Nursing Publications You May Find Helpful
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NOTE: When Searching for publications on line, the best approach is to use a keyword search to locate web addresses. So you might start with “Nursing and Publications” or “Massage Therapy and Publications” or “Geriatric Nursing and Publication” in other words, your specialty or broad interest + publications, to create a list of publications that may be of interest in your work. Below, please find a few examples:
American Academy of Nursing : Journal – NursingOutlook – provides innovative ideas for leaders in the nursing profession through peer-reviewed articles and timely reports. Each issue examines current issues and trends in nursing practice, education, and research, offering progressive solutions to the problems facing the profession.
Website : http://www.aannet.org/ - Click on Nursing Outlook
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital : Journal – A model of health behavior to guide studies of childhood cancer survivors. There are few resources for the survivor of childhood cancer that explain the higher risks and how they can lower their risk so that survivors of childhood cancer can have specific information available to promote behaviors that affect their health.
Website : http://www.stjude.org/stjude/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=faba722d99f70110VgnVCM1000001e0215acRCRD&vgnextchannel=bfb0bfe82e118010VgnVCM1000000e2015acRCRD&SearchUrl=search_results.jsp&QueryText=A%20model%20of%20health%20behavior%20to%20guide%20studies%20of%20childhood%20cancer%20survivors
NURSECOM – Communications in Nursing: There are two books available on this site: Nursing Diagnoses: Definitions and Classification, 2003-2004 – (2005-2006 edition is also available) Newly revised and expanded – a must for students, authors, instructors and clinicians. This new edition lists all the NANDA–approved nursing diagnoses with their definitions.
Critical Thinking and Nursing Diagnoses : Case Studies and Analyses – This new companion book bridges the gap between theory and clinical practice to help apply nursing diagnosis concepts to patients.
Website : http://www.nursecominc.com/ - Click on books
American Association of Spinal Cord Injuries : Journal – SCI Nursing. This is the official AASCIN journal. It is published four times a year and pertains to the care and concerns of the SCI patient.
Website : http://www.aascin.org/pages.php?catid=42
American Massage Therapy Association : Journal – Massage Therapy Journal. When you click on the cover, you can browse through and click on any part of the contents you might have an interest in; such as, technique which includes Body Rolling for Fun and Fitness, Anatomy, Client Relations, etc.
Website : http://www.amtamassage.org/journal/home.html - Click on Cover Page.
The John A Hartford Foundation – Institute for Geriatric Nursing – This site brings you to Research/Publications. By clicking on Geriatric Nursing, for example you will get a listing of Publications on Geriatric Nurse Education.
Website : http://www.hartfordign.org/publications/ - Click on Geriatric Nursing
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins : Nursing 2005 – an award-winning how-to journal created to provide practical, hands-on information to nurses.
Website : http://www.lww.com/nursing/PracticingNurse/medsurg.html - Click on Nursing Journals – Nursing 2004 will bring you to the updated journal for 2005.
AMSNPublications – Provides a list of publications relevant to surgical nursing, including peer-reviewed journals.
Website : http://www.amsnbrc.org/amsnpublications.html
Sage Publications: Journal of Transcultural Nursing – A Forum for Cultural Competence in Health Care. This dynamic and sometimes controversial publication offers practical information about how to deal with diverse cultures on issues that may affect nursing and health care.
Website : http://www.sagepub.com/journal.aspx?pid=71
American Association of Colleges of Nursing : Journal of Professional Nursing. Keep pace with continuing changes in legislative, regulatory, ethical, and professional standards that affect your nursing career with this bimonthly scholarly journal. This site is also a linking source for several other Nursing Publications.
Website : http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Publications/Catalog2.htm - Click on Journal of Professional Nursing.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing : This site includes a Publication – Position Statement On Defining Scholarship For The Discipline of Nursing. This document provides standards that clarify and describe a full range of scholarship within the discipline of nursing. This focuses on four aspects – discovery, teaching, applications in clinical practice, and integration of ideas from nursing and other disciplines.