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AORN Journal

Introducing the re-imagined AORN Journal

Introducing a brand-new, re-imagined AORN Journal with new content features, columns, and enhanced member favorites.

  • More visually engaging, with expanded use of photos and art
  • A revitalized, renamed Connections section with a new design and content features
  • Key takeaways for applying research to clinical practice (new!)
  • Key takeaways for applying best practices in the ambulatory setting (new!)


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