Critical Care

Jean-Louis Vincent
PubMed, PubMed Central, Medline, Thomson Reuters (ISI), CABI, EmBase, Scopus, Google Scholar
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Aims & Scope

Critical Care is a peer-reviewed clinical medical research and review journal that aims to improve the care of critically ill patients by acquiring, discussing and promoting evidence-based information that is relevant to all intensive/critical care staff.


Critical Care publishes commentaries, reviews, original research, and reports on books and websites relevant to all aspects of intensive/critical care. Commentaries are opinion-led articles written by specialists in the field to highlight and expand on topical issues. Reviews provide comprehensive, educational and authoritative descriptions of any aspect of health care relevant to the journal's scope. All research articles published in Critical Care are peer-reviewed and open access.


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A popular journal with over 63,500 registrants worldwide, Critical Care's clear, comprehensible style and high-quality content make it an authoritative, understandable read for all members of the intensive/critical care and emergency medicine communities.

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