Neurocritical Care is a peer reviewed scientific publication whose major goal is to disseminate new knowledge on all aspects of acute neurological care. It is directed towards neurosurgeons, neuro-intensivists, neurologists, anesthesiologists, emergency physicians, and critical care nurses treating patients with urgent neurologic disorders. These are conditions that may potentially evolve rapidly and could need immediate medical or surgical intervention. Neurocritical Care provides a comprehensive overview of current developments in intensive care neurology, neurosurgery and neuroanesthesia and includes information about new therapeutic avenues and technological innovations. Neurocritical Care is the official journal of the Neurocritical Care Society.

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of current developments
  • Includes information about new therapeutic avenues and technological innovations
  • The official journal of the Neurocritical Care Society
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2.720 (2019)
Impact factor
2.891 (2019)
Five year impact factor
29 days
Submission to first decision
95 days
Submission to acceptance
289,582 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1556-0961
Print ISSN
1541-6933
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