European Respiratory Society

  • The latest ERS Monograph

    A timely update on recent changes, developments and setbacks in the field

  • New Edition

    17 sections providing tips and advice based on clinical practice and the latest guidelines – an invaluable resource for experienced specialists, trainees and nurses alike

  • Test your knowledge

    The perfect revision aid for cadidates for the European Diploma, as well as any specialist in respiratory medicine

  • Easy-to-read reference tool

    The 19 sections of this second edition of the Handbook cover the whole spectrum of paediatric respiratory medicine

  • A concise "why and how to" guide

    An easy-to-read guide to all aspects of invasive ventilation

  • A key guide

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

News from ERS Publications

September 25, 2023

In this study, published in ERJ Open Research, oral prednisone did not show any advantage in patients with COPD exacerbation in primary care. Significantly higher respiratory-related treatment failure in the prednisone group warns against the use of corticosteroids in this setting.

September 22, 2023

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy seems to significantly improve glycated haemoglobin levels in patients with type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea. The amount of improvement is associated with the duration of CPAP use, so optimal adherence to CPAP should be a primary goal in these patients.

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September 19, 2023

Access the most recent papers published in ERJ Open Research – ERS's fully open access research journal. Amongst the latest articles you'll find original articles on: the role of bronchoscopy in granulomatosis with polyangiitis and microscopic polyangiitis; incident pulmonary hypertension in cases investigated with repeat echocardiography; and the use of oral corticosteroids as treatment for outpatients with acute exacerbations of COPD. Visit to browse all of the latest articles in full.

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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