This Month’s Focus: Nasal Delivery & Nebulizers
Spray pattern as a screening tool during early development of nasal sprays
The influence of formulation viscosity on device selection and ways spray pattern can be used as a screening tool to select an optimum device/formulation combination.
Testing and comparison of puncturing forces for gelatin and HPMC inhalation capsules
Data on capsule puncturing forces and consistency in capsule puncturing could provide benefits for capsule manufacturers, developers of capsule-based inhalers and patients.
Back Page: Researchers quantitatively link traffic pollution to four million annual cases of childhood asthma
The first study to quantify the worldwide burden of new pediatric asthma cases linked to traffic-related nitrogen dioxide by using a method that takes into account high exposures to this pollutant that occur near busy roads.
Cross-Industry Organizations: An update from the Inhalation Drug Delivery Association (IDDA) of the Chinese Society of Particuology
Statistics on asthma and COPD and the inhaler market in China plus a look at recent and upcoming IDDA-related events.
Previewing the 5th International TB-Meeting
The 5th Inhaled Therapies for Tuberculosis and Other Infectious Diseases Conference will take place August 25-27, 2019 in Groningen, The Netherlands.
A preview of Inhalation Asia 2019
Inhalation Asia 2019 will be held November 13-15, 2019 at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park in Sha Tin.
Quality requirements for cascade impactors assigned to batch release testing of a specific drug product
Dry powder inhalers: More than 170 years of development; Where to next?
Back Page: Pollen…!
Cross-industry organizations: The Aerosol Society
MVIS Symposium & Workshop
AIT Annual Meeting
January: Reference and Buyer’s Resource
February: Product Development/ Contract Testing
June: Nasal Delivery/Nebulizers
August: Particle Characterization
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Inhalation Article Guidelines
Technical article requirements
The article should be technical and educational, but not promotional. It must be new, not previously published and must be at least 50% different from your previous articles or other articles you are simultaneously developing on the same subject.
All discussions of products or technologies must be in an unbiased, non-promotional, educational manner. If your article discusses products that have been commercialized or are in development, please be aware of the following: Inhalation takes a very limited approach in discussing products, usually listing only product name, delivered drug name and company name, unless a description is provided by the particular company that owns a product, such as in a case study article or product news release. In that way, each company can choose the information it wishes to discuss or disclose about its own products, rather than being discussed by an outside party with no ability to comment prior to publication. However, if an article is a case study, presentation of a novel technology or news article written by the owner company or its representative such as a scientist or consultant, we are happy to consider all information or data they wish to disclose, provided it is presented in a fair-balanced manner. Also, please avoid discussing product or development costs and do not make cost comparisons.
The article should be 2,500-3,500 words and must include at least five references or items for recommended reading.
We encourage images and/or data tables and have space for three or four of them. We’re flexible about that number so let us know if you need more image space. We also like to publish an additional photo or illustration at the beginning of the article. Images should be sent as separate files that meet the following specifications: high resolution, 300 dpi at a size of 7 x 7 inches and in only JPG, TIF or EPS formats.
Please be aware, due to copyrights, if you use figures or tables from articles that have been previously published in other journals, you must obtain permission from those journals in order to use the images. If you are an author on the published article in question, you may still need permission but there should be no fees from the other journal. If you are not an author and the other journal wants to charge you fees for usage, please contact us before proceeding. We do not want authors incurring costs in order to publish in Inhalation and there may be alternate approaches to citing information that could be used. Also, “open journals” do not charge for image use. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.
Editorial board review and production
All of our articles are peer-reviewed and must be accepted by our editorial board or a designated reviewer in order to be published. When you send us the article, it will go to a member of the board and we will coordinate communication between you. Once an article is accepted, we handle production and you will see the final article in layout before it goes to print or is published in the digital edition.