Sunday, 29 September 2019

New ERJ papers throughout Congress: Day 2

Visit to read today's newly published papers on: breath biomarkers in asthma; the prevention of PH progression by the Nur77 agonist 6-mercaptopurine: role of BMP signalling; exhaled volatile organic compounds in adult asthma; and IL-1 receptor blockade skews inflammation towards Th2 in a mouse model of systemic sclerosis.

The ERJ will publish new papers every day throughout the Congress. We'll bring you daily updates here or you can visit to browse the issue.

ERS Bookshop: special offers

The ERS Bookshop is open! We are located in the World Village at the ERS International Congress 2019. Visit us there and take advantage of our special offers:
  • Save €20 when you buy two ERS Handbooks
  • Save €30 when you buy three ERS Handbooks
  • Save up to €20 with our ERS Monograph bundles
And if you're not at Congress, don't worry! These special offers will be available until 31 October 2019 at Free shipping on all orders.

Saturday, 28 September 2019

New ERJ papers throughout Congress: Day 1

Visit to read today's newly published papers on: respiratory physiotherapy; the ERS guidelines for COPD management with home NIV; the ERS statement on tracheomalacia and bronchomalacia in children; and the ERS/EAACI statement on severe exacerbations in asthma in adults.

The ERJ will publish new papers every day throughout the Congress. We'll bring you daily updates here or you can visit to browse the issue.

New ERJ papers throughout Congress

Look out for the new papers published online in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) every day throughout the ERS International Congress. We'll bring you daily updates here or you can visit to access the papers directly.

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Free shipping worldwide

Visit and benefit from our Congress special offer – free shipping worldwide on all print copies ordered before 1 November 2019

Monday, 23 September 2019

Healthy Lungs for Life Scavenger Hunt in Madrid

Healthy Lungs for Life (HLfL) is a global health campaign that is jointly run by ELF and ERS, which seeks to raise awareness and knowledge of ways to prevent lung damage. As well as holding public health events in Madrid during Congress, this year delegates are invited to join an app-based Scavenger Hunt to learn more about the HLfL campaign. It's free to enter and there are lots of fun activities and prizes to be won, including a grand prize of an iPad OR financial support for a specialist centre placement.

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Hot topics and key sessions at the ERS Congress

Make sure you don't miss key sessions on hot topics in respiratory medicine and science. Our top picks include:

  • E-cigarettes and heated tobacco: a blessing or a curse? 
  • Is your patient dying from air pollution? What a health professional needs to know
  • Vaccines against respiratory infections: do they work and can we trust them? 

Access the full Congress programme here.

Saturday, 21 September 2019

ERS Congress: one week to go!

Download or update the ERS Connect app. ERS Connect is the official app for the ERS International Congress and is a must-have companion for this year's event. Access a range of essential Congress resources, such as the full programme, a faculty and presenter list, abstracts and ePosters, the exhibition map... You can even create a personalised agenda. Download or update ERS Connect now.

Monday, 16 September 2019

ERS Congress: can you save Manolo and Mari Carmen?

At this year's ERS International Congress, we will be simulating an emergency in different parts of the venue at unexpected moments. A manikin or womanikin will be placed on the floor on five occasions per day and delegates will be encouraged to perform CPR, with a trainer on hand to give guidance and advice. In addition to this, the Game Zone will host a non-stop training station devoted to CPR. These activities will take place at the ERS International Congress in Madrid from Sunday 29 September to Tuesday 1 October, between 9am and 5pm. Find out more.

Friday, 13 September 2019

ERS Congress programme highlight: clinical trial sessions

ALERT - Abstracts Leading to Evolution in Respiratory Medicine Trials. These new abstract sessions will present important clinical trials in respiratory medicine. The most clinically relevant conclusions from presented abstracts will be shared and discussed. A wide spectrum of respiratory diseases will be covered: asthma, COPD, cough, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, respiratory infections, intensive care and lung cancer. Find out more.

There's an ERS Monograph to suit your needs

Clinical Exercise TestingBronchiectasis and Thoracic Ultrasound are amongst our most popular ERS Monographs. But we have a broad range available, covering topics such as Severe AsthmaAcute Exacerbations of Pulmonary Diseases and The Lung Microbiome. Visit to access the Monograph online or to order print copies. And if you can't see a Monograph that suits your needs, email us at – we're always interested in hearing your ideas.

Monday, 9 September 2019

Breathe: September issue available now

The September issue of Breathe is now online. The issue focuses on medical oxygen. It includes articles on improving the quality of life of patients with advanced respiratory disease and severe breathlessness, and the reasons why medical oxygen is a challenge for people travelling by air. Read the introductory editorial from Chief Editor Claudia Dobler here to find out more or access the full issue at

Friday, 6 September 2019

Coming soon: Cardiovascular Implications Monograph

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is pleased to confirm a forthcoming ERS Monograph on Cardiovascular Implications of Respiratory Disorders, Guest Edited by Miguel Ángel Martínez-García, Jean-Louis Pépin and Mario Cazzola. The book will be published in 2020 and will provide an update on the different relationships between the most common pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases. Find out more here.

Thursday, 5 September 2019