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If you are a critical care nurse, nurse educator, nurse manager, nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist or researcher, Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing would like to hear from you.


We are seeking manuscripts on critical care topics with direct application to clinical practice, leadership, education, or research. Specifically, we are interested in manuscripts on the latest critical care technology, drugs, research, procedures, leadership strategies, ethical issues, career development, and patient/ family education.


Do not submit articles that have been previously published elsewhere or are under consideration for publication in other journals or books.


Manuscripts should be typed, double-spaced, and followed by references, tables, figures, and black-and-white artwork (when appropriate). Number references consecutively in the body of your manuscript and place reference citations at the end of the article (style references per the American Medical Association Manual of Style [9th ed.]. Do not reference commonly held opinions and perceptions unless their history is the article's principal topic. Follow the standard practice for legal citations. Also be sure to include an abstract for your article and biographic information for all authors. All manuscripts must be accompanied by a Microsoft Word-formatted diskette or can be sent via e-mail directly to [email protected]. Manuscripts not accompanied by a diskette or sent electronically will be returned.


Send your query letter or manuscript including three hard copies and one diskette (or electronically) to:


Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, Vickie Miracle, RN, EdD, CCRN, CCNS, CCRC, Editor, 424 Eastgate Village Wynde, Louisville, KY 40223, [email protected]


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