Southwest Journal of Pulmonary and Critical Care is the official publication of the Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado Thoracic Societies. It is an on-line, broad-based journal that features original research in the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine, such as pulmonology, critical care, sleep medicine, and more. In addition, Southwest Journal of Pulmonary and Critical Care features case presentations, chest imaging and pathology for clinicians, relevant reviews, and much, much more. Editorials and communications to the editor explore controversial issues and encourage further discussion among by physicians dealing with chest medicine.
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