American Journal of Critical Care

(ISSN: 1062-3264, 1937-710X)

Mission Statement

The American Journal of Critical Care is the premier source for evidence-based critical care practice. AJCC's mission is to provide its readers with clinically relevant content in every issue and serve as a vehicle of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses for achieving its mission of improving the care of critically ill patients and their families. Authors are invited to submit original manuscripts describing investigations, advances, or observations from all specialties related to the care of critically ill patients. AJCC publishes clinical studies, basic research studies, preliminary/short communications, case reports, reports on new apparatus and techniques, clinical/basic science reviews, guest editorials, and letters to the Editors. Papers promoting collaborative practice and research are encouraged.

Contact Information

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
101 Columbia
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-4109
Phone: 1-800-899-2226 or 949-362-2000
Fax: 949-362-2020

Subscription & Reprint Information

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Phone: 800-345-8112 or click here.

For reprints, contact:

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Phone 800-809-2273, ext 532

Author Guidelines

AJCC author guidelines appear on the AJCC Web Site. Click here to view.


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Copyright Information

Copyright 2006 by AACN. All rights reserved. The AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE is an official publication of AACN. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or by any information storage retrieval system, without permission of AACN. For all permission requests, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center, Customer Service, 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923. (978) 750-8400. Prices on bulk reprints of articles available on request from AACN at (800) 809-2273, ext. 532. Printed on acid-free paper. The AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE is indexed in Index Medicus, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), and SilverPlatter Information.

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