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About Journal

Aims and scope

Signa Vitae is a completely open-access,peer-reviewed journal dedicate to deliver the leading edge research in anaesthesia, intensive care and emergency medicine to publics. The journal’s intention is to be practice-oriented, so we focus on the clinical practice and fundamental understanding of adult, pediatric and neonatal intensive care, as well as anesthesia and emergency medicine.

Although Signa Vitae primarily a clinical journal, we welcome submissions of basic science papers if the authors can demonstrate their clinical relevance. The Signa Vitae journal encourages scientists and academicians all around the world to share their original writings in the form of original research, review, mini-review, systematic review, short communication, case report, letter to the editor, commentary, rapid report, news and views, as well as meeting report. Full texts of all articles, published so far, can be downloaded for free from our web site.

The journal of Signa Vitae has been assigned the Impact Factor of 0.338. This fact is clear evidence that we are on the right path in achieving our vision, and hereby we would like to thank those of you who have so far contributed to the project and made this possible at a very early stage.

The vision of Signa Vitae is to be the leading journal in intensive care and emergency medicine by the year 2025.

To achieve our goals, Signa Vitae needs your support and contribution. We kindly ask you to publish your articles in Signa Vitae, to cite Signa Vitae in other publications, and to spread this information among your colleagues.

Signa Vitae® journal is abstracted / indexed in following indexing services:

  1. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)

    The Science Citation Index (SCI) is a citation index originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and created by Eugene Garfield. It (Science Citation Index Expanded) covers more than 8,500 notable and significant journals, across 150 disciplines in science and technology, from 1900 to the present.

  2. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition

    Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition aims to evaluate a journal’s value from multiple perspectives including the journal impact factor, descriptive data about a journal’s open access content as well as contributing authors, and provide readers a transparent and publisher-neutral data & statistics information about the journal.

  3. Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index

    The CAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool is an online resource that can quickly identify or confirm journal titles and abbreviations for publications indexed by CAS since 1907, including serial and non-serial scientific and technical publications.

  4. IndexCopernicus

    The Index Copernicus International (ICI) Journals database’s is an international indexation database of scientific journals. It covered international scientific journals which divided into general information, contents of individual issues, detailed bibliography (references) sections for every publication, as well as full texts of publications in the form of attached files (optional). For now, there are more than 58,000 scientific journals registered at ICI.

  5. Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research

    The Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER) is a non-profit organization established in 2002 and it works in close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO). The overall objectives of the Foundation are to promote and develop health education and research programs.

  6. Scopus

    Scopus is Elsevier's abstract and citation database launched in 2004. Scopus covers nearly 36,377 titles (22,794 active titles and 13,583 Inactive titles) from approximately 11,678 publishers, of which 34,346 are peer-reviewed journals in top-level subject fields: life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences and health sciences.

  7. Embase

    Embase (often styled EMBASE for Excerpta Medica dataBASE), produced by Elsevier, is a biomedical and pharmacological database of published literature designed to support information managers and pharmacovigilance in complying with the regulatory requirements of a licensed drug.

APC

The manuscript submitted to SV is required to pay $1200 for Article Processing Charge (APC) after it has been accepted for publication. There are no submission charges.

APCs mainly go forward defraying the costs of:

SV website construction

Online submission & peer review system

Article layout

Third party (Crossref etc.) payment

Discounts and Waivers for authors:

An about 30% discount is available for all types articles whenever the manuscript is invited by the Editor-in-Chief, an editorial board member or the Guest editor.

For authors from Low and Middle income countries, waivers or discounts may be granted on a case-by-case basis.

Payment: via Bank transfer, Paypal and Credit Card.

Submission Turnaround Time

Editorial review: 1 - 2 days

Peer review: 1 - 2 months

Ahead of Print: within 2 months after being accepted

Notes: Your information is kept confidential throughout the review process.

Abstracted / indexed in

Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch) The Science Citation Index (SCI) is a citation index originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and created by Eugene Garfield. It (Science Citation Index Expanded) covers more than 8,500 notable and significant journals, across 150 disciplines in science and technology, from 1900 to the present.

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition aims to evaluate a journal’s value from multiple perspectives including the journal impact factor, descriptive data about a journal’s open access content as well as contributing authors, and provide readers a transparent and publisher-neutral data & statistics information about the journal.

Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index The CAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool is an online resource that can quickly identify or confirm journal titles and abbreviations for publications indexed by CAS since 1907, including serial and non-serial scientific and technical publications.

IndexCopernicus The Index Copernicus International (ICI) Journals database’s is an international indexation database of scientific journals. It covered international scientific journals which divided into general information, contents of individual issues, detailed bibliography (references) sections for every publication, as well as full texts of publications in the form of attached files (optional). For now, there are more than 58,000 scientific journals registered at ICI.

Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research The Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER) is a non-profit organization established in 2002 and it works in close collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO). The overall objectives of the Foundation are to promote and develop health education and research programs.

Scopus Scopus is Elsevier's abstract and citation database launched in 2004. Scopus covers nearly 36,377 titles (22,794 active titles and 13,583 Inactive titles) from approximately 11,678 publishers, of which 34,346 are peer-reviewed journals in top-level subject fields: life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences and health sciences.

Embase Embase (often styled EMBASE for Excerpta Medica dataBASE), produced by Elsevier, is a biomedical and pharmacological database of published literature designed to support information managers and pharmacovigilance in complying with the regulatory requirements of a licensed drug.

Submission Turnaround Time

Editorial review: 1 - 2 days

Peer review: 1 - 2 months

Ahead of Print: within 2 months after being accepted

Notes: Your information is kept confide-ntial throughout the review process.

Conferences