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 Sigma 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: September 2018
Volume 50, Issue 5
Pages 461–576


Editorial Decisions: Does Reject Really Mean Resubmit and Other Frequently Asked Questions
Susan Gennaro
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Psychological Interventions for Runaway and Homeless Youth
Dabok Noh PhD, RN
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Longitudinal Changes in Symptom Cluster Membership in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Samantha Conley PhD, RN, FNP-BC; Sangchoon Jeon PhD; Deborah D. Proctor MD; Robert S. Sandler MD, MPH; Nancy S. Redeker PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
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Nurse Perspectives of Maintaining Patient Dignity in Indonesian Clinical Care Settings: A Multicenter Qualitative Study
Nurfika Asmaningrum MN, RN; Yun-Fang Tsai PhD, RN
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Spirituality, Humor, and Resilience After Natural and Technological Disasters
Katie E. Cherry PhD; Laura Sampson , BA; Sandro Galea MD, DrPH; Loren D. Marks PhD; Katie E. Stanko MA; Pamela F. Nezat MHS-RC; Kayla H. Baudoin LMSW
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Knowledge, Practice, and Attitude of Nursing Home Staff Toward the Use of Physical Restraint: Have They Changed Over Time?
Patrick Pui-kin Kor MSc, RN; Rick Yiu Cho Kwan PhD, RN; Justina Yat-Wa Liu PhD, RN; Claudia Lai PhD, RN, FAAN
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The Relationships Between the Geriatric Practice Environment, Nursing Practice, and the Quality of Hospitalized Older Adults’ Care
Mary T. Fox PhD, MSc, BScN, RN; Hugh McCague PhD, MA, BMath; Souraya Sidani PhD, MS, BScN; Jeffrey I. Butler PhD, MA, BA
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Snoring and Blood Pressure in Third-Trimester Normotensive Pregnant Women
Shao-Yu Tsai PhD, RN; Pei-Lin Lee PhD, MD; Chien-Nan Lee MD
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Registered Nurse Perception of Patient Assignment Linking to Working Conditions and Outcomes
JiSun Choi PhD, RN; Peggy Miller PhD, RN
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Disaster Nursing Development in China and Other Countries: A Bibliometric Study
Yu-Yun Zhang BS; Ling-Ling Zhu BS; Yu Sheng PhD, RN; Xiu-Hua Li PhD, RN; Xiao-Hua Xu PhD; Qing-Yan Wang PhD
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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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