A session Tuesday morning with Swetha Gogineni, MD, will focus on three discrete clinical areas—normal sleep, central sleep apnea, and obstructive sleep apnea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome.
Sujith Cherian, MD, FCCP, leads a panel discussion Tuesday morning on management strategies for patients with malignant pleural effusions, including new combination techniques for management and factors dictating the choice of one technique over the other.
An annual meeting favorite, the Clinical Case Puzzlers sessions feature difficult patient cases presented to a panel of master clinicians, pathologists, and radiologists who then dissect the case, share their strategies for understanding it, and arrive at a diagnosis.
Empathy and empathic communication is not just important for patients, but for the physicians, nurses, and the entire health care team who care for them, said Demondes Haynes, MD, FCCP.
On Sunday, an international panel of physicians talked about the needs and challenges of providing critical care services in low-resource settings around the globe.
Presenters explored how burnout among health care providers was deeply exacerbated by the pandemic, the ways it further burdens the entire health care universe, and what can be done about it.
Authors of the CHEST/ATS Guideline on Liberation From Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Adults in 2017 will review and update attendees on the use of several strategies that have been shown to facilitate ventilator liberation in a session this afternoon.
CHEST Foundation President Ian Nathanson, MD, FCCP, and Board of Trustees Member Carolyn M. D’Ambrosio, MD, FCCP, preview some of the Foundation’s efforts during CHEST 2021.
The Air Tank grant challenge, which is awarding its first funds during CHEST 2021, grew out of a need for improved digital learning formats during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CHEST 2021 Conversation Starters offer opportunities for small groups to gather in virtual breakout rooms to discuss professional challenges.
Authors of CHEST’s newly developed clinical practice guidelines on venous thromboembolism (VTE) therapy and lung cancer screening will discuss the rationale behind some recommendations that might be considered controversial.
The ICU is among the settings with the highest rates of burnout among health care workers. On Monday morning, Curtis N. Sessler, MD, Master FCCP, will deliver the Presidential Honor Lecture about the importance of mitigating that longstanding problem.