About ICM

“Intensive Care Medicine” is the publication platform for the communication and exchange of current work and ideas in intensive care medicine. It is intended for all those who are involved in intensive medical care, physicians, anaesthetists, surgeons, pediatricians, as well as those concerned with pre-clinical subjects and medical sciences basic to these disciplines.

The journal publishes: review articles reflecting the present state of knowledge in special areas or summarizing limited themes in which discussion has led to clearly defined conclusions; original papers reporting progress and results in all areas of intensive care medicine and its related fields; educational articles giving information on the progress of a topic of particular interest; discussion on technology, methods, new apparatus and modifications of standard techniques; brief reports of uncommon and interesting disorders; correspondence concerning matters of topical interest or relating to published material; and book reviews, reports of meetings, and announcements

Official journal of The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and The European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care.</span

  • Offers a platform for the communication of current research and ideas in intensive care medicine
  • Publishes review articles, original research papers, letters, discussion, book reviews and more
  • Official journal of The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and The European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

Editor-in-Chief
Giuseppe Citerio

Publishing model
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IMPACT FACTOR: 17.279 (2012)
Section “Critical care medicine”: Rank 2
Abstracted/Indexed in: PubMed/Medline, Science Citation Index/Journal Citation Report


AIMS AND SCOPE
The journal Intensive Care Medicine provides a medium for the communication and exchange of current work and ideas in this field. It is intended for all involved in intensive medical care, physicians, anaesthetists, surgeons, pediatricians, and all concerned with the pre-clinical subjects and medical sciences basic to these disciplines.


IT PUBLISHES:
Review articles reflecting the present state of knowledge in special areas or summarizing limited themes in which discussion has led to clearly defined conclusions.
Original papers reporting progress and results in all areas of intensive care medicine and its related fields.
Educational articles giving information on the progress of a topic of particular interest.
Discussion on technology, methods, new apparatus and modifications of standard techniques.
Correspondence concerning matters of topical interest or relating to published material.
Meetings reports.


The journal is open for publication of supplements and for publishing abstracts of scientific meetings. Conditions can be obtained from the Editor-in-Chief or the publisher. Color figures are free of charge and the journal follows Springer’s Open Choice policy for authors (publication of papers in open access, for a fee).


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ICM Journal Metrics
Impact factor
17.679

Submission to first decision
10 days
Downloads
2,032,198 (2019)
Five year impact factor
14.340 (2019)
Submission to acceptance
51 days

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