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About the Journal

Orthopaedic Nursing is an international journal providing continuing education for orthopaedic nurses. Focusing on a wide variety of clinical settings - hospital unit, physician's office, ambulatory care centers, emergency room, operating room, rehabilitation facility, community service programs, the client's home, and others – Orthopaedic Nursing provides departmental sections on current events, organizational activities, research, product and drug information, and literature findings. Articles reflect a commitment to professional development and the nursing profession as well as clinical, administrative, academic, and research areas of the orthopaedic specialty.

Official Journal of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON)

Indexing: Orthopaedic Nursing is cited in Academic OneFile, Cumulative Index to Nursing Administration and Health Literature (CINAHL), EBSCO A-Z, EMBASE, Ex Libris, HINARI, JournalGuide, MEDLINE, ProQuest, PsycINFO, PubMed, Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, and TDNet.

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

Randi Davis  

Marketing Manager
Erin Enright

Production Editor
Maureen Howard

Mike Prinzi
Phone: 646-674-6643


Linda Barta
Phone: 800-237-1342

Michele Livewell
Phone: 215-521-8941

Translation, Rights & Licensing
Silvia Serra

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Mary Faut Rodts, DNP, CNP, ONC, FAAN
Rush University College of Nursing
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Chicago, Illinois 60612

Executive Director, Continuing Education
Karen Innocent

Research Editor
Susan Salmond, EdD, RN