ISSN: 2630-5259(Online)

Journal of Geriatric Medicine is an international peer-reviewed journal specializing in gerontology research. Gerontology research is focused on the study of the ageing process, as well as the problems faced by the elderly. As a result of the prevalence of the ageing population issue faced by many nations worldwide, gerontology research has gained increased emphasis.

The scope of the Journal of Geriatric Medicine includes, but is not limited to:

  • Geriatric diseases
  • Geriatric psychology
  • Geriatric epidemiology
  • Aging and intervention
  • Geriatric health care

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By submitting a manuscript to the journal, the Author(s) verifies that the following items have been met:
  1. The submission has not been previously published under another journal, or is currently under consideration for another journal.
  2. The submission format should be in Microsoft Word. Other word processing software may be considered.
  3. DOIs or URLs have been provided wherever possible in the Reference List.
  4. The document(s) have been formatted according to the requirements under Author Guidelines. The placement of illustrations, figures, graphs, tables, and equations have been integrated into the main manuscript.
  5. Instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed in order to comply with the double-blind peer review process employed.

Vol 3, No 1 (2021)

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Table of Contents


Akemi Hirano, Yusuke Suzuki, Toshio Hayashi, Koichiro Ina, Joji Onishi

Views - 93  (Abstract)
Abstract: Background: Caregivers of dementia patients have significantly higher levels of serum IL-6 and CRP compared to non-caregivers, and the accumulation of everyday stressors reportedly promotes the induction of inflammatory markers. However, few studies have identified factors that affect catecholami...
Daxu Peng, Qingchen Liu, Xiuyang Cao, Guanwen Deng

Views - 60  (Abstract)
Abstract:Postoperative delirium (PD) is a common complication of surgery in elderly patients, but its pathophysiological mechanism remains unclear. In order to clarify the role of intraoperative hypotension and fluctuation of blood pressure in the development of PD, we conducted a follow-up study in elderly ...
Maria Laquaglia, Marina Celly Martins Ribeiro de Souza, Carolina Marques Borges

Views - 96  (Abstract)
Abstract: A significant public health concern with regards to increasing rates of Alzheimer’s is that it disproportionately affects minority groups in the United States. The present ecological exploratory study uses secondary aggregate data from the fifty United States in the year of 2019. ...
Joice A. Anu

Views - 126  (Abstract)
Abstract:Long term care facilities have a rising rate of falls and fall related injuries with increasing cost and more hospitalization. Hourly rounding® is an evidenced based intervention that is proactive for nursing staff to be able to identify patient’s needs. This helps with positive fall prevention outc...
Arundhati Guha Thakurta, Rauf Iqbal

Views - 90  (Abstract)
Abstract: Ageing work force is one of the leading causes behind the depletion in the growth rate of the labor force in construction industries. Construction industry is a paramount source of employment worldwide after agricultural industry explicitly in urban areas. Manual material handling...
Akemi Hirano, Yusuke Suzuki, Toshio Hayashi, Koichiro Ina, Joji Onishi

Views - 57  (Abstract)
Abstract: Caregivers who contribute to health care of their patients are significantly more likely to experience emotional difficulty, physical difficulty, and financial difficulty, than caregivers who do not contribute. This study aimed to examine the effects of free time on health-related quality of life...

Case Report

Mimi Zhou, Siyuan Jing, Yue Chen

Views - 55  (Abstract)
Abstract: The dosing of anti-Parkinson drugs is considered as the optimal control of the symptoms of PD, and increasing the dose of drugs is a common method to treat the aggravate state of PD. However, this is a case of PD elderly patient who had nephritic syndrome, with an increase in the dose, the sympto...



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Journal of Geriatric Medicine is recruiting new Editorial Board Members (EBMs) to join the Editorial Board. We are expanding our Editorial Board to ensure the journal is able to cope with an increasing number of submissions whilst maintaining high editorial standards.

We welcome applications from researchers working across all scientific and clinical disciplines.

Journal of Geriatric Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal . We welcome a range of contributions, including:

Research articles
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