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Table 1 List of Critical Care Medicine journals according to their rank in Journal Citation Report 2019. For each journal we provide the following: Journal Rank and Full Title, Impact Factor (IF) and IF without self-citation (SC), Journal Self-Citation Rate (J-SC, year 2019), Publisher name, presence and description of policies on limiting SC. Each Journal’s name contains a hyperlink to its “instruction to authors/submission guidelines” so that readers may check them

From: Self-citation policies and journal self-citation rate among Critical Care Medicine journals

Journal rank and full title IF IF without SC J-SC rate (2019) Publisher Policy description
1 Lancet Respiratory Medicine 25,09 24,31 3,1 Elsevier SCI LTD, Oxford, England, None
2 Intensive Care Medicine 17,68 15,79 10,7 Springer, New York, USA Research articles and non-research articles (e.g. opinion, review, and commentary articles) must cite appropriate and relevant literature in support of the claims made. Excessive and inappropriate self-citation or coordinated efforts among several authors to collectively self-cite is strongly discouraged.
3 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 17,45 15,95 8,6 Amer Thoracic Soc, New York, USA None
4 Chest 8,31 7,91 4,8 Amer Coll Chest Physicians, Northbrook, USA None
5 Critical Care Medicine 7,41 6,78 8,6 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA None
6 Critical Care 6,41 5,89 8,1 BioMed Central LTD, London, England Research articles and non-research articles (e.g. opinion, review, and commentary articles) must cite appropriate and relevant literature in support of the claims made. Excessive and inappropriate self-citation or coordinated efforts among several authors to collectively self-cite is strongly discouraged.
7 Resuscitation 4,21 2,85 32,4 Elsevier Ireland Ltd., Elsevier House, Clare, Ireland None
8 Annals of Intensive Care 4,12 3,90 5,5 Springer, New York, USA Research articles and non-research articles (e.g. Opinion, Review, and Commentary articles) must cite appropriate and relevant literature in support of the claims made. Excessive and inappropriate self-citation or coordinated efforts among several authors to collectively self-cite is strongly discouraged.
9 Critical Care Clinics 3,80 3,80 0 W B Saunders Co-Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA None
10 Journal of Neurotrauma 3,79 3,46 8,8 Mary Ann Liebert Inc., New Rochelle, USA None
11 Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 3,38 2,77 17,9 John Ewers
Wolters Kluwer
Baltimore, USA
None
12 Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 3,14 3,12 0,6 Sage Publications Inc, Thousand Oaks, USA None
13 Journal of Intensive Care 3,10 2.96 4,7 BMC, Crinan St., London, England Research articles and non-research articles (e.g. Opinion, Review, and Commentary articles) must cite appropriate and relevant literature in support of the claims made. Excessive and inappropriate self-citation or coordinated efforts among several authors to collectively self-cite is strongly discouraged.Authors should not preferentially cite their own or their friends’, peers’, or institution’s publications.
14 Shock 2,96 2,71 8,3 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA Research articles and non-research articles (e.g. Opinion, Review and Commentary articles) must cite appropriate and relevant literature in support of the claims made. Excessive and inappropriate self-citation or coordinate efforts among several authors to collectively self-cite is strongly discouraged
15 Current Opinion in Critical Care 2,92 2,81 3,8 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA None
16 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2,85 2,26 21 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA None
17 Neurocritical Care 2,72 2,45 10 Humana Press Inc., Totowa, USA None
18 Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine 2,71 2,32 14,1 Elsevier France-Editions Scientifiques Medicales Elsevier, Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France None
19 Journal of Critical Care 2,68 2,55 5,1 W B Saunders CO-Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA, None
20 Minerva Anestesiologica 2,50 1,61 35,4 Edizioni Minerva Medica, Turin, Italy None
21 Critical Care and Resuscitation 2,49 2,32 6,9 Australasian Med Publ Co Ltd., Australia None
22 Medicina Intensiva 2,36 1,71 27,8 Elsevier Espana Slu, Barcelona, Spain None
23 Australian Critical Care 2,21 1,89 14,5 Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA None
24 Injury-International Journal of the Care of the Injured 2,11 1,79 14,9 Elsevier Sci Ltd., The Boulevard, Oxford, England None
25 American Journal of Critical Care 2,10 1,96 6,8 Amer Assoc Critical Care Nurses, Aliso Viejo, USA None
26 Burns 2,07 1,62 21,5 Elsevier Sci Ltd., The Boulevard, Oxford, England None
27 Respiratory Care 2,07 1,71 17,4 Daedalus Enterprises Inc., Irving, USA None
28 Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2,03 1,97 2,8 Thieme Medical Publ Inc., New York, USA None
29 Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1,54 1,36 11,8 Australian SOC Anaesthetists, Edgecliff, Australia None
30 Journal of Burn Care & Research 1,53 1,29 15,7 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA None
31 Critical Care Nurse 1,48 1,44 2,9 Amer Assoc Critical Care Nurses, Aliso Viejo, USA None
32 Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management 1,18 0,84 28,7 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA, NY None
33 Journal of Trauma Nursing 0,87 0,80 8,8 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, USA None
34 Anasthesiologie & Intensivmedizin 0,84 0,58 30,4 Aktiv Druck & Verlag GMBH, Ebelsbach, Germany None
35 Anasthesiologie Intensivmedizin Notfallmedizin Schmerztherapie 0,53 0,50 5,1 Georg Thieme Verlag KG, Stuttgart, Germany None