BMJ Open Respiratory Research is an online-only, peer-reviewed open access respiratory and critical care medicine journal, published by BMJ in partnership with the British Thoracic Society.

The journal is dedicated to publishing high quality, peer-reviewed, medical research in all disciplines and therapeutic areas of respiratory and critical care medicine. 


BMJ Open Respiratory Research aims to operate a fast submission and review process with continuous publication online, to ensure timely, up-to-date research is available worldwide.

About BMJ Open Respiratory Research

Introducing BMJ Open Respiratory Research with joint Editors Stephen Chapman, Oxford University Hospitals and Matthew Wise, University Hospital of Wales Cardiff

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