Journals

Explore the Society’s premier peer-reviewed publications, Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, and Critical Care Explorations, aimed at improving the care of all critically ill and injured patients.

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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) peer-reviewed journals help readers stay ahead of the latest advances in critical care technology and research. They offer innovative findings that continually improve the practice of critical care.  

SCCM’s Professional and Select members receive Critical Care Medicine as part of their benefits.

Members of the Pediatrics Section receive Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

SCCM's newest journal, Critical Care Explorations, is open access and offers complimentary access to all content. 
 
As an SCCM Professional or Select Member, you will enjoy the following journal benefits and more:
 
  • Peer-reviewed articles led by a team of experts in the field of critical care.
  • Timely and relevant content designed to improve the quality of care delivered at the bedside.
  • Trusted and globally recognized resources with the latest research on innovative therapies and novel approaches in critical care.
  • Forums where multiple disciplines in critical care share perspectives and opinions including medical subspecialists, nurses, pharmacists, and more.
  • Open and free access articles to promote world-wide dissemination of content vital to critical care medicine. 
  • A wealth of article types, including features, clinical investigations, review articles, and more. 
  • Infographics and visual abstracts for select articles that synthesize articles and highlight key findings. 

Critical Care Medicine

CCM covers all aspects of acute and emergency care for the critically ill or injured patient, including the latest news on clinical breakthroughs and promising research.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

As the official pediatric publication of SCCM and WFPICCS, PCCM is devoted to pediatric and neonatal intensive care medicine.

Critical Care Explorations

As the official open access journal of SCCM, CCE provides articles and information that encompass the broad scope of critical care.

COVID-19 Journal Articles

A list of the latest articles from SCCM's three leading journals related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 



Journal Club Webcast

These monthly webcasts take a deep dive into interesting journal articles.

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