Journal of Advanced Nursing
© John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Edited By: Roger Watson
Impact Factor: 1.527
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 14/104 (Nursing (Social Science)); 16/106 (Nursing (Science))
Online ISSN: 1365-2648
Guidelines and consensus statements
Last updated January 2013
The Editor-in-Chief welcomes innovations such as clinical guidelines for clinical practice and research and consensus statements. Authors who are considering JAN as a place to publish these should contact the editorial office at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organising your paper:
Two separate files to be created and uploaded onto ScholarOne Manuscripts:
Your title page should include the following information:
• Full title (maximum 25 words)
• Running head
• Author details: names (please put last names in CAPITALS), job titles and affiliations (maximum of 3 per author), qualifications (maximum of 3 per author, including RN/RM where appropriate)
• Acknowledgements (if applicable)
• Conflict of Interest statement
• Funding Statement
Main file, to include:
Abstract: 250 words. Aims, Background, Methods (how were guidelines drawn up or consensus reached), Implications for Nursing, Conclusion. The abstract should not contain abbreviations or detailed statistics. State the aim as: ‘To develop guidelines for...’, or, ‘To develop a consensus paper on …’’.
Summary Statement: Please see the Summary Statement guidelines for further information.
Keywords: A maximum of 10 to include nurse, nursing or midwifery.
Main Text: To include references, tables and figures.