As the field of intensive care medicine advances, maximizing the abilities of medical professionals to treat critical illness becomes more important. They must be able to work individually, cooperatively, and participate in the international exchange of opinion.
Journal of Intensive Care is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of intensive care medicine. The journal aims to publish articles contributing to the development of intensive care medical science, and to promote the exchange of ideas internationally in this and related fields. In addition, the journal encourages submissions considering the different cultural aspects of intensive care practice.
Journal of Intensive Care is the official journal of the Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine and this journal launch marks a significant development as it is the first open access English journal published on intensive care medicine from the Asia and Pan-Pacific region.
Editor in Chief, Satoshi Gando, Professor and Chairman of Division of Acute and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, comments.
“We believe that the publication of this journal through BioMed Central will undoubtedly contribute to going a step further in our clinical experience and basic science. We hope to be one of the top journals of intensive and critical care medicine in the future.”
The publication costs for all manuscripts submitted to the journal are covered by the Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine.