Thursday, 29 June 2017

ERS Monograph: summer special offer

Take advantage of our special offer - receive free shipping worldwide on all ERS Monograph orders over €75 placed before 31 July. Visit to browse our Monographs.

Monday, 26 June 2017

Predictors of smoking cessation in COPD

The June issue of the European Respiratory Journal features the results of a study on the predictors of successful long-term smoking cessation amongst patients with COPD. The results of the study suggest that healthcare providers should take the patient's level of education, general health perspective and personal relationship status into account. These were all shown to affect the success of smoking cessation. Read more here or visit to access more original data.

Friday, 23 June 2017

ERJ impact factor

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!

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Could you be the next Breathe Chief Editor?

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.

Monday, 12 June 2017

Basic lung ultrasound in the critically ill: what you need to know

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.

Sunday, 4 June 2017

OSA and depression

A study in the European Respiratory Journal has found that the symptoms and severity of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are not linked with the risk of hospitalisation for depression. This suggests that links reported in previous studies may be due to overlapping criteria. To find out more, read the study in full here.

Friday, 2 June 2017

What they are saying about the SARS Monograph

"...a useful new tool for clinicians seeking to improve understanding and clinical management of severe respiratory viral infections [...] The book will be of great interest to clinicians seeking a digestible, relevant, and timely resource on this topic and will be of particular interest to critical care providers..." Daniel S. Chertow, Critical Care Medicine

Read SARS, MERS and other Viral Lung Infections online at - access is free for ERS members. Print copies can be ordered from