Focus and Scope

  1. As a part of the continuous endeavor towards knowledge & dedication to the professional development of the fellow physicians in the country, Bangladesh Society of Critical Care Medicine (BSCCM) is publishing ‘Bangladesh Critical Care Journal’ (abb: Bangladesh crit. care j.); ISSN: 2304-0009.
  2. First issue was published in March 2013 and the plan is to publish it semiannually.
  3. The scope of this journal is purely scientific & professional development with its primary aim targeted towards caregivers of Bangladesh. It also aims towards more functional communication between professionals of other countries for mutual benefit.
  4. It is a peer reviewed, open access journal. The review process is guided and decision to publish is solely made by the Editorial Board. By open access we mean: The author(s) and copyright holder(s) grant(s) to all users a free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right of access to, and a license to copy, use, distribute, transmit and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works, in any digital medium for any responsible purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship, as well as the right to make small numbers of printed copies for their personal use. There will be a complete electronic copy in a repository with easy access for all users.
  5. Content: To ensure high quality manuscripts, we need to ensure effort at personal level for publishing our own quality work & also to collect good works from colleagues. The following types of manuscripts are to be published.
    • Original article
    • Review
    • Case Reports
    • Medical News
    • Reprints & articles discussing trendsetting discoveries & guidelines in the relevant field.
    • Other educational material that may promote scientific thinking of the fellow physicians.

Peer Review Process

Each manuscript will be thoroughly reviewed by the review board & standard will not be compromised. However the final decision will be made by the Chief Editor & Executive Editor. Published author guideline will be strictly followed and time to time updated.

Publication Frequency

The journal publishes two issues per volume in March and September.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Chief Editor:
Prof. (Dr.) Mohammad Omar Faruq
Professor of Critical Care Medicine & Senior Consultant
Department of Critical Care Medicine
Ibn Sina Hospital
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: faruqmo@yahoo.com

Executive Editor:
Dr. Rawshan Arra Khanam
United Hospital Ltd.
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: rawshan.dr@gmail.com

Associate Editors:
Dr. Amina Sultana
United Hospital Ltd.
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: aminasultana95@yahoo.com

Dr. Md Motiul Islam
Asgar Ali Hospital
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: motiulccr16@yahoo.com

Dr. Uzzwal Kumar Mallick
National Institute of Neuro Science and Hospital
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: ukm1980@gmail.com

Dr Mohammad Asaduzzaman
Green Life Hospital
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: dr_asad2011@yahoo.com

Members of Editorial Committee:
Lt Col Dr. S M Hossain Shahid (Rtd)
Head & Consultant of Intensive Care Unit
Anwer Khan Modern Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka.
Secretary for International Affairs
Bangladesh Society of Critical Care Medicine (BSCCM)

Dr. Md. Jahangir Kabir
Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology,
Burn & Plastic Surgery Unit,
Dhaka Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka.

Dr. Md. Sayedul Islam
Interventional Pulmonologist
Lab Aid General Hospital, Dhaka.
Public Relation Secretary
Bangladesh Society of Critical Care Medicine (BSCCM).

Dr. Mohammad Faruk
Consultant & Head of ICU
Lab Aid General Hospital, Dhaka.
Member, Executive Committee
Bangladesh Society of Critical Care Medicine (BSCCM).

Dr. Rownak Jahan Tamanna
Consultant Cardiologist and Chief of ICU
Cardio Hope Hosital, Uttara, Dhaka
Social Welfare Secretary
Bangladesh Society of Critical Care Medicine (BSCCM).

Dr. Kaniz Fatema
Assistant Professor
Department of Critical Care Medicine
BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka.
Member, Executive Committee
Bangladesh Society of Critical Care Medicine (BSCCM).

Dr. Fatema Ahmed
Junior Consultant
Department of Critical Care Medicine
BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka.
Member, Executive Committee
Bangladesh Society of Critical Care Medicine (BSCCM).

Dr. Mufizul Islam Polash
Clinical Staff
Intensive Care Unit
SQUARE Hospital Limited, Dhaka.

Dr. Ahmad Mursel Anam
Clinical Staff
Intensive Care Unit
SQUARE Hospital Limited, Dhaka.

Dr. Md. Motiul Islam
Clinical Staff
Intensive Care Unit
SQUARE Hospital Limited, Dhaka.

Dr. Md. Ziaul Haque
Senior Medical Officer
Intensive Care Unit
Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital, Dhaka.

Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. U. H. Shahera Khatun
Prof. Dr. M. A. Mannan
Dr. Mirza Nazim Uddin
Dr. Raghib Manzoor
Dr. Mohammed Maniruzzaman
Prof. Dr. Aysha M. Sikder
Prof. Dr. AKM Shamsul Alam
Brigadier General
Dr. MHM Delwar Hossain
Dr. Mohammad Monir Hossain
Prof. Dr. Mahtabuddin Hassan