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The importance of encouraging nurses to publish in scholarly journals

Jolene Menezes | Oct 22, 2014 | 13,889 views
Why nurses should contribute to health-related academic publications

In the ever-expanding academic literature pool, health-related academic journal publications authored by nurses are very rare. In this post, Jolene Menezes, Editor of the journal Gastrointestinal Nursing emphasizes the importance of having publications authored by nurses. Jolene argues that as primary care givers, nurses continually innovate and their contributions could benefit the healthcare industry at large. She goes on to explore some of the reasons behind the lack of nurse publications.

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