Journals Directory “A”

Last Updated 2017/3/27; n=18

AACN-American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Advanced Critical Care

  • Editor: Mary Fran Tracy
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Association: American Association of Critical-Care Nursing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: peer reviewed publication of in-depth articles intended for experienced critical care and acute care clinicians at the bedside, advanced practice nurses, and clinical and academic educators. Each issue includes a topic-based symposium, feature articles, and columns of interest to critical care and progressive care clinicians.

ACORN: The Journal of Perioperative Nursing in Australia

  • Editor: Dr. Nicholas Ralph
  • Publisher: Cambridge Publishing
  • Association: Australian College of Operating Room Nurses.
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: Original articles pertaining to perioperative nursing are invited. The editor welcomes manuscripts on innovative practices and technology, clinical practice, education, management and pilot studies, summaries and articles from research studies.

Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal (AENJ)

  • Editors: Jean Proehl and Karen Sue Hoyt
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: Peer-reviewed journal designed to meet the needs of advanced practice clinicians, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, healthcare professionals, and clinical and academic educators in emergency nursing. Articles contain evidence-based material that can be applied to daily practice. Continuing Education opportunities are available in each issue. Feature articles focus on in-depth, state of the science content relevant to advanced practice nurses and experienced clinicians in emergency care.

Advances in Neonatal Care

  • Co-Editors: Debra Brandon and Jacqueline M. McGrath
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Association: National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: Advances in Neonatal Care takes a unique and dynamic approach to the original research and clinical practice articles it publishes. Addressing the practice challenges faced every day—caring for the 40,000-plus low-birth-weight infants in Level II and Level III NICUs each year—the journal promotes evidence-based care and improved outcomes for the tiniest patients and their families. Peer-reviewed editorial includes unique and detailed visual and teaching aids, such as Family Teaching Toolbox, Research to Practice, Cultivating Clinical Expertise, and Online Features.

Advances in Nursing Science (ANS)

  • Editor: Peggy L. Chinn
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: to contribute to the development of nursing science and to promote the application of emerging theories and research findings to practice. Articles deal with any of the processes of science, including research, theory development, concept analysis, practical application of research and theory, and investigation of the values and ethics that influence the practice and research endeavors of nursing sciences

Advances in Skin & Wound Care

  • Editor-in-Chief: Richard “Sal” Salcido (contact email)
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: A peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal that is highly regarded for its unique balance of cutting-edge original research and practical clinical management articles on wounds and other problems of skin integrity. Each issue features CME/CE for physicians and nurses, the first journal in the field to regularly offer continuing education for both disciplines.

Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery

  • Editor: Prof. Thandisizwe Redford Mavundla
  • Publisher: University of South Africa (Unisa Press)
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: The journal publishes articles on current nursing and health related issues, and encourages those that exhibit innovative and quantitative research methods and approaches. It promotes debate, both theoretical and practical, on a wide range of topics and cross-disciplinary interests.

American Journal of Critical Care

  • Co Editors-in-Chief: Cindy L. Munro &  Richard H. Savel
  • Publisher:  American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • Association:  American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • Author guidelines
  • Description:  Authors are invited to submit original manuscripts describing investigations, advances, or observations from all specialties related to the care of critically ill patients. The American Journal of Critical Care publishes clinical studies, basic research studies, preliminary/short communications, case reports, reports on new apparatuses and techniques, clinical/basic science reviews, guest editorials, and letters to the editors. Papers promoting collaborative practice and research are encouraged.

American Journal of Infection Control

American Journal of Nursing (AJN)

  • Editor-in-Chief:  Maureen “Shawn” Kennedy
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: AJN is the oldest and most honored broad-based nursing journal in the world. Peer reviewed and evidence-based, it is considered the profession’s premier journal. AJN‘s mission is to promote excellence in nursing and health care through the dissemination of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information and original research, discussion of relevant and controversial professional issues, adherence to the standards of journalistic integrity and excellence, and promotion of nursing perspectives to the health care community and the public.

American Nurse Today

  • Editor-in-Chief: Lillee Gelinas
  • Editorial Consultant: Cynthia Saver
  • Publisher: Healthcom Media
  • Association: American Nurses Association
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a peer-reviewed journal providing a voice for today’s nurses in all specialties and practice settings. By transforming authoritative research and clinical data into clearly written articles, the journal provides evidence-based information that readers can use daily in their practice. It also serves as a forum for discussion of professional development and career management issues. As part of our commitment to enhancing readers’ professional and personal growth and fulfillment, we also publish articles that guide nurses toward living healthier lifestyles, managing stress effectively, and bringing mind, body, and spirit into closer alignment.

Anesthesia eJournal

  • Editor-in-Chief: Nathaniel Apatov, CRNA, PhD
  • Publisher: Educated Hand Publishing LLC of Michigan
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: Anesthesia eJournal’s mission is to promote excellence in nurse anesthesia through the dissemination of multidisciplinary evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical and academic research.

AORN Journal

  • Editor-in-Chief: Joy Don Baker
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Association: Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: provides registered professional nurses in the OR and related services with information based on scientific fact and principle. Articles cover the nurse’s role before, during and after surgery and include patient teaching and preparation, use and care of surgical instruments and supplies, asepsis, sterilization, anesthesia, and related topics. Other areas include education for professional nurses, OR administration and communications.

Applied Nursing Research

  • Editor: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: presents original, peer-reviewed research findings clearly and directly for clinical applications in all nursing specialties. Regular features include “Ask the Experts,” research briefs, clinical methods, book reviews, news and announcements, and an editorial section. Applied Nursing Research covers such areas as pain management, patient education, discharge planning, nursing diagnosis, job stress in nursing, nursing influence on length of hospital stay, and nurse/physician collaboration.

Archives of Psychiatric Nursing (APN)

  • Editor: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Association: International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: disseminates original, peer-reviewed research that is of interest to psychiatric and mental health care nurses. The field is considered in its broadest perspective, including theory, practice and research applications related to all ages, special populations, settings, and interdisciplinary collaborations in both the public and private sectors. Through critical study, expositions, and review of practice, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing is a medium for clinical scholarship to provide theoretical linkages among diverse areas of practice.

Australian Critical Care

  • Editors: Gavin Leslie and Andrea P. Marshall
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Association: Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN)
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: provides clinically relevant research, reviews and articles of interest to our members. Australian Critical Care is published quarterly. Original contributions relevant to critical care nursing are invited. The editor welcomes manuscripts reporting original research or innovative practices and technologies, continuing education articles, descriptions of instructive case studies and editorials and book reviews sought by the editor. Authors may also contribute unsolicited editorials and book reviews by arrangement with the editor.

Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal (AENJ)

  • Editor-in-Chief: Ramon Shaban
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Association: College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA)
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: serves the professional practice needs of emergency nurses by providing them with high-quality information directly relevant to their contemporary practice. As an international peer-reviewed journal, the AENJ is a conduit for clinical, applied, and theoretical research and scholarship in emergency nursing that is original and innovative.

Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing

  • Publisher: Australian Nursing Federation
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: publishes original research and scholarly work that contributes to the development and understanding of all aspects of nursing. Papers will develop, enhance, or critique nursing knowledge and provide practitioners, scholars and administrators with well-tested debate.