European Respiratory Society

  • Self-Assessment in Respiratory Medicine

    The updated second edition of Self-Assessment includes 261 multiple-choice questions, using clinical vignettes to test both knowledge and the application of knowledge in daily practice.

  • The ERS Practical Handbook of NIV

    A concise "why and how to", from the basics of equipment and patient selection to discharge planning and community care.

  • IPF pre-order discount

    The Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Monograph is now available to pre-order. Save €10 when you pre-order by 16 February. 

News from ERS Publications

February 11, 2016

One of the highlights of the December Breathe is an article on sleep disordered breathing in pregnancy, a common condition amongst pregnant women. The article aims to highlight the condition's prevalence and its associated risk factors, explore its impact on adverse maternal and fetal outcomes and introduce management options for sleep disordered breathing in pregnancy. Visit to read this and many other interesting articles.

February 10, 2016

The February issue of the European Respiratory Journal features an interesting study on the association of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis. Whilst previous studies on the association between OSA and HPA have been inconsistent, this study suggests that sleep apnoea in nonobese men and slightly obese women may be connected with HPA axis activation. Visit to read more.

February 04, 2016

Thursday 4 February is World Cancer Day. To mark this event, the ERS is offering a €10 discount on all copies of the ERS Monograph on Lung Cancer ordered by 11 February 2016. Visit to buy your copy.

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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