European Respiratory Society

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    Provides clinicians with an up-to-date summary of the substantial evidence in our understanding of pleural disease

  • Order the new Practical Handbook

    A concise "why and how" guide to invasive ventilation

  • Handbook available now

    A concise, compact and easy-to-read guide to the key areas in respiratory medicine

  • New ERS Monograph

    Expert clinical guidance on difficult diseases, helpful to both respiratory and nonrespiratory physicians

News from ERS Publications

February 29, 2020

Saturday 29 February is Rare Disease Day. To mark the event, ERS is offering a €10 discount on all print copies of the ERS Monographs on Orphan Lung Diseases and Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Diseases ordered before 17 March. Visit to buy your copy.

February 28, 2020

To mark Rare Disease Day (29 February 2020), we have selected a range of articles on the theme of rare disease from European Respiratory Society publications. Click here to access the article collection.

February 24, 2020

If you haven't already had the chance, listen to the special edition ERS Monograph podcast about the upcoming Pleural Disease issue. Editorial Board member Dr Sheila Ramjug asks how Guest Editors Professor Christian Laursen and Professor Najib Rahman began working in the field, and what the recent significant changes in both pleural disease and thoracic ultrasound have been. They also discuss the rationale behind the Monograph, the key chapters in the book and the upcoming ERS Courses in the area. Listen to the podcast here and visit to pre-order your copy of Pleural Disease.

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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