Friday, 31 January 2020

Exclusive pleural disease podcast

ERS has recorded a special edition podcast to coincide with the forthcoming ERS Monograph on Pleural Disease. Editorial Board member Dr Sheila Ramjug asks how Guest Editors Professor Christian Laursen and Professor Najib Rahman began working in the field, and what the recent significant changes in both pleural disease and thoracic ultrasound have been. They also discuss the rationale behind the Monograph, the key chapters in the book and the upcoming ERS Courses in the area. Listen to the podcast here and visit to pre-order your copy of Pleural Disease.

Australia bushfires: a response from the ERS leadership

Prof. Thierry Troosters (ERS President), Prof. Anita Simonds (ERS President-Elect), Prof. Jørgen Vestbo (ERS Advocacy Council Chair) and Prof. Barbara Hoffman (ERS Health and Environment Committee Chair) have prepared a statement on behalf of ERS to express solidarity and offer a message of support to all who have been affected by the Australian bushfires, including patients and the public, health professionals and our colleagues from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. Read the statement in full here.

Friday, 24 January 2020

January sale – last few days

Don't miss out on the ERS Bookshop January sale. Order before 31 January and save up to €15 on print copies of the White Book and selected ERS Monographs, including Pulmonary Emergencies, Imaging, Community-Acquired Pneumonia, and much more. Visit to browse the sale.

Thursday, 23 January 2020

There's an ERS Monograph to suit your needs

Severe AsthmaThoracic Ultrasound and Clinical Exercise Testing are amongst our most popular ERS Monographs. But we have a broad range available, covering topics such as Interventional Pulmonology, The Nose and Sinuses in Respiratory Disorders, and Anti-infectives and the Lung. 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.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Submit your abstract or clinical case for ERS 2020

A call for abstracts and clinical cases is currently open, offering an opportunity to be a part of the scientific or educational programme at the ERS International Congress 2020 in Vienna. The submission deadline for both is 13 February 2020. Submit your abstract or clinical case.

Monday, 20 January 2020

Latest ERS/ATS severe asthma guidelines now available

A European Respiratory Society (ERS) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) task force of asthma experts has developed updated clinical recommendations for the management of severe asthma. The guidelines, published in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ), make recommendations on the use of novel therapies for severe asthma, as well as on biomarkers for predicting treatment response. Read the guidelines here or visit to access the ERJ.

Friday, 17 January 2020

Pre-order Pleural Disease and save €10

The forthcoming ERS Monograph on Pleural Disease is now available to pre-order. The aim of the book is to provide clinicians with an up-to-date summary of the substantial evidence in our understanding of pleural disease. It covers key aspects, including mechanisms, pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnostics, relevant experimental models and interventions. Although broad in scope, readers will be able to reach into individual chapters to gain a focused summary of specific areas relevant to their clinical or scientific practice. Pre-order your print copy at before 14 February 2019 and save €10.

Monday, 13 January 2020

A big thank you to the ERS Monograph's reviewers

The ERS Monograph is voluntarily reviewed. We are extremely grateful for the hard work and dedication of those who acted as peer reviewers in 2019. A full list of the reviewers can be found here. Thank you once again!

Friday, 10 January 2020

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

ERS Bookshop January sale

The ERS Bookshop January sale is now on. Save up to €15 on print copies of the White Book and selected ERS Monographs, including Interventional PulmonologyThoracic UltrasoundPalliative Care in Respiratory Diseases, and much more. Visit to browse the sale.

Friday, 3 January 2020

Free shipping – last few days

There's still time to benefit from free shipping on print book orders. Visit before 5 January and you will not be charged for delivery of the ERS Monograph and the ERS Handbooks.