Journal of Critical Care

Improving Patient Care by Integrating Critical Care Systems Knowledge into Practice Behavior

Journal of Critical Care - ISSN 0883-9441
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.219 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.098 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 2.685 (2019) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 2.921 (2019) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volumes 61-66
Issues: 1 issue
ISSN: 08839441
Editor-in-Chief: Bakker

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The Journal of Critical Care, the official publication of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM), is a leading international, peer-reviewed journal providing original research, review articles, tutorials, and invited articles for physicians and allied health professionals involved in treating the critically ill. The Journal aims to improve patient care by furthering understanding of health systems research and its integration into clinical practice.

The Journal will include articles which discuss:

  • All aspects of health services research in critical care
  • System based practice in anesthesiology, perioperative and critical care medicine
  • The interface between anesthesiology, critical care medicine and pain
  • Integrating intraoperative management in preparation for postoperative critical care management and recovery
  • Optimizing patient management, i.e., exploring the interface between evidence-based principles or clinical insight into management and care of complex patients
  • The team approach in the OR and ICU
  • System-based research
  • Medical ethics
  • Technology in medicine
  • Seminars discussing current, state of the art, and sometimes controversial topics in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and professional education
  • Residency Education: Providing a series of clinically relevant tutorials from experienced practitioners focusing on the six core competencies:
  1. Medical Knowledge
  2. Professionalism
  3. Patient Care
  4. Interpersonal and communication skills
  5. Case based learning and improvement
  6. Systems based practice

The editorial board represents an international cross section of individuals actively involved in the disciplines of Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology.