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Intensive Care Medicine serves as the premier publication platform facilitating the communication and exchange of cutting-edge research and ideas within the field of intensive care medicine on a comprehensive scale. This platform is designed for professionals engaged in intensive medical care, including intensivists, medical specialists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

  • ICM is the official journal of The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.
  • ICM aims to advance the understanding and practice of intensive care medicine among professionals in Europe and beyond.
  • The journal provides a robust platform for disseminating current research findings and innovative ideas in intensive care medicine.
  • Intensive Care Medicine publishes a wide array of content, including review articles, original research papers, letters, reviews, debates, and more. This diversity ensures comprehensive coverage of topics relevant to the intensive care community.
  • Giuseppe Citerio
Journal Impact Factor
27.1 (2023)
5-year Journal Impact Factor
24.0 (2023)
Submission to first decision (median)
3 days
4,829,196 (2023)

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  20. Portico
  21. ProQuest
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  23. SCImago
  24. SCOPUS
  25. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  26. Semantic Scholar
  27. TD Net Discovery Service
  28. UGC-CARE List (India)
  29. Wanfang
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