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Sex and gender in pulmonary disease

Guest Edited by Mari Ozaki and Pasquale Tondo

New Content ItemBrain-lung crosstalk

Guest Edited by Denise Battaglini, Chiara Robba, James Town and Sarah Wahlster

New Content Item (1)Occupational lung diseases

Guest Edited by Renee Carey, Alice Turner and Gareth Walters

New Content Item (1)Connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease

Guest Edited by Bruno Guedes Baldi, Niranjan Jeganathan and Jin Woo Son

Non-invasive critical care procedures

Guest Edited by Jaber S. Alqahtani, Teresa Renda, Raffaele Scala, and Gaetano Scaramuzzo

Radiomics approaches to lung cancers

Guest Edited by Kim Lori Sandler

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Aims and scope

BMC Pulmonary Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of pulmonary and associated disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.

BMC Pulmonary Medicine blogs

New Content ItemHighlights of the BMC Series - June 2022

In June 2022, the BMC Series blog highlighted a study exploring whether there are early predictors of High-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy success to avoid mechanical ventilation delay and reduce mortality risk.

New Content ItemHighlights of the BMC Series – September 2021

In September, the BMC Series blog highlighted an article investigating the risk factors associated with cough sensitivity in patients with metabolic syndrome.

Editorial Board news

BMC Pulmonary Medicine is recruiting new Editorial Board Members

Learn about the role and requirements here. In particular, we are looking for active researchers with expertise in basic biomedical research and cost-effective analyses.

Editorial Board Member of the month archive

Explore a series of interviews with selected Editorial Board Members who share their insights on pulmonary medicine research and peer review publishing.

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Understanding the impact of climate change and exploring potential solutions to this global threat is more important than ever. Here we share recent highlights from the BMC Series journals.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.5 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.081 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.999 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    22 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    128 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    3,093 Altmetric mentions 

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

    More information is available here

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