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Chest is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering chest diseases and related issues, including pulmonology, cardiology, thoracic surgery, transplantation, breathing, airway diseases, and emergency medicine. The journal was established in 1935. It is the official journal of the American College of Chest Physicians which publishes the journal. The editor-in-chief is Peter Mazzone (Cleveland Clinic Respiratory Institute).

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DisciplinePulmonology, cardiology
Edited byRichard S. Irwin
Publication details
Former name(s)
Diseases of the Chest
7.132 (2013)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Chest
ISSN0012-3692 (print)
1931-3543 (web)
OCLC no.01554067

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 7.132, ranking it 2nd out of 27 journals in the category "Critical Care Medicine"[7] and 3rd out of 54 journals in the category "Respiratory Systems.[8]


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  7. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Critical Care Medicine". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014.
  8. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Respiratory Systems". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014.

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