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October 2015

Volume 70

Issue 10

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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.

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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 >>