Journal of Professional Nursing

Co-Authorship – A Means to an End 

Marian Bland, RGON MA (Hons) Nursing Specialist, Services for the Elderly, MidCentral Health, Palmerston North
Lesley Batten, RCompn, MA (Hons), Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, Massey University 

Reference:  Bland, M. & Batten, L. (1998). Co-Authorship – A Means to an End. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 13(2), 44-48. 


Nursing Praxis in New Zealand (Praxis) seeks to foster publication as a medium for the development of nursing research and scholarship within the New Zealand nursing community.  To achieve that vision, this journal has a strong commitment to supporting nurses to write and prepare manuscripts for publication.  This article is a continuation of the Praxis Writing for Publication series and it seeks to explore the way in which co-authorship can be an effective tool for assisting authors to publish. Continued...

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