Journals Directory “S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z”



SAGE Open Nursing

  • Editor in Chief: Tina Tolomeo
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a peer reviewed, open access journal that covers all aspects of nursing across the various nursing specialties and related disciplines. It seeks to be one of the world’s premier open access outlets for nursing, and serves as an inclusive voice in the areas of nursing research, education, leadership, and practice.

Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences

  • Editor-in-Chief: Päivi Åstedt-Kurki
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Association: Nordic College of Caring Science
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: an established quarterly, peer reviewed Journal with an outstanding international reputation. As the official publication of the Nordic College of Caring Science, the Journal shares their mission to contribute to the development and advancement of scientific knowledge on caring related to health, well-being, illness and the alleviation of human suffering. The emphasis is on research that has a patient, family and community focus and which promotes an interdisciplinary team approach. Of special interest are scholarly articles addressing and initiating dialogue on theoretical, empirical and methodological concerns related to critical issues. All articles are expected to demonstrate respect for human dignity and accountability to society. In addition to original research the Journal also publishes reviews, meta-syntheses and meta-analyses.

Seminars in Oncology Nursing

  • Editor: Connie Henke Yarbro
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: a quarterly journal for the dissemination of knowledge in the complex field of cancer nursing. The Journal contains topical reviews carefully prepared by selected experts. Each issue focuses on a specific topic, with the aim of comprehensive coverage.


Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Transplant Nurses Journal

  • Editor: Libby John
  • Publisher and Association: Transplant Nurses Association (Australia)
  • Author Guidelines (PDF download)
  • Description: produced 3 times per year and is exclusive to members. Articles and content is sourced  within Australia and from leading practitioners and institutions abroad to keep members abreast of trends and best practice.


Urologic Nursing

  • Editor: Suzanne Quallich
  • Publisher and Association: Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates
  • Author information
  • Description: presents the latest advances in urologic nursing practice. Written by and for urologic nurses and associates, Urologic Nursing features clinical articles covering a wide variety of urologic issues and clinical procedures. Patient education techniques and research findings are also included, as well as articles discussing the ethical issues and trends in this expanding clinical nursing specialty. Published six times a year.


Vascular Access

  • Editor-in-Chief: Monica Schoch
  • Publisher: Cambridge Media
  • Association: Australian Vascular Access Society
  • Author guidelines (PDF download)
  • Description: founded as the official publication of AVAS, and as a venue for national and international scholars and practitioners to publish high quality peer‑reviewed research and educational reviews relevant to vascular access in Australia and globally. The journal also seeks to provide a space for evidence‑based discussions and debate on issues of importance to patients requiring vascular access.


Visions: The Journal of Rogerian Nursing Science

  • Editor: Dorothy Dunn
  • Publisher and Association: Society of Rogerian Scholars
  • Author guidelines
  • Description:
  • Description: Visions: The Journal of Rogerian Nursing Science is the journal of the Society of Rogerian Scholars (SRS). The mission of the SRS is to advance nursing science through an emphasis on the Science of Unitary Human Beings. The focus of the society is education, research, and practice in service to humankind.


Western Journal of Nursing Research

  • Editor: Vicki Conn
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  • Publisher: Sage
  • Association: Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description:  peer-reviewed journal published ten times a year providing an innovative forum for nurse researchers, students and clinical practitioners to participate in ongoing scholarly debate. WJNR offers clinical research reports broadened by commentaries and authors’ responses. The journal is devoted to the dissemination of research studies, book reviews, discussion and debate, and meeting calendars, all directed to a general nursing audience. Contributions are accepted from within and outside the United States.

Women and Birth

  • Editor: Kathleen Fahy
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Author guidelines
  • Description: publishes on all matters that affect women and birth, from pre-conceptual counselling, through pregnancy, birth, and the first six weeks postnatal. All papers accepted will draw from and contribute to the relevant contemporary research, policy and/or theoretical literature.  We seek research papers, quality assurances papers (with ethical approval) discussion papers, clinical practice papers, case studies and original literature reviews. Our women-centred focus is inclusive of the foetus and the newborn, both well and ill, and covers both normal and abnormal pregnancies and births. The journal seeks papers on midwifery practice, theory, research, education and leadership.  Topics may include where appropriate neonatal nursing, child and family health, women’s health and lactation consultancy. Papers from academics and health professionals from fields outside of midwifery are encouraged. We seek papers on reproductive physiology and neurophysiology where the links to the childbearing woman and her baby are made explicit.  We also seek relevant papers on natural and complementary therapies, local, national and international policy, management, politics, economics, societal and cultural issues as they affect childbearing women and their families.

Workplace Health & Safety

  • Editor: Lisa Pompeii
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Association: American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: a scientific peer-reviewed Journal. Its purpose is to support and promote the practice of occupational and environmental health nurses by providing leading edge research findings and evidence-based clinical practices. It publishes articles that span the range of issues facing occupational and environmental health professionals, including emergency and all-hazard preparedness, health promotion, safety, productivity, environmental health, case management, workers’ compensation, business and leadership, compliance and information management.

Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing

  • Editor: Bernadette Melnyk
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Association: Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Author Guidelines
  • Description: a primary source of information for using evidence-based nursing practice to improve patient care by featuring: knowledge synthesis articles with best practice applications and recommendations for linking evidence to action in real world practice, administrative, education and policy settings; original articles and features that present large-scale studies, which challenge and develop the knowledge base about evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare; special features and columns with information geared to readers’ diverse roles: clinical practice, education, research, policy and administration/leadership; commentaries about current evidence-based practice issues and developments; a forum that encourages readers to engage in an ongoing dialogue on critical issues and questions in evidence-based nursing; reviews of the latest publications and resources on evidence-based nursing and healthcare; news about professional organizations, conferences and other activities around the world related to evidence-based nursing; links to other global evidence-based nursing resources and organizations