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Wound Practice and Research

The Australian Journal of Wound Management

Edited by: Professor Allison Cowin PhD, FAWMA

ISSN 1837-6304

Wound Practice and Research is the official journal of Wounds Australia and publishes original peer-reviewed papers on the science of wound healing, the aetiology of wounds, the care of acute and chronic wounds, wound research, wound care in the community and quality of life issues. Wound Practice and Research is gaining a strong reputation as a source of reference for Australian and International researchers and clinicians in the field of wound research, clinical wound management, stomal therapy, infection control and pharmacy. The journal can be found in many medical or nursing tertiary education and hospital libraries in Australia and New Zealand. The journal is indexed with CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature).

The journal publishes Review articles, Research papers, Clinical studies, Case Studies and Letters to the Editor. Other regular features of the journal are editorials, book reviews, and Evidence Summaries from the Wound Healing and Management node of the Joanna Briggs Institute. It is published quarterly in February, May, August and November. It is distributed to a readership of over 5000 throughout Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. The journal is also circulated to many individuals and companies nationally and internationally who are involved in research into wounds and wound healing, and/or distribute wound management products.

The Editorial Board of Wound Practice and Research are recognized national and international experts in their own fields and represent a range of professional groups from around the world. The Board is multidisciplinary and has representatives from the disciplines of medicine, nursing, allied health and scientific research. Each article presented for publication is reviewed by at least two referees selected from members of the board and external reviewers who are experts in their field.

The journal uses ScholarOne Manuscripts for online manuscript submission and peer review. This system brings with it a whole host of benefits including:


Manuscripts must be submitted via Scholarone. To submit manuscripts go to http://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/wpr

Instruction to authors can be found at


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