Journal of Perioperative Nursing (JPN) publishes original articles on all aspects of perioperative nursing care spanning the period from a patient’s referral for surgery through to their discharge and full recovery.
JPN is a not-for-profit peer-reviewed journal published by the Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN). It aims to be a trusted source of knowledge for perioperative nurses so they can provide patients with safe, effective evidence-based care.
The journal is diamond open-access which means articles are freely available to readers, and there is no submission or processing charge for authors. Published articles are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).
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Letters to Editor
Hospital costs of post-operative delirium: A systematic review
Md. Parvez Mosharaf, Khorshed Alam, Nicholas Ralph, and Jeff Gow
Development and psychometric evaluation of a questionnaire for measuring distraction due to mobile phone use in operating rooms
Mehdi Hasanshahi, Mahnaz Rakhshan, Armin Fereidouni, Seyed Alireza Moayedi, and Camellia Torabizadeh
Nurse-led randomised controlled trials in the perioperative setting: A scoping review
Judy Munday, Niall Higgins, Saira Mathew, Lizanne Dalgleish, Anthony S. Batterbury, Luke Burgess, Jill Campbell, Lori J. Delaney, Bronwyn R. Griffin, James A. Hughes, Jessica Ingleman, Samantha Keogh, and Fiona Coyer
Patient, surgical and clinical factors associated with longer stay in the Post Anaesthesia Care Unit
Karen M. Briggs, Mari Botti Emeritus Professor, Nicole M. Phillips Professor, Steve Bowe A/Professor, and Maryann Street Dr
Effectiveness of family-centred educational interventions in the anxiety, pain and behaviours of children/adolescents and their parents’ anxiety in the perioperative period: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ines Martins Esteves, Marcia Silva Coelho, Hugo Neves, Marcia Pestana-Santos, and Margarida Reis Santos
Awareness under anaesthesia: The role of the perioperative nurse
Dawn Bull and Paula Foran
To stand or not to stand? Implications of prolonged standing for perioperative nurses: A discussion paper
Katinka Olynick and Paula Foran
Prevention is better than cure: Understanding metabolic syndrome (MetS) and the occupational risks for perioperative nurses
Daniel Turnbull and Paula Foran
Ergoophthalmological risks associated with dry eye in the operating room
Aslı Nemli Dr., Koray Gümüş Prof.Dr., and Mürüvvet Başer Prof.Dr.
Post-operative use of HME filter‑protected open tracheostomy circuit during the COVID-19 pandemic
Way Siong Koh, Irene Ng, and Megan Downing
COVID changes to Post Anaesthesia Care Unit nursing practices
Heather J. Stapleton Ms
The first three procedures that marked the dawn of surgery
Lois Hamlin RN, DNurs, FACN, Foundation Fellow ACORN
Smartphones in the operating room: Can perioperative nurses be trusted?
Tarryn Armour and Elyse Coffey