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 two weeks of peer review process and accepted articles are published within two months of acceptance. All process of publishing is free of charge.

Current Issue

VOL.6, NO.2 (MAR-APR 2019)

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

Original Articles

Platelet Indices as an Acute Phase Reactant

Kalyani Pillai, Sarika Premarajan,VK Parvathy.Department of Pediatrics, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala, India.

Congenital chikungunya infection and neuro developmental outcomes at 18 months follow up- A case series from North India

Bichitrananda Raut, Susanta Kumar Badatya, Sweta Kumari, Neelam Kler, Pankaj Garg, Anup Thakur. Department of Pediatrics, IMS & SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Department of Neonatology, Apollo Cradle, Moti Nagar, New Delhi. Department of Pediatrics, Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research, New Delhi, Department of Neonatology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Review Article

First line vasoactive therapy after fluid resuscitation in pediatric septic shock – Dopamine, Adrenaline or Noradrenaline?

Mehak Bansal, Praveen Khilnani.Pediatric intensive care, Great Ormond street, London.Rainbow Children’s hospital, New Delhi, India.

Microcirculatory dysfunction in sepsis

Gopala Krishnan, Arun Bansal.Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.

Neonatal Thrombocytopenia

Somalika Pal, Ashish Jain, Senior Resident, Associate Professor, Dept. of Neonatology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India

Case Reports

PICC line placement in neonates – Importance of lateral view radiograph

Krishna Murari, HarshithaAddagatla, Vikram Bhaskar, Mamta Jajoo. Department of Neonatology Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, New Delhi, India.

Naughty onset of Acute Pulmonory Edema In 11 Year old Adolescent Boy

Surakshith Shetty, Madhu Pujar, M B Koujalgi. Department Of Pediatrics ,Bapuji Child Health Institute, J.J.M.M.C, Davangere, Karnataka, India.

Salmonella meningitis in a 7-month old child - A case report

Zahid ul kareem , KK Durga Prasad.Ankura Children’s hospital, banjara hills, Hyderabad, India.

A case of Scrub Encephalopathy

Joydeep Das, Sushanta Bhanja, Jyoti Kiran, Balram Gupta.Dept. of Pediatrics,Jagannath Gupta Institute of Medical Science, Budge Budge, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Accidental Dapsone Ingestion Leading to Methemoglobinemia In A Child: A Case Report

Venkat Sandeep Reddy, Ajay Walimbe, Bhakti Sarangi, Sanjay Lalwani.Department of Pediatrics, Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Clinical Update

Practical Guidelines on Fluid Therapy in Children

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

Postgraduate / Fellow Column

Raised Intracranial Pressure

Kundan Mittal, Prashant Kumar, H K Aggarwal, Ishwar Singh, Sachin Damke, Neeraj Kumar Yadav, Senior Professor and in charge PICU and Respiratory Clinic, Professor Anaesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Senior Professor Medicine and Nephrology, Senior Professor and Head of Neurosurgery, Pt B D Sharma, PGIMS Rohtak, Haryana, India. Professor, Department of Pediatrics, JNMC, Swangi, Wardha, Maharashtra, India.6Professor in Pediatrics, Government Medical College, Agra.

Best Evidence

Journal Scan

Naresh Lal, Rachna Sharma.BLK Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Critical Thinking


Ravi Sharma, Chirag Sethi. Santokba Durlabhji Memorial Hospital, Jaipur. Sethi’s Children Hospital, Alwar, Rajasthan, India.

Book Review

OH’s Intensive Care Manual 8th edition

Kundan Mittal. Pt. B D Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India.