Published in the Slovenian Nursing Review (Slov Nurs Rev) are the original and review
scientific and professional articles and the news on current events in the field
of nursing, midwifery and other interdisciplinary health and social sciences. The
articles explore the developmental paradigms of the relevant fields in accordance
with their scientific, theoretical and philosophical bases, which are reflected
in the experimental and non-experimental research, qualitative studies and reviews.
The articles consider nursing and other health sciences as scientific and professional
disciplines and include the key dimensions of their development such as theoretical
concepts, models, ethics and philosophy, clinical practice, health promotion, the
development of practice and more demanding modes of health care delivery, education,
management, quality and safety, health policy and others.
The articles published in the Slovenian Nursing Review, which are interdisciplinary
oriented, significantly contribute towards the professional development of nursing,
midwifery and other health professions in Slovenia, the Balcans, and the countries
of the Central and Eastern Europe which share common characteristics of nursing
development of post-socialist countries.
The Slovenian Nursing Review follows the international standards in the field of
publishing endorsed by the international editorial board and a critical selection
of reviewers. All published articles are available also in electronic form. Before
publication the articles in this quarterly periodical are triple-blind peer reviewed.
Some original scientific articles are published or translated in the English language.
The history of the magazine clearly demonstrates its impact on the development of
nursing and midwifery in the Balcan area. In 1967 the first issue of the professional
periodical of the nurses and nursing technicians Health Review (Slovenian title:
Zdravstveni obzornik, ISSN (0350-9516) was published. From 1994 it bears the title
The Slovenian Nursing Review. As a precursor to Zdravstveni obzornik, professional-informational
periodical entitled a Community Nurse (Slovenian title: Medicinska sestra na terenu,
ISSN 2232-5654) was being published by the Central Institute of Hygiene in Ljubljana,
in the years 1954 to 1961.
The Slovenian Nursing Review is indexed and abstracted in CINAHL (Cumulative Index
to Nursing and Allied Health Literature), ProQuest (ProQuest Online Information Service), Crossref (Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Registration Agency), COBIB.SI (Slovenian union bibliographic/catalogue
database), Biomedicina Slovenica, dLib.si (The Digital Library of Slovenia).