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

Past Issue
  • January 2013
  • Volume 6 · Issue 1

Why Become a Gerontological Nurse Researcher?

Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2013;6(1):3-4

State of the Science Commentary

Advances in Nonpharmacological Interventions, 2011–2012

Ann M. Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP; Cornelia Beck, PhD, RN, FAAN; Patricia A. Grady, PhD, RN, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2013;6(1):5-8

Thank You to Reviewers

2011–2012 Reviewers

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2013;6(1):10

Featured Intervention Study
Focus on Methods

Recruiting Hospitalized Mexican American Elder Adults and Caregivers: Challenges and Strategies

Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN, FNGNA, FAAN; Maricruz R. Ruiz, MS; Oscar H. Torres-Urquidy, PhD; Alice Pasvogel, PhD, RN; Joseph T. Hepworth, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2013;6(1):22-28

Research Brief

Variations in Patterns of Care Activities for Nursing Home Residents with Heart Failure

Jill R. Quinn, PhD, RN, CS-ANP, FNAP, FAANP, FAHA; Irena Pesis-Katz, PhD; Dana B. Mukamel, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2013;6(1):29-35

Empirical Research

Incidents When Older Homebound Women Tried to Reach Help Quickly

Eileen J. Porter, PhD, RN, FGSA; Melinda Stafford Markham, PhD, CFLE; Lawrence H. Ganong, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2013;6(1):36-46

Pain and Persistent Pain in Nursing Home Residents in Norway

Bjørg T. Landmark, RN, MPH, MScPH; Siv Venke Gran, RN,; Hesook Suzie Kim, PhD, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2013;6(1):47-56

A Qualitative Analysis of Life Course Adjustment to Multiple Morbidity and Disability

Tracie Harrison, PhD, RN; Jessica Taylor, BSN, RN; Nina Fredland, PhD, RN; Alexa Stuifbergen, PhD, RN; Janiece Walker, MSN, RN; Robin Choban, RN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2013;6(1):57-69

Instrument Development

Psychometric Evaluation of the Surrogate Decision Making Self-Efficacy Scale

Ruth Palan Lopez, PhD, GNP-BC; A.J. Guarino, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2013;6(1):71-76

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