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 NEW: Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults 2018: Update of the CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report (Online First: January 2019)

NEW: Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report (Online First: August 2018)

Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis (9th Edition), Published: February 2012

This CHEST guideline series presents recommendations for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of thrombosis, addressing a comprehensive list of clinical conditions, including medical, surgery, orthopedic surgery, atrial fibrillation, stroke, cardiovascular disease, pregnancy, and neonates and children.

Pharmacologic Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults
This CHEST hybrid document aims to provide practical guidance to clinicians faced with common questions regarding the use of available pharmacotherapies for the treatment of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).  

Clinician Tools and Materials


CHEST hosts a discussion with the authors upon release of a guideline, to add context and commentary to the issues and challenges facing clinicians.

Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease: CHEST Guideline (February 2016)
Duration: 33 min
Moderator: Ian T. Nathanson, MD, FCCP, Section Editor, CHEST
Participants: Clive Kearon, MD, PhD; COL Lisa K. Moores, MC, USA, FCCP

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: New CHEST Guidelines and New CDC Report (August 2014)
Duration: 28 min
Moderator: D. Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP, Podcast Editor, CHEST
Participants: Terence K. Trow, MD, FCCP; Mary G. George, MD; Anna R. Hemnes, MD

e-Learning Module

CHEST has e-learning offerings in conjunction with the release of updated guidelines, which are hosted by a panel of experts to cover guideline updates in depth, and provides an opportunity to earn CME/CE credit and MOC points.

  • Learn about the changes to the Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis guideline with these e-Learning modules and earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and MOC points.

Presentation Slides

CHEST develops slide sets to incorporate into educational presentations, for the purposes of disseminating and explaining guideline recommendations.

All slides are Copyright © 2016 American College of Chest Physicians. No part of this publication may be reproduced/used in any manner without permission from the publisher.