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 About the Society

Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey (EMAT) is the national society of Turkish emergency pyhsicians and founded on May 25th in 1995. Emergency Medicine field was included into the “profession of medicine bylaws” as an independent medical specialty after being published at official newspaper of Turkey on April 30th in 1993 initially under the name of “First Aid and Emergency Care.” The first general assembly was held in the city of Izmir on October 18th in 1995. Through contributing to a lot of national and international scientific events, it was approved to add “Turkey” to our organization’s name with the cabinet decree of 2003/5660 on May 23rd in 2003. Since 1996, we have been the member of Turkish Medical Association, Medical Specialty Associations Coordination council. The mission of EMAT is to develop projects in Emergency Care Systems related fields -emergency rooms, prehospital emergency care, first aid, disaster management, emergency medicine residency training- and to support the improvement of this system in Turkey. For more information and details please check www.tatd.org.tr/en

  About the Journal

The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is the official scientific publication of the Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey. The journal was founded in 2000 with the name of Türkiye Acil Tıp Dergisi (ISSN: 1304-7361) and published bilingually until 2015. In 2015, the journal adopted English as its primary title (The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine, ISSN: 2452-2473), stopped publishing on paper and became a fully online journal with a new publisher (Elsevier). In 2020, on its 20th year of foundation, the Journal decided to move further with its new publisher Wolters-Kluwer MedKnow.

The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is an International, peer-reviewed, open-access journal which publishes original basic and clinical research articles, systematic reviews, invited reviews, case reports, editorials and letters to the editor. The official language of The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is English.

The Journal is the official scientific publication of the Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey (EMAT) and is printed four times a year, in January, April, July and October. All material published in The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is the property of the Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey.

The Journal is based on independent and unbiased double-blinded peer-reviewed principles. Only unpublished papers that are not under review for publication elsewhere can be submitted. The authors are responsible for the scientific content of the material to be published. The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine reserves the right to request any research materials on which the paper is based.

The Editorial Board of the Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine and the Publisher adheres to the principles of the International Council of Medical Journal Editors, the World Association of Medical Editors, the Council of Science Editors, the Committee on Publication Ethics, the US National Library of Medicine, the US Office of Research Integrity, the European Association of Science Editors, and the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.

Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is now indexed in TrDizin (Ulakbim) also.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Turk Medline, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN centre, ProQuest, TDNet, Ulakbim, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS

Impact Factor as reported in the 2022 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2023): 0.9

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.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

  Scope of the journal

The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine’s aim and mission is to distribute and expand medical data as well as build a supportive and vibrant community of scholars to connect and explore ideas by publishing articles related to Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Critical Care.

The main sections of the journal include adult and pediatric emergencies, trauma, cardiovascular emergencies, toxicology, gastrointestinal emergencies, respiratory emergencies, infectious disease emergencies, obstetrics and gynecological emergencies, neurological emergencies, endocrine and metabolic emergencies, hematological and oncologic emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, disaster medicine, pre-hospital medicine, emergency nursing, emergency medicine systems, academic emergency medicine, emergency medicine education, emergency department management, environmental emergencies, health policy, ethics, preventative medicine, information technologies, laboratory, emergency radiology, pain management and analgesia and sedation.

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