About the Journal

Journal of Pediatric Critical Care (JPCC) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed, bimonthly journal, an official publication of Intensive Care Chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, devoted to pediatric intensive care in developing world. Journal was established in 2014. JPCC is indexed in Index Copernicus International world of journal with ICV (2018) :100 (Highest value for any Journal) and Crossref Metadata Search. Journal assures four to six weeks for peer review process and accepted articles are published within eight weeks after acceptance. All process of publishing is free of charge.

Current Issue

VOL.6, NO.3 (MAY-JUN 2019)

Editor-in-Chief:  Dr. Kundan Mittal
Online ISSN:  2455-7099
Print ISSN:  2349-6592
Frequency:  Six Issues/Year

Original Articles

Efficacy of Adjuvant Colistimethate Sodium Nebulization in Ventilator-Associated 15 Pneumonia in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit - A Randomized Controlled Study

Anil Sachdev, Neeraj Kumar Sagar, Dhiren Gupta, Neeraj Gupta, Suresh Gupta. Department of Pediatric Emergency, Critical Care and Pulmonology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India.

Study of PRISM III Score as A Predictor of Mortality in PICU

Snehal Patel, Halak Vasavada, Purvi Patel, Brijeshkumar Patel, Parth Shukla. Department of Pediatrics, N.H.L. Medical college, Shardaben Municipal General Hospital, Ahmedabad, India.

Orbital Cellulitis- Incidence, Management and Outcome from Coastal Hospitals

Bal Mukund, Sanjay Chaudhary, Vivek Bhat, Vineet V, KM Adhikari. Department of Pediatrics, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Dept of Pediatrics, INHS Kalyani, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Review Article

Management of Pediatric Trauma

Aparna Pande, Kapil Dev Soni. JPN Apex Trauma Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Scorpion Sting: Myriad Presentation in PICU

Lokesh Tiwari, Manish Kumar, Manikant Srivastava. Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India. Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.

Special Article

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Planning & Design

Kundan Mittal. Department of Pediatric Intensive Care Unit & Respiratory Clinic, Pt B D Sharma, PGIMS Rohtak, Haryana, India.

Case Reports

Successful Conservative Management of High Output Chylothorax in a Case of Polytrauma

G Sandeep Kumar, Yoga Nagender, Sneha T, Swetha Reddy, Rizwan Ahmed. Pediatric intensive care unit, Apollo Health City, Jubilee hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Thyroid Storm (Accelerated Hyperthyoidism) : A Challenging Medical Emergency

Neeraj kumar, Madhu Singh, R Dayal, Kundan Mittal. Department Of Paediatrics, S.N.Medical College, Agra,Uttar Pradesh, India. Pediatric intensive care unit and Respiratory Clinic, PGIMS Rohtak, Haryana, India.

Duodenal Ulcer Perforation in A 3-Year-Old Child with Lower Respiratory Tract 56 Infection and Hyperthyroidism

Vivin Abraham, Mohammed Shakkir Yousuf, Sanjeev Garg. Department of Pediatrics, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India..

Typhoid Fever presenting as Multi Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

Anzad Amanullah, V.S.V Prasad, Aniket Parashar. Department of Pediatric critical care, Lotus Hospitals for Women and Children, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Clinical Update

Practical aspects in Electrolyte Management in PICU

Kundan Mittal, H K Aggarwal, Sachin Damke, Jayant Wagha. Department of Pediatrics, PGIMS Rohtak, Haryana, India. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical college, sawangi, Wardha, Maharashtra, India.

Postgraduate / Fellow Column

OSCE: Learning chest X-ray

Kundan Mittal, Anupama Mittal, H K Aggarwal, Utkarsh Sharma, Jayant Wagha, R K Yadav. Department of PICU, Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine and Nephrology, Department of Radiology, Pt B D Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana India. Department of Pediatrics,Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical & Health Sciences Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. Department of Pediatrics, JNMC, Wardha, Maharashtra, India.

Best Evidence

Journal Scan

Vinayak Patki, Advanced Pediatric Critical Care Centre, Wanless Hospital, Miraj, Maharashtra, India.

Critical Thinking


Nikhil Vinayak, Pradeep Kumar Sharma. Department of Pediatric Critical Care and Pulmonology, Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, New Delhi, India.

Book Review

Bioethics in Pediatric ICU: Ethical Dilemmas Encountered in The Care of Critically 85 ill Children

Kundan Mittal ,S. Manazir Ali, Utkarsh Sharma. Department of PICU, Respiratory Medicine. Pt. B D Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India. Department of Pediatrics, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. Department of Pediatrics, Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical and Health Sciences, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.