Instructions for authors
Critical Care is a high quality, peer-reviewed, international open access clinical medical journal. Critical Care aims to improve the care of critically ill patients by acquiring, discussing, distributing, and promoting evidence-based information relevant to intensivists.
The journal publishes commentaries, reviews, and research in all areas of intensive care and emergency medicine. Critical Care aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the intensive care field.
Each article type published by Critical Care follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.
Please note that Reviews, Commentaries, Meeting Reports, Editorials and Viewpoints are usually commissioned, but suggestions for these article types are welcome.
The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to Critical Care, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.
Critical Care publishes the following article types:
We use plagiarism detection
This journal is a member of, and subscribes to the principles of, the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.Copyright rests with the authors. For more information on copyright of articles, see our publisher's copyright and license policy.