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Western Journal of Nursing Research

The Western Journal of Nursing Research is a peer-reviewed nursing journal that covers clinical research in the field of nursing. It was established as a quarterly in 1979 by founding editor-in-chief Pamela Brink, working with the Western Council on Higher Education in Nursing and KNI Publishing, which was acquired by Sage Publications in 1984.[1] In 2003, it became the official journal of Midwest Nursing Research Society. Brink was succeeded by Vicki Conn in 2007.

Western Journal of Nursing Research  
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Discipline Nursing
Language English
Edited by Vicki Conn
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 10/year
Standard abbreviations
West. J. Nurs. Res.
ISSN 0193-9459 (print)
1552-8456 (web)
OCLC no. 475164874

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The Western Journal of Nursing Research is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2012 impact factor is 1.217.[2]


  1. ^ Brink, P (2003). "The Western Journal of Nursing Research". Western Journal of Nursing Research. 25 (8): 901–908. doi:10.1177/0193945903258551. PMID 14678618. 
  2. ^ "Western Journal of Nursing Research". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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