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Highlights from the journal CHEST, August 2021

Peer-Reviewed Publication

American College of Chest Physicians

How did critical illness in children change during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic?

image: Pediatric critical illness admissions decreased substantially during the second quarter of 2020, with significant changes in the types of diseases seen. view more 

Credit: Zee-Cheng, J, et al. CHEST August 2021.

Glenview, Illinois – Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines. Journal topics include asthma, chest infections, COPD, critical care, diffuse lung disease, education and clinical practice, pulmonology and cardiology, sleep and thoracic oncology.

The August issue of CHEST features 84 articles including clinically relevant research, reviews, case series, commentary and more. Each month, the journal also offers complementary web and multimedia activities including visual abstracts to expand the reach of its most interesting, timely and relevant research.

“This month’s issue of CHEST features a lineup of diverse content including an original research article exploring COVID-19's impact on pediatric ICUs,” says Editor in Chief of the journal, Peter J. Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP. “The journal team takes great pride in providing a platform for those in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine to share their research to guide clinical practice.”

Included in the August 2021 issue:

To view the entire August issue of CHEST, visit

About the American College of Chest Physicians and the journal CHEST

The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) is the global leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chest diseases. Its mission is to champion advanced clinical practice, education, communication and research in chest medicine. It serves as an essential connection to clinical knowledge and resources for its 19,000+ members from around the world who provide patient care in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. For information about the American College of Chest Physicians, and its flagship journal CHEST®, visit

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