Friday, 23 September 2016

Interviews with the Guest Editors of Controversies in COPD and Imaging

Guest Editors John Hurst and Yvonne Heijdra discuss the necessity of a COPD focused Monograph, citing the widespread and diverse nature of the condition, and the need to raise awareness of COPD.

Read Controversies in COPD here

R. Graham Barr, Jens Vogel-Claussen and David G. Parr, Monograph Guest Editors, detail the aims of ERS's specialised Imaging monograph, and discuss the emergence and rapid development of imaging in recent years.

Read Imaging here

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Palliative Care in Respiratory Disease - available now

The new ERS Monograph, Palliative Care in Respiratory Disease, is available now in PDF, ePub, web and print. It provides a comprehensive overview of palliative care in respiratory disease, including coverage of policy variations around the world, epidemiology of advanced respiratory diseases, access to palliative care and the need for care in a range of chronic respiratory diseases from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis to lung cancer and cystic fibrosis. There are detailed sections on breathlessness, focusing on symptom definition, patient and caregiver experiences, physiological mechanisms, measurement and management; and on care for patients with advanced disease who are in the terminal phases of their illness.

Read the latest articles in ERJ Open Research

ERJ Open Research, the open-access research journal from the European Respiratory Society, publishes continuously online, and has now been accepted for indexing in PubMed Central. Read the latest papers and find out how to submit your research at

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Tuesday, 2 August 2016

The August ERJ is online now

The latest issue of the European Respiratory Journal is available online now. Read it at

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Improving the mobile experience

The latest ERS Monograph, SARS, MERS and other Viral Lung Infections, is available to download in EPUB format as well as PDF and web view. This means you can read it in iBooks, Play Books and other tablet and smartphone apps, and enables you to change the text size and background colour, as well as making notes and adding your own bookmarks. Just log in, download the file and start reading!

Online access to SARS, MERS and other Viral Lung Infections

Each print copy of SARS, MERS and other Viral Lung Infections, the latest ERS Monograph, includes a unique access code to give you online access to the book in web, PDF and EPUB formats.
Simply buy the book from and follow the instructions inside the front cover.
If you're an ERS member, or you work or study at a subscribing institution, you automatically have access to all the ERS Monographs online already.