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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.
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CHEST releases expert guidelines for lung cancer screening
July 19, 2021 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) recently released a new clinical guideline, Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. The guideline contains 16 evidence-based recommendations and an update of the evidence base for the benefits, harms, and implementation of low-dose chest computed tomography (CT) screening.
Policy changes urgently needed to support tobacco cessation, warn respiratory groups
May 28, 2021 - On World No Tobacco Day (31 May, 2021) the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) is a founding member, calls on governments and policymakers to make greater political and financial commitments to support and promote tobacco cessation services.
CHEST releases updated guidelines to diagnose and evaluate hypersensitivity pneumonitis
May 12, 2021 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) recently released new clinical guidelines on the Diagnosis and Evaluation of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (HP).
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