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Chinese doctor’s poem published in the journal CHEST highlights role of smog in lung cancer cases
January 17, 2017 - Chinese doctor’s poem published in the journal CHEST highlights role of smog in lung cancer cases
Reddit AMA: Sepsis
January 11, 2017 - Dr. Steven Q. Simpson, CHEST member, recently led an Ask Me Anything (AMA) for Reddit on sepsis.
Hot in CHEST October 2016
October 14, 2016 - Each month, Drs. Chris Carroll and Deep Ramachandran, Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST, weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's October, so let's hear from Dr. Ramachandran as he outlines his highlights.
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Healthcare News

In septic shock vasopressin not better than norepinephrine
August 11, 2016 - Vasopressin was no better than norepinephrine in preventing kidney failure when used as a first-line treatment for septic shock
Different approaches can combat negative online reviews
August 04, 2016 - Like most physicians, Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith was used to receiving the occasional negative online review about her practice.
GERD and sleep disorders often go hand in glove
July 28, 2016 - Gastroesophageal reflux disease is fertile soil for medical and psychiatric comorbid conditions, with sleep disorders leading the way
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Press Releases

Septic Shock Surveillance Should Be Based on Clinical Data, Not Billing Codes
February 14, 2017 - In the February issue of CHEST, investigators compared the effectiveness of claims-based surveillance using ICD-9 codes with clinical-based data and specific diagnostic parameters. Their findings suggest that surveillance based on clinical criteria is a more reliable way to track cases of septic shock.
CHEST Statement Regarding U.S. Immigration Policies
January 31, 2017 - Statement by CHEST President Gerard Silvestri, MD, MS, FCCP, regarding U.S. immigration policies.
Routine Procalcitonin Screening Reduces Hospital Stays and Costs for Patients With Sepsis
January 11, 2017 - A new study in the January issue of CHEST examines whether procalcitonin (PCT) testing helps to more effectively manage sepsis care.
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Recent Blog Articles

Attend Bronchoscopy Procedures for the ICU
February 21, 2017 - Don't miss CHEST's Bronchoscopy Procedures for the ICU course May 6-7, 2017.
Household Air Pollution: Foundation Grantee Champions Lung Health
February 16, 2017 - Read a recent interview with Catherine Oberg, MD, CHEST Foundation Research Grant recipient in Women’s Lung Health, in which she describes how she is championing lung health.
Hot in CHEST February 2017
February 13, 2017 - Each month, we ask Drs. Chris Carroll and Deep Ramachandran, Social Media Co-Editors of CHEST, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's February, so let's hear from Dr. Ramachandran as he outlines his highlights.
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