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Journal Impact Factors

The 2016 impact factors for the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) two journals, Critical Care Medicine (CCM) and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM), have been released. CCM’s impact factor is now 7.050, and PCCM’s impact factor is now 3.495.

Stay up to date with these top journals in critical care by subscribing to their respective electronic table of contents (eTOC) at CCM and PCCM online. And don’t forget to follow CCM and PCCM on Twitter to stay caught on the latest journal releases, including ahead-of-print and editor’s choice articles, and the SCCM guidelines.

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.