SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) has driven many hospitals to the brink. Not enough staff, not enough supplies, not enough space to cope with the flood of patients. Will your hospital be ready for the next surge? A session on Wednesday, October 21, helps answer that question.
A special pro-con debate on Controversies in Mechanical Ventilation: Low Tidal Volumes and Driving Pressures will help clinicians evaluate the circumstantial and often conflicting evidence to chart a viable strategy for treating their own patients.
The American College of Chest Physicians is pleased to announce the 2020 Distinguished CHEST Educators. These individuals have shown great commitment, involvement, and leadership in CHEST education programs and activities.
It’s another full day of CHEST 2020, and Aneesa Das, MD, FCCP, and Chris Carroll, MD, FCCP, are back again to share what sessions not to miss on Tuesday, October 20.
Cultural Sensitivity in Palliative Care – Integrating Belief Into Medicine on Monday, October 19, examined how physicians can improve their skills when working with patients’ different cultures and religions in the discussion of death and dying.
A Tuesday, October 20 session, How to Identify Distressed Physician Colleagues and Stop Them From Dying by Suicide, will discuss warning signs of depression in doctors, available resources, and consequences of addiction/alcoholism that go untreated. Michael Myers, MD, shares more.
Panelists in Treatment of Severe Asthma: Updates From the Guidelines, Part 1 on Tuesday, October 20, will address key updates in severe asthma management and more.
Recent data suggest that gender differences exist in epidemiological and phenotypic manifestations of obstructive lung diseases differences that can potentially delay diagnosis and impact treatment responses. In a Monday, October 19, session, a panel of experts reviewed the latest science regarding gender differences in three of the most common of these conditions encountered in clinical practice.
Meet this year’s CHEST Challenge finalists from Case Western Reserve University – MetroHealth, New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. They compete tonight at 6:00 pm CT!
Gretchen Winter, MD, will discuss cystic fibrosis exacerbation signs, symptoms, and treatment options during Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Exacerbations: What Should Every Pulmonologist Know? on Tuesday, October 20.
CHEST 2020 features thousands of abstracts and case reports on cutting-edge research. Afua Kunadu, MD, shares more about her case report surrounding ascending paraparesis following Nintedanib.
Aneesa Das, MD, FCCP, and Chris Carroll, MD, FCCP, are back to share what’s happening today—Monday, October 19—at CHEST 2020.