Contemporary Nurse

Contemporary Nurse Journal CoverContemporary Nurse is the preferred Asia-Pacific forum for nursing educators, researchers and practitioners who require high-quality, peer-reviewed articles, literature reviews, clinical papers & protocols, and cross-cultural research.

ISSN 1037-6178          
6 issues per year
SSCI .442 (2010)          CDNM Rank B


Contemporary Nurse: Healthcare Across the Lifespan is an independently published, peer-reviewed journal designed to increase nursing skills, knowledge and communication, assist in professional development and enhance educational standards by publishing stimulating, useful and interesting articles on a range of issues influencing professional nursing. A subscription to Contemporary Nurse includes includes Advances in Contemporary Nursing (ISSN 1832-9861) special issue subseries.

  • International editorial board of high calibre
  • East Asian, North American, European and Australasian perspectives
  • Guest Editorials in each issue in topical subjects
  • Regular literature reviews
  • Book reviews in each issue
  • Feature research articles and clinical papers
  • Methodology articles in each issue
  • Clinical vignettes, student papers, exemplars and polemical articles

General issues with feature articles on nurse education and research are alternated with special issues on topics of emerging interest. Special issues dedicated to Advances in topic areas of central interest to contemporary nursing are also available as a subseries of Contemporary Nurse in annual boxed sets of 4 volumes: Advances in Contemporary Nursing.

Individual articles may be ordered on a Pay Per View Basis from: (US$35 per article). There are generous discounts available if you buy more than one article - please inspect our list of articles and email us with the names of your chosen articles.

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