CHESTClinical Pulmonary

Clinical Pulmonary

Train the TrainerGuidelines and Expert Panel Reports

NEW: Managing Cough as a Symptom in Children and Management Algorithms: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report (Published: July 2020)

NEW: Managing Chronic Cough due to Asthma and NAEB in Adults and Adolescents: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report (Published: July 2020)

NEW: Life Threatening and Non-life-threatening Complications Associated with Coughing: A Scoping Review (Published online: June 2020)

NEW: Acute Cough Due to Acute Bronchitis in Immunocompromised Adult Outpatients: CHEST Expert Panel Report (Published: May 2020)

NEW: Chronic Cough Due to Stable Chronic Bronchitis: CHEST Expert Panel Report (Published online: February 2020)

Diagnosis and Management of Cough

This CHEST guideline series provides recommendations to aid clinical decision-making for the diagnosis and management of cough across disciplines and also identify gaps in knowledge and treatment options.

View all 2006 Diagnosis and Management of Cough CHEST Guidelines and Expert Panel Reports 

Clinician Tools and Materials


CHEST hosts a discussion with the authors upon release of a guideline to add context and commentary to the issues and challenges facing clinicians.

Management of Cough: Overview of CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report (Published: October 2014)
Duration: 36 min
Moderator: D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, Podcast Editor, CHEST
Participants: Richard S. Irwin, MD, Master FCCP; Tamara Pringsheim, MD

e-Learning Module

CHEST has e-learning offerings in conjunction with the release of updated guidelines, which are hosted by a panel of experts to cover guideline updates in depth, and provides an opportunity to earn CME/CE credit and MOC points.

Cough Guidelines: Occupational & Environmental Factors 
Learn about the guidelines for Occupational and Environmental Contributions to Chronic Cough in Adults with this e-learning course, which consists of three modules using illustrative clinical cases. Earn 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and MOC points.