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A complete guide to progress in thoracic medicine

Respiration brings together the results of both clinical and experimental investigations on all aspects of the respiratory system in health and disease. Clinical improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of chest and lung diseases are covered, as are the latest findings in physiology, biochemistry, pathology, immunology, and pharmacology. The journal includes classic features such as editorials that accompany original articles in clinical and basic science research, reviews, and letters to the editor. Further sections are: “The Eye Catcher”, “What’s Your Diagnosis?”, “New Insights from Clinical Practice”, and “Guidelines”.

Bibliographic Details

Journal Abbreviation: Respiration
ISSN: 0025-7931 (Print)
e-ISSN: 1423-0356 (Online)
DOI: 10.1159/issn.0025-7931


Listed in bibliographic services, including:

PubMed | US National Library of Medicine
MEDLINE | US National Library of Medicine
Web of Science | Clarivate Analytics
Science Citation Index | Clarivate Analytics
Science Citation Index Expanded | Clarivate Analytics
Current Contents - Clinical Medicine | Clarivate Analytics
Current Contents - Life Sciences | Clarivate Analytics
Google Scholar | Google
Chemical Abstracts Service | American Chemical Society
CAB Abstracts | CABI
Global Health | CABI
Scopus | Elsevier
Embase | Elsevier
Pathway Studio | Elsevier
Academic Search | EBSCO
STM Source | EBSCO
Health Research Premium Collection | ProQuest
Medical Database | ProQuest
Health & Medical Collection | ProQuest
ProQuest Central | ProQuest
WorldCat | OCLC


Founded 1944 as ‘Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Tuberkulose und Pneumonologie’ by E. Bachmann, M. Gilbert, F. Häberlin, W. Löffler, P. Steiner and E. Uehlinger, continued 1962–1967 as ‘Medicina Thoracalis’, continued 1968 as ‘Respiration’ by H. Herzog (1968–1997), C.T. Bolliger (1998–2012)

Vol. 1-12 (1944-1955) were published under the journal's founding title Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Tuberkulose, Vol. 13-18 (1956-1961) under its former title Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Tuberkulose und Pneumologie and Vol. 19-24 (1962-1967) as Medicina Thoracalis.
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