European Respiratory Society

  • The latest from ERS on SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

    ERS has created a page bringing together all its SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 resources, including webinars, patient resources and publications

  • Available now

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

  • 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

  • Self-assessment in Respiratory Medicine

    An invaluable too for any respiratory practitioner wishing to test and improve their knowledge

  • Practical Handbook of NIV

    This concise "how to" guide covers patient selection, equipment, planning discharge and community care

News from ERS Publications

May 25, 2020

Recordings of recent webinars between ERS and PREPARE Europe, and ERS and ERN LUNG are now available to watch online. Topics covered include the potential impact of COVID-19 on asthma patients, the management of thoracic patients in relation to the disease, and COVID-19 in patients with rare diseases of the respiratory system. The webinars are free to access – watch them here.

May 21, 2020

ERS is excited to announce that the dates of its first ever virtual Congress will be 7–9 September. Our virtual Congress will be designed with our community in mind – offing a diverse and comprehensive programme, a platform for knowledge sharing, and making it possible for professionals to interact and actively participate in the event. And to mark 30 years of our annual Congress, we will be offering a registration fee of only €59 for members and €99 for non-members for a limited period. Registration opens 2 June. Access the Virtual Congress FAQ to find out more.

May 18, 2020

The current issue of Breathe focuses on screening and surveillance. It includes articles on respiratory surveillance in mineral dust-exposed workers and screening for obstructive sleep apnoea in professional drivers. The issue also discusses the overdiagnosis of lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography screening, and also asks the question, does education make people take their medicine? Read the introductory editorial by Chief Editor Claudia Dobler here or browse the full issue at

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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