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Critical Care Medicine

The Official Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine
Editor-in-Chief: Timothy G. Buchman, PhD, MD, MCCM
Critical Care Medicine (CCM) is the premier peer-reviewed, scientific publication in critical care. Directed towards specialists who treat patients in the ICU and CCU, including chest physicians, surgeons, pediatricians, pharmacists/pharmacologists, anesthesiologists, critical care nurses, and other healthcare professionals, CCM covers all aspects of acute and emergency care for the critically ill or injured patient. Each issue presents critical care practitioners with clinical breakthroughs that lead to better patient care, the latest news on promising research, and advances in equipment and techniques. Readers can view newly accepted articles online ahead of print. 
Led by Editor-in-Chief Timothy G. Buchman, PhD, MD, MCCM, from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, the Editorial Board is composed of internationally recognized researchers and practitioners. CCM received an impact factor of 7.414 for 2019. It maintains its position as the premier peer-reviewed journal among those that publish primarily (more than 50%) critical care articles.
Critical Care Medicine is interested in publishing the highest quality scientific studies in the field of critical care. The Editorial Board accepts approximately 20% of the original manuscripts submitted to the journal for publication. Manuscripts can be submitted through Editorial Manager, which contains Author Instructions along with the forms needed to submit a manuscript.
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