Journal of Pediatric Health Care Now Abstracted and Indexed by Thomson Reuters

Journal continues to attract high-quality papers.

St. Louis, MO, December 16, 2008 – Elsevier announced today that the Journal of Pediatric Health Care, the Official Publication of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners has been accepted for coverage by multiple Thomson Reuters (formerly Thomson Scientific/ISI) abstracting and indexing services, including the Journal Citation Reports®.

“The Editorial Board and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners are extremely pleased that the Journal of Pediatric Health Care has been accepted by Thomson Reuters,” commented Editor-in-Chief Martha K. Swartz, PhD, RN, Yale University School of Nursing. “This coverage will help to further increase dissemination of the journal’s content throughout the health care community and support our mission to promote optimal health for children through leadership, practice, advocacy, education and research.”

Abstracting and indexing will begin with Volume 22:1 (2008) in Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch®), Social Sciences Citation Index®, Current Contents®/Social and Behavioral Sciences, Social SciSearch®, Journal Citation Reports/ Social Sciences Edition, Social Sciences Citation Index®, Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition.

The Journal of Pediatric Health Care has continued to attract increasingly high-quality papers with direct relevance to patient care and addressing current issues impacting the field. The editorial board actively encourages original didactic or research articles concerning pediatric clinical practice (primary care, acute care, specialty care, home health care and school health), health care policy or role issues relating to the pediatric nurse practicing in an expanded role.

“Coverage by Thomson Reuters clearly acknowledges the high-quality, significant work published in the journal and the continuing efforts of the highly-respected editors, reviewers and the Association. We at Elsevier would like to thank them all for their contribution to this excellent achievement," stated Elsevier’s Shannon Magee, Publisher of the Journal of Pediatric Health Care.

The Journal of Pediatric Health Care is also abstracted and indexed by CINAHL® (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature), MEDLINE® and Scopus®.

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About the Journal of Pediatric Health Care
The Journal of Pediatric Health Care, the official journal of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, provides up-to-date clinical information and research findings regarding primary, acute and specialty health care for children of newborn age through young adulthood within a family-centered context. The Journal also disseminates multidisciplinary perspectives on evidenced-based practice as well as emerging educational, policy and advocacy issues that are of importance to all pediatric nurses and health care professionals.

About NAPNAP
The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is committed to improving the health care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. An association of nearly 7,000 health care providers throughout the Unites States, NAPNAP is the only advanced practice registered nursing organization in the world focused on pediatric health and has 48 Chapters in 32 states. For more information call 856-857-9700 or visit NAPNAP's website at www.napnap.org.

About Elsevier

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