Neurocritical Care Journal

About the Neurocritical Care Journal

  • It provides a comprehensive overview of current developments
  • It includes information about new therapeutic avenues and technological innovations
  • It is the official journal of the Neurocritical Care Society


Neurocritical Care is a peer-reviewed scientific publication whose major goal is to disseminate new knowledge on all aspects of acute neurological care. It is directed towards neurosurgeons, neuro-intensivists, neurologists, anesthesiologists, emergency physicians, and critical care nurses treating patients with urgent neurologic disorders. These are conditions that may potentially evolve rapidly and could need immediate medical or surgical intervention. Neurocritical Care provides a comprehensive overview of current developments in intensive care neurology, neurosurgery and neuroanesthesia and includes information about new therapeutic avenues and technological innovations. Neurocritical Care is the official journal of the Neurocritical Care Society. 

Neurocritical Care Journal Vision and Mission

Vision: As the official journal of the Neurocritical Care Society, Neurocritical Care will be the primary source for high quality scientific investigation, critical analysis and informed discussion of issues addressing the care of the patients we serve. 
Mission: To serve its readership, authors and the NCS, Neurocritical Care will:
  • be the flagship publication of the NCS
  • be the international forum for the exchange of ideas, information and strategies that address the major challenges facing the field as it strives to carry out its missions
  • educate readers on how to interpret literature

Neurocritical Care Journal Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Michael N. Diringer, MD
Department of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine

Associate Editors

Michael L. James, MD
Department of Anesthesiology & Neurology
Duke University Medical Center

Alejandro A. Rabinstein, MD
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Robert Stevens, MD
Department of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University

Wendy Ziai, MD
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University

Founding Editor

Eelco F. Wijdicks, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester

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