(ISSN: 0012-3692, 1931-3543)

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CHEST: The Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care Journal is the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians. Each month it features cutting edge clinical investigations in the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine, such as pulmonology, cardiology, thoracic surgery, transplantation, sleep and breathing, airways disease, and more. CHEST also features basic science, special reports, case reports, board review questions, and more. Editorials and communications to the editor explore controversial issues and encourage further discussion by physicians dealing with chest medicine. 23,000 readers worldwide turn to CHEST each month to keep up-to-date on the latest in chest-related medicine (

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