European Respiratory Society

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    The latest ERS Monograph on Bronchiectasis has been published. 

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    The latest ERS Monograph on Clinical Exercise Testing has been published. Access it online at or buy your print copy

News from ERS Publications

October 15, 2018

Dyspnoea is one of the most distressing sources of discomfort that intensive care unit patients experience. It is also very difficult to assess in intubated patients. A study published in the October issue of the European Respiratory Journal suggests that the Mechanical Ventilation-Respiratory Distress Observation Scale could be of major clinical relevance, and would make the evaluation of breathing comfort possible in critically ill, noncommunicative patients. Read the study in full here or visit to access other articles in the issue.

October 08, 2018

Visit and take advantage of our Congress special offers – save up to €55 with our Handbook bundles, and €20 with our Monograph bundles. You'll also receive free shipping on all orders. Offer ends 14 October 2018.

September 17, 2018

Don't forget that you can give us your thoughts about the ERS Monograph by completing the reader survey before 30 September 2018. We want to ensure that the ERS Monograph responds to your needs, so we are running a survey to find out your thoughts about what we currently offer and where we can go next, particularly the topics you would like to see us cover. The survey will only take 5 minutes to complete and if you answer all the questions, you will be entered into a prize draw – one randomly selected recipient will win a print copy of a Monograph...

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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