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CHEST News

What You Need to Know About the Philips PAP Device Recall
July 23, 2021 - CHEST is sharing news and resources relating to the voluntary recall affecting certain Philips CPAP devices, BiPAP devices, and mechanical ventilators.
The journal CHEST receives Impact Factor of 9.410
July 22, 2021 - Recently released in the latest Journal Citation Reports, the journal CHEST®, the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST), received a Journal Impact Factor (JIF) of 9.410, up from 8.308 last year.
New lung cancer screening course focuses on shared decision making
July 19, 2021 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) and Thomas Jefferson University are launching a free online educational program titled “Shared Decision Making in Lung Cancer Screening” to assist healthcare workers with identifying eligible patients for lung cancer screening and helping patients make a well-informed decision about whether to be screened.
CHEST Issues Joint Statement in Response to Philips Device Recall
June 23, 2021 - CHEST issues joint statement in response to pPilips device recall
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, June 2021
June 08, 2021 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care, sleep medicine and related disciplines.
CHEST encourages support of India during COVID crisis
May 24, 2021 - In response to the growing COVID-19 crisis in India, the current and past presidents of CHEST are reaching out to membership to share educational resources and encourage support for those battling the outbreak.
CHEST Commends FDA on Pledge to Ban Menthol Cigarettes
April 30, 2021 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) supports the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) statement pledging to “ban menthol as a characterizing flavor in cigarettes and ban all characterizing flavors (including menthol) in cigars” within the next year.
National Lung Health Organizations Issue Joint Statement Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine
December 04, 2020 - The American Lung Association, American Thoracic Society and American College of Chest Physicians issue a joint statement regarding the COIVD-19 vaccine.
Joint Statement of the Critical Care Societies Collaborative on Personal Protective Equipment
November 23, 2020 - The Critical Care Societies Collaborative, comprising the American Association of Critical‐Care Nurses (AACN), American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), the American Thoracic Society (ATS), and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), acknowledges all efforts to address the COVID‐19 pandemic through actions aimed at stemming the spread of the virus and protecting the lives of healthcare workers.
CHEST Supports Menthol Should Be Prohibited as Characterizing Flavor in Cigarettes
November 19, 2020 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) released a statement in response to the increased risk of youth initiation to smoking by way of menthol cigarettes resulting in addiction, and the reduced success in smoking cessation among youth and adults who use menthol-based smoking products.
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