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Ultrasound and anesthesia

Guest Edited by Daniele Guerino Biasucci, Alessandro De Cassai, Spadaro Savino and Luigi Vetrugno.

Post-operative pain control

Guest Edited by Aboud AlJa'bari, Lalit Gupta, Mihai Popescu and Giustino Varrassi.

Anesthesia and cognitive impairment

Guest Edited by Sarah Saxena and Gaetano Scaramuzzo.


Aims and scope

BMC Anesthesiology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of anesthesiology, critical care, perioperative care and pain management, including clinical and experimental research into anesthetic mechanisms, administration and efficacy, technology and monitoring, and associated economic issues. 

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.2 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.6 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.087 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.609 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    20 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    136 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    1,666 Altmetric mentions 

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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