CFS: SAGE Global Qualitative Nursing Research

SAGE Global Qualitative Nursing Research

While weekly there are reports of still another online open-access journal scam, often brought to our attention by Jeffrey Beall’s ScholarlyOA Web site, we are pleased to report the launch of a reputable new online open-access journal from a respected publisher and edited by a distinguished scholar.

SAGE Publications’ Global Qualitative Nursing Research (GQNR) is described as “a groundbreaking new international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal focusing on qualitative research in the field of nursing. The Journal specializes in topics important to nurses: nursing, care, health, and illness. GQNR will publish research articles, qualitatively-driven mixed-method designs, meta-analyses, and articles focused on methodological development. Special sections include Ethics, Methodological Development, Developing the Theoretical Base of Nursing, Establishing Evidence, and Application to Practice. As an open-access, author-pays journal, GQNR will be published online-only, unrestricted by frequency or page limits and governed solely by submissions, editorial integrity, and content value. Of importance, we can also post, with the published article, videos, photos, interviews, appendices, and other supplemental data, and even a non-English copy of the article.”

Edited by Dr. Jan Morse, GQNR seeks submissions. Details here: http://www.sagepub.com/journals/Journal202291

CFS: Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Alternative and Complementary Therapies seeks manuscripts. The journal’s coverage includes:

  • Integrative approaches for preventing and treating chronic illness
  • Herbal alternatives to prescription drugs
  • Nutraceuticals and their applications in clinical care
  • Food as medicine
  • The biochemistry of natural medicine
  • Practical approaches to creating and expanding a holistic practice
  • Legal matters
  • Medical literature review
  • Acupuncture
  • Clinical applications of CAM therapies
  • Mind-body approaches to disease management

Details here: http://www.liebertpub.com/overview/alternative-and-complementary-therapies/3/

And here: http://www.liebertpub.com/media/pdf/English-Research-Article-Writing-Guide.pdf

CFS: Point-of-Care Research Series (Nursing Research)

Nursing Research invites papers reporting findings from original point-of-care research studies. Topics include but are not limited to use of devices and information technology at the point-of-care, patient safety issues, m-health, telehealth, system interoperability, design and evaluation of “smart” environments across the health-illness continuum, learning health systems; communication and decision making  in emerging technology-supported point-of-care settings; quality and ethical issues. Papers may be enhanced to include video or interactive graphs using supplemental digital content.  Submissions may be regular full-length papers or research briefs. In the letter to the editor uploaded with submissions, please mention that the paper should be considered for the point-of-care research series.

There is no deadline for submission; accepted papers will be published in regular issues and marked with a banner for the “Point-of-Care Research” series.

In advance of submission, queries are encouraged and should be sent to Dr. Susan Henly, Editor henly003@umn.edu

Information for Authors is available at: http://journals.lww.com/nursingresearchonline/_layouts/1033/oaks.journals/informationforauthors.aspx

Nursing Research is indexed or abstracted in Medline, CINAHL, JCR Science Citation Index, PsychInfo and Thomson Reuters Web of ScienceSM.

CFS from Advances in Nursing Science (Future Theme Issues)

Advances in Nursing Science announces calls for submissions for several theme issues:

38:2 – Models of Care for the Future

Manuscript Due Date – October 15, 2014

38:3 – Translational Scholarship

Manuscript Due Date – January 15, 2015

38:4 – Veterans Health- December 2015

Manuscript Due Date – April 15, 2015

39:1 – Translational Scholarship

Manuscript Due Date – July 15, 2015

CFS: Independent Contracting

Special Issue: “Freelancers and Independent Contractors”

Small Enterprise Research: The Journal of SEAANZ

Deadline for Papers: 30th November 2014

Volume 22 Number 2 2015 – ISSN: 1321-5906

Edited by: Dr Tui McKeown (tui.mckeown@monash.edu) and Robyn Cochrane (robyn.cochrane@monash.edu.au) Monash University, Australia

APRNs, nursing scholars researching professional issues, and nurses in consulting are invited to submit papers for this special issue of Small Enterprise Research devoted to Freelancers and Independent Contractors.

The world of work has seen the downsizing and outsourcing of work that once took place as part of a conventional employer-employee relationship. However, today there are a significant number of self-employed independent contractors or ‘freelancers’ working with and within organisations. The concept of a ‘freelancer’ remains vaguely defined in law and poorly understood within the academic literature. Definition of this type of micro-enterprise is also poor with the word ‘freelancer’ used in conjunction with ‘independent contractor’ and other terms. This special issue seeks to understand the nature, characteristics, contributions and challenges facing the freelancer. It also seeks to identify current research activity and directions for future research into this important and growing form of small business. Details here: http://ser.e-contentmanagement.com/archives/vol/22/issue/2/call/

Poetry: CHEST

CHEST Journal, the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians, seeks poetry submissions.
Poems should not exceed 350 words, should not have been previously published, and should relate to concerns of health-care providers, patients and families, and medicine. Poems that have been previously published will be returned to the authors.

Submissions to the Pectoriloquy Section should be sent via e-mail to poetrychest@aol.com for review and preliminary acceptance by the Section Editor, Michael Zack, MD, FCCP. Authors of poems that Dr. Zack has approved will be asked to submit the final version to ScholarOne Manuscripts. Authors will be required to complete an Author Agreement form transferring copyright to CHEST. They will also be asked to provide two or three sentences about themselves and about their poem. Final acceptance for publication rests with the Editor in Chief.

All poems published in CHEST are free online, with PDF versions available for downloading.

Further information: http://journal.publications.chestnet.org/ss/forauthors.aspx#PoetryPectoriloquy

CFS: J Health Care for the Poor & Underserved

Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
The Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved publishes original papers, commentaries, brief communications, reports from the field, columns, and reviews regarding the health of low-income and other medically underserved people. We welcome manuscripts. Though our concerns—health, health policy, and health care for the underserved—are universal, our focus is on North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and sub-Saharan Africa. Questions about the suitability of a topic should be sent to: JournalQuestion@mmc.edu

Our mailing address, telephone numbers, and fax number are:
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Meharry Medical College
1005 D. B. Todd Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37208
Phone: 1-800-669-1269 or (615) 327-6819
FAX: (615) 327-6362
Editor: Virginia Brennan, PhD, MA
http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_health_care_for_the_poor_and_underserved/guidelines.html

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