ISSN 0034-7167 printed version
ISSN 1984-0446 online version



Basic Information

The Brazilian Nursing Journal (Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - REBEn), created in 1932, is the official publication of the Brazilian Nursing Association (Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem - ABEn). It has bimonthly periodicity and its purpose is to disseminate the scientific production from the different areas of knowledge that are of Nursing interest, including that one which expresses the political project of the Association.

It is the oldest Brazilian nursing journal. His first title was "Annals of Nursing", from 1932 until 1954, when it started having the current title.

The abbreviated title of the journal is Rev Bras Enferm, which should be used in bibliography, footnotes, legends and bibliographical references.


Sources of Indexing

The databases that index articles published in REBEn include:

  • BDENF (Base de Dados em Enfermagem)
  • CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature)
  • CUIDEN (Base de dados da Fundacíon Index - España)
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • LATINDEX (Sistema Regional de Informação em Linha para Revistas Científicas da América Latina, Caribe, Espanha e Portugal)
  • LILACS (Literatura Latino-americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde)
  • MEDLINE / International Nursing Index
  • PERIÓDICA (Índice de Revistas Latino-americanas em Ciências)
  • Redalyc (Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y El Caribe, España y Portugal)
  • SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online)
  • SJR (SCImago Journal & Country Rank)
  • SIIC Data Bases (Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Cientifica)
  • Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory


Intellectual property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY-NC.




The journal is financially supported by:

  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq).


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