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Geriatric Medicine and Care

Online ISSN: 2515-5555


Geriatric Medicine and Care is an open access, peer-reviewed journal which aims to publish articles that present significant advances in geriatrics and related discipline.

GMC operate a system of rapid review process and publication which aims to increase the visibility to provide freely accessible research information worldwide.

GMC welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.gmc@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by GMC, is properly cited.

Editor-in-Chief


Will be update soon.

Editorial Board


Birong Dong

Professor and Director of Center of Gerontology and Geriatrics
West China Hospital of Sichuan University
China

Sorina Maria Aurelian

President and fondant for Romanian Association of Young Geriatricians Romania

Lisa N. Miura

Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Division Of Hospital And Specialty Medicine
PVAMC OHSU
USA


Qingli Cheng

Professor of Medicine
Director of Dept. Geriatric Nephrology
Chinese PLA General Hospital
China

IMAOKA Masakazu

Assistant Professor
Department of geriatrics and gerontology
School of Rehabilitation Osaka Kawasaki Rehabilitation University
Japan

Walaa Wessam Aly

Associate Professor of Geriatrics and Gerontology
Director of Geriatric Medicine Unit
Ain Shams University
Egypt


Virginia Boccardi

Assistant Professor
Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics
University of Perugia
Italy

Burcu Balam Yavuz

Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Hacettepe University
Turkey

Bimbola Fola Akintade

Assistant Professor & Specialty Director
Adult Gerontology
University of Maryland
USA


Yu-hong Wang

Deputy Chief Physician
Division of Geriatrics
First affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University
China

Prakash Rai

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Massachusetts - Lowell

In Press

Volume 2, Issue 2


Use of automated technology- based adherence aids to improve medication adherence for those in independent living

Baldev Raj Bange Bryn Morgan

Commentary-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

September 01, 2018


Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 1


Treating early dementia: Drug targeting and circumventing the blood-brain barrier

Joseph S. D'Arrigo

Review Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

February 28, 2018


Excitotoxicity as a molecular mechanism in Epilepsy

Gizem Yalcin Abdullah Yalcin

Mini Review-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

February 28, 2018


The Association Between Sarcopenia and Quality of Life is Different in Community Dwelling Older Australian Men and Women

Tsung Woo Solomon Yu Robert Adams Renuka Visvanathan

Research Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

June 10, 2018


Communication assessment scale for advanced dementia: Psychometric properties

Ladislav Volicer Beverley A Manzar

Review Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

May 29, 2018


Tailoring nomograms on patients and institutions: The utility of Fagan's two-step nomogram

Tommaso Prayer-Galetti Matteo Soligo Massimo Iafrate Fabrizio Dal Moro

Commentary-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

June 17, 2018


Archive


Volume 2
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Treating early dementia: Drug targeting and circumventing the blood-brain barrier

Joseph S. D'Arrigo

Review Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

February 28, 2018


Excitotoxicity as a molecular mechanism in Epilepsy

Gizem Yalcin Abdullah Yalcin

Mini Review-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

February 28, 2018


The Association Between Sarcopenia and Quality of Life is Different in Community Dwelling Older Australian Men and Women

Tsung Woo Solomon Yu Robert Adams Renuka Visvanathan

Research Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

June 10, 2018


Communication assessment scale for advanced dementia: Psychometric properties

Ladislav Volicer Beverley A Manzar

Review Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

May 29, 2018


Tailoring nomograms on patients and institutions: The utility of Fagan's two-step nomogram

Tommaso Prayer-Galetti Matteo Soligo Massimo Iafrate Fabrizio Dal Moro

Commentary-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

June 17, 2018


Volume 1

The effect of shift-working conditions of nurses on health

Canan Birimoglu Okuyan Ebru Deveci

Short Communication-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

October 11, 2017


Impairment and activity limitation changes in assisted living facility residents over the course of one year- A pilot study

Sarah Larsen Rebecca Luedeker Carlos Morgan Christina Taylor Heather Braden Mansoo Ko Heidi Moyer

Research Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

October 21, 2017


Clinical epidemiology of prevalence and cardiovascular risk factors of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease among the elderly agricultural and fishing population in Taiwan

Chi-Te Sun Ming-Chih Chen Hsi-Che Shen Yi-Chun Hu Yu-Fen Chen Tao-Hsin Tung

Research Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

October 28, 2017


Body mass index and body image perception in older adults

Ezequiel Pinto Dina Carção Dora Tomé Jessica Faustino Liliana Campaniço Martinha Soares Nídia Braz

Research Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

November 17, 2017


Aging and pulmonary emphysema: Current issues

Patricia Morsch Kamila Mohammad Kamal Mansour Andréa Lúcia Gonçalves da Silva

Review Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

December 08, 2017


A pilot study: Medication reminder technology for those living independently with heart failure

Lucille Travis Sonya Hardin Katie Champion Lee-Ann Kenny Stacey Vincent Vina Sananikone Faye Clements Sarah Barker Robin Ferguson Tiffany Stamps Graziella Costa-Stephenson

Research Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

June 13, 2017


Mirtazapine for Suspected REM Sleep Behavior Disorder and Depression: A Case Report

Ouellet Jennifer A Walke Lisa M Kumar Chandrika

Case Report-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

June 24, 2017


Reported case: Interprofessional approach on the oral rehabilitation of a patient using removable complete dentures

Tatiane Gonçalves Duque Raquel Virgínia Zanetti Gisele Ferreira Camargo Tânia e Silva Pulicano Lacerda

Case Report-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

August 16, 2017


Impact of strenuous exercise on bone metabolism parameters among elderly

Walaa W. Aly Rehab R. Desouki Ayman M. Abdel-Mottaleb Hala S. Sweed

Research Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

August 31, 2017


Usage of the MMSE obscures the science of dementia

Eugen Tarnow

Research Article-Geriatric Medicine and Care (GMC)

August 31, 2017


Submit Manuscript


GMC welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.gmc@oatext.com

Publication Charges


Geriatric Medicine and Care is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Geriatric Medicine and Care are GBP 1290.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.