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  About the Journal

The National Journal of Emergency Medicine (NJEM) is an Open Access journal, published by the Society for Emergency Medicine India.

This journal is directed towards emergency physicians, doctors and postgraduate trainees working in emergency departments in India. It covers emergency medicine, resuscitation, disaster management, pre-hospital care, emergency pediatrics and public health & legal issues related to emergency medical care in India.

NJEM publishes research from both urban and rural emergency departments, from both private and govt hospitals in India. It highlights interesting clinical cases, disease profiles, patient statistics, clinical improvements, evidence-based practice, and various research findings mined in the field of emergency medicine.

The National Journal of Emergency Medicine is a platform for research findings and best practices to be shared, with an intention of progressing the specialty of emergency medicine in India. 

NJEM is a peer-reviewed and open-access journal (free) which is funded by the Society for Emergency Medicine India. It is published quarterly and is accessible online at www.njem.org.in. The print version is available to all SEMI members.


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  About the Society  

Society for Emergency Medicine India (SEMI) is a registered society formed in 1999 with a single goal of developing emergency medicine in India. SEMI is a full member of the International Federation of Emergency Medicine (IFEM) and is the only organization representing India in the global emergency medicine community.

SEMI Head Office Address:

Society for Emergency Medicine India
4th floor, International Block,
Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills
Hyderabad, INDIA-500034
Tel: +91 40 23607777 (Extn 5517)

  Other Information  

The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


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