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Featured Article: Traumatic Hemorrhage and Chain of Survival

Discover the latest insights on traumatic hemorrhage and the vital role it plays in the survival chain. The review article, "Traumatic Hemorrhage and Chain of Survival," highlights recent advances in management, diagnostic imaging, and damage control strategies. Learn how timely interventions are crucial in improving outcomes post-trauma

Aims and scope

The primary topics of interest in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (SJTREM) are the pre-hospital and early in-hospital diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of emergency medicine, trauma, and resuscitation. Contributions focusing on dispatch, major incidents, etiology, pathophysiology, rehabilitation, epidemiology, prevention, education, training, implementation, work environment, as well as ethical and socio-economic aspects may also be assessed for publication.


  1. Authors: Thomas Schmutz, Christophe Le Terrier and Vincent Ribordy

Founding Editor

Hans Morten Lossius, MD PhD, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Norway

Featured Article: Prolonged critical avalanche burial for nearly 23 h with severe hypothermia and severe frostbite with good recovery: a case report

Explore the complex intersection of severe hypothermia and frostbite through this compelling case report. Delve into the unique challenges faced in treating a critically buried avalanche victim, revealing insights into management strategies and the need for tailored approaches. You will gain valuable knowledge for optimizing care in similar rare scenarios.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 3.0
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 3.5
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.443
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.030

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 17
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 93

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 1,293,885
    Altmetric mentions: 2,248