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CHEST SEEK Education

CHEST SEEK™ learning options stimulate and challenge your clinical thought processes related to recall, interpretation, and problem-solving skills.

Developed from the content blueprints for the board examinations, SEEK features cases and multiple-choice questions and answers with rationales to test your knowledge. The case-based questions include histories, lab results, and images, and provide education on current diagnostic and treatment strategies.

CHEST SEEK resources are valuable study tools for anyone preparing for certification and recertification examinations or longitudinal knowledge assessments sponsored by the medical specialty board.

Currently, we offer the following CHEST SEEK products:

CHEST SEEK in print

CHEST offers SEEK questions via several printed book editions.
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Hundreds of pulmonary, critical care, sleep, and pediatric pulmonary medicine questions via mobile and web app.


Have you already subscribed to the CHEST SEEK Library? Review content on the new web app.

The CHEST SEEK Library subscription combines pulmonary, pediatric pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine topics in a library of questions, answers, and explanations.

The library can be accessed via mobile app or a web browser. For computer access, log in with the email associated with your CHEST ID account and password at

Includes more than 1,250 questions on many timely testing topics in various 1-year subscriptions, including the following:

  • Breathing disorders
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Critical care disease
  • Diffuse parenchymal lung disease
  • Infectious disease
  • Neoplasia
  • Normal sleep and variants
  • Neurologic disorders
  • Obstructive lung disease
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Renal, endocrine, and metabolic disorders
  • Pulmonary disease

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CHEST SEEK resources are available in print. Rationales provide thorough explanations and reasoning for the correct and incorrect answers.

What's available?

All print editions available in the CHEST Store.

Cover for CHEST SEEK Pulmonary Medicine: 33rd Edition

CHEST SEEK Pulmonary Medicine: 33rd Edition
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CHEST SEEK Critical Care Medicine: 32nd Edition
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CHEST SEEK Sleep Medicine: 5th Edition
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SEEK Pediatric Pulmonary 1st Edition

CHEST SEEK Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine: 1st Edition
The purchase of this product must occur before the expiration date of December 31, 2016, in order to qualify for CME/MOC. CME/MOC must be claimed 1 year from date of purchase.
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CME and MOC points

CHEST SEEK books and most questions in the CHEST SEEK Library are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Exact quantity depends on the product and edition.) CHEST SEEK products published in 2015 onward will also be eligible for MOC credit. You should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of your participation in the activity. Although the print book and the library for the same volume/edition can be purchased separately, credit can be claimed only for one format.

For the purchasers of CHEST SEEK Pulmonary Medicine: 33rd Edition:

Question 70 is no longer up-to-date based on subsequent research and publication: The use of video laryngoscope does result in higher incidence of successful intubation on first attempt.

The rationale of question 116 reverses Videos 1 and 2: Video 1 reveals no evidence for lung sliding and pulsing, and Video 2 shows a normal image obtained using point-of-care ultrasonography.

For the purchasers of CHEST SEEK Critical Care Medicine: 32nd Edition:

Question 31 has the image and videos reversed. The question is best answered with the videos in the question and image in the rationale.

Question 105 has the wrong predicted body weight. It should read “68” instead of “168.” His vital signs included temperature, 38.6°C; BP, 95/55 mm Hg with a low-dose norepinephrine infusion; pulse, 107/min; respirations, 28/min; and SpO2, 94%, and his predicted body weight is 68 kg.

To the purchasers of CHEST SEEK Pulmonary Medicine: 31st Editon book:

Question 122 is missing the following question stem:
The results from these investigations are most consistent with which of the following?

To the purchasers of the CHEST SEEK Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine: 1st Edition book:

There is an error in the explanation to the answer of question 2 (pages 39-40 in the Response Key, Rationale, and References section). The red text is the corrected information.

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