Critical Care (journal)

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Critical Care (journal)

Critical Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal that covers research in the field of intensive care medicine. The journal was established in 1997 and is published by BioMed Central.


The term "Critical Care" is pronounced as /ˈkrɪtɪkəl keər/.


The term "Critical Care" originates from the words "critical" which is derived from the Greek word "kritikos" meaning decisive, and "care" which comes from the Old English word "caru" meaning sorrow, anxiety, care.


The journal publishes articles on all aspects of health services research, health economics, surgical intensive care, paediatric intensive care, bioethics, and medical emergency, among other topics. It also publishes review articles, case reports, and clinical trials.

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in PubMed Central, Scopus, and the Science Citation Index Expanded. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 6.959.

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