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Article Submissions

Thank you for your interest in writing for the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists!  We welcome all types of manuscripts and articles and look forward to assisting you in becoming a published author. Publication not only distinguishes you amongst your colleagues but increases knowledge and awareness amongst your peers in the wound care community.

Would you like to be featured in the ACCWS Newsletter & Blog?

No matter what manuscript is submitted, all share a few common components. A single important point is easier to write. A single important point is valuable to the reader and gets your point across.

The following guidelines were developed to help prospective authors properly format their manuscripts. The guidelines are in accordance with the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. ( October 2008 revision) The Journal adheres to the principles, policies, and general procedures listed in the Uniform Requirements as well as the American Medical Association Manual of Style, 10th Edition.

All participants must be CURRENT members of the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists

    Original Research

    scientific reports of clinical and laboratory investigations, including randomized controlled trials, crossover experiments, meta-analyses, prospective and retrospective cohort studies, case-controlled studies, analyses of secular trends, and cross-sectional studies.

    Editorial, Commentary, or Blog

    an article expressing an opinion about a topic considered interesting to wound care physicians,, nurses and therapists. Authors are not required to follow any specific editorial style however conformity to the editorial style will help streamline the editing process.

    Letter to the Editor

    a letter from a reader expressing an opinion or raising a question, usually focusing on a particular published article, and usually accompanied by a reply from the author or authors of the original article.

    Tips and Pearls

    a brief practical description of a useful clinical or surgical technique or procedure, accompanied by useful figure images. 

     

    Review Article

    including  reviews and narrative review articles. Case report- observational reports of rare diseases or unusual interventions, ranging from a single case to a series of patients.

    Video Interview

    Are you interested in being interviewed for our “Member Spotlight” series?

     

    Email us at info@accws.org  

     

     

    Looking for alternate publishing opportunities?

    The American College of Clinical Wound Specialists™ has teamed up with the Journal of Wound Care (JWC) and Wound Central, a supplemental publication of the Journal of Wound Care to create more opportunities for our members. 

    The Journal of Wound Care welcomes contributions on all aspects of wound care, from randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and systematic reviews, to case series and studies. Our editors and the supportive review process often provide inexperienced authors with constructive advice on how to improve their articles.

    All articles will be sent for peer review. The Journal of Wound Care (JWC) will not accept material submitted to, or published by, other journals or books.

    JWC welcomes unsolicited articles on all wound care issues. The journal publishes original research, literature reviews and clinical case studies. All articles submitted to JWC are will hold exclusive rights to articles.

    Journal of Wound Care, with a 5-year Impact Factor of 2.63, is the definitive wound-care journal and the leading source of up-to-date research and clinical information on everything related to tissue viability. The journal was first launched in 1992 and aimed at catering to the needs of the multidisciplinary team. Published monthly, the journal’s international audience includes nurses, doctors and researchers specialising in wound management and tissue viability, as well as generalists wishing to enhance their practice.

    Journal of Wound Care, with a 5-year Impact Factor of 2.63, is the definitive wound-care journal and the leading source of up-to-date research and clinical information on everything related to tissue viability. The journal was first launched in 1992 and aimed at catering to the needs of the multidisciplinary team. Published monthly, the journal’s international audience includes nurses, doctors and researchers specialising in wound management and tissue viability, as well as generalists wishing to enhance their practice.

    If you have any queries relating to potential JWC or Wound Central articles, please contact the editor on 0207 501 6348 or rachel.webb@markallengroup.com

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