Anaesthesia and Intensive Care is the official journal of the Australian Society of AnaesthetistsAustralian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society and the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists. The Journal is published by the Australian Society of Anaesthetists. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care is an educational journal for those associated with anaesthesia, intensive care medicine and pain medicine, and a means by which individuals may inform their colleagues of their research and experience. The Journal presents original articles of scientific clinical interest. There are six issues a year published in January, March, May, July, September and November. 

All communications should be addressed to:

Editor: A/Prof John Loadsman,
Address: P.O. Box 76, St Leonards NSW,1590
Phone: +612 8556 9700;
+612 8556 9750;

Anaesthesia and Intensive Care is a publishing partner with HINARI, the World Health Organization’s publishing program for developing countriesAnaesthesia and Intensive Care is abstracted/indexed in the following databases: Index Medicus, MEDLINE, Australian Medical Index, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Scopus, EMCare and the Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Cientifica (SIIC).
All subscribers to Anaesthesia and Intensive Care should notify changes of address directly to the Australian Society of Anaesthetists, the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society or the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists. An annual subscription to the Journal comprises six issues with complimentary online access. Subscriptions are entered on a calendar year basis only. Payment is accepted in Australian dollars only and GST is included in all prices. New Zealand subscribers do not pay GST. All prices include postage and overseas journals are sent via airmail. A 10% agency discount is available to recognised subscription agencies.
For subscription rates, visit the Subscribers section or email

Advertising, inserts and artwork enquiries should be addressed to the Events and Sponsorship Officer, Australian Society of Anaesthetists:
Phone: +612 
8556 9700
Fax: +612 8556 9750

Advertising rates for 2014 can be viewed in the Advertisers section. More information can be found in the Advertising and Sponsorship section of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists website.

Detailed and comprehensive instructions for authors are published in every January issue of the Journal and are available in the Authors section and on the submissions website.

The guidelines follow the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and comply with the format standards of the National Library of Medicine.

All papers are to be submitted to Anaesthesia and Intensive Care using the online submissions website. All authors must read and accept the Terms and Conditions for Submissions.

See Online Submissions for more information. 

The Australian Society of Anaesthetists have outsourced publication of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care to SAGE Publishing.

As such, all requests for permission for reuse of material should be directed to SAGE.

Please go to to request permission to use any articles published in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. Click on the key icon next to the article.

The Editors of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care reserve the right to use plagiarism detection software and to inform the authors’ institutions if plagiarism is detected.

The Australian Society of Anaesthetists Limited is not liable for the accuracy or completeness of the information in this publication. The opinions expressed in all articles, reports, letters and editorials published in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care are those of the authors and not necessarily of the Editors, the Journal or its Board, the Australian Society of Anaesthetists, the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society or the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists or any other organisation, unless specifically stipulated. Similarly, the publication of advertisements in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care does not represent any form of endorsement of the advertised product or service by the Journal or related entities.

Snap Shot


Over 4000


Anaesthetists, intensivists, physicians in pain therapy and medical libraries


Bi-monthly (January, March, May, July, September, November)

Impact Factor

1.695 (2016)


Print: 0310-057X
Online: 1448-0271

Indexing Services

MEDLINE/PubMed, Scopus, Australian Medical Index, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Data Bases