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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. For information about the Editor-in-Chief and editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.
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Subscription; with hybrid open access option
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Peer Review Model
Single blind; the name of reviewers are hidden from the author
Acceptance rate: 23%
Speed Days to first decision with review: 79 days (median) Days to first decision without review: 4 days (median) Days from acceptance to publication: 19 days (median)
Impact Impact Factor category: Emergency Medicine Impact Factor (JCR): 3.1 Impact Factor rank (JCR): 10/32 5 Year Impact Factor: 3.2 Journal Citation Indicator: 1.2 Eigenfactor: 0.00584 Citescore: 4.1 Citescore rank: 21/96 Scimago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.922
Reach Total content views: 2.07 million Total Altmetric mentions: 4,718
The impact that academic research has cannot be defined by one single metric. In 2013, BMJ signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). We did this to show our support for using multiple measures and metrics to portray journals’ impact; moving away from the Impact Factor as a single measure. How we get these metrics
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