Wednesday, 25 April 2018

European Alpha-1 Awareness Day: article collection

On 25 April 2018, the first European Alpha-1 Awareness Day is being held to further understanding about this genetic condition. To mark the event, we have gathered together a range of ERS publications on alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency for your easy access.

Friday, 20 April 2018

Pre-order Clinical Exercise Testing and save €10

The forthcoming ERS Monograph, Clinical Exercise Testing, is now available to pre-order. Visit and save €10 when you pre-order before 18 May, 2018. The book will cover: equipment and measurements; exercise testing in adults and children; cardiac diseases; interstitial lung disease; pulmonary vascular disease; and much more.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Clinical management of noncommunicable diseases

Chronic noncommunicable diseases challenge the traditionally used "disease model" of acute diseases. An editorial recently published in the European Respiratory Journal suggests that their clinical management requires the use of a different "disease model" that is based on the presence of "treatable" traits. Read the editorial here or go to to access other papers.

Sunday, 15 April 2018

European Respiratory Review: call for submissions

The ERR publishes state-of-the-art reviews, updates, meeting proceedings, editorials and correspondence on current topical issues in respiratory medicine, science and surgery. It covers topics that include TB, COPD, cystic fibrosis, respiratory infections, oncology and sleep disordered breathing. It is fully open access and there are no article processing charges. Submit your articles or correspondence for peer review.

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Breathe: online exclusive articles

Three online exclusive articles have been added to the March issue of Breathe. A new editorial highlights the importance of teaching up-to-date diagnostic criteria for lung function in medical school; in a course report, faculty and delegates of an ERS course on pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary vascular disease describe their experiences; and a new interactive case report involves an unusual complication of EBUS-TBNA. Read the full issue here.