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
2019 Impact Factor 0.930

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Past Issue
  • January 2011
  • Volume 4 · Issue 1
Guest Editorial

Claiming Cancer Research in Gerontological Nursing

Sarah H. Kagan, PhD, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(1):2-2

Research Brief

Cervical Cancer Screening and Older Mexican American Women: A Case Study

Bertha “Penny” Flores, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC; Deborah L. Volker, PhD, RN, AOCN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(1):3-8

Original Research: Qualitative

Older African American Women’s Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behaviors About Breast Cancer

Jean E. Swinney, PhD, RN; May T. Dobal, PhD, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(1):9-18

Original Research: Cross-Sectional, Descriptive

Age-Related Differences in the Quality of Life of Chinese Women Undergoing Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer

Winnie Kwok-wei So, PhD, MHA, BN, RN; Kai-chow Choi, PhD, BSc; Carman Wing-han Chan, PhD, MPhil, BSN, RN; Sek-ying Chair, PhD, MBA, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(1):19-26

Original Article: Interpretive Case Analysis

Fit and Misfit: Applying Decision Theory to an Older Adult’s Experience of Deciding About Cancer Therapy

Margaret H. Crighton, PhD, RN; Jennifer H. Lingler, PhD, CRNP; Mary Beth Happ, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(1):27-35

Secondary Analysis: Combining Datasets

Combining Extant Datasets with Differing Outcome Measures Across Studies of Older Adults After Cancer Surgery

Janet H. Van Cleave, PhD, RN; Brian L. Egleston, PhD; Meg Bourbonniere, PhD, RN; Ruth McCorkle, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(1):36-46

Methodological Corner

Responding to Poor-Quality Care During Research in Nursing Homes

Melanie R. Krause, MS, RN; Janice L. Palmer, PhD, RN; Barbara J. Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN; Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(1):47-52

Original Research: Qualitative, Story Inquiry

Approaches to Resolve Health Challenges in a Population of Older Adults Undergoing Hemodialysis

Debra J. Hain, DNS, GNP-BC; LisaMarie Wands, MS, RN; Patricia Liehr, PhD, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(1):53-62

Original Research: Randomized, Experimental

A Combined, Multimodal Intervention for Individuals with Dementia: Effects on Family Caregiver Outcomes

Sandy C. Burgener, PhD, GNP-BC, FAAN; Sara Marsh-Yant, MSW; Katie Kosanda Nega, APN, GNP-BC

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2011;4(1):64-75

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