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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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Identifying research priorities for improving patient care in the perioperative environment: A descriptive cross-sectional study
Pat F. Nicholson Dr; Lois Hamlin RN, DNurs, FACN, FACORN; Jed Duff; Brigid M. Gillespie PhD RN FACORN; and Carollyn Williams

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Project report