European Respiratory Society

News from ERS Publications

June 23, 2017

The European Respiratory Journal’s 2016 ISI Impact Factor is 10.569, third place in the Respiratory System category and a new record for the Journal. Congratulations to the Chief Editor and Editorial Board on this fantastic achievement!

June 14, 2017

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) has begun the search for the next Chief Editor of Breathe, the practice-focused publication of ERS. Breathe is published online four times per year. Its target audiences are clinicians, allied health professionals, general practitioners, respiratory professionals in training and early career researchers. Find out more and read the full job description here.

June 12, 2017

Visit the June issue of Breathe to learn about the knowledge required for practicing basic lung ultrasound in the critically ill (LUCI). The review lists the 10 main signs of LUCI and discusses some of the main protocols, including: BLUE, for respiratory failure; FALLS, for circulatory failure; and SESAME for cardiac arrest. Read the review in full here.

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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