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  About the Journal

Journal of Association of Pulmonologist of Tamilnadu [JAPT] was started in the year 2018 by Association of Pulmonologist of Tamilnadu. The first issue was published on August 2018, under leadership of the Editor in chief Dr.Narasimhan R and Editor Dr.B.Rajagopalan and it was released in our association state conference TAPPCON 2018, Coimbatore. The JAPT publishes high-quality articles in fields of respiratory medicine, interventional pulmonology, tuberculosis, critical care, and sleep medicine to foster advances in translational research and clinical practice. The journal has original articles that address questions relevant to patient care and health care delivery. Additional contents include focused reviews that update readers on epidemiology, classification, management of clinical problems, and the safe, efficacious application of procedures. This journal also publishes case reports, research letters and pictorial quiz with a good clinical content.

  About the APT
The association of pulmonologist of Tamil Nadu [APT] was formed and has been registered under the Tamilnadu society registration act of 2016. The mission is to provide a robust and meaningful platform in terms of education, research, interaction and cohesive knowledge sharing for all the post graduates and thoracic specialists in the state. We have a forum to share the expertise and knowledge among the pulmonologists of this region and encourage in advancing the knowledge and practice of pulmonary medicine. We are conducting an annual state conference as TAPPCON in different regions of Tamil Nadu along with Puducherry Chest Association. We organize fellowship programs and conduct hands on training, workshops in recent advances in our speciality. We are also conducting "Basics and Beyond'' CME for first year postgraduate in pulmonary medicine and a APT Gold medal exam for the final year students of pulmonary medicine. We are publishing the Journal in name of JAPT [Journal of association of pulmonologist of Tamilnadu] triannual. The APT Association will also co-ordinate with other regional, national and international societies of our field to promote the objectives of our association.
  Scope of the journal

The JAPT aims to enhance the respiratory, sleep and critical care practitioners to champion the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the chest diseases through education, communication and research. It also connects the health care professionals in the field of thoracic medicine and interventions to the latest clinical research through the JAPT journal.

List of specialities the journal deals with

  • Pulmonary medicine
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • General Medicine
  • thoracic Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • ENT
  • Infectious Disease
  • Anaesthesiology

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ISSN - Print: Awaited, Online: Awaited

Journal of Association of Pulmonologist of Tamil Nadu, a publication of Association of Pulmonologist of Tamil Nadu, is a peer-reviewed print + online 3 Issues journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review