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).
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
Qualifying thirst distress in the acute hospital setting – validation of a patient-reported outcome measure.
Sharon Carey Dr, Jacob Waller Dr, Lucy Yueming Wang Ms, and Suzie Ferrie Dr
The incidence of peripheral nerve injuries related to patient positioning during robotic assisted surgery: An evidence summary
Tina Oblak and Brigid M. Gillespie PhD RN FACORN
Pre-operative and post-operative recommendations to surgical wound care interventions: A systematic meta-review of Cochrane reviews
Brigid M. Gillespie, Rachel M. Walker, Elizabeth Catherine McInnes, Zena Moore, Anne Eskes, Tom O'Connor, Emma Harbeck PhD B Psyche (Hons), Codi White, Ian Scott, Hester Vermeulen, and Wendy P. Chaboyer
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.
Can the role of the nurse as surgical assistant add value in the Australian public health care sector?
Toni Hains, Anojan Navaratnam Dr, Andrew O'Brien, Karen Walsh, Jane Neilsen, and Susan Firth
How does the 2020 revised definition of pain impact nursing practice?
Olivia Sonneborn and Annie Williams
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