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Advances in Nursing Science

Forthcoming Issue Topics

Watch for these issues coming soon --

October-December 2005, Vol 28:4 - Physiologic Health Dynamics

January-March 2006, Vol 29:1 - Global Health

April-June 2006, Vol 29:2 - Nursing Philosophy and Ethics

Current - October 25, 2005

 
Issue Topic

Description

Ms. Due Date

Life Threatening Illness

Vol 29:3
September 2006

This issue of ANS will focus on the challenges of living with life threatening illness, and nursing approaches to provide care and support for patients and families.   Manuscripts can focus on research findings, newly developed theoretical perspectives, evidence supporting specific approaches to care, synthesis of literature that yields new insights, or ethical and philosophic perspectives that inform research and practice.  

January 15, 2006

Critique and Replication

Vol 29:4
December 2006

Once again we will feature an issue devoted to critique and replication of material previously published in Advances in Nursing Science. We encourage submissions of articles that challenge, update, or affirm previously published ANS articles. Manuscripts can reflect philosophic, critical, empirical or theoretical approaches that build on previously published works.

April 15, 2006

State of the Science

Vol 30:1
March 2007

To celebrate this first issue in Volume 30 of ANS, we are seeking manuscripts that provide a cutting-edge analysis of nursing knowledge development.   Examples of the kinds of articles include: synthesis and critique of empirical knowledge within a specific area; broad analysis of the theoretical or philosophic foundations for nursing knowledge; critical perspectives on the current state of nursing knowledge with substantive recommendations for future directions in the development of nursing knowledge.

July 15, 2006

Women and Aging

Vol 30:2
June 2007

This issue of ANS will focus on health challenges of women throughout the developmental life span.   We welcome manuscripts that focus on any of the full range of scholarship related to women's life cycle, including research findings, theoretical perspectives, evidence supporting specific approaches to care, synthesis of literature that yields new insights, or ethical and philosophic perspectives that inform research and practice.

October 15, 2006

Dynamics of Relationship

Vol 30:3
September 2007

For this issue of ANS we are seeking manuscripts that address any type of human relationship, and focusing on the meaning of relationship dynamics for health and well-being.   Manuscripts can reflect any scholarly method, such as research findings, theoretical perspectives, critical literature synthesis, philosophic analysis, and so forth.   Implications for the development of nursing as a discipline must be included.  

January 15, 2007