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.
|Publication Model||Subscription; with hybrid open access option|
|Indexed by||Web of Science Core Collection: Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Extended; Current Contents: Clinical Medicine, MEDLINE (Index Medicus), PubMed Central, Scopus, Embase (Excerpta Medica), CINHAHL, Google Scholar|
|Peer Review Model||Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author|
Journal statistics (2018)
|Acceptance Rate||14% for original research|
|Time from submission to first decision||30 days|
|Time from acceptance to publication||19 days (online) 3 months (print)|
Rights and permissions
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The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting accurate, transparent reporting of research studies. The BMJ Group is a sponsor of its activities.