ERS publications

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) offers a range of publications to promote knowledge and research in respiratory health.

Current publications

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European Respiratory Journal

The European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) - current impact factor 12.339 - is the flagship journal of ERS. It publishes clinical and experimental work relating to all aspects of adult and paediatric respiratory medicine, including cell biology, epidemiology, immunology, oncology, pathophysiology, imaging, occupational medicine, intensive care, sleep medicine and thoracic surgery. In addition to original research material, the ERJ also publishes editorial commentaries, reviews, short research letters and correspondence to the editor.

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ERJ Open Research

ERJ Open Research is a fully open access original research journal. The journal aims to publish high-quality work in all fields of respiratory science and medicine, covering basic science, clinical translational science and clinical medicine.

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European Respiratory Review

The European Respiratory Review (ERR) is an open access journal, providing an update on medicine, science and surgery for respiratory professionals. The ERR contains state-of-the-art review articles, editorials and correspondence, in addition to summaries of the most important recent research findings and published studies.

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Breathe is ERS’s open access clinical educational publication. It aims to bring high-quality practice-focused educational reviews, cases and viewpoints to a wide audience.

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ERS Monograph

The ERS Monograph is ERS’s in-depth book series. Each Monograph covers a specific area of respiratory medicine, giving clinicians at all levels a concise, comprehensive guide to symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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ERS Handbooks

The ERS Handbooks and ERS Practical Handbooks are compact guides to broad areas of the respiratory field. The series now covers adult, paediatric and sleep respiratory medicine, a companion volume of self-assessment questions, and invasive and non-invasive ventilation.

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Visit the ERS Bookshop and place your order now for global delivery. Many ERS books are also available electronically.

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ERS Monograph: Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease

Dr Sheila Ramjug interviews Guest Editor Dr Johanna Feary and contributing author Professor Mohamed Jeebhay about the latest ERS Monograph on Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease. In an interesting and thought-provoking discussion, Johanna and Mohamed share the reasons for their personal interest in the field, as well as their "must read" Monograph chapters. They also consider issues such as gender balance in the workplace and its effect, old and new agents causing disease, and whether diagnosis of occupational lung disease is improving.

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January 2021

ERS Monograph: Cardiovascular Complications of Respiratory Disorders

The latest ERS Monograph podcast focuses on the new issue: Cardiovascular Complications of Respiratory Disorders. Editorial Board member Dr Sheila Ramjug asks Guest Editor Professor Miguel Ángel Martínez-García about his career path, what drew him to cardiovascular complications, his experiences of joint working between cardiology and respiratory departments, and the key chapters in the Monograph.

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July 2020

ERJ June Podcast: The natural history of progressive fibrosing ILD

As part of the June 2020 issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in its series of podcasts. Chief Editor Martin Kolb interviews Kevin K. Brown (National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, USA) and Athol U. Wells (Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK) about analyses of data from the INBUILD and INPULSIS trials suggesting that progressive fibrosing interstitial lung diseases other than idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis have a clinical course similar to IPF.

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June 2020


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