Aims & Scope


Open Journal of Respiratory Diseases (OJRD) is an international journal dedicated to the latest advancements in Respiratory Diseases. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of Respiratory Diseases.


All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:


  • · Chronic Inflammatory Lung Diseases
  • · Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • · Chronic Respiratory Disease
  • · Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
  • · Pediatric Respiratory Diseases
  • · Pleural Cavity Diseases
  • · Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
  • · Respiration Physiology
  • · Respiratory Medicine
  • · Respiratory Tract Infections
  • · Respiratory Tumors
  • · Restrictive Lung Diseases
  • · Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease

  • We are also interested in:

    1) Short Reports—2-5 page papers where an author can present either preliminary data or an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper;

    2) Book Reviews—Comments and critiques.