Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Journal of Nursing Scholarship


INANE Nursing Journal Hall of Fame 2018 inductee

Advancing knowledge to improve health of the world’s people

The Journal of Nursing Scholarship™(JNS) is the official journal of Sigma and one of the most widely read and respected healthcare journals. Published bimonthly by Wiley, JNS contains peer-reviewed, thought-provoking articles representing research by some of the world’s leading nurse researchers.

JNS is presented as a benefit to all STTI members. Current and back issues can be read online and on mobile devices via the JNS Apple app (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) and Android app (all Android phones and tablets).

Impact Factor: 2.662
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2017: 2/118 (Nursing (Science))
Online ISSN: 1547-5069

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Current Issue: July 2018
Volume 50, Issue 4
Pages 341–459


Does Your Research Make a Difference?
Susan Gennaro
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Postincident Support for Healthcare Workers Experiencing Occupational Violence and Aggression
Tracey Shea PhD, M App Sci; Brian Cooper PhD, MA; Helen De Cieri PhD, MA; Cathy Sheehan PhD, B.Com(Hons), GradDipEd; Ross Donohue PhD, BAppPsych(Hons), Registered Psychologist, MAPS; Sarah Lindsay PhD, B.Bus, PostGradDip Bus & Com
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The Variables Associated With Health Promotion Behaviors Among Urban Black Women
Millie Hepburn PhD, RN
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Attitudes Towards and Knowledge About Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients Among Italian Nurses: An Observational Study
Carlo Della Pelle PhD; Francesca Cerratti PhD; Pamela Di Giovanni MD; Francesco Cipollone MD; Giancarlo Cicolini PhD
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Pain Management in the Pediatric Palliative Care Population
Rene Thomas BSN, RN; Marcia Phillips RN, PhD; Rebekah J. Hamilton PhD, RN, CNL, FAAN
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The Relationship of Frailty and Hospitalization Among Older People: Evidence From a Meta‐Analysis
Shu‐Fang Chang PhD, MSN, RN; Hsiang‐Chun Lin RN; Chih‐Ling Cheng RN
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Parenting Needs Among Mothers of Young Children During Military Deployment
Jennifer Trautmann PhD, RN, FNP‐BC; Grace W.K. Ho PhD, RN; Deborah Gross DNSc, RN, FAAN
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Associations Among Nursing Work Environment and Health‐Promoting Behaviors of Nurses and Nursing Performance Quality: A Multilevel Modeling Approach
Hyeonmi Cho MS, RN; Kihye Han PhD, RN
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Care Complexity Individual Factors Associated With Hospital Readmission: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Jordi Adamuz PhD, MSN, RN; Maribel González‐Samartino PhD, MSN, RN; Emilio Jiménez‐Martínez RN; Marta Tapia‐Pérez RN; María‐Magdalena López‐Jiménez RN; María‐José Ruiz‐Martínez RN; Hugo Rodríguez‐Fernández RN; Pilar Delgado‐Hito PhD, MSN, RN; Maria‐Eulàlia Juvé‐Udina PhD, MSN, RN
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Nurses’ Perceptions of Patient Safety Culture in Three Hospitals in Saudi Arabia
Nahed Alquwez PhD, RN; Jonas Preposi Cruz PhD, RN; Ahmed Mohammed Almoghairi MSN, RN; Raid Salman Al‐otaibi BSN, RN; Khalid Obaid Almutairi MSN, RN; Jerico G. Alicante BSN, RN, CNN, FISQua; Paolo C. Colet PhD, RN, RM
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Effects of Individual Nurse and Hospital Characteristics on Patient Adverse Events and Quality of Care: A Multilevel Analysis
Seung Eun Lee PhD, RN; Catherine Vincent PhD, RN; V. Susan Dahinten PhD, RN, MBA; Linda D. Scott PhD, RN, NEA‐BC, FAAN; Chang Gi Park PhD; Karen Dunn Lopez PhD, MPH, RN
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The Effect of Therapeutic Clowning on Handwashing Technique and Microbial Colonization in Preschool Children
Duygu Arıkan PhD; Nazan Gürarslan Baş PhD; Fatma Kurudirek PhD; Ayşe Baştopcu; Hakan Uslu PhD
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Concept Analysis and the Advance of Nursing Knowledge: State of the Science (with CE)
Beth L. Rodgers PhD, RN, FAAN; Cynthia S. Jacelon PhD, RN‐BC, CRRN, FGSA, FAAN; Kathleen A. Knafl PhD, FAAN
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Journal of Nursing Scholarship Inducted Into the Nursing Journal Hall of Fame
JNS was part of the inaugural class of 13 journals to be inducted on 7 August. Read more.

JNS ranked #2 in Nursing!

Call for Papers for Special JNS Issue: Health and Conflict Situations
JNS invites authors to submit original research manuscripts on health and conflict situations. Also requested are submissions for reviews that address how conflict situations influence health and nursing care. More details can be found on the JNS Call for Papers page.

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