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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 >>

2017 Published Issues
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Generalizable items of quantitative and qualitative cornerstones for personnel requirement of physicians in anesthesia  
Manfred Weiss, Rolf Rossaint, Thomas Iber
World J Crit Care Med 6(2):91-98. Published online May 4, 2017. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v6.i2.91
Severe trauma in the geriatric population  
Juan Antonio Llompart-Pou, Jon Pérez-Bárcena, Mario Chico-Fernández, Marcelino Sánchez-Casado, Joan Maria Raurich
World J Crit Care Med 6(2):99-106. Published online May 4, 2017. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v6.i2.99
Basic Study
Female gonadal hormone effects on microglial activation and functional outcomes in a mouse model of moderate traumatic brain injury  
Odera Umeano, Haichen Wang, Hana Dawson, Beilei Lei, Afoma Umeano, Dawn Kernagis, Michael L James
World J Crit Care Med 6(2):107-115. Published online May 4, 2017. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v6.i2.107
Retrospective Study
Critical care management and intensive care unit outcomes following cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy  
Sumit Kapoor, Adel Bassily-Marcus, Rafael Alba Yunen, Parissa Tabrizian, Sabrine Semoin, Joseph Blankush, Daniel Labow, John Oropello, Anthony Manasia, Roopa Kohli-Seth
World J Crit Care Med 6(2):116-123. Published online May 4, 2017. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v6.i2.116
Systematic Reviews
Characteristics of postintensive care syndrome in survivors of pediatric critical illness: A systematic review  
Elizabeth A Herrup, Beth Wieczorek, Sapna R Kudchadkar
World J Crit Care Med 6(2):124-134. Published online May 4, 2017. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v6.i2.124
Case Report
Hemolytic uremic syndrome in adults: A case report  
Fabiel Gerardo Pérez-Cruz, Patricia Villa-Díaz, María Consuelo Pintado-Delgado, María Loreto Fernández_Rodríguez, Ana Blasco-Martínez, María Pérez-Fernández
World J Crit Care Med 6(2):135-139. Published online May 4, 2017. doi: 10.5492/wjccm.v6.i2.135