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March 2015

Volume 70

Issue 3

Impact factor: 8.562

Thorax is one of the world's leading respiratory medicine journals, publishing clinical and experimental research articles on respiratory medicine, paediatrics, immunology, pharmacology, pathology, and surgery. Each issue covers topics such as COPD, asthma, smoking, respiratory infection and lung cancer. Thorax is the official journal of the British Thoracic Society.

Thorax is delighted to announce its 2013 impact factor of 8.562, retaining its 2nd position ranking in the category of the Respiratory System.

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New Editor 2015

The BMJ and British Thoracic Society seek a new editor who can advance the journal’s scientific reputation while maintaining its relevance to practicing respiratory physicians worldwide. The deadline for applications is 3rd February.:

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This recent issue is free to all users to allow everyone the opportunity to see the full scope and typical content of Thorax:

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This Months Free Hot Topic

This month the Thorax hot topic looks at bronchiolitis, read this free article here:

SABRE: a multicentre randomised control trial of nebulised hypertonic saline in infants hospitalised with acute bronchiolitis >>

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Managing IPF

We recently had a round table discussion at BMA House to outline the challenges facing both patients and doctors managing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Find out more about the outcomes from the research.

Improving care for patients with IPF >>