(Northbrook, IL, October 7, 2003) World-renowned experts in cardiopulmonary and critical care medicine will present findings on the latest research related to asthma, lung cancer, critical and end-of-life care, COPD, sleep medicine, sepsis, thoracic surgery, tobacco cessation, and other respiratory conditions during CHEST 2003, the multidisciplinary world congress on diseases of the chest, October 25-30, in Orlando, FL.
Thousands of medical professionals will be on hand to learn from national and international experts and up-and-coming investigators as they present more than 600 cutting-edge clinical research abstracts and case reports in various formats, including 175 original scientific sessions, 10 honor lectures, and 30 satellite symposia at the annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP). In addition, attendees will have the opportunity for personalized instruction during the 22 postgraduate courses covering a broad range of subspecialty topics, including obstructive sleep apnea, pediatric pulmonology, disaster medicine, pulmonary vascular disease, lung cancer, and critical care.
"CHEST 2003 will gather leaders in the field of chest medicine who will provide a thorough examination of the most current scientific developments in a variety of subspecialties," said Curtis N. Sessler, MD, FCCP, Program Chair, CHEST 2003. "Physicians and other medical professionals will have the opportunity to review the latest in diagnostic procedures, innovative and conventional treatments, and patient care issues."
Special events and program highlights for clinical and research topics include:
- Asthma The fifth ACCP/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Community Asthma Coalition Symposium provides local asthma coalitions with the opportunity to learn about ongoing and new asthma coalition projects and to network with other coalition members regarding programming, activity coordinati
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