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.

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BMJ Open Respiratory Research is now indexed by PubMed Central. Authors publishing with the journal will enjoy maximum exposure of their work; which will be read by a growing audience.

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BTS Winter Meeting

Authors of abstracts accepted for the BTS Winter Meeting are invited to submit their papers to BMJ Open Respiratory Research and receive an exclusive 50% discount on the usual article publishing charge if accepted for publication.

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