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
2018 Impact Factor 0.964

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

The articles prior to January 2010 are part of the back file collection and are not available with a current paid subscription. To access the article, you may purchase it or purchase the complete back file collection here

Past Issue
  • October 2008
  • Volume 1 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

DNRescue Me When It Is My Time to Die

Eileen J. Porter, PhD, RN, FGSA

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2008;1(4):230-231



Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2008;1(4):231

Methodological Corner

Tailoring Protocols to Successfully Recruit and Retain Older Adults in a Longitudinal Study of Sleep and Cognition

Barbara Waag Carlson, PhD, RN; John R. Carlson, MS; Virginia J. Neelon, PhD, RN; Marilyn Hartman, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2008;1(4):232-237

Featured Pilot Study
Original Research: Prospective Case-Control Study

Depression and Risk for Adverse Falls in Older Home Health Care Patients

Amy L. Byers, PhD, MPH; Thomas Sheeran, PhD, ME; Amy E. Mlodzianowski, LMSW; Barnett S. Meyers, MD; Pamella Nassisi, BSN, RN; Martha L. Bruce, PhD, MPH

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2008;1(4):245-251

Original Research: Experimental

Cue Conditions and Wayfinding in Older and Younger Women

Rebecca L. Davis, PhD, RN; Barbara A. Therrien, PhD, RN, FAAN; Brady T. West, MA

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2008;1(4):252-263

Survey Research
Instrument Development

The Spanish Version of the Mutuality Scale: Evidence for the Cultural Equivalence of Mutuality in Mexican American Families

Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN; Socorro Escandón, PhD, RN; Barbara J. Stewart, PhD; Patricia G. Archbold, DNSc, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2008;1(4):285-294

Literature Review

Review of Exemplar Programs for Adults with Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease

Sandra C. Burgener, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN; Linda Buettner, PhD, CTRS, FGSA; Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN; Elizabeth Beattie, PhD, RN, FGSA; Ann L. Bossen, MSN, RN; Donna Fick, PhD, APRN-BC, FGSA; Suzanne Fitzsimmons, MS, APRN-BC; Ann Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Nancy E. Richeson, PhD, CTRS; Karen M. Rose, PhD, RN; Andrea Schreiner, PhD; Janet K. Pringle Specht, PhD, RN, FAAN; Marianne Smith, PhD, APRN, BC; Ingelin Testad, MS, RN; Fang Yu, PhD, MSN, RN; Marcena Gabrielson, MSN, RN; Sharon McKenzie, PhD, CTRS

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2008;1(4):295-304

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