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The CHEST Pulse podcast, from the American College of Chest Physicians, provides clinicians practicing in the pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine fields with the information they need to provide the best patient care. The current series features CHEST experts discussing their experiences on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The CHEST Pulse podcast, from the American College of Chest Physicians, provides clinicians practicing in the pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine fields with the information they need to provide the best patient care. The current series features CHEST experts discussing their experiences on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The CHEST Pulse podcast, from the American College of Chest Physicians, provides clinicians practicing in the pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine fields with the information they need to provide the best patient care. The current series features CHEST experts discussing their experiences on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Language:

English


Episodes

COVID-19 Vaccination: Challenges in Immunizing a Global Population

2/15/2021
Managing COVID-19 patients and now immunizing the population has been an evolving problem over the last several months. The challenges facing clinicians and leaders have been especially difficult for those in resource-poor and low/middle-income countries. This episode seeks to highlight those issues while discussing opportunities for success in these settings. (Originally recorded February 11, 2021) Moderator: John V. Agapian, MD. Panelists: Sai P. Haranath, MBBS, MPH, FCCP; Claudio F....

Duration:00:57:33

Rehabilitation, Recovery, and Resilience After COVID-19

2/8/2021
Survivors of COVID-19 may have continued health issues—both physical and mental—after their initial recovery. Chronic critical illness, depression, and fatigue are all common and require dedicated care. This episode brings together leaders with diverse viewpoints to help us better understand and prepare for challenges in rehabilitation and recovery and to promote resilience among COVID-19 survivors. (Originally recorded February 4, 2021) Moderator: Neha Dangayach, MD. Panelists: Jafar...

Duration:01:01:30

COVID-19 in Congregate Settings

2/1/2021
COVID-19 outbreaks are sadly frequent occurrences in long-term care facilities and correctional institutions. Despite their obvious differences, these settings share a key feature: Large numbers of potentially vulnerable persons placed in close proximity, with a high risk for viral transmission. In this episode, our expert panel discusses the different strategies that health systems and public health authorities can use to protect and care for people in these congregate settings. (Originally...

Duration:01:02:43

Lessons About COVID-19 Survivorship: From Long COVID to Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

1/26/2021
This episode focuses on the similarities and differences between "long COVID" and other post-viral syndromes for noncritically ill patients, potential management strategies for long COVID, and how long COVID could affect young, healthy individuals. For critically ill patients, the panelists discuss similarities, differences, and potential management strategies for post-intensive care syndrome. (Originally recorded January 21, 2021) Moderator: Neha Dangayach, MD. Panelists: E. Wesley Ely, MD,...

Duration:01:02:01

Who Goes First? Ethics and Impact of Targeted Vaccinations for COVID-19

1/11/2021
As the initial doses of COVID-19 vaccines are deployed throughout the world, there is a continued debate on which groups should be next in line for vaccination. This episode features an expert panel discussing the rationale and ethical dilemmas of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. (Originally recorded January 7, 2021) Moderator: Alice Gallo De Moraes, MD. Panelists: Rick Bright, PhD; Nathaniel Hupert, MD, MPH; and Ryan Maves, MD, FCCP. For more tools to help in the fight against...

Duration:01:00:47

Hindsight Is 20/20 –What We've Learned About COVID-19 (Part III: Ethics, Research, and Communication)

12/21/2020
In the final installment of this three-part series on what the medical community has learned about COVID-19 over the past year, listen to experts discuss the ethics of care in crisis, conducting research during a pandemic, and how science communications have changed. (Originally recorded December 17, 2020) Moderator: Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP. Panelists: Nicholas Bosch, MD, MSc; Debra DeBruin, PhD; and Jonathan M. Iaccarino, MD, MSc. For more tools to help in the fight against COVID-19,...

Duration:00:58:15

Hindsight Is 20/20 – What We've Learned About COVID-19 (Part II: Bedside Care)

12/15/2020
In the second installment of this three-part series on what the medical community has learned about COVID-19 over the past year, hear about the evolution of critical care management, respiratory support strategies, COVID-19-targeted therapies, and treatment of venous thromboembolism. (Originally recorded December 10, 2020) Moderator: Kevin K. Chung, MD. Panelists: Richard A. Oeckler, MD, PhD, FCCP; Nida Qadir, MD; Tamas Szakmany, MD, PhD; and Victor Test, MD, FCCP. For more tools to help in...

Duration:01:03:58

Hindsight Is 20/20 –What We've Learned About COVID-19 (Part I: Systems of Care)

12/8/2020
While much is still unknown about COVID-19, the medical community has made significant strides throughout 2020 in its understanding of this disease, as well as how health-care systems can adapt to better care for patients. In the first installment of this three-part series, hear from clinicians who have spent months on the COVID-19 front lines about changes to systems/ICU organization, visitation and family-centered care, and medical education. (Originally recorded December 3, 2020)...

Duration:00:58:12

Small Military Teams Deploying to COVID Hot Zones

12/2/2020
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, the US military has deployed teams to support health systems that have been hit the hardest by surging cases of disease. In this episode, our expert panelists will discuss lessons learned during these deployments, principles for providing care in resource-limited settings, and ways to integrate new teams within existing systems. (Originally recorded November 19, 2020) Moderator: Krystle Salazar, MD, LCDR, MC, USN. Panelists:...

Duration:01:05:39

Managing COVID-19 in Special Populations

11/17/2020
The management of COVID-19 in certain patient populations requires special considerations. In this episode, join our experts for a discussion on COVID-19 care for patients with autoimmune disease, pregnant women, and patients with malignancies. (Originally recorded November 12, 2020) Moderator: Neha S. Dangayach, MD. Panelists: Paul J. DeMarco, MD; Sharon Einav, MD, MSc; and Jeremy L. Warner, MD, MS. For more tools to help in the fight against COVID-19, visit CHEST’s COVID-19 Resource Center...

Duration:01:17:16

COVID-19 Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

11/16/2020
In this episode, some of the world’s leading intensivists from low-and middle-income countries discuss the special challenges that they have faced on the COVID-19 front lines, talk about what their countries are doing to combat the disease, and explore the impact of COVID-19 on their flu season as they are emerging from winter into spring. (Originally recorded November 5, 2020) Moderators: Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP, and Alice Gallo De Moraes, MD. Panelists: Sai Praveen Haranath, MBBS, MPH,...

Duration:00:57:53

The COVID-19 News You Need From CHEST 2020

11/3/2020
This year’s CHEST Annual Meeting program featured a wide variety of sessions designed to keep clinicians up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 science and patient care. Listen as a panel of experts discusses highlights, key takeaways, and important insights from the COVID-19 presentations at CHEST 2020. (Originally recorded October 29, 2020) Moderator: Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP. Panelists: Neha S. Dangayach, MD; Holly L. Keyt, MD, FCCP; Ryan C. Maves, MD, FCCP; Mangala Narasimhan, DO, FCCP;...

Duration:00:59:33

Strategies to Combat Stress and Fatigue

10/20/2020
Health-care providers in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine face a unique set of challenges caring for patients with COVID-19. Traditional coping mechanisms are stretched and sometimes exhausted. Previously unfamiliar stressors call for a revisit of our strategies to combat stress and fatigue. Learn more in this episode. (Originally recorded August 19, 2020) Moderator: Alexander S. Niven, MD, FCCP. Panelists: Ritwick Agrawal, MD, MS, FCCP; Anjali Bhagra, MD; Michael A. Grandner,...

Duration:00:58:05

Lung Transplantation in the Era of COVID-19

10/12/2020
In this episode, hear about the various aspects of lung transplantation in the era of COVID-19, including lung transplantation donation during COVID-19, the management and outcome of lung transplant recipients with COVID-19, and lung transplantation for COVID-19-related respiratory failure. (Originally recorded October 8, 2020) Moderator: Stephanie M. Levine, MD, FCCP. Panelists: Marie M. Budev, DO, MPH, FCCP; Harpreet S. Grewal, MD; and Deborah Jo Levine, MD, MS, FCCP. For more tools to...

Duration:01:00:06

Taking Care of Your Team During COVID‑19

10/9/2020
Strong teamwork is important in any modern health care environment. Health care teams in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine have faced a wide variety of new challenges caring for patients with COVID-19, forcing innovative and creative solutions to support their consistently high performance. In this episode, an interprofessional panel of experienced managers discusses strategies to both maximize team performance and support individual members during the ongoing pandemic and methods...

Duration:01:00:03

Living 6 Feet Apart: Experiences With COVID-19 From the CF Community

9/28/2020
Infection prevention is not a new concept for the cystic fibrosis (CF) community, but COVID-19 is different. This episode highlights how the CF Foundation, the Care Center Network, patients, and families partnered together in response to the challenges of life during a pandemic. (Originally recorded September 24, 2020) Moderator: Gretchen Winter, MD Panelists: Patrick A. Flume, MD; Albert Faro, MD; and Ginger Birnbaum For more tools to help in the fight against COVID-19, visit CHEST’s...

Duration:01:09:31

Critical Care, Pulmonary, and Sleep Medicine Coding and Billing During the Pandemic and Beyond

9/21/2020
COVID-19 created unprecedented challenges, which led to innovative and expanded clinical services. This episode highlights opportunities in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine with associated coding and billing requirements in 2020 and some anticipated changes for 2021. (Originally recorded September 17, 2020) Moderator: Kim D. French, MHSA, CAPPM, FCCP Panelists: Scott Manaker, MD, PhD, FCCP; Michael E. Nelson, MD, FCCP; and Kathleen F. Sarmiento, MD, MPH For more tools to help...

Duration:01:07:05

How Do I Know It’s COVID-19? A Discussion About Available Testing Strategies and Future Directions

9/21/2020
As COVID-19 has spread across the world, the ability to understand the spread of the virus in our communities, as well as diagnose the patient right in front of us, has been a challenge. Molecular, antigen, and antibody tests are now widely available, and the FDA recently approved the SalivaDirect test, which offers a rapid and inexpensive option for testing. In this episode, hear from the experts about the current state and future directions for testing for COVID-19. (Originally recorded...

Duration:00:55:15

Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic

9/21/2020
In this episode, a multidisciplinary panel of speakers discusses their experience and summarize the existing consensus statements for managing patients with suspected or confirmed lung cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights of the discussion include: (Originally recorded September 3, 2020) Moderator: Septimiu D. Murgu, MD, FCCP Panelists: Jessica S. Donington, MD, MS; Jyoti Patel, MD; Andreas Rimner, MD; and Gerard A. Silvestri, MD, MS, FCCP For more tools to help in the fight...

Duration:01:27:22

Teaching Through Chaos: Fellowship Learning During Pandemic Surges

9/16/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of American life, and postgraduate medical education is not an exception. In this episode, pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship directors and their fellows discuss the challenges and opportunities, setbacks, and innovations. (Originally recorded August 27, 2020) Moderator: David A. Schulman, MD, FCCP Panelists: Jennifer Krall, MD; Matthew C. Miles, MD, FCCP; Garrett Rampon, MD; and Geneva B. Tatem, MD, FCCP For more tools to help...

Duration:00:59:31