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Introducing the Future of ACCP Clinical Practice GuidelinesThe Future of ACCP Guidelines

Mark L. Metersky, MD, FCCP; Ian Nathanson, MD, FCCP; for the Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis Panel
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From the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (Dr Metersky), University of Connecticut School of Medicine; the Department of Pediatrics (Dr Nathanson), University of Central Florida College of Medicine; and eQHealth Solutions (Dr Nathanson), Tampa, FL.

Correspondence to: Mark L. Metersky, MD, FCCP, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030-1321; e-mail: Metersky@nso.uchc.edu


Financial/nonfinancial disclosures: The authors have reported to CHEST the following conflicts of interest: Dr Metersky has served as a consultant to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and to Qualidigm (Connecticut’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization) on various quality improvement and patient safety initiatives. His employer has received remuneration for some of these activities. He also is Chair of the ACCP Health and Science Policy Committee. Dr Nathanson received partial salary support (<5%) for about 20 months as part of a subcontract from Yale for work related to developing decision support tools for electronic health records. He is also the current past chair of the ACCP Health and Science Policy Committee and Section Editor of Guidelines and Consensus Statements for CHEST.

Reproduction of this article is prohibited without written permission from the American College of Chest Physicians (http://www.chestpubs.org/site/misc/reprints.xhtml).


© 2012 American College of Chest Physicians


Chest. 2012;141(2):285-286. doi:10.1378/chest.11-2906
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Accompanying this issue of CHEST, readers will find the supplement containing the Executive Summary,1 Introduction,2 and Methodology3 articles from the Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (AT9). These broad articles, as well as those that address specific content areas covered by the latest guidelines, can also be accessed at http://chestjournal.chestpubs.org. There have been several noteworthy advances in the methodology used to produce these guidelines since the last edition was published in 2008.4 Additionally, AT9 marks the initial step of a transition in the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) process for guideline updating and publication.

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