The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is a professional community dedicated to advancing the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs.
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The Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN) is the official journal of the WOCN Society and the premier publication for wound, ostomy, and continence practice and research. Ranked in the Top 20 of nursing journals, the Journal publishes current best evidence and original research to guide the delivery of expert health care and elevate the WOC nursing specialty worldwide.