Aims and scope
The Emergency Medicine Journal is a leading international journal reporting developments and advances in emergency medicine and acute care. It has relevance to all specialties involved in the management of emergencies in the hospital and prehospital environment. Each issue contains editorials, reviews, original research, evidence based reviews, letters and more.
12% for original research submitted in 2015
Time from submission to first decision
Time from acceptance to publication
17 days (online)
8 months (print)
Index Medicus (Medline), ISI Current Contents (Web of Science), Excerpta Medica (Embase)
ISSN of EMJ
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