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Journal CHEST® Impact Factor Update
August 02, 2018 - The journal CHEST® has just been awarded a 2-year impact factor of 7.652, the highest in its history which equates to a 24% increase over last year’s score.
FIRS World Lung Cancer Day 2018
August 01, 2018 - Lung cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers worldwide, claiming more lives yearly than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. World Lung Cancer Day is a great opportunity for us all to raise awareness about lung cancer, highlighting the key risk factors as well as screening and treatment options.
Become the next Editor in Chief for the journal CHEST®
December 06, 2017 - The journal CHEST is seeking applicants for Editor in Chief (EIC), with a 6-month transition beginning in January 2019.
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Press Releases

Critically ill patients supported by respirators in ICUs may develop weakness from drug treatment, not illness
September 11, 2018 - In a new study published in the journal CHEST® designed to investigate possible causes, researchers found that mechanically ventilated patients treated with vasopressor medications had a more than three-fold increase in the odds of developing ICU-associated weakness. These findings highlight the unintended adverse effects of treatment and suggest possible interventions or avoidance strategies.
The American College of Chest Physicians updates their antithrombotic therapy guidelines for patients with atrial fibrillation
August 22, 2018 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) updates their antithrombotic therapy guidelines for patients with atrial fibrillation.
Forum of International Respiratory Societies commemorates, celebrates and supports those impacted by lung cancer
August 01, 2018 - On World Lung Cancer Day, American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), alongside members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) commemorate, celebrate and support those impacted by lung cancer.
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Recent Blog Articles

CPAP Adherence Predictors Author Q and A
September 21, 2018 - We followed up with lead author Anna May, MD, MS of the article "CPAP Adherence Predictors in a Randomized Trial of Moderate-to-Severe OSA Enriched With Women and Minorities" featured in the September journal CHEST.
Hot in CHEST September 2018
September 12, 2018 - Each month, we ask Drs. Chris Carroll and Deep Ramachandran, to weigh in on the hot topics in CHEST. It's September, so let's hear from Dr. Carroll as he outlines his highlights.
October #pulmCC Twitter Chat: Patient-Focused Care Across the Generations
September 10, 2018 - Join us on Monday, October 8, at 6:30 pm Central/7:30 pm Eastern to discuss a topic fundamental to practicing pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
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