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 available now

    The Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Monograph is now available. 

  • Learn and earn

    Earn CME credits more quickly with the new, bite size test


  • Pre-order now open

    Pre-order your copy of SARS, MERS and other Viral Lung Infections before 18 May and save €10

News from ERS Publications

April 21, 2016

You can now earn CME (continuing medical education) credits even more quickly with the ERS Monograph on Controversies in COPD. Our new design splits the questions into five bite-size tests, making it easier to fit earning credits into your limited time. Successfully complete all five tests and you will receive 5 CME credits. Visit the ERS e-Learning Resources to take the tests.

April 19, 2016

Printed copies of the ERS Monograph now feature a seven-digit code that provides free access to the online version. If you have bought a print copy of Imaging or Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and would like to access the book online, visit and follow the instructions.

If you have not bought a print copy of the Monograph, you can still access the content online at by entering your ERS membership details, or paying for access to a full issue or an individual chapter.

To buy print copies of the ERS Monograph, visit

April 15, 2016

The ERS Monograph reader survey closes on 17 April but there's still time to have your say. The short survey aims to find out your views about future content and your needs as a reader. The survey only takes 5 minutes to complete and you have the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a Monograph of your choice. Have your say and complete the survey 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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