Saudi Journal of Emergency Medicine

65 Days

From submission to first editorial decision.

15 Days

From editorial acceptance to publication.

67 %

The above percentage of manuscripts have been accepted in the last 12 months.

Aims & Scope

The Saudi Journal of Emergency Medicine is an international, peer-reviewed publication featuring original contributions of interest to both the academic and practicing emergency physician. The journal would include research papers and clinical studies as well as articles focusing on the training of emergency physicians and on the practice of emergency medicine. The scope of the journal includes following categories and subspecialties:

• Original Contributions (Pediatric, Adult, OB/GYN: Toxicology, Prehospital Care, The Difficult Airway, Aeromedical Emergencies, Disaster Medicine, Cardiology Commentary, Emergency Radiology, Critical Care, Wound Care)

• Techniques and Procedures

• Pick a Clue in Emergency Medicine

• Health Policy and Clinical Practice Guidelines

• Case Reports

• Visual Diagnosis in Emergency Medicine

• Editorial(s)

• Letters to the Editor

• Trauma Reports

• Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine

Video/Graphic Abstract and Techniques

The journal also welcomes video/graphic abstracts, and videos of any novel techniques.


The articles published in  Saudi Journal of Emergency Medicine are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Prof. Peter Cameron, MD | EB Medicine

Professor in Emergency Medicine at Monash University, Australia

Prof. Jesse Pines

Professor in Emergency Medicine at Geroge Washington University, USA

Prof. Lisa Moreno Walton

President Elect of American Academy of Emergency Medicine of Louisiana State University, USA

A.Prof. Ziad Kazzi

Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine at Emory University, USA

Dr. Terrence Mulligan

Clinical Professor in Emergency Medicine of University of Maryland, USA / Director of International Emergency Medicine Program

Dr. Nadeem Qureshi, MD - SLUCare

Professor in Emergency Medicine at Shool of Medicine. St. Louis University, Missouri, USA

Glenn Ellis, MPH, CHCE

Medical Ethics-Health Communication-Advocacy President, Strategies for Well-Being, LLC, Visiting Scholar at The National Bioethics Center at Tuskegee University, Bioethics Research/Writing Fellow Harvard School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Editor in Chief

Dr. Asaad Suliman Shujaa, MD, FRCPC, FAAEM

Consultant of Emergency Medicine, ICU, Trauma, EMS and Disaster Medicine
Lead of Research at JHAH
Johns Hopkins Aramco Health Care Centre, KSA
Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
General Secretary of Gulf Federation of Emergency Medicine (GFEM)


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  1. Safety issues faced by paramedics in ambulances in Saudi Arabia
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    SJEMed. 2021; 2(1): 54-59
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    SJEMed. 2020; 1(1): 15-19
    » Abstract » doi: 10.24911/SJEMed/72-1576150683

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    Albraa F. Shodari, Majdah A. Almaghrabi, Sarah A. Basindwah, Banan F. Alhazmi, Salah M. Fallatah
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    SJEMed. 2021; 2(1): 54-59
    » Abstract » doi: 10.24911/SJEMed/72-1592791607

  2. Workplace violence against healthcare providers in emergency departments in Saudi Arabia
    Faisal Alhusain, Maryam Aloqalaa, Danah Alrusayyis, Khalid Alshehri, Sadaqah Wazzan, Nouf Alwelyee, Aljerian Nawfal
    SJEMed. 2020; 1(1): 5-14
    » Abstract » doi: 10.24911/SJEMed/72-1571404869

  3. A look into a new evolving medical specialty, "Dignitary Medicine"
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  4. Assessment of helicopter versus ground emergency medical services in reducing mortality rate and the length of stay in adult trauma patients between 2002 and 2014 recorded in King Abdulaziz Medical City trauma registry
    Shahad Aldelaijan, Mona Alsanae, Maysan almegbel, Nouf Alsadoun, Shahad Altoyan, Wasmiyah Alshammari, Areej Madani, Zainab Alhussaini, Alaa Althubaiti, Nawfal Aljerian
    SJEMed. 2020; 1(1): 15-19
    » Abstract » doi: 10.24911/SJEMed/72-1576150683

  5. Intravenous fluid therapy in the noncritically ill patient. Our experience at a tertiary care emergency department in Abu Dhabi
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