Research in Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 1940-4921
Online ISSN: 1938-2464

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

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Past Issue
  • January 2012
  • Volume 5 · Issue 1
Table of Contents
Editorial Free

We’ve Come a Long Way, Haven’t We?

Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Guest Editorial Free
Empirical Research

End-of-Life Care for Rural-Dwelling Older Adults and Their Primary Family Caregivers

Lissi Hansen, PhD, RN; Juliana C. Cartwright, PhD, RN; Carol E. Craig, PhD, RN

Empirical Research

Prevalence of Comorbidity and its Association with Traumatic Brain Injury and Outcomes in Older Adults

Hilaire J. Thompson, PhD, RN, CNRN, FAAN; Sureyya Dikmen, PhD; Nancy Temkin, PhD

Empirical Research

Medication Problems Occurring at Hospital Discharge Among Older Adults with Heart Failure

Janice B. Foust, PhD, RN; Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN; M. Brian Bixby, MSN, CRNP; Sarah J. Ratcliffe, PhD

Empirical Research
Empirical Research
Empirical Research

Victim or Initiator?: Certified Nursing Assistants’ Perceptions of Resident Characteristics that Contribute to Resident-to-Resident Violence in Nursing Homes

K. Susan Sifford-Snellgrove, PhD, APN; Cornelia Beck, PhD, RN, FAAN; Angela Green, PhD, RN; Jean C. McSweeney, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Instrument Development

Diffusion of Innovations in Long-Term Care Measurement Battery

Eleanor S. McConnell, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC; Kirsten N. Corazzini, PhD; Deborah Lekan, MSN, RN, C; Donald E. Bailey, PhD, RN; Richard Sloane, MPH; Lawrence R. Landerman, PhD; Mary T. Champagne, PhD, RN, FAAN