About this Journal
The Journal of the Association for Vascular Access (JAVA), the official journal of the Association for Vascular Access, is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed scholarly journal. The journal endeavors to promote excellence in vascular access practice in all health care settings. JAVA strives to advance the field of vascular access by disseminating new and relevant information to its readership. The journal accepts original articles from authors in all relevant disciplines and settings. Topics of interest to the journal include: evidence-based practice, new initiatives, outcomes research, patient/family satisfaction, patient and family instruction, international and multidisciplinary issues, use of devices, implementation of new technologies, financial implications of devices, and issues confronted in clinical practice.