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International Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

ISSN: 2581-7051


Focus and Scope

About the Journal

International Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing [2581-7051(e)] is a peer-reviewed hybrid open-access journal launched in 2016 that provides users with recent advancements in the field of cardiovascular nursing, case studies, and clinical practice related to cardiovascular conditions like Acute Coronary Syndrome, cardiac rehabilitation, etc. The journal covers both theoretical and practical aspects of nursing and cardiovascular care.

Focus and Scope

  • Physiological factors in Heart disease: Coronary Heart Disease, Psychological Factors, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Strong Family History, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Smoking
  • Women and Cardiovascular Disease:  Acute Coronary Syndromes; Cardiovascular Disease; Primary Prevention; Risk Factors; Women.
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome: Index of Microcirculatory Resistance; Microvascular Obstruction; Myocardial Infarction; Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Cardiology.
  • Cardiovascular care: Acute heart failure; diagnosis; interdisciplinary care; management.
  • Physiologic, Psychologic, and Social needs of Cardiovascular Patients: Personality, Type A, Type D, Cardiovascular diseases, depression, anger, hostility, stress, and pathophysiological mechanism.
  • Epidemiology and Physiology: Age-Adjusted mortality rate, Agent, Analytic epidemiology, analytic study, Age-specific mortality rate, Applied epidemiology, Attack rate.
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Exercise Training, Secondary Prevention, Drug Therapy, Heart Failure, Inappropriate Prescribing, Medication Adherence.
  • Drug Therapy and Clinical Trials: Drug target, clinical trials, kinase, cancer, diabetics, inflammation, randomization (possibly with stratification), adherence to intent-to-treat (ITT) principles, blinding, prospective evaluation, and use of a control group.
  • Cardiovascular Surgery: Aortic surgery, Aortic valve surgery, Coronary revascularization, Heart transplantation, Left ventricular assist devices, Mitral valve surgery, Tricuspid valve surgery.



  • Physiological factors in Heart disease
  • Women and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Cardiovascular care
  • Physiologic, Psychologic, and Social needs of Cardiovascular Patients
  • Epidemiology and Physiology
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Drug Therapy and Clinical Trials
  • Cardiovascular Surgery