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Shortness of Breath

Shortness of Breath” is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, open access, on-line journal on all areas of pulmonary medicine. The emphasis will be on publishing quality mini-review very rapidly by taking full advantage of internet technology for both the submission and review of manuscripts.

The journal includes also classic features such as editorials and letters to the editor. “Medical Humanities” is an innovative section in scientific publishing scene. The traditional conflict between science and the humanities has never been more marked, especially in biomedical field. This section are intended to develop skills of observation, interpretation and construction of the meaning of the illness experience, helping care professionals to connect others’ experiences with their own and then develop comparison and introspection capabilities.

All articles published by “Shortness of Breath” are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration request. 

Vol. 5 (No. 2-3) 2016 April - September

  1. ECCO2-R: to use or not to use? A new dilemma for the pulmonologist
    Ustalli A.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2016.5.2.043
  2. Genetics of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Cocconcelli E., Balestro E., Spagnolo P.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2016.5.2.045
  3. The art and science of pleural drainage in contemporary practice
    Barković I., Glavaš S., Matanić-Lender D., Protič A.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2016.5.2.051
  4. Functional consequences of COPD exacerbation: suggestions for the clinicians to get a tailored personalized approach to prevent them
    Tantucci C., Pini L.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2016.5.2.056
  5. Laryngopharingeal reflux disease: from pathophysiology to treatment
    Giannotti S., Martinucci I., Savarino E., Tolone S., Frazzoni M., Russo S., Albano E., Fani B., Marchi S., de Bortoli N.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2016.5.2.061
  6. MicroRNA networks during pneumonia and acute lung injury
    Fabiano F., Salton F., Confalonieri P., Tomos I., Confalonieri M.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2016.5.2.073
  7. In-hospital management of obesity-related respiratory failure
    Shah N.M., Murphy P.B.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2016.5.2.084
  8. “The diagnosis by phone” from “The Diary of a young girl” by Anne Frank
  9. THE GENE An intimate history

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  1. Management of cough ineffectiveness in neuromuscular disorders
    Garuti G., Lusuardi M., Bach J.R.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2013.2.1.028
  2. Sedation during non-invasive ventilation to treat acute respiratory failure
    Scala R.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2013.2.1.035
  3. Lung disease in rheumatoid arthritis. Challenges and opportunities
    Vassallo R., Taneja V.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2013.2.1.002
  4. Omalizumab therapy in the management of severe allergic asthma
    Concas A., Chieco-Bianchi A., Marchi M.R., Paladini L., Vianello A.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2013.2.1.019
  5. Role of overnight caudo-rostral fluid shift in the pathogenesis of sleep apnea
    Redolfi S., Bradley T.D., Tantucci C.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2013.2.1.010
  6. Does non-allergic asthma still exist?
    Borriello E.M., Vatrella A.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2013.2.2.055
  7. Lymphomatoid granulomatosis: a poorly-recognized lymphoproliferative disorder of the lung
    Rossi G., Tagliavini E., Valli R., Cavazza A.
  8. Obstructive sleep apnea and anaesthesia: perioperative issues
    Corso R.M., Gregoretti C.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2013.2.2.072
  9. COPD and metabolic disorders: role of adiponectin
    Bianco A., Turchiarelli V., Fatica F., Nigro E., Testa G., Vitale C., Thanassoulas T., Scudiero O., Daniele A.
  10. Tele-assistance in pulmonary diseases: current status and open issues
    Vagheggini G., Mazzoleni S., Ambrosino N.
    doi: 10.11138/sob/2013.2.2.080
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