed in Nursing Homes

Julie Lamure, DDS, PhD; Marlène Chevalier, PhD; Pascal Rathelot, PharmD, PhD; Françoise Mignolet, RN; Isabelle Precheur, DDS, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing2018;11(2):82-90

Instrument Development
Supplemental Data Open Access

Development of a Self-Report Checklist to Assess Dementia Care by Nurses in Hospital Settings

Chikako Ikegami, MSN, RN, PHN; Katsumasa Ota, PhD, RN, PHN

Research in Gerontological Nursing2018;11(2):91-102

State of the Science
Supplemental Data

Measurement of Nursing Home Culture Change: Systematic Review

Diana L. Sturdevant, PhD, GCNS-BC, APRN; Christine A. Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing2018;11(2):103-112

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