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January 2015

Volume 70

Issue 1

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

SIGN Asthma Guidelines 2014

Read the latest British guidelines on the management of asthma from The British Thoracic Society and The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network:

SIGN Asthma Guidelines 2014 >>

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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 >>

BTS Guidelines

Click here to view all the latest BTS Guidelines published in Thorax, and the latest BTS abstract book


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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 >>