Expert Collection

Original Research: Expert Review

Prior publication: Expert Reviews will only consider work that has not been previously published in full. Abstract, poster or oral presentations do not constitute prior publication, but should be mentioned in the covering letter and details included as a footnote on the manuscript title page. Covering letter: All manuscripts must be accompanied by a covering letter… Read more »

Meta-opinion

Scope: The aim of a Meta-opinion is to comment on the variety of opinions given in recent papers in the field and to suggest a consensus on the direction of the field, based on these and the author’s own opinion. Word limit: The word limit for Meta-opinions is 2,000-2,500 words (not including figures, tables and… Read more »

Key Paper Evaluation: Expert Opinion

Word limit: The word limit for Key Paper Evaluations is 1,000-1,500 words (not including summary, keywords and references). Every article must contain: Title: Should be concise but informative, including the drug and therapeutic indication. Titles should not contain brand names Authors’ names and addresses: Including address, academic qualifications and job titles of all authors, as… Read more »

Clinical Trial Evaluation

Scope: The aim of Clinical Trial Evaluations is to evaluate the quality of design and implementation of a pivotal study. The author should provide a balanced and contextualised discussion of the trial and its results and not simply summarise the original publication. Word limit: The word limit for Clinical Trial Evaluations is 1,000-1,500 words (not… Read more »

Treatment Evaluation

Scope: Treatment Evaluations review the clinical data on one drug for one approved indication. They should include content on efficacy and how the drug compares to other approved products for the indication under discussion. The purpose of the Treatment Evaluation is to promote best practice in use of the drug and should, therefore, be limited… Read more »

Pharmacoeconomic Evaluation

Word limit: The word limit for Pharmacoeconomic Evaluations is 3,000 words (not including figures, tables or references). Every article must contain: Title: All article types should have a concise, informative title that contains no brand names. Authors’ names and affiliation: Including address, academic qualifications and job titles of all authors, as well as telephone number… Read more »