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Journal of Intensive Care Medicine

Journal of Intensive Care Medicine

eISSN: 15251489 | ISSN: 08850666 | Current volume: 39 | Current issue: 7 Frequency: Monthly

The practice of intensive care medicine crosses many medical specialties and disciplines — anesthesiology, cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, immunology, infectious disease, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, nursing, pediatrics, pharmacology, psychiatry, pulmonology, radiology, rheumatology, surgery, toxicology, transplantation, and trauma—and presents many complex and difficult challenges.

The Journal of Intensive Care Medicine is the only journal that offers all medical and surgical clinicians in adult and pediatric intensive care state-of-the-art, broad-based analytic reviews and updates, original articles, reports of large clinical series, techniques and procedures, topic-specific electronic resources, book reviews, and editorials on all aspects of intensive/critical/ coronary care.

Superbly edited, the journal includes authoritative, peer-reviewed reviews of:

  • Disease progression and treatment in intensive care
  • Common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and techniques for a variety of organ systems 
  • New and experimental approaches to disease treatment
  • Patient evaluation and management
  • End of life issues

The Journal of Intensive Care Medicine also discusses the essential principles, protocols, clinical presentations, guidelines, indications, contraindications, complications, necessary equipment, priorities, ethical and legal issues, changes, and recommendations for ongoing care for every aspect of ICU patient care.

Some of the "hot" topics (right out of the latest headlines!) from recent issues include:

  • Genetic predisposition toward critical illness
  • Temporary cardiac pacing and defibrillation
  • Medical aspects of biological and chemical agents of mass destruction
  • Evaluation and management of poisoning
  • Serial APACHE III scoring for acute renal failure in the ICU

Other major clinical practice and research topics include:

  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Adult Respiratory Disease Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Cost-Effective Procedures
  • Critical Illness of the Elderly
  • External Forces Shaping Intensive Care such as Organizational Quality, Health Care Reform, Ethics, and Law
  • Intensive Care of Organ Transplant Recipients
  • Intensive Care of Patients with HIV Disease
  • Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Nutritional Support in the ICU
  • Outcomes: Long term Survival; Quality of Life
  • Reperfusion Therapy for Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Shock
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Technology in the ICU
  • Traumas: Brain Injury; Burns; Spinal Cord Injury; Abdominal Injury; Pediatric; Thoracic Injury; Multiple Organ

For the best coverage of the whole field of intensive care medicine in a scholarly review format, subscribe today to the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine!

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

The Journal of Intensive Care Medicine is intended for all clinicians and researchers interested in intensive/critical care. The Journal publishes authoritative, peer-reviewed reviews of disease progression and treatments in intensive care; common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and techniques for a variety of organ systems; new and experimental approaches to disease management; and end-of-life issues.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

James M. Rippe, MD Rippe Lifestyle Institute, Shrewsbury, MA, USA; UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
Nicholas Smyrnios, MD University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
Managing Editor
Elizabeth A. Grady Rippe Lifestyle Institute, Shrewsbury, MA, USA
Editorial Advisors
Gordon B. Avery, MD Washington, DC, USA
Ronald Miller, MD San Francisco, CA, USA
Jay H. Stein, MD Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Editorial Board
Ali Al-Khafaji, MD, MPH University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Lisa Bebell, MD Mass General Hospital, USA
Kamal Bhusal, MD, FACE, DABOM LSU Health Science Center- Shreveport, USA
Eric H. Bradburn, DO Penn Medicine Lancaster General, USA
Paul F. Dellaripa, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA
David Dudzinski, MD Mass General Hospital, USA
Eric Eichenwald, MD University of Pennsylvania, USA
Joseph Frassica, MD Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Heather Gordish-Dressman, PhD George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, USA
Neil A. Halpern, MD Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Seth J. Koenig, MD Montefiore Health System, USA
Kiwon Lee, MD, FACP, FAHA, FCCM Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
Fred A. Luchette, MD, FACS, FCCM Burn Shock Trauma Institute, Loyola University, USA
Justin Lui, MD Boston University, USA
Barry Markovitz, MD Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, USA
Christopher Marshall, MD UMass Chan Medical School, USA
Richard A. Matthay, MD Yale University, School of Medicine, USA
John McIlwaine, DO, FCCP Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA, USA
Cristina Montalvo, MD Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford, MA, USA
Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Paul M. Palevsky, MD VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, USA
Edward P Richards, JD, MPH Law and Ethics, LSU Law, USA
F. Rincon, MD, MSc, MB.Ethics, FACP, FCCP, FCCM Thomas Jefferson University, USA
Todd Sarge, MD Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
F. Marc Stewart, MD City of Hope, USA
Eric vanSonnenberg, MD University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix, USA
Louis Voigt, MD Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Rade Vukmir, MD, JD Emergency Consultants, Inc., USA
Jeffrey Williams, MD, FCCP George Washington University, USA
Luke Yip, MD Denver Health, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, USA
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