Journal of Critical Care

Journal of Critical Care - ISSN 0883-9441
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.485 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): 1.149 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: 3.425 (2020) 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: 3.759 (2020) 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: Volume 6
Issues: 6 issues
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) and the Society for Complex Acute Illness (SCAI), is a leading international, peer-reviewed journal that aims to improve patient care by publishing manuscripts that contain new or updated information that can be integrated into clinical practice, with the exception of experimental research.

The Editorial Board represents an international cross section of individuals actively involved in the disciplines of Critical Care Medicine.

The Journal welcomes the following paper types:

  • Original Research
  • Reviews
  • Meta-analysis and Narrative Reviews
  • Research Letters
  • Clinical Challenges
  • Medical Ethics in Intensive Care Medicine
  • Education in Intensive Care Medicine
  • Editorials
  • Letters to Editor
  • Special Issues

Please see the journal's Guide For Authors for a more detailed explanation of submission requirements.