Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Journal of Nursing Scholarship


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: 2.396
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 6/116 (Nursing (Science)); 6/114(Nursing (Social Science))
Online ISSN: 1547-5069

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Current Issue: March 2018
Volume 50, Issue 2
Pages 109–236


How Can We Disseminate Nursing Science More Effectively?
Susan Gennaro
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Integrative Review of the Intersection of Green Space and Neighborhood Violence
Gibran C. Mancus and Jacquelyn Campbell
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Comfort-Supporting Nursing Activities for End-of-Life Patients in an Institutionalized Environment (with CE)
Helena Kisvetrová, Šárka Vévodová and David Školoudík
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Journal of Nursing Scholarshipis pleased to offer readers the opportunity to earn credit for its continuing education articles by taking the post-test here. Free for Sigma members!

Perceived Infection Prevention Climate and Its Predictors Among Nurses in Saudi Arabia
Paolo C. Colet, Jonas Preposi Cruz, Gabby Cacho, Hikmet Al-Qubeilat, Shiela S. Soriano and Charlie P. Cruz
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Agreement Between Actigraphy and Diary-Recorded Measures of Sleep in Children With Epilepsy
Shao-Yu Tsai, Wang-Tso Lee, Chien-Chang Lee, Suh-Fang Jeng and Wen-Chin Weng
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Technology Experience of Solid Organ Transplant Patients and Their Overall Willingness to Use Interactive Health Technology
Jasper M. M. Vanhoof, Bert Vandenberghe, David Geerts, Pieter Philippaerts, Patrick De Mazière, Annette DeVito Dabbs, Sabina De Geest, Fabienne Dobbels and on behalf of the PICASSO-Tx Consortium
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Depression, Perceived Health, and Right-of-Return Hopefulness of Palestinian Refugees
Hamza Alduraidi and Catherine M. Waters
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Sources and Types of Social Support for Physical Activity Perceived by Fifth to Eighth Grade Girls
Lorraine B. Robbins, Jiying Ling, Danielle M. Dalimonte-Merckling, Dhruv B. Sharma, Marion Bakhoya and Karin A. Pfeiffer
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Prevalence, Defining Characteristics, and Related Factors of the Nursing Diagnosis of Anxiety in Hospitalized Medical-Surgical Patients
Gianfranco Sanson, Annalisa Perrone, Adriana Fascì and Fabio D'Agostino
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Current Literature Review of Registered Nurses’ Competency in the Global Community (with CE)
Ying Liu and Yupin Aungsuroch
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Journal of Nursing Scholarshipis pleased to offer readers the opportunity to earn credit for its continuing education articles by taking the post-test here. Free for Sigma members!

Revisiting the Quality of Reporting Randomized Controlled Trials in Nursing Literature
Yenupini Joyce Adams, Kendra Kamp, Cheng Ching Liu, Manfred Stommel, Kanjana Thana, Marion E. Broome and Barbara Smith
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Associations of Nurse Staffing and Education With the Length of Stay of Surgical Patients
Eunhee Cho, Jeongyoung Park, Miyoung Choi, Hye Sun Lee and Eun-Young Kim
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Nurses’ Perceptions on the Overuse of Health Services: A Qualitative Study
Moriah E. Ellen, Saritte Perlman and Nursing Students Research Group
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Resilience as a Moderator of Psychological Health in Situations of Chronic Stress (Burnout) in a Sample of Hospital Nurses
Mariano García-Izquierdo, Mariano Meseguer de Pedro, Mª Isabel Ríos-Risquez and Mª Isabel Soler Sánchez
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Visit the all-new JNS and Worldviews
Wiley has completely redesigned and relaunched their Online Library, and we invite you to visit the all-new JNS and Worldviews pages. We'll be tweaking and improving the new website in the coming weeks and months, so check back often to see what's new!

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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