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November 2014

Volume 69

Issue 11

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 lung volume reduction coil treatment, read this free article here:

Lung volume reduction coil treatment for patients with severe emphysema: a European multicentre trial >>

BTS Guidelines

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


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Impact Factor

We are delighted to announce that Thorax now has an Impact Factor of 8.562! Thanks to our authors, readers, reviewers and editorial team for continuing to make Thorax the best place to publish respiratory research.

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