ISSN 1982-0194 online version


Updated: 29/09/2016


Basic information

Founded in 1988 Acta Paulista de Enfermagem is the technical-scientific electronic publication of the Escola Paulista de Enfermagem (Paulista School of Nursing - EPE) of the Universidade Federal de São Paulo (Federal University of São Paulo - UNIFESP). ISSN (electronic version): 1982-0194. Its mission is to promote scientific knowledge generated in the rigor of the research methodology and ethics. The purpose of Acta is to publish the outcomes of original research to advance the practice of nursing in the medical, surgical management, education, research and information technology and communication. The issues are published bimonthly (Jan/Feb) (Mar/Apr) (May/Jun) (Jul/Aug) (Sept/Oct) (Nov/Dec), with supplementary publications possible. Acta follows the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors of the

The abbreviated title of Acta Paulista de Enfermagem is Acta Paul Enferm. which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references, citations, and bibliographic legends.


Sources of indexing

The articles published in Acta Paulista de Enfermagem are indexed in:

  • Isi - Web of Science - Web of Knowledge
  • Scopus - Sci Verse
  • Cinahl
  • Cuiden
  • Redalyc
  • SciELO - Scientific Eletronic Library on-line
  • Lilacs - Literatura Latina-Americana em Ciências da Saúde
  • BVS - Biblioteca Virtual em Saúde
  • DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Cabell’s - Directory
  • SCImago - SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Journal Citation Reports


Intellectual property

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

The Acta Paulista de Enfermagem adopted until Aug/2015 the Creative Commons license attribution-type BY-NC. Actually, the license is the attribution-type BY.

The online journal is free and open access.


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The publication of this journal is financially supported by:


  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)
  • Fundação de Apoio à Universidade Federal de São Paulo


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