Journals Rank High Among Critical Care Resources

The Society of Critical Care Medicine extends its congratulations and thanks to Critical Care Medicine editor-in-chief Timothy G. Buchman, PhD, MD, MCCM, and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine editor-in-chief Patrick Kochanek, MD, MCCM, as well as to the editorial boards and staff of both journals on maintaining their standings among critical care journals. Critical Care Medicine received a 2014 impact factor of 6.312 and an immediacy index (an indicator of how quickly articles are cited) of 2.572, ranking 4th of 27 journals in critical care medicine. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine received a 2014 impact factor of 2.338, with an immediacy index of 1.192, and ranks 28th among pediatric journals and 14th among all critical care journals.