The Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia and Critical Care is the official publication of Association of Obstetric Anaesthesiologists. It is a bi annual peer reviewed journal which would provide a medium to anaesthesiologists for publishing their high quality work in the field of obstetric anaesthesia, analgesia and critical care. The journal publishes scientific reports in the form of original research articles, audits, case reports, brief communications, editorials and review articles.
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, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, Web of Science
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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.
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Ahead of Print policy
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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:
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- 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.
The Association of Obstetric Anaesthesiologists (AOA) was founded in December 2005 at the annual conference of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists at Kolkata, to provide a forum for anaesthesiologists to share ideas, techniques and experiences in the care of the parturient. Through newsletters, AOA website, and annual meetings, this Association has been discussing problems associated with clinical practice of obstetric anaesthesia. It has also focused on promoting basic and clinical research, address practical professional concerns, and improve the care of the parturient. The official website for the association is www.aoaindia.com. The Association of Obstetric Anaesthesiologists was registered under the Societies Act 12 of 1983, No. E. 16/4 of 2007/288 on 5th September 2007 at Shillong, Meghalaya India.