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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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Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prophylaxis With Palivizumab Is Not Associated With Improved Lung Function in Infants of Very Low Birth Weight at Early School Age

Prematurity and infection with respiratory syncytial virus are major risk factors for impaired lung function beyond the neonatal period. A recent study published in CHEST® Pulmonary examines the long-term effects of palivizumab immunoprophylaxis in the first year of life on lung function and frequency of bronchitis episodes.


Ex Vivo Endotoxin Stimulation of Blood for Predicting Survival in Patients With Sepsis

The reliability of the ex vivo diagnostic test, lipopolysaccharide (LPS), in predicting clinical outcomes remains uncertain. A CHEST® Critical Care article studies whether LPS-induced tumor necrosis factor production from the blood of patients with sepsis predicts mortality.

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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.


November 2023 CHEST Journal Editor Highlights

Originally aired: November 6, 2023

CHEST® journal Editor in Chief, Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP, highlights key articles published in the November 2023 issue.


Implementation of Lung Cancer Screening in Primary Care and Pulmonary Clinics

Originally aired: November 1, 2023

Polina V. Kukhareva, PhD, MPH, discusses improving lung cancer screening in the primary care setting.


Improving Diagnosis of Pulmonary Mucormycosis

Originally aired: November 1, 2023

Anne Coste, MD, and Fanny Lanternier, MD, PhD, share how diagnosis of pulmonary mucormycosis could be improved to curb current mortality rates.


Targeting TSLP in Severe Asthma: A Case-Based Exploration for the Pulmonologist

Originally aired: September 28, 2023

Speakers discuss the importance of targeting thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP) in the three types of severe asthma and optimal available treatments and best practices for designing treatment plans.

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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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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We offer trusted lung health resources designed to help your patients both in and out of a clinical setting, giving them access to appropriate and credible information.


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