CURARE - Journal of Nursing is an open-access, peer-reviewed and scholarly journal published three times a year in February, June and October. The journal is the official online-only publication of Istanbul University Faculty of Nursing. CURARE covers qualified, comprehensive, evidence-based, and original research from all fields of nursing science. The publication language of the journal is English. Articles submitted to CURARE are subject to a double-blind peer-review evaluation system. The journal targets national and international audience. Target audience of the journal includes nurses, academicians, clinical researchers, medical/health professionals, students, nursing professionals and related professional and academic bodies and institutions.