Friday, 19 October 2018

Pre-order Tuberculosis and save €10

The forthcoming ERS Monograph on Tuberculosis is now available to pre-order. The book will bring together chapters from global TB experts and will begin with a patient's perspective that sets the tone. It will cover: the history of TB; epidemiology; strategies for control and elimination; clinical and laboratory diagnosis; imaging; treatment and drugs; TB in children and different patient populations; comorbidities; clinical cases and much more. Pre-order your copy at

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Pneumococcus can be transmitted by nose picking and rubbing

Pneumonia-causing bacteria can be spread through picking and rubbing the nose, according to new research published in the October issue of the European Respiratory Journal. The study is the first to show that transmission can occur via contact between the nose and hands after exposure to pneumococcus bacteria. Read the study in full here or visit to access the full issue.

Monday, 15 October 2018

The Mechanical Ventilation-Respiratory Distress Observation Scale

Dyspnoea is one of the most distressing sources of discomfort that intensive care unit patients experience. It is also very difficult to assess in intubated patients. A study published in the October issue of the European Respiratory Journal suggests that the Mechanical Ventilation-Respiratory Distress Observation Scale could be of major clinical relevance, and would make the evaluation of breathing comfort possible in critically ill, noncommunicative patients. Read the study in full here or visit to access other articles in the issue.

Monday, 8 October 2018

Congress special offers still available - don't miss out!

Visit and take advantage of our Congress special offers – save up to €55 with our Handbook bundles, and €20 with our Monograph bundles. You'll also receive free shipping on all orders. Offer ends 14 October 2018.

Monday, 17 September 2018

ERS Monograph survey – still time to give us your thoughts

Don't forget that you can give us your thoughts about the ERS Monograph by completing the reader survey before 30 September 2018. We want to ensure that the ERS Monograph responds to your needs, so we are running a survey to find out your thoughts about what we currently offer and where we can go next, particularly the topics you would like to see us cover. The survey will only take 5 minutes to complete and if you answer all the questions, you will be entered into a prize draw – one randomly selected recipient will win a print copy of a Monograph of their choice. Give us your thoughts and access the survey here

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Congress special offer

The ERS Bookshop will be in the World Village at the ERS International Congress 2018 in Paris, France. Visit us there and save up to €55 with our ERS Handbook bundles and €20 with our ERS Monograph bundles. If you're not at Congress, don't worry! Our bundles are available at until 14 October 2018. Free shipping is available on all orders.

Saturday, 8 September 2018

ERS International Congress: World Village

The World Village provides an opportunity and space for attendees and national societies from across the globe to network, develop partnerships, strengthen existing partnerships and share details about current and upcoming activities. It is also the home of the ERS Bookshop. Find out more about the World Village.