Journals Directory “A”


AACN-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.

AANA Journal

  • Editor: Chuck Biddle
  • Publisher: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Association: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: AANA Journal is the official bi-monthly scholarly journal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. AANA Journal publishes original manuscripts that foster an understanding of the science of anesthesia delivery and investigate issues, ideas, and innovations that advance the practice of nurse anesthesia.

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: K. Sue Hoyt
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description:a 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

  • Co-Editors: Elizabeth Ayello and R. Gary Sibbald
  • 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.

Air Medical Journal (AMJ)

  • Co-Editors-in-Chief: Jacqueline Stocking
  • Publisher:  Elsevier
  • Association: Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: AMJ is the only journal that specifically concentrates on the nursing specialty of critical care transport. It is the also the official journal of the five leading air medical transport associations in the United States: the Association of Air Medical Services, Air Medical Physician Association, Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association, National EMS Pilots Association, and International Association of Flight and Critical Care Paramedics. AMJ is the premier provider of information for the medical transport industry, addressing the unique concerns of medical transport physicians, nurses, pilots, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, communication specialists, and program administrators. The journal contains practical how-to articles, debates on controversial industry issues, legislative updates, case studies, and peer-reviewed original research articles covering all aspects of the medical transport profession.

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 Men’s Health

  • Editor-in-Chief: Demetrius Porche
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: The American Journal of Men’s Health (AJMH) is a core resource for cutting-edge information on a variety of men’s health issues and illnesses. It publishes papers from all health, behavioral and social disciplines, including but not limited to medicine, nursing, allied health, public health, health psychology/behavioral medicine, and medical sociology and anthropology.

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

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.

Asian Pacific Island Nursing Journal

Australian Critical Care

  • Editors: Andrea P. Marshall
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Association: Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN)
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: bi-monthly publishes peer-reviewed scholarly papers that report research findings, research-based reviews, discussion papers and commentaries which are of interest to an international readership of critical care practitioners, educators, administrators and researchers. Papers should address issues of interest to critical care nurses and present the paper in the context of the existing international research base on the topic. Selection of papers for publication is based on their scientific excellence, distinctive contribution to knowledge (including methodological development) and their importance to contemporary critical care practice.

Australasian Emergency Care (AUEC)

  • Editor-in-Chief: Ramon Shaban
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Association: College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA)
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: an international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to supporting emergency nurses, physicians, paramedics and other professionals in advancing the science and practice of emergency care, wherever it is delivered. As the official journal of the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA), Australasian Emergency Care is a conduit for clinical, applied, and theoretical research and knowledge that advances the science and practice of emergency care in original, innovative and challenging ways. The journal serves as a leading voice for the emergency care community, reflecting its inter-professional diversity, and the importance of collaboration and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient outcomes. It is strongly focussed on advancing the patient experience and quality of care across the emergency care continuum, spanning the pre-hospital, hospital and post-hospital settings within Australasia and beyond.

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.