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.:
This Months Free Hot Topic
This month the Thorax hot topic looks at bronchiolitis, read this free article here:
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.