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Staying up to date with consumer sleep technology
Wearable technology has become ubiquitous and has us watching not only our step count but also our sleep. Clinicians must consider how our patients are interpreting these data on a daily basis.

Opinion: Sleep apnea has many faces
A 62-year-old patient was forgetting things and was worried she might be developing dementia. Fortunately her problem stemmed from sleep apnea, and resolved with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy.

Time to move the dial: Sleep and burnout in health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic
Clinicians continue to face a unique set of hardships, exacerbating underlying sleep disorders such as insomnia, feelings of burnout, and mental health problems.

Philips Recall of CPAPs, BiLevel PAPs, & Home Ventilators infographic
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Stay in the know on the Philips PAP recall

In June 2021, Philips Respironics issued a voluntary recall for some of their CPAP devices, BiPAP devices, and mechanical ventilators. CHEST continues to monitor the situation as it develops and is actively engaging with Philips and partner associations on behalf of you and your patients.

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Philips Recall of CPAPs, BiLevel PAPs, & Home Ventilators infographic
 

CHEST advocates to reduce barriers to noninvasive ventilation

A technical expert panel on optimal noninvasive ventilation (NIV)—conducted by CHEST, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Association for Respiratory Care, and the American Thoracic Society—recently released outcomes and recommendations for improving access to NIV therapy for people suffering from a broad range of disorders, including thoracic restrictive disorders, COPD, central sleep apnea, hypoventilation syndromes, and obstructive sleep apnea.

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Intensive Care Unit Guide on laptop

Trusted information to share with your patients

The CHEST Foundation has developed resources that empower patients to engage in better management of their health. Our obstructive sleep apnea guide breaks down symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, along with lists of questions to enable meaningful patient-provider conversations.

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Intensive Care Unit Guide on laptop

You Snooze You Lose

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You Snooze, You Win!

In this game, navigate your avatar to jump from platform to platform, answering sleep questions along the way. Earn points and lives for each question you answer correctly and additional points for landing on a variety of platform types. The highest jumper has the chance to top the leaderboard!

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Supporter information can be found in the Player Hub.

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