Specialty Sections From CHEST® Physician

Sleep Strategies

COVID-19 and impact on sleep medicine practices

The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled unprecedented, rapid changes in the way sleep medicine practices deliver care to millions of patients.

Critical Care Commentary

Hyperoxia in the ICU: Is less more?

While oxygen itself is not toxic, the reactive oxygen species that form as a result of oxygen metabolism are.

Critical Care Commentary

Neuromuscular blockade for ARDS in the ICU

The ability to control the delivery of ventilation to patients having the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) without encountering patient...

Pulmonary Perspectives®

Resurgence of black lung among U.S. coal miners

Advances in technology over the last century nearly eliminated lung diseases caused by occupational exposure to respirable dust (the...

Specialty Sections From CHEST® Physician

Nutrition support during adult critical illness

To understand the supportive role of nutrition during critical illness, let’s identify and contextualize the different phases of critical illness...

Critical Care Commentary

Should PEEP be titrated based on esophageal pressures?

Current standard of care for patients with ARDS includes a low tidal volume ventilation strategy, keeping plateau pressures below 30 cm H2O,...