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 33.795 - 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 - current impact factor 4.239 - 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) - current impact factor 9.553 - 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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ERS Bookshop

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: Lung Diseases and Cancer

In the latest instalment of the ERS Monograph podcast series, early career representative Holly Keir talks to co-Guest Editor Kwun M. Fong about the latest ERS Monograph, covering the bidirectional relationship between Lung Diseases and Cancer.

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January 2023

ERS Monograph: Complex breathlessness

The latest instalment of the ERS Monograph podcast series features a conversation between Editorial Board member Holly Keir and James H. Hull, one of the Guest Editors of the Monograph on Complex Breathlessness.

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November 2022

ERS Monograph: Sarcoidosis

“One of the major motivations of this Monograph was to involve several specialities in order to provide the broadest overview of the manifestations of sarcoidosis” In the latest instalment of the ERS Monograph podcast series, Editorial Board member Sheila Ramjug talks to Francesco Bonella and Daniel Culver, co-Guest Editors of the Monograph on Sarcoidosis. In an engaging conversation about this fascinating, chameleonic disease, Francesco and Daniel discuss multidisciplinary collaboration, advances of the last 10 years, areas of possible underdiagnosis and, importantly, the future. It is a conversation that really highlights how this Monograph is “an opportunity to grow the field."

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May 2022


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