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Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more
Derek S Wheeler, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, United States
Derek S Wheeler, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, United States
Derek S Wheeler, The James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, United States
Author contributions: Wheeler DS solely contributed to this paper.
Correspondence to: Derek S Wheeler, MD, FAAP, FCCP, FCCM, Associate Professor, Clinical Director, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039, United States. email@example.com
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Received: December 14, 2011
Revised: December 20, 2011
Accepted: December 26, 2011
Published online: February 4, 2012
The first issue of the World Journal of Critical Care Medicine (WJCCM), whose preparatory work was initiated on December 16, 2010, will be published on February 4, 2012. The WJCCM Editorial Board has now been established and consists of 105 distinguished experts from 27 countries. Our purpose of launching the WJCCM is to publish peer-reviewed, high-quality articles via an open-access online publishing model, thereby acting as a platform for communication between peers and the wider public, and maximizing the benefits to editorial board members, authors and readers.