About the Journal : The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing

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About the Journal

​​The Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing (JPNN) strives to advance the practice of evidence-based perinatal and neonatal nursing through peer-reviewed articles in a topic-oriented format. Each issue features scholarly manuscripts, continuing education options, and columns on expert opinions, legal and risk management, and education resources. The perinatal focus of JPNN centers around labor and delivery and intrapartum services specifically and overall perinatal services broadly. The neonatal focus emphasizes neonatal intensive care and includes the spectrum of neonatal and infant care outcomes. Featured articles for JPNN include evidence-based reviews, innovative clinical programs and projects, clinical updates and education and research-related articles appropriate for registered and advanced practice nurses.

The primary objective of The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing is to provide practicing nurses with useful information on perinatal and neonatal nursing. Each issue is PEER REVIEWED and will feature one topic, to be covered in depth. JPNN is a refereed journal. All manuscripts submitted for publication are peer reviewed by a minimum of three members of the editorial board. Manuscripts are evaluated on the basis of accuracy and relevance of content, fit with the journal purpose and upcoming issue topics, and writing style. Both clinical and research manuscripts applicable to perinatal and neonatal care are welcomed.

Articles are cited in the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), Current Contents©/Social and Behavioral Sciences, International Nursing Index, [email protected], Family Studies Database, PubMed/MEDLINE, Nursing Abstracts, Nursing Scan in Critical Care, Research Alert©, RNdex Top 100 Database, Social SciSearch© and Scopus. Also available via [email protected] full text database.

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

Senior Publisher
Mercedes Simoncelli
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Marketing Manager
Danielle Beren

Product Sales Manager
Linda Barta
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Ad Sales (U.S.)
Phoebe Bull

Ad Sales (Europe)
Farah Sheikh

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LWW Business Offices
Two Commerce Square
2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Perinatal Editor
Lynette Hamlin, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN
Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing​
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences​

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Neonatal Editor
Associate Professor
Department of Nursing Science
Augusta University College of Nursing
Augusta, GA