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Critical Care Medicine Journal

Critical Care Medicine is the leading journal in critical care and the official peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. 

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Critical Care Medicine (CCM)the official journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), presents practitioners with clinical breakthroughs that lead to better care for critically ill and injured patients. CCM offers the latest news on promising research as well as advances in equipment and techniques.

Critical Care Medicine (CCM), covering all aspects of acute and emergency care, is a must-read publication for those who treat critically ill or injured patients.
  • With an acceptance rate of about 10% to 15%, CCM maintains a reputation for publishing only the highest-quality scientific studies.
  • CCM had an impact factor of 7.598 for 2020.
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Timothy G. Buchman, PhD, MD, MCCM
Critical Care Medicine Editor-in-Chief
Timothy G. Buchman, PhD, MD, MCCM
Dr. Buchman is the founding director of Emory Center for Critical Care in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. His research encompasses studies of physiologic dynamics, predictive biology, patient monitoring, the genetics of sepsis, and ICU end-of-life care. He is working toward the goal of ICU clinicians having the ability to predict and plan for the future of each patient.

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