About the Journal : Plastic and Aesthetic Nursing

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About the Journal

​​​​Plastic and Aesthetic Nursing (PAN), the official peer-reviewed Journal of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses (ISPAN), is a quarterly journal that has been published continuously since 1980 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW). The Journal presents the most current information about plastic and aesthetic nursing practice. PAN features clinical articles covering a wide variety of surgical and nonsurgical reconstructive and aesthetic procedures. Articles about patient education techniques and research findings are also included, as well as articles discussing the important ethical issues and trends in this expanding clinical nursing specialty. The Journal additionally provides relevant nursing continuing professional development activities in every issue. Members of ISPAN receive the Journal as a benefit of membership.

Indexing: Plastic and Aesthetic 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, PubMed, Scopus, and TDNet.

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Sharon Ann Van Wicklin, PhD, RN, CNOR, CRNFA(E), CPSN-R, PLNC, FAAN, ISPAN-F


International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses National Office 
500 Cummings Center, Suite 4400
Beverly, MA 01915 
Phone: 877.337.9315
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