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Nursing Open

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Edited By: Roger Watson

Online ISSN: 2054-1058

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Nursing Open is a peer reviewed open access journal that welcomes articles on all aspects of nursing and midwifery practice, research, education and policy. We aim to publish articles that contribute to the art and science of nursing and which have a positive impact on health either locally, nationally, regionally or globally

Reasons to publish with Nursing Open:

  • High standard, rigorous peer review  
  • Quality and reputation, supported by Wiley’s network of prestigious journals and societies
  • Immediate open access
  • Fully compliant with all open access mandates
  • Authors retain copyright. Articles published under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) License

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As an open access journal, all articles in Nursing Open are freely available to read, download and share immediately on publication.



Best of Nursing 2017

We are proud to announce that the following Nursing Open article is among the top 3 downloaded nursing articles in 2017. Read it for free:

What factors influence ward nurses’ recognition of and response to patient deterioration? An integrative review of the literature
D. Massey, W. Chaboyer, V. Anderson

Open Access Resources

Check out September's new Nursing Open blog posts where Editor Roger Watson explores a wide variety of topics ranging from the peer review process and dealing with reviewers' comments to chronic heart failure in Sweden and women's experience of living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at home.

Open in Order to...

In this podcast, Editor Roger Watson reflects on the benefits of open access, such as increasing the global visibility and impact of research, as well as how to identify predatory publishers.

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