• Fast-paced session covers updates to clinical practice guidelines

    Fast-paced session covers updates to clinical practice guidelines

    CHEST® Editor in Chief Peter Mazzone, MD, FCCP, reviewed CHEST’s Screening for Lung Cancer guideline during Monday’s “Clinical Guildelines Update.”

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  • Keynote: Think big to embrace disruptive innovation

    Keynote: Think big to embrace disruptive innovation

    Physicians can’t stop innovation even if they wanted to, but they have a choice about how they react to the disruption of their practices and their profession, according to business futurist Patrick Schwerdtfeger during the Opening Session keynote on Monday.

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  • New CHEST President reflects on her career, shares vision for future

    New CHEST President reflects on her career, shares vision for future

    Monday morning Stephanie Levine, MD, FCCP, began her tenure as president of CHEST. Dr. Levine became the 82nd president of CHEST and the fifth woman to lead the organization.

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  • CHEST 2019 Speaker Spotlight

    CHEST 2019 Speaker Spotlight

    Find out what speaker spotlight Steven Simpson, MD, FCCP, finds as the most promising pulmonology innovation.

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  • Session will review current concepts in incidence, diagnosis, and management for checkpoint inhibitor pneumonitis

    CHEST® Editor in Chief Peter Mazzone, MD, FCCP, reviewed CHEST’s Screening for Lung Cancer guideline during Monday’s “Clinical Guildelines Update.”

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  • A day in the life of Gretchen Winter, MD

    A day in the life of Gretchen Winter, MD

    For Gretchen Winter, MD, self care is the key to living a happy and balanced life as a medical professional. Dr. Winter, who recently started her position as assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, makes it a point to exercise regularly, ballroom dance, read, play piano, and spend time with her pets before and after work, and on the weekends.

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  • Who are the CHEST Challenge 2019 finalists?

    Who are the CHEST Challenge 2019 finalists?

    It’s time to meet our competing finalists for CHEST Challenge at CHEST 2019! Read this Q&A of the top three teams who will play a Jeopardy!-style format live game show at the CHEST Annual Meeting.

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  • Resuscitation experts to examine conflicts in ACLS protocols

    Resuscitation experts to examine conflicts in ACLS protocols

    During a session this Tuesday morning, four experts will explore “The Untold Tales of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.” Session chair Xavier Fonseca Fuentes, MD, says that while resuscitation algorithms have been developed and modified based on a large body of medical evidence from multiple, large, randomized clinical trials, questions remain.

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  • Treating toxins that cause critical illness

    Treating toxins that cause critical illness

    “These types of conditions are important for an educational program because it is imperative for physicians who practice in the ICU to learn how to recognize these syndromes since they are different from other types of critical illnesses,” says Dan Ouellette, MD, MS, FCCP, chair of the Tuesday session “If You Poison Us, Do We Not Die?: Toxicology and Critical Illness.”

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  • Telemedicine ‘is here to stay’

    Telemedicine ‘is here to stay’

    Session chair Won Lee, MD, FCCP, provides a glimpse of what he and his co-presenters will address during the session “Advances in Telemedicine: Optimizing Health Care for Sleep Medicine and Neuromuscular Disorders,” on Tuesday in this Daily News Q&A.

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  • Session will explore challenges associated 
with the ‘difficult to wean’ patient

    Session will explore challenges associated 
with the ‘difficult to wean’ patient

    Tuesday’s session “Ventilator Liberation: Challenges to Weaning the ‘Difficult to Wean’ Patient” will review the latest evidence-based guidelines on mechanical ventilation liberation. Chair of the symposium, Michelle Cao, DO, FCCP, answers questions from the Daily News.

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  • Audience will aid panelists in determining case diagnoses through ultrasonographic findings

    Tuesday’s “Rapid Fire Ultrasound” will consist of a series of clinical cases presented to the audience and panelists as unknowns in conjunction with a series of audience response system questions to challenge the audience.

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