About the Journal

About The Journal

Critical Care - broadly defined including but not limited to Intensive care, coronary care, cardiothoracic, emergency, trauma, paramedical situations managed by nurses, doctors, pharmacists, other allied health professionals caring for adults, children, and neonates with complex and life-threatening conditions. Articles will be research, systematic reviews, quality improvement and practice development studies, case studies, expert professional opinion statements, editorials.

International audience of primarily critical care nurses, other nurses, doctors and allied health care professionals, and nursing and health care professional students. 

International Journal of Critical Care (IJCC)  is published by the University of Alberta Library on behalf of the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses.

Open Access Policy

International Journal of Critical Care (IJCC) is a diamond open access journal that provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports the greater global exchange of knowledge.

Authors will never be charged to submit or publish a manuscript through International Journal of Critical Care (IJCC), and all articles will be made available under a Creative Commons license, as indicated in the Copyright Notice section under the Submission Guidelines.

Author Self-Archiving Policy

Under the terms of the Creative Commons license, authors are permitted to post their work online in institutional/disciplinary repositories or on their own websites. Pre-print versions posted online should include a citation and link to the final published version in Journal of Critical Care (IJCC) as soon as the issue is available; post-print versions (including the final publisher's PDF) should include a citation and link to the journal's website.

Digital Archiving Policy

This journal is archived with the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Preservation Network and Scholars Portal Journals. These programs offer a decentralized and distributed preservation, perpetual access, and preservation of the authentic original version of the content.