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CHEST News

CHEST signs letter in support of OSHA’s vaccine requirement
November 18, 2021 - CHEST joins fellow medical societies in support of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) employee vaccine mandate for all businesses with 100 or more employees.
Philips updates patient guidance for recalled BiPAP/CPAP machines
November 16, 2021 - This week, manufacturer Philips Respironics will issue letters to its US-based BiPAP, CPAP, and mechanical ventilation device users providing an update on the company’s June recall.
What You Need to Know About the Philips PAP Device Recall
November 16, 2021 - CHEST is sharing news and resources relating to the voluntary recall affecting certain Philips CPAP devices, BiPAP devices, and mechanical ventilators.
CHEST and AAHomecare release Oxygen Toolkit for patient and clinician use
November 12, 2021 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) and The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) are releasing an Oxygen Toolkit supporting individuals who require supplemental oxygen and clinicians who prescribe supplemental oxygen to their patients.
CHEST joins call for presidential funding to increase tobacco prevention and cessation
November 12, 2021 - Together with the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and 60 other societies, CHEST signaled support of the White House Office of Management and Budget in requesting $310 million to expand access to tobacco cessation medications and related Medicaid services.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, November 2021
November 08, 2021 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Critical care and pulmonary societies encourage flu shots amid COVID spread
October 18, 2021 - With flu season approaching and the infection rates for COVID-19 continuing to spike across the country, CHEST encourages all eligible individuals to get their immunizations for both influenza and COVID-19.
CHEST addresses dissemination of misinformation
October 08, 2021 - In response to the increasing spread of misinformation surrounding COVID-19, CHEST issued a statement encouraging members to take advantage of CHEST resources and to reflect accurate, scientifically proven information.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, October 2021
October 07, 2021 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Immunocompromised More Likely to Have Breakthrough Cases
September 21, 2021
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