Closing date: October 30, 2023

The International Journal of Critical Care (IJCC) Editorial Board is excited to announce a call for papers for a special issue on Burnout Syndrome in Critical Care.

Guest Editors: Our guest editors for the special issue are Assistant Professor, Adriano Friganovic, RN, BsN, MsN, PhD {adriano@hdmsarist.hr) and Cecilia Rotim, RN, BsN, MSN, PhD (cecilia.rotim@rotim.hr), from Croatia.   

Focus: We welcome the submission of papers related to burnout syndrome in critical care settings, as well as other similar clinical settings connected (such as emergency or anesthesia). Prevention activities for reducing work-stress and creating a healthy work environment will be highly appreciated. If you have efficient prevention measures for burnout, please consider sharing them with the international readers of IJCC.

How to submit: We welcome papers aligned with the IJCC scope and Author guidelines. Please prepare your manuscript according to author guidelines and submit it electronically to: https://wfccn-ijcc.com/index.php/ijcc/about/submissions by the closing date.

For queries: For questions regarding the fit of your study, please feel free to contact one of the Guest Editors: Adriano Friganovic, RN, BsN, MsN, PhD at adriano@hdmsarist.hr, Cecilia Rotim, RN, BsN, MSN, PhD at  cecilia.rotim@rotim.hr,  or the Managing Editor of IJCC, Patricia Zrelak at PZrelak@aol.com.   Please include a title and a summary of your work.

About International Journal of Critical Care: The International Journal of Critical Care (IJCC) is the official Journal of the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses (WFCCN). IJCC is a diamond open-access, peer-reviewed international journal accepting submissions from the global community of critical care. There are no publication or access fees.

IJCC publishes research reports, systematic reviews, quality improvement and practice development studies, case studies, expert professional opinion statements, editorials, and letters to the editor on every aspect of critical care with a focus on research evidence, innovation, and improvement of patient outcomes. Critical Care is broadly defined as including but not limited to Intensive care, coronary care, cardiothoracic, emergency, trauma, paramedical situations managed by nurses, doctors, pharmacists, and other allied health professionals caring for adults, children, and neonates with complex and life-threatening conditions. IJCC targets a global audience of primarily critical care nurses, other nurses, doctors and allied health care professionals, and nursing and health care students.

Call for reviewers: We invite reviewers for this special and subsequent issues. If you want to be considered as a reviewer, please contact our Managing Editor, Patricia Zrelak, pzrelak@aol.com, with a brief summary of your research interests and publication and/ or editorial experience (50-100 words).