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
  • May/June 2014
  • Volume 7 · Issue 3

Is the DSM-5 Change in Dementia Labeling Perilous for Research?

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

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(3):102-104

Research Brief

Social Activity Decreases Risk of Placement in a Long-Term Care Facility for a Prospective Sample of Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Lyndsey M. Miller, RN, BSN; Nathan F. Dieckmann, PhD; Nora C. Mattek, MPH; Karen S. Lyons, PhD; Jeffrey A. Kaye, MD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(3):106-112

Empirical Research

Nurse and Patient Interaction Behaviors’ Effects on Nursing Care Quality for Mechanically Ventilated Older Adults in the ICU

Marci L. Nilsen, PhD, RN; Susan M. Sereika, PhD; Leslie A. Hoffman, PhD, RN; Amber Barnato, MD, MPH, MS; Heidi Donovan, PhD, RN; Mary Beth Happ, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(3):113-125

Results and Lessons Learned from a Nurse Practitioner-Guided Dementia Care Intervention for Primary Care Patients and Their Family Caregivers

Richard H. Fortinsky, PhD; Colleen Delaney, PhD, RN, AHN-BC; Ofer Harel, PhD; Karen Pasquale, MPH; Elena Schjavland, MS, APRN; John Lynch, MPH; Alison Kleppinger, MS; Suzanne Crumb, BA

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(3):126-137

State of the Science

Caregiver Psychological Health and Hospitalization Characteristics of Older Adult Care Recipients: An Integrative Review of U.S. Studies

Margaret L. Longacre, PhD; Yu-Ning Wong, MD, MSCE; Carolyn Y. Fang, PhD

Research in Gerontological Nursing. 2014;7(3):139-147

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