European Journal of Emergency Medicine

The European Journal of Emergency Medicine (EJEM) is the official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EUSEM). It was first published in 1994 and is now indexed in the Journal Citation Reports with a 2016 Impact Factor of 2.025, placing the EJEM in 8th position out of 24 journals in the Emergency Medicine category. It serves the European Emergency Medicine community and promotes European standards of training, diagnosis and care in this rapidly growing field.

The European Journal of Emergency Medicine publishes papers on all aspects of acute injury and sudden illness including anesthesiology, cardiology, disaster medicine, intensive care, internal medicine, orthopedics, paediatrics, toxicology, and trauma care. It also addresses issues on the organisation of emergency services in hospitals and in the community and examines postgraduate training from a European perspective.

Submissions are welcome at any time via the Editorial Manager system available on the Journal website euro-emergencymed.com.

Members can directly access the Journal at the following link using their EJEM number: http://journals.lww.com/euro-emergencymed/pages/login.aspx?ContextUrl=%2feuro-emergencymed%2fpages%2fdefault.aspx

New members receive their EJEM number via email from the publisher after the next issue of the Journal has been published.

Suggestions and recommendations for potential EJEM peer reviewers are always welcome and should be directed to the Editorial Office in London at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Editor-in-Chief:

Professor Colin A Graham
Accident & Emergency Medicine Academic Unit
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Room 02C47
Main Clinical Block and Trauma Centre
Prince of Wales Hospital
Shatin, New Territories
Hong Kong

T: +852 26321033
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Emeritus Editor: Patrick Plunkett
Founding Editor: Herman Delooz

Editorial Board

Belgium

Eric Geusens (UZ Gasthuisberg)

Belgium

Vincent Thijs (University Hospitals Leuven)

Belgium

Marc Sabbe (University Hospitals Leuven)

France

Yonathan Freund (Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière)

France

Marie-Pierre Poloujadoff (Hôpital Avicenne)

France

Vincent Bounes (Hospital Universitaire du Purpan)

France

Francois-Xavier Duchateau (Beaujon University Hospital)

Ireland

Abel Wakai (Midland Regional Hospital)

Netherlands

Joost Bierens (Maxima Medical Centre)

Netherlands

Arie VanVugt (UMC St Radboud)

Sweden

Maaret Castrén (Karolinska Institutet)

United Kingdom

Alasdair Corfield (Royal Alexandra Hospital)

United Kingdom

Jim Connolly (Newcastle General Hospital)

United Kingdom

Matthew Reed (Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh)

United Kingdom

Sue Robinson (Addenbrookes Hospital)

United States

Charles E. Stewart (University of Oklahoma)

United States

Susan Briggs (Massachusetts General Hospital)