A new editorial team for the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing: building on successes and mapping new horizons

Philip Moons, Jeroen M. Hendriks, Catriona Jennings, Sandra Lauck

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Abstract

In 2002, a new journal was launched: the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Together with the annual congress, today known as EuroHeartCare, the journal aimed to keep cardiovascular nurses up-to-date with the latest developments in science and in practice. This was in alignment with the mission of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) at the time of ‘improving the quality of life of the European population by reducing the impact of cardiovascular disease’. Over the past 20 years, the journal has substantially grown in reach. At the outset, the journal was principally European, but now, it has a clear global reach as testified by the downloads and submissions from all over the world. The journal has also matured beyond being a pure nursing journal. Indeed, the articles that are published in the journal nowadays have a strong interdisciplinary character, which demonstrates that the journal is well established as a go-to resource for multiple disciplines working in health and social care. As a result, the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing fulfils its aim of helping support healthcare professionals deliver the best care possible to patients with cardiovascular disease...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-3
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2022

Keywords

  • Cardiovascular nursing
  • academic writing

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