Journal of Pediatric Critical Care (JPCC) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed, bimonthly journal, an official publication of Intensive Care Chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, devoted to pediatric intensive care in developing world. Journal was established in 2014. JPCC is indexed in Index Copernicus International world of journal with ICV (2018): 100.00 (Highest value for any Journal) and Crossref Metadata Search. Journal assures four to six weeks of peer review process and accepted articles are published within two months of acceptance. All process of publishing is free of charge
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Main aim of the journal is to publish research articles,case reports,review articles,editorials related to the field of Pediatric critical care and related issues to spread the knowledge amongst pediatricians, intensive care fellows, pediatric intensivists, academicians and allied health care personnel in the field of Pediatric critical care. Articles related to various subspecialities including (but not limited to) pediatric cardiology, pulmonology, nephrology, neurology, infectious diseases, life threatening Pediatric emergencies as well as latest and emerging technology in diagnosis and therapy of critically ill children.