Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cover image for Vol. 62 Issue 10

Edited By: Thomas T. Yoshikawa

Impact Factor: 4.216

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 2/31 (Gerontology); 6/49 (Geriatrics & Gerontology)

Online ISSN: 1532-5415

Overview


The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society is a comprehensive and reliable source of monthly research and information about common diseases and disorders of older adults. 

Increase your geriatrics medical expertise by reading your copy now. The journal gives you practical, peer-reviewed, clinical guidance on a variety of topics that you can use to improve the health and quality of life for your older patients. 

Start reading the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society now and you’ll enjoy the most current randomized clinical trials results, the best editorials from international experts and the reviews that wrap up recent outcomes in convenient, easy-to-read articles.

The journal addresses:

Principles of Aging:  biology, psychosocial aspects, pharmacology, legal and ethical issues, and health care finance

Approach to the Older Patient: hospital-based and community-based geriatric care, nursing home care, geriatric assessment, preventive geriatrics, physical activity, rehabilitation, palliative care, and alternative medicine

Geriatric Syndromes: dementia, delirium, urinary incontinence, hearing and vision impairment, malnutrition, eating and feeding problems, osteoporosis and osteomalacia, falls and gait disturbances, dizziness and syncope, pressure ulcers, and sleep disorders

Geriatric Psychiatry: depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, personality/somatoform disorders, substance abuse, and mental retardation

Geriatric Diseases & Disorders: cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, musculoskeletal diseases, back pain, diseases/disorders of the foot, neurologic diseases, infectious diseases, respiratory diseases, oral diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, endocrine/metabolic disorders, diabetes, hormone replacement therapy, gynecologic diseases/disorders, disorders of sexual function, hematologic diseases/disorders, oncology, renal diseases, prostate disease, and dermatologic diseases

 


Aims and Scope


The primary goal of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society is to publish articles that are relevant in the broadest terms to the clinical care of older persons. Such articles may span a variety of disciplines and fields and may be of immediate, intermediate, or long-term potential benefit to clinical practice.

Sections of JAGS include Clinical Investigations; Brief Reports; Brief Methodological Reports; Progress in Geriatrics; Geriatric Bioscience; Nursing; Education and Training; Drugs and Pharmacology; Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics; International Health Affairs; Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations; Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination; Special Articles; Editorials; Old Lives Tales; Clinical Trials and Tribulations; and Letters to the Editor.

 


Keywords


geriatrics, elderly, older persons, primary care, internal medicine, alzheimers, dimentia, social security, managed care, health care, patients, heart, fellows, residents, journal, article, review, periodical, osteoporosis


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