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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, MCCM
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) is the first scientific, peer-reviewed journal to focus exclusively on pediatric critical care and critical care neonatology. Launched in July 2000, it is a growing publication that is distributed twelve times a year. Within each issue, readers will find clinical papers and scientific investigations, solicited reviews, selected abstracts translated into six languages, and various CME opportunities.
As an official publication of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies (WFPICCS), the journal is known internationally. The editor-in-chief, Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, MCCM, of the University of Pittsburgh, relies on the expertise of an editorial board of outstanding pediatric researchers and clinicians from all over the world. PCCM received an impact factor of 3.495 for 2016 and an immediacy index of 1.233.

PCCM is interested in publishing the highest quality scientific studies in the field of pediatric critical care medicine. Manuscripts can be submitted through Editorial Manager, which contains Author Instructions along with the forms needed to submit a manuscript.

To receive Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, please log in to the SCCM Store and add the Pediatrics Section to your SCCM membership. If you are not currently an SCCM Member you may easily join today!

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