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Col. Erik C. Osborn’s most memorable career moment was placing the first patient on ECMO in Afghanistan and flying him back to Germany. Find out more about this CHEST 2018 speaker.
The eighth edition of the TNM Stage Classification of Lung Cancer brings important changes from the seventh edition, published in 2012.
Have you ever had someone misinterpret your text? With different generations, there are different expectations. What you thought you said—or emailed or texted—may not be what the recipient heard. Scott Zimmer explained how to bridge that communication gap in his keynote address on Monday.
A series of presentations examined reimbursement challenges of the proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services final rule in a session on Monday. The public comment period for the proposed final rule closed in September, and the final rule is expected later in October.
Why is it, that after more than three decades, ICU providers have not unanimously converted to the percutaneous dilational tracheostomy technique instead of surgical tracheostomy? Hear why Ching-Fei Chang, MD, thinks the answer is multifactorial in a case-based interactive session and learn how to properly perform the technique.
Clinician educators offered practical tips for instructing trainees during an interactive session on Monday. They reviewed the one-minute preceptor model, offered tips for teaching bedside procedures and for providing feedback, and went over best practices for rounding—all handy tools for a teacher’s toolkit.
A spoken word is something you can never take back. That makes it all the more important to delicately select words when you’re discussing end-of-life care and palliative care options with a patient and their family, says Nneka O. Sederstrom, PhD, MPH, MA, FCCP, FCCM.
Brian S. Kaufman, MD, FCCP, who is part of the CHEST airway interest group that focuses on airway management—putting breathing tubes in, using fiberoptic bronchoscopes, and hosting cadaver workshops—thought it would be helpful to have a workshop that also focuses on ultrasound.
Each year, the CHEST Foundation offers grants to worthy research candidates, generous community service volunteers, and distinguished scholars. Find out who was awarded this year.
It’s time to meet our competing finalists for CHEST Challenge at CHEST 2018! Fellows from many training programs took part in an online game earlier this year. The top three teams will play a Jeopardy!-style format live game show at the CHEST Annual Meeting. The championship will be held Tuesday night in conjunction with the Network Trainee Mixer.
“Patients have to be studied in detail,” says Hector R. Cajigas, MD, FCCP. “They deserve a thorough evaluation, despite HFpEF being a common condition. It is a very disabling disease, and patients lose quantity and quality of life.” Hear more about what Dr. Cajigas has to say about HFpEF in a case-based session on Tuesday.