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Guidelines and Resources

View the latest CHEST Guidelines and Consensus Statements.

CHEST Guidelines and Consensus Statements

Guidelines & Resources

We offer physician resources and evidence-based guidelines and consensus statements. Stay informed about clinical decision support, medical education, quality improvement, and health-care policy.

We are the leading resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and consensus statements. Each published document provides the best available evidence-based recommendations or consensus-based suggestions for the clinical topics at hand, based on an extensive system of grading and evaluation in place.

Our other resources can assist you in maintaining your certification, navigating national health-care reform and how it affects chest medicine. Maximize your compensation by referencing precise and specialized coding and reimbursement information in Coding for Chest Medicine 2013, and learn to effectively advocate for chest medicine by reviewing the Advocacy Tool Kit.

Guidelines and Consensus Statements

View the latest Guidelines and Consensus Statements from CHEST

Evidence-Based Medicine
Access guidelines and consensus statements, and learn about the development process.

Antithrombotic Guidelines, 9th Edition connects you to more than 600 recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of thrombosis, addressing a comprehensive list of clinical conditions, including medical, surgery, orthopedic surgery, atrial fibrillation, stroke, cardiovascular disease, pregnancy, and neonates and children.

Health Policy

Comments and Sign-on Letters
Find out how we represent your interests by commenting on important national initiatives. 

Position Papers
Read out position on various important topics.

Legislative Action Center
Become a Grassroots Advocate and be notified when you can make a difference on issues important to chest medicine.

Advocacy Tool Kit
Use a variety of tools to effectively advocate. Learn tips for communicating with Congress and access letter templates for contacting your legislators, instructions for scheduling appointments with your legislators, and congressional calendars.

Payment Practice and Quality

Coding and Reimbursement
View our coding and reimbursement resources related to chest medicine.

Practice Resources
Learn about resources relating to PQRS, Maintenance of Certification, EHR and Health IT, Performance Measures, and Value Based Purchasing.

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