Resource Spotlight: International Journal of Nursing Studies

This is part of a series of spotlights on resources available from the RGU library service.


The International Journal of Nursing Studies provides a “forum for original research and scholarship about health care delivery, organisation, management, workforce, policy and research methods relevant to nursing, midwifery and other health related professions”. It is peer-reviewed and you can see the impact factor here.

Some recent articles are:

Primary care team communication networks, team climate, quality of care, and medical costs for patients with diabetes: A cross-sectional study.
Written by Marlon P. Mundt et al. Published in 2016 in volume 58, pp. 1-11.

Starting Out: A time-lagged study of new graduate nurses’ transition to practice.
Written by Heather K. Spence Laschinger et al. Published in 2016 in volume 57, pp. 82-95.

Patients’ experiences and actions when describing pain after surgery – A critical incident technique analysis.
Written by Kerstin Eriksson et al. Published in 2016 in volume 56, pp. 27-36.

RGU library service provides access to this journal online from 1963 to the present day from ScienceDirect. To take a look at the online journal you can always get access to it from the library’s journal list, simply follow the link, search for the journal, click the “S” icon, read the access information and then click the “Go” button to get access.

Alternatively you can follow this link, click “Go”, log in with your RGU username and password when prompted and see what the journal has to offer.