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Last Updated: June 2021

CHEST JOURNAL | Access the journal CHEST's full collection of asthma research. Read the journal »

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Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Children

Even children with mild or intermittent baseline asthma can have severe exacerbations requiring ICU admission. Understand the pathophysiology, evaluation, and treatment options.

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CHEST Journal Podcast

Adherence to Asthma Biologics: Implications for Patient Selection, Step Therapy, and Outcomes

Moderator: Dominique Pepper, MD
Panelists: Matthew A. Rank, MD, and Richard W. Costello, MD


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News From CHEST Physician®

2020 Focused Updates to the Asthma Management Guidelines

By: Muhammad Adrish, MD, FCCP; Dharani K. Narendra, MBBS, FCCP; Amber J. Oberle, MD; and Sarang Patil, MD
New asthma management guidelines offer recommendations on the utilization of fractional exhaled nitric oxide, long-acting muscarinic agents, immunotherapy, and more.

Tezepelumab reduces serious exacerbations in severe asthma

Treatment of adults and adolescents with severe, uncontrolled asthma with the new biologic led to a large reduction in exacerbations requiring hospital stays and ED visits.

School-based asthma program improves asthma care coordination for children

Asthma care can be coordinated between school officials, families, and clinicians.


Guidelines

Get evidence-based information for enhancing patient care with this guideline and expert panel report from CHEST.

Managing Chronic Cough Due to Asthma and NAEB in Adults and Adolescents

COVID in Focus: Perspectives on the Literature


Are asthma patients at increased risk of complications from COVID-19-related respiratory disease? CHEST’s Airways Disorders NetWork explores the evidence.

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Patient Information

Being diagnosed with severe asthma can stop your patients in their tracks. Share the CHEST Foundation’s severe asthma patient resources with your patients and their support teams to help them navigate the journey through their diagnosis by providing real stories from people who have been there.

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor
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CHEST Simulation Courses

In-person learning is back! Our new course format is designed to ensure your safety against COVID-19.

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Difficult Airway Management

Learn how to work with a team to solve airway problems in a high-fidelity, simulated clinical environment, using scenarios developed from real-life cases. Our new, in-person course format is designed to ensure your safety against COVID-19.
Dates: September 9-10 OR September 11-12
Location: CHEST Global Headquarters, Glenview, IL
CME Credits/MOC Points: 28.25

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Air Diver: Severe Asthma

Explore six animated patient cases surrounding the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of severe asthma. Test your severe asthma knowledge by answering multiple choice questions to best treat each patient. Each correct answer will earn you points and give you a chance to make it to the top of the leaderboard.

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