Examples Examples of research consistent with these priorities include the following: Identification of determinants personal and environmental, including social support networks of wellness and health functioning in individuals and families, e.
Advancements in biomedical research have resulted in increased life expectancies, including life expectancies of those with serious injury and those with chronic or terminal disease.
Articles include research studies qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methodssystematic reviews, program evaluations, practice concepts, and educational features published with the goals to improve the health outcomes of people in the community.
Identification of phenomena that negatively influence the course of recovery and that may be alleviated by nursing practice, such as, for example, anorexia, diarrhea, sleep deprivation, deficiencies in nutrients, electrolyte imbalances, and infections.
Qualitative research is based in the paradigm of phenomenologygrounded theoryethnography and others, and examines the experience of those receiving or delivering the nursing care, focusing, in particular, on the meaning that it holds for the individual.
Nursing, as an evidence-based area of practice, has been developing since the time of Florence Nightingale to the present day, where many nurses now work as researchers based in universities as well as in the health care setting.
Enhance patients' ability to manage acute and chronic illness in such a way as to minimize or eliminate the necessity of institutionalization and to maximize well-being.
Authors from all disciplines are invited to submit manuscripts relevant to community health nursing, family health nursing, gerontology nursing, occupational health nursing, and school health nursing. Authors who have questions about the appropriateness of a manuscript for publication in this journal are encouraged to communicate with the Editors prior to submission.