European Respiratory Society

News from ERS Publications

March 20, 2018

The March issue of Breathe is dedicated to continuing education in respiratory medicine. It includes the updated ERS international Adult Respiratory Medicine syllabus for postgraduate training and a review from the European Lung Foundation focusing on educating patients about their condition. The issue also includes a report from the Early Career Members Committee outlining opportunities for ERS early career members in 2018, and introduces a new series on...

March 19, 2018

ERJ Open Research features a series on "Gaps in our understanding of COPD". The series continues with an article by Bartolomé R. Celli and Alvar Agustí that tackles the subject of taxonomy. You can read the article here or visit to read more open access articles.

March 17, 2018

Friday 16 March was World Sleep Day. This annual event is intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important sleep-related issues, such as medicine and education. To mark the event, we have gathered together a range of ERS publications on sleep disordered breathing for your easy access.

About the ERS books

The ERS Monograph is the quarterly book series from the European Respiratory Society. Each Monograph covers a specific area of respiratory medicine, providing in-depth reviews that give clinicians at all levels a concise, comprehensive guide to symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. 

The ERS Handbooks are compact guides to broad areas of the respiratory field. Launched in 2010, the series now covers adult, paediatric and sleep respiratory medicine, and a companion volume of self-assessment questions is available.

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