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For My Lung Health campaign named APEX award winner
September 20, 2021 - For My Lung Health, a joint American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) public service campaign, is the winner of this year’s Pharmaceutical Executive APEX Awards in the respiratory category.
CHEST transitions hybrid meeting to fully online
August 24, 2021 - The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) announced today that CHEST 2021, the annual meeting taking place October 17-20, will be fully online again this year.
CHEST releases new guidelines for antithrombotic therapy for VTE disease
August 03, 2021 - The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) recently released new clinical guidelines for venous thromboembolism (VTE) management, “Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease: Second Update of the CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel” that provides 29 recommendations on 17 Patients, Interventions, Comparators, Outcomes (PICO) questions, four of which have not been addressed previously.
Medical associations create united front to reduce barriers to noninvasive ventilation
July 30, 2021 - On July 30, 2021, the journal CHEST® electronically published the outcomes and recommendations of a technical expert panel (TEP) on optimal noninvasive ventilation (NIV), conducted by the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST), the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) and the American Thoracic Society (ATS).
World's respiratory societies support community action and education for World Lung Cancer Day
July 29, 2021 - In support of World Lung Cancer Day on August 1, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) is a founding member, stresses the importance of community action and early screening to prevent and treat lung cancer.
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