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News from ERS Publications

March 15, 2019

The ERS journals are voluntarily reviewed. We are most grateful for the hard work and dedication of those who reviewed articles in 2018. The complete reviewer lists can be found here: European Respiratory Journal, European Respiratory ReviewERJ Open Research and Breathe.

March 13, 2019

Saturday 16 March is World Sleep Day. To mark the event, ERS is offering a €10 discount on all print copies of the ERS Monograph on Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and the ERS Handbook of Respiratory Sleep Medicine ordered before 26 March 2019. Visit to buy your copy.

March 12, 2019

Studying the lung microbiome requires a specialist approach to sampling, laboratory techniques and statistical analysis. The latest ERS Monograph on The Lung Microbiome introduces the techniques used and discusses how respiratory sampling, 16S rRNA gene sequencing, metagenomics and the application of ecological theory can be used to examine the respiratory mircobiome. It examines the different components of the respiratory microbiome, and considers a range of contexts and respiratory diseases. Access the book online here or order your print copy 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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