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 About Association of Integrative Nursing

Association of Integrative Nursing (AIN), founded in 2019 in Hongkong. Since its inception, AIN is committing to recruit and organize the broad masses of nursing workers to promote the prosperity and development of careers in integrative nursing science, and facilitate popularization, promotion and progress of nursing techniques of integrated Chinese and western medicine. AIN also carries out a series of work about academic communication, journals publishing, conferences, training services, and talent cultivation.

  About the Journal

Journal of Integrative Nursing (JIN), Founded in June 2019, is an internationally peer reviewed, academic journal co-sponsored by Association of Integrative Nursing and Beijing Office of Traditional Chinese Medicine Nursing Competence Improvement Project. 

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Turk Medline, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, ProQuest, TDNet

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

  Scope of the journal

The journal aims to publish the latest research findings of nursing in the field of traditional Chinese and western medicine, to provide an academic platform for nursing exchanges at home and abroad, to promote academic development and discipline construction of integrative nursing, and to propagate academic characteristics and culture of integrative nursing.

The journal publishes the following columns:

  • Clinical researches
  • Brief reports
  • Investigation studies
  • Case reports
  • Reviews
  • Letters to the editor
  • TCM style nursing
  • TCM rehabilitation nursing, etc.

And subject areas include:

  • Clinical nursing
  • Evidence-based nursing
  • Care of the chronically ill
  • Nursing care of the elderly
  • Surgical nursing
  • Community care
  • Emergency nursing
  • Neonatal care
  • Pediatrics nursing
  • Infant and young children nursing
  • Wound and ostomy nursing
  • Gastroenterology nursing
  • Trauma nursing
  • Health care management
  • Addictions nursing, etc.

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