Annals of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (APCCM) is an Open Access peer reviewed, online publishing journal which aims to publish scholarly and quality papers in the significant areas of current Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the lungs as well as parts of the Respiratory system. Pulmonology is a medical speciality that deals with the respiratory tract diseases. Intensive care medicine or critical care medicine is a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions that may require sophisticated organ support and invasive monitoring.
Respiratory system is a gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing. Respiratory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, common cold, Respiratory tract infections, Thoracic Surgery, bacterial pneumonia, Chest Infections, acute asthma, pulmonary embolism, Pleural cavity diseases and lung cancer.
Annals of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (APCCM) publishes Original research articles, clinical trials, Reviews, Case report, Editorials, Letter to the editor, Short communication, Opinion, Book review and other special featured articles related to the field of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is crucial reading not only for those occupied in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine research but also for those involved primarily in clinical practice.