Newswise — Lippincott Williams & Wilkins has signed an agreement with the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses to publish the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing beginning January 2009. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals, and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry.
The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing is the official journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. The bimonthly publication offers original articles on advances in neurosurgical and neurological techniques as they affect nursing care, theory and research, and commentary on the roles of the neuroscience nurse in the health care team.
The journal provides information to nurses and health care professionals working in diverse areas of neuroscience patient care, such as multi-specialty and neuroscience intensive care units, general neuroscience units, combination units (neuro/ortho, neuromuscular/rehabilitation, neuropsychiatry, neurogerontology), rehabilitation units, medical-surgical units, pediatric units, emergency and trauma departments, and surgery departments. The information is applicable to professionals working in clinical, research, administrative, and educational settings.
"We are excited about the wonderful opportunities that await us with our partnership with LWW," said V. Susan Carroll, JNN's Editor. "Our collaboration will help AANN build on the foundation that has helped us publish an exceptional publication in the nursing field for the last 39 years."
"The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing is a excellent addition to the LWW publishing program," said Beth Guthy, Publisher. "By providing the journal in print and online we aim to strengthen the JNN's position as a vital information resource for the nursing and healthcare community."
About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (www.LWW.com) is a leading international publisher for healthcare professionals and students with nearly 300 periodicals and 1,500 books in more than 100 disciplines publishing under the LWW brand, as well as content-based sites and online corporate and customer services. LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry.
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About the AANNFounded in 1968, the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, an organization of more than 4,000 members worldwide, is committed to working for the highest standard of care for neuroscience patients by advancing the science and practice of neuroscience nursing. AANN accomplishes this through continuing education, information dissemination, standard setting, and advocacy on behalf of neuroscience patients, families, and nurses.