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Guidelines & Topic Collections

Everything we publish is designed to keep you up-to-date on the latest news, approaches, and ideas in chest medicine. From the most relevant research findings to the most significant clinical guidelines, these are the highly accredited resources you count on from CHEST.

Enhance your patient care with evidence-based guidelines

Used throughout the world, our multidisciplinary guidelines help translate quality evidence into applicable recommendations that enrich patient care and improve health outcomes. The next time you are faced with a clinical decision, turn to our clinical practice guidelines for the most relevant interventions in chest medicine.

Perioperative Management of Antithrombotic Therapy

FEATURED GUIDELINE

Perioperative Management of Antithrombotic Therapy

These recommendations cover the perioperative management of vitamin K antagonists, heparin bridging, antiplatelet drugs, and direct oral anticoagulants. The recommendations also address perioperative management of patients who are undergoing minor procedures.


Screening for Lung Cancer

FEATURED GUIDELINE

Screening for Lung Cancer

These new guidelines provide 16 recommendations on the selection of screen-eligible individuals, the quality of imaging and image interpretation, the management of screen-detected findings, and the effectiveness of smoking cessation interventions.


Guidelines by topic

Access CHEST’s full collection of guidelines, expert panel reports, and consensus statements.

Guideline topics

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Explore what’s relevant in your field

The journal CHEST® features the best in peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine—pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine—and related disciplines. With a loyal readership base, the journal is one of the most highly regarded, and up-to-date sources of clinical knowledge in the field.

Must-reads from the new issue

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CRITICAL CARE

Resuscitation Quality in the ICU: A Retrospective Analysis

The American Heart Association recommends specific quality metrics for resuscitation. This study explores trends in adherence with these recommendations and identifies areas of opportunity for improving resuscitation quality.


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CHEST INFECTIONS

Influenza Testing and Treatment Among Patients Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Can testing for influenza improve outcomes for patients with community-acquired pneumonia? This study explores the timing and frequency of influenza testing and treatment, and their association with clinical outcomes.

Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP

Editor Highlights Podcast

Each month, the journal CHEST Editor in Chief Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP, adds context and commentary to important articles featured in the new issue.

BEST OF CHEST ASTHMA RESOURCES | Explore the new CHEST Asthma Curriculum Pathway to learn from the best of CHEST's asthma education resources, all in one place.

Take a deep dive into your clinical interests

Whatever your specialty, CHEST has a topic collection that you’ll be interested in. Uncover insights from key opinion leaders, find CME opportunities, and discover original research articles.

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Get the inside track

Do you want to hear directly from your colleagues on the topics that matter most? Catch up on episodes that feature critical discussions with giants in the field and hear directly from authors featured in CHEST journal.

CHEST PULSE PODCAST

Piece by Piece: Conversations With CHEST Leadership – Utilizing CHEST

Originally aired: September 7, 2022

CHEST President Designate, Jack Buckley, MD, MPH, FCCP, joins CHEST President, David Schulman, MD, MPH, FCCP, to talk about utilizing the CHEST network and opportunities.

CHEST JOURNAL PODCAST

Who Calls the Shots: A Legal and Historical Perspective on Vaccine Mandates

Originally aired: September 7, 2022

Eric M. Fraser, JD, MBA, and Michael J. Neuss, MD, PhD, discuss vaccine mandates, including the need for a “patchwork approach" to have a coordinated national response to a pandemic.

CHEST JOURNAL PODCAST

Psychiatric Outcomes in Intensive Care Unit Patients with Family Visitation

Originally aired: September 1, 2022

Stephana J. Moss, PhD, joins CHEST Podcast Moderator, Gretchen Winter, MD, to discuss how family visitation affects the psychiatric outcomes of ICU patients.

CHEST JOURNAL PODCAST

Resuscitation Quality in the Intensive Care Unit

Originally aired: September 1, 2022

Ari Moskowitz, MD, and Keith Couper, PhD, talk with CHEST Podcast Moderator, Gretchen Winter, MD, to discuss resuscitation quality in the intensive care unit.

Stay at the forefront of chest medicine

Clinical advances, practice management updates, medical conference highlights—reading the CHEST Physician® publication is the easiest way to be in the know every month.

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Stay at the forefront of chest medicine

Clinical advances, practice management updates, medical conference highlights—reading the CHEST Physician® publication is the easiest way to be in the know every month.

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