Nursing & Health Sciences

Cover image for Vol. 19 Issue 3

Edited By: Teresa Stone

Impact Factor: 1.17

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 54/114 (Nursing (Social Science)); 57/116 (Nursing (Science))

Online ISSN: 1442-2018

Editorial Board


Editor-in-Chief
Teresa Stone, RN, RMN, BA, MHM, PhD, FACMHN
Faculty of Health Sciences, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, JAPAN

Editors
Jane Conway, RN, BHSc, BN(Hons1),Grad Cert HRM, Grad Dip FET, MEd,DEd. Armidale, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Fang Yu, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA, Minnesota, MN, USA
Rose McMaster, RN, DAppSc; GradDipEd; MN(Hons), PhD, Ube, JAPAN
Nobuko Tokuda, MD, PhD, Ube, JAPAN
Kyoko Murakami, RN, PhD, Ube, JAPAN

Founding Editors-in-Chief
Masato Tsukahara, MD, PhD
Faculty of Health Sciences, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, JAPAN

Patricia R. Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN
Hilo, Hawaii, USA

Founders
Susumu Tomonaga, PhD, Ube, JAPAN
Heisuke Hironaka, PhD, Yamaguchi, JAPAN

Editorial Office:
Junko Maeda

Editorial Advisors
Fusae Kondo Abbott, RN, DNSc, Oakland, CA, USA
Mary Allen Carey, RN, PhD, CS, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Sally Wai-chi Chan, RN, PhD, RMN, Newcastle, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Myoung-Ae Choe, RN, PhD, FAAN, Seoul, KOREA
Michelle Cleary, RN, PhD, Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Michel L.A. Duckers, PhD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Joanne R. Duffy, RN, DNSc, CCRN, Morgantown, WV, USA
Mei-Chih Huang, RN, PhD, Tainan, TAIWAN
Joanne Itano, RN, PhD, OCN, Honolulu, HI, USA
Lucille A. Joel, RN, EdD, FAAN, Newark, NJ, USA
Wipada Kunaviktikul, RN, DSN, Chiang Mai, THAILAND
Kiyoko Makimoto, RN, PhD, Osaka, JAPAN
Elaine S. Marshall, RN, PhD, Provo, UT, USA
Margaret McMillan, RN, PhD, Newcastle, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Lorna Moxham, PhD, Med, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Eimear Muir-Cochrane, BSc Hons (Univ of London) RN, Grad Dip Adult Ed, MNS, PhD (RMIT) FACMHN, Adelaide, SA, AUSTRALIA
Chieko Nohno, RN, SCM, SRN, Tokyo, JAPAN
Madrean Schober, MSN, NP-C, FAANP, Indianapolis, USA
Akihiko Shimizu, MD, PhD, Ube, JAPAN
Kyung Rim Shin, RN, EdD, FAAN, Seoul, KOREA
Mineko Yamashita, RN, PhD, Tochigi, JAPAN
Toyoaki Yamauchi, MD, ND, PhD, FNP, Nagoya, JAPAN

Editorial Board
Sukhee Ahn, PhD, RN, WHNP, Seoul, KOREA
Thamara Dilhani Amarasekara, PhD, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Songyot Anuchapreeda, PhD, Chiang Mai, THAILAND
Maureen Boughton, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
Peter Callery, RN, PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), Manchester, UK
Ann-Louise Caress, PhD, BNurs, RGN, RHV, DN Cert, Manchester, UK
Mary Casey, RGN (Hons) PhD, RM, RNT, BNS (Hons), MMedSc (Nursing), Dublin, IRELAND
Charmaine Childs, BNurs. MPhil, PhD, Sheffield, UK
Siriporn Chirawatkul, BEd, MEd, PhD, Khon Kaen, THAILAND
Richard Clancy, M.Med.Sc., B.Soc.Sc., RN, Newcastle, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Charlotte L. Clarke, RN, BA, MSc, PhD, DSocSc, PGCE, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Wendy Cross, RN, RPN, PhD, Clayton, VIC, AUSTRALIA
Muhammad Darawad, PhD, Amman, JORDAN
Patricia Davidson, RN, PhD, BA, MEd, Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Claire Drummond, PhD, Adelaide, SA, AUSTRALIA
Mary Ditton, MB BS, DPM, Grad Cert Higher Education, DHSM, FCHSM, FSIA Armidale, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Lorraine Frazier, RN, PhD, FAAN, Houston, TX, USA
Maura Galletta, PhD, Cagliari, ITALY
Iain W. Graham, PhD, Goonellabah, NSW, Australia
Yukio Hattori, MD, PhD, Yamaguchi, JAPAN
Mike Hazelton, RN, BA, MA, PhD, FACMHN, Newcastle, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Isabel Higgins, RN, MN, PhD, Callaghan, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Taiko Hirose, RN, PhD, Tokyo, JAPAN
Brent Hodgkinson, BSc, MSc, Queensland, AUSTRALIA
Donna Hodnicki, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN, Caswell Beach, NC, USA
Carolina Homer, RM, PhD, Broadway, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Kiyoshi Ichihara, MD, PhD, Ube, JAPAN
Debra Jackson, PhD, Penrith, AUSTRALIA
Ashley Kable, RN, PhD, Callaghan, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Catherine F. Kane, RN, PhD, FAAN, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Watchara Kasinrerk, PhD, Chiang Mai, THAILAND
Miyoung Kim, RN, PhD, Seoul, KOREA
SukSun Kim, RN, MSN, PhD, Seoul, KOREA
Hester Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, RPN, Bellville, SOUTH AFRICA
Areewan Klunklin, RN, PhD, Chiang Mai, THAILAND
Amy Kwon, Seoul, KOREA
Sam Lapkin, RN, BN(Hons), PhD, Ultimo, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Jackie Lea, Armidale, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Diana Lee, RN, RM, PhD, Hong Kong, CHINA
Ling-Ling Lee, PhD, Hualien, TAIWAN
Ogcheol Lee, RN, BSN, MPH, PhD, Seoul, KOREA
Xiaomei Li, RN, PhD, Shaanxi, CHINA
Huaping Liu, RN, FAAN, Beijing, CHINA
Craig Lockwood, RN, BN, GradDip, MNSc, Adelaide, SA, AUSTRALIA
Margaret McAllister, RN, BA, MEd, EdD, FACMHN, MRCNA, Mapleton, QLD, AUSTRALIA
Terence McCann, RN, PhD, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
Tracey McDonald, RN, PhD, MSc(Hons), FRCNA, Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Lois Magnussen, EdD, APRN, Honolulu, HI, USA
Olga Makhubela-Nkondo, PhD, Gauteng, SOUTH AFRICA
Josephine M. Mancuso, PhD, ANP-BC, Wauwatosa, WI, USA
Elizabeth Manias, RN, PhD, Melbourne, Vic, AUSTRALIA
Patricia A. Martin, RN, PhD, Beavercreek, OH, USA
Kristine Martin-McDonald, PhD, MED, BAppSc, St Albans, VIC, AUSTRALIA
Mashudu Maselesele, RN, RM, PhD, Limpopo, South Africa
Masako Matsuda, MD, PhD, FACP, Ube, JAPAN
Kath M. Melia, B Nurs, PhD, Edinburgh, UK
Takae Morita, RN, PhD, Ube, JAPAN
Patricia G. Morton, RN, PhD, ACNP, FAAN, Baltimore,MD, USA
Pei-Fan Mu, RN, PhD, Taipei, TAIWAN
Sachiyo Murashima, RN, PHN, PhD, Tokyo, JAPAN
Patricia Nishimoto, BSN, MPH, DNS, Honolulu, HI, USA
Kazuko Nishisaka, RN, MEd, PhD, Kumamoto, JAPAN
Hiroshi Nogaki, MD, PhD, Ube, JAPAN
Ariko Noji, RN, PhD, Chiba, JAPAN
Clare O'Callaghan, PhD RMT, Melbourne, VIC, AUSTRALIA
Megumi Oda, MD, PhD, Okayama, JAPAN
Kasil Oh, RN, PhD, Seoul, KOREA
Miyako Oike, RN, MEd, Fukuoka, JAPAN
Rungnapa Panitrat, RN, PhD, Bangkok, THAILAND
Carol A. Patsdaughter, PhD, RN, Florida, USA
Kobkul Phancharoenworakul, RN, MSc, PhD, Bangkok, THAILAND
Wanpen Pinyopasakul, RN, PhD, Bangkok, THAILAND
Philippa Rasmussen, Aderaide, SA, AUSTRALIA
Robin Ray, BEd, MHSc, PhD, RN, MRCNA, Townsville, QLD, AUSTRALIA
Andrew Robinson, RN, BASANC(Ed.), MNS, PhD, Hobart, Tasmania, AUSTRALIA
Valerie, E, Rogers, RN, PhD, Baltimore, MD, USA
Elisabeth Severinsson, RPN, RNT, MCSc, PhD, Tonsberg, NORWAY
Gwen Sherwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Peggy Shipley, PhD, RN, CSN, Slippery Rock, PA, USA
Peter Sinclair, Newcastle, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Yajai Sitthimongkol, RN, PhD, Bangkok, THAILAND
Lynette J. Stockhausen, RN, PhD, Queensland, AUSTRALIA
Rachanee Sujijantararat, DSN, Bangkok, THAILAND
Somporn Sungkarat, PT, PhD, Chiang Mai, THAILAND
Toshiko Tada, RN, PhD, Tokushima, JAPAN
Wendy K. Taylor, RN, DNSc, CNS, Northridge, CA, USA
Earmporn Thongkrajai, RN, PhD, Khon Kaen, THAILAND
Fongcum Tilokskulchai, RN, PhD, Bangkok,THAILAND
Torpey Ereena, Bedford Park, SA, AUSTRALIA
Kumiko Tsujino, RN, PhD, Okinawa, JAPAN
Kim Usher, RN, DipHSc, DipNEd BA, Cairns, AUSTRALIA
Pamela van der Riet, PhD, Callaghan, NSW, AUSTRALIA
M. Terese Verklan, RN, PhD, CCNS, Missouri City, TX, USA
Gwen Van Servellen, RN, PhD, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jeannette Walsh, Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Jo Ann Walton, RN, PhD, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
Timothy Wand, Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA
Eileen Willis, Med, PhD, Adelaide, SA, AUSTRALIA
Lily Dongxia Xiao, PhD, Adelaide, SA, AUSTRALIA
Hu Yan, RN, PhD, Shanghai, P.R. CHINA
Piyanee Yobas, RN, PhD, Singapore, SINGAPORE
Linda H. Yoder, RN, MBA, PhD, AOCN, FAAN, Austin, TX, USA
Li-Ming You, RN, MN, Guangzhou, CHINA
Yuli Zang, BMed, MMed, PhD, Shandong, CHINA

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