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Welcome to the World Journal of Critical Care Medicine

The World Journal of Critical Care Medicine (WJCCM) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of critical care medicine.  It was launched on February 4, 2012 and is published trimonthly (4 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage critical care medicine experts worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJCCM describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJCCM are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJCCM’s acceptance rate: 56%. Submit here >>

2018 Published Issues
  • Bart Van Rompaey, BSc, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor, Nurse, (E-mail:bart.vanrompaey@uantwerp.be)Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing and midwifery, Centre for Research and Innovation in Care, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk 2610, Antwerp, Belgium
PubMed, PubMed Central.
Journal Metrics
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Basic Study
Effects of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists on responses to hemorrhagic shock in rats 
Kanako Yamamoto, Takashi Yamamoto, Masayuki Takamura, Soichiro Usui, Hisayoshi Murai, Shuichi Kaneko, Takumi Taniguchi 
World J Crit Care Med 7(1):1-8. Published online Feb 4, 2018. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v7.i1.1
Retrospective Study
Adverse events in critical care: Search and active detection through the Trigger Tool 
Francisco J Molina, Paula T Rivera, Alejandro Cardona, Diana C Restrepo, Oralia Monroy, Daniel Rodas, Juan G Barrientos 
World J Crit Care Med 7(1):9-15. Published online Feb 4, 2018. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v7.i1.9
Prospective Study
Spectrum of cardiac manifestations and its relationship to outcomes in patients admitted with scrub typhus infection 
Gunasekaran Karthik, Thomas Isaiah Sudarsan, John Victor Peter, Thambu Sudarsanam, George M Varghese, Paul Kundavaram, Sowmya Sathyendra, Ramya Iyyadurai, Kishore Pichamuthu 
World J Crit Care Med 7(1):16-23. Published online Feb 4, 2018. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v7.i1.16
Systematic Reviews
Respiratory mechanics, ventilator-associated pneumonia and outcomes in intensive care unit 
Kelser de Souza Kock, Rosemeri Maurici 
World J Crit Care Med 7(1):24-30. Published online Feb 4, 2018. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v7.i1.24