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Guidelines & Topic Collections

Everything we publish is designed to keep you up-to-date on the latest news, approaches, and ideas in chest medicine. From the most relevant research findings to the most significant clinical guidelines, these are the highly accredited resources you count on from CHEST.


Enhance your patient care with evidence-based guidelines

Used throughout the world, our multidisciplinary guidelines help translate quality evidence into applicable recommendations that enrich patient care and improve health outcomes.

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Antithrombotic Therapy in COVID-19

This CHEST guideline contains 11 evidence-based recommendations to improve risk evaluation and assist in determining the course of treatment.

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Respiratory Management of Patients With Neuromuscular Weakness

These recommendations cover guidelines for mouthpiece ventilation, transition to home mechanical ventilation, salivary secretion management, and airway clearance therapies in patients experiencing respiratory muscle weakness.

Guidelines by topic

Access CHEST’s full collection of guidelines, expert panel reports, and consensus statements.

Guideline topics

Explore the latest research

The CHEST® journal portfolio features the best in peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine—pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine—and related disciplines. With a loyal readership base, the portfolio, including the journals CHEST, CHEST® Critical Care, and CHEST® Pulmonary, is one of the most highly regarded, and up-to-date sources of clinical knowledge in the field.

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Effect of Eccentric Cycling on Oxygen Uptake and Hemodynamics in Patients With Pulmonary Vascular Disease

Eccentric cycling exercise (ECC) may be valuable for patients with precapillary pulmonary hypertension due to pulmonary vascular disease (PVD). A study in CHEST® Pulmonary compared the ventilatory and circulatory responses to ECC vs conventional cycling in patients with PVD.

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The Way Forward: Improving Timely Diagnosis for Interstitial Lung Disease

Over the last decade, the landscape of interstitial lung disease (ILD) has changed completely. In a journal CHEST® article, Julie Morisset, MD, introduces a new educational activity from CHEST and the Council of Medical Specialty Societies. This activity will provide resources for clinicians that translate the recent ILD guidelines into simplified and implementable content.

Test your knowledge

See if you can answer this question based on a recent journal CHEST article.

Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP

Editor Highlights Podcast

Each month, the journal CHEST Editor in Chief Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP, adds context and commentary to important articles featured in the new issue.

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Take a deep dive into your clinical interests

Whatever your specialty, CHEST has a topic collection that you’ll be interested in. Uncover insights from key opinion leaders, find CME opportunities, and discover original research articles.

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Closing the diagnosis gap for patients with ILD

With the Bridging Specialties™: Timely Diagnosis for ILD initiative, we're defining a clearer clinician-guided approach to diagnosis for interstitial lung diseases like pulmonary fibrosis. Explore expert-based clinical resources that you can use in your practice.


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Get the inside track

Do you want to hear directly from your colleagues on the topics that matter most? Catch up on episodes that feature critical discussions with giants in the field and hear directly from authors featured in CHEST journal.


Variable Practice, Variable Results: Impact of Postinterview Communication Practices Among Critical Care Medicine/Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Applicants and Program Directors

Originally aired: May 1, 2024

Mira M. John, MD, and Başak Çoruh, MD, FCCP, discuss postinterview communication practices among fellowship applicants and program directors.


Sublobar Resection, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, and Percutaneous Ablation Provide Comparable Outcomes for Lung Metastasis-Directed Therapy

Originally aired: May 1, 2024

Janani S. Reisenauer, MD; Patrick W. Eiken, MD; and Dawn Owen, MD, PhD, discuss new research comparing outcomes for metastasis-directed therapies, including sublobar resection and more.


May 2024 CHEST Journal Editor Highlights

Originally aired: May 6, 2024

CHEST® journal Editor in Chief, Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP, highlights key articles published in the May 2024 issue.


Strategic Planning for the Chest Clinician

Originally aired: March 1, 2024

In part six of a six-part podcast series, James K. Stoller, MD, MS, FCCP, discusses the importance of having a strategic plan to reach organizational goals.

Stay at the forefront of chest medicine

Clinical advances, practice management updates, medical conference highlights—reading the CHEST Physician® publication is the easiest way to be in the know every month.

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CHEST physician front cover

Stay at the forefront of chest medicine

Clinical advances, practice management updates, medical conference highlights—reading the CHEST Physician® publication is the easiest way to be in the know every month.