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SAGE Health & Nursing News

Welcome to SAGE Health & Nursing News. Read on to discover impactful research from the leading journals in Health & Nursing, including new special issues and noteworthy articles. Don’t forget to keep up-to-date with the latest calls for papers and submit your manuscript to our journals!

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Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs came to SAGE in 2017 and since then has published high quality, open access articles on all areas of social science research around alcohol and drugs. Issue 5, for example, invites the reader to ponder how people negotiate their own and others’ substance use and gambling. NAD welcomes original submissions that match all areas of its aims and scope. 

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Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine

The Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine is a peer-reviewed open access journal published by the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine and The Hong Kong Society for Emergency Medicine and Surgery. The Journal considers articles examining all aspects of clinical practice and emergency medicine research in the hospital and prehospital settings, and invites research articles, review articles, case reports, and educational information.

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Cancer Control

SAGE is pleased to welcome Cancer Control, a JCR-ranked, peer-reviewed open access journal, published in association with the Moffitt Cancer Center. The mission of this journal is to advance the prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and palliative care of cancer by enabling researchers, doctors, policymakers, and other healthcare professionals to freely share research along the cancer control continuum. Our vision is a world where gold-standard cancer care is the norm, not the exception.

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Clinical and Translational Neuroscience

Clinical and Translational Neuroscience is a peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing transdisciplinary research. It is the response to the urge to bridge clinical and basic neuroscience and the different clinical neuro-disciplines. The journal‘s mission is to provide neuroscientists with outstanding articles that enhance patient‘s care, education, and professionalism.

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Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology

Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on all aspects of cancer research and treatment, in addition to related genetic, pathophysiological and epidemiological topics. Of particular but not exclusive importance are molecular biology, clinical interventions, controlled trials, therapeutics, pharmacology and drug delivery, and techniques of cancer surgery. The journal welcomes unsolicited article proposals. All articles are listed on PubMed and are freely available via PubMed Central.

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Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine

Clinical Medicine Insights: Circulatory, Respiratory and Pulmonary Medicine is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of circulatory, respiratory or pulmonary medicine disorders, in addition to related genetic, pathophysiological and epidemiological topics. The journal welcomes unsolicited article proposals. All articles are listed on PubMed and are freely available via PubMed Central.

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Journal of Central Nervous System Disease

Journal of Central Nervous System Disease is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on clinical practice and research on all types of human brain and central nervous system, in addition to related genetic, pathophysiological and epidemiological topics. All articles are listed on PubMed and are freely available via PubMed Central.

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Cancer Informatics

Cancer Informatics is an international, peer reviewed, open access journal that focuses on reporting bioinformatic analysis of molecular genetic and/or clinical data pertaining to human cancer risk, prevention, outcome or treatment response. Cancer Informatics publishes high quality manuscripts that report bioinformatic analysis of molecular genetic and/or clinical data pertaining to human cancer risk, prevention, outcome or treatment response.

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Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment

Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment is an international, peer reviewed, open access journal focusing on human substance abuse research and treatment, including medical treatment and screening, mental health services, research, and evaluation of substance abuse programs.

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Special Issues 


Global Health Promotion

Health impact assessment (HIA) is increasingly recognised as a core aspect of health promotion practice. It enables possible health futures to be considered in more meaningful and evidence-informed ways, based on a structured assessment process, and for changes to be made to enhance potential health benefits. Importantly, it also seeks to identify potential differential impacts, and to make changes to enhance the health equity of proposed projects, plans, programs and policies.

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Journal of Tissue Engineering

This special collection, Tissue Engineering Biomimetic Micro-Environments to Direct Cell Function, highlights current novel research which aims to mimic the native micro-environment of cells to direct specific cell behaviours. It highlights research being undertaken using tissue-specific features to direct cell organisation and fate. Examples include tissue engineering nerve, bone and cancer models. The common thread is the importance of working in 3D, with an emphasis on building confidence in introducing complexity step by step. The body of work presented in this edition galvanises the need for further research into understanding how different biomimetic features act on cells and result in altered morphology and signalling.

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SLAS Technology

Advances in micro- and nanotechnology, as well as advances in imaging technology, have transformed life sciences and biomedical research. In particular, these advances have led to changes in many research assays moving from qualitative outputs toward increasingly sensitive quantitative outputs. This special issue highlights technologies that are improving life sciences and biomedical research and diagnostics through improvements in researchers’ and clinicians’ ability to detect and quantify increasingly complex assays.

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Journal of Human Lactation

The November issue of the Journal of Human Lactation features a special section devoted to lactation education for those who work with, support, and teach breastfeeding families. Topics covered include lactation educator training programs, the role of licensure, and obtaining mentored practice hours for aspiring International Board Certified Lactation Consultants. Development and Evaluation of a Lactation Rotation for a Pediatric Residency Program and other articles also address physician education in lactation.

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Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The September/October issue, guest edited by Shawn C. Roll, is dedicated to the topic of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) in sonography. The topic of WRMSDs has been discussed extensively and also generated the need for a consensus conference to gather leaders from professional organizations, stakeholders, and commercial vendors.

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Journal News 


Vascular Medicine

Vascular Medicine publishes Continuing Medical Education (CME) review articles, which provide members of the Society for Vascular Medicine the opportunity to receive CME points by answering questions relating to these articles. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per article.

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Canadiaion Journal of Nursing Research Indexed in MEDLINE!

We are excited to announce that the Canadian Journal of Nursing Research has resumed MEDLINE indexing.

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Nursing Science Quarterly

NSQ announces the addition of two new columns:

  • A Special Features column that will house scholarly works related to nursing science by PhD Students as well as other unique contributions; and
  • A Philosophical Issues column to explore philosophical issues of concern to nurse scientists

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Journal of Child Health Care

Journal of Child Health Care is seeking a new Associate Editor (Statistics) – submit your application by 30th November 2017.

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Journal of Applied Gerontology

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Julie Robison as the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Gerontology.

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Biological Research For Nursing

The International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG), in collaboration with Biological Research for Nursing, is pleased to present The Primer in Genetics and Genomics, a series of peer-reviewed articles targeted to practicing nurses, nurse educators and nurse scientists. The series begins with articles explaining basic genetic, genomic and epigenetic concepts including inheritance patterns and interactions between DNA and the environment. Later articles expand upon these basic concepts and provide more advanced content. The latest article in the series, published in the October 2017 issue, further elucidates the concepts of genotype and phenotype and provides an overview of the research methods used to determine genotype–phenotype associations.

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Journal of Transcultural Nursing

The 2017 Transcultural Nursing Society conference focused on “Approaches to Population Health that Reduce Health Disparities” this year. In keeping with this theme, they

  1. Discussed transcultural nursing strategies that promote population health
  2. Examined the relationship between transcultural nursing and social determinants of health
  3. Explored nursing theories that address health care to diverse populations
  4. Applied best practices in transcultural nursing to the assessment of community needs

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Global Spine Journal

Global Spine Journal

Now Published:Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy and Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

AOSpine North America and International, in collaboration with the Cervical Spine Research Society and the American Association/Congress of Neurologic Surgeons, sought to develop clinical practice guidelines to outline how to best manage patients with tSCI and DCM and address existing areas of controversy. This guideline project was an international effort that engaged neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, neurologists, primary care physicians and other specialists that may encounter patients with DCM or tSCI.

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Noteworthy Articles


A telehealth intervention to promote healthy lifestyles after stroke: The Stroke Coach protocol by Brodie M Sakakibara, Scott A Lear, Susan I Barr, Oscar Benavente, Charlie H Goldsmith, Noah D Silverberg, Jennifer Yao and Janice J Eng


Outcome of pregnancies and deliveries before and after ischaemic stroke by Karoliina Aarnio, Mika Gissler, Ulrike Grittner, Bob Siegerink, Markku Kaste, Turgut Tatlisumak, Minna Tikkanen, Jukka Putaala


Stigma-related experiences in non-communicable respiratory diseases: A systematic review by Shiho Rose, Christine Paul, Allison Boyes, Brian Kelly, Della Roach


Time to abandon the hygiene hypothesis: new perspectives on allergic disease, the human microbiome, infectious disease prevention and the role of targeted hygiene by Sally F Bloomfield, Graham AW Rook, Elizabeth A Scott, Fergus Shanahan, Rosalind Stanwell-Smith, Paul Turner



Postnatal Identification of Zika Virus Peptides from Saliva by D. Zuanazzi, E.J. Arts, P.K. Jorge, Y. Mulyar, R. Gibson, Y. Xiao, M. Bringel dos Santos, Maria Aparecida A. M. Machado, W.L. Siqueira


Health Risk Perception and Risk Communication by Ralf Schmälzle, Britta Renner, and Harald T. Schupp


A Systematic Review of Reviews Evaluating Technology-Enabled Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support by Deborah A. Greenwood, Perry M. Gee, Kathy J. Fatkin, and Malinda Peeples

Calls for Papers 


Post Reproductive Health

Post Reproductive Health (formerly Menopause International) is a MEDLINE-indexed, peer reviewed source of news, research and opinion. Aimed at all those involved in the field of post reproductive health study and treatment, it is a vital resource for all practitioners and researchers.

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Journal of Medical Marketing

Do you have expertise in the marketing of medical devices? Are you interested in how innovation in medical devices is being pursued, or how we can encourage growth in the medical device market? Do you have insight into the developmental and regulatory barriers to market authorization? Help to answer the most pressing questions on Medical Devices – submit your research to the Journal of Medical Marketing special issue!

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Antiviral Chemistry and Chemotherapy

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed, open access online journal that publishes research on all aspects of antiviral compounds, including their chemistry, therapeutic effects, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and virology. The journal also publishes reviews, pointers, short communications and correspondence.

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Home Health Care Management & Practice

In the United States alone, there are over 47 million people age 65 and older, making home health care a vital topic to explore. Home Health Care Management & Practice focuses on all aspects of care rendered at home, so submit your manuscript today! 

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Canadian Journal of Nursing Research Call for Papers and Reviewers

Canadian Journal of Nursing Research (CJNR), Canada’s leading journal in nursing research and scholarship publishes original research and scholarly manuscripts that are of special interest to nursing clinicians, educators, leaders, policy makers, and researchers, as well as other health care providers. Indexed in Medline, PsychINFO, EBSCO, ESCI, and Scopus, CJNR serves both Canada and the international nursing community as a platform for the dissemination and communication of nursing knowledge and research.

As a peer reviewed journal, we always seek and appreciate the contributions of our qualified peer reviewers who help us ensure the scientific rigour and the credibility of CJNR.

We invite you to submit your manuscript, or consider becoming a reviewer with CJNR!

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Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice

Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice (PPNP) serves as a major source of data-based study, policy analysis and discussion on timely, relevant policy issues for nurses in a broad variety of roles and settings, and for others who are interested in nursing-related policy issues. PPNP is indexed in MEDLINE, EBSCO, Proquest, PsycINFO and Scopus. Submit your research today!

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Public Health Reports

Public Health Reports (PHR) invites submitted articles on the general topic of the history of public health. This call for papers is part of the journal’s celebration of its 140th anniversary (1878-2018). The journal plans to publish a series of papers on the history of public health beginning with its July-August 2018 issue and ending with its May-June 2019 issue.

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Journal of Palliative Care

The Journal of Palliative Care is a peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary forum for practical, critical thought on palliative care and palliative medicine. The Journal, founded by Dr. David Roy and first published in the Autumn of 1985, is a quarterly publication now in its 32nd year. The Journal welcomes submission of original research, but offers a respected, high-quality forum to publish multiple types of papers including opinion papers/commentaries, narrative and humanities works, case reports/case series, and reports on international activities and comparative palliative care. 

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American Journal of Medical Quality

The American Journal of Medical Quality is the official Journal of the American College of Medical Quality. The journal publishes original work in the entire field of quality measurement and improvement. Manuscripts submitted to AJMQ should meet the following criteria: the material is original, the writing is clear, the study methods are appropriate, the data are valid, the conclusions are reasonable and supported by the data, the information is important, and the topic has general medical quality interest.

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INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing

Submissions are now being taken for the special collection on Medicare Advantage: Where have we been and where are we going?, publishing in INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing. If this sounds like the right fit for your research, then we are keen to hear from you. Deadline to submit is March 31, 2018. 

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Biological Research for Nursing

Special Issue March 2018: Genetics and Genomics in Nursing Science

Genetic and genomic discoveries impact all areas of healthcare practice, from providing insight into new treatments to supporting disease-prevention strategies to guiding development of personalized health interventions. Nursing research continues to make significant contributions to the growing body of evidence that informs our understanding of the role of genes and genomics in health and illness.

The goal of this upcoming special issue is to disseminate cutting-edge findings of genetic and genomic research that have the potential to impact nursing practice and to improve health outcomes across the spectrum of healthcare practice.

Guest Editors:
Wendy A. Henderson, PhD, CRNP, FAAN
Gia Mudd-Martin, PhD, MPH, RN

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Health Education & Behavior Special Theme Issue: Collaborating for Equity and Justice

Due: Jan 1, 2018

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Upcoming Conferences  

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo

APHA is the largest public health meeting in the world. Thousands of health professionals attend every year to present, learn and offer opportunities to share valuable information. Top thought leaders will discuss industry trends, emerging issues and proved methods.

Nov 4-8 | Atlanta, GA 

NCCHC National Conference on Correctional Health Care

For education, camaraderie and inspiration, there’s nothing like the National Conference on Correctional Health Care. The nation’s largest gathering of correctional health professionals attracts attendees from around the country – from small rural jails to large urban facilities, from federal agencies to health care services providers.

Nov 4-8 | Chicago, IL



Perspectives in Public Health

Professor Lisa Ackerley discusses the May 2017 special issue, on key issues regarding food safety as well as approaches to help tackle health problems such as obesity. 

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Journal of Transcultural Nursing

In this podcast for the July 2017 issue of the Journal of Transcultural Nursing, Editor-In-Chief Norma Cuellar and author Christine DeWilde discuss the article "Cultural Distress: An Emerging Paradigm."

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NASN School Nurse

Check out the NASN School Nurse podcast series, featuring the latest research and hot button issues in school nursing. 

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Palliative Medicine

Keep up to date with the latest in palliative care with the Palliative Medicine podcast series.

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