Current issue

February 2015

Volume 74

Issue 2

Impact factor: 9.270*

*2013 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) is an international peer-reviewed journal committed to promoting the highest standards of scientific exchange and education. It covers all aspects of rheumatology, which includes the spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions, arthritic disease, and connective tissue disorders. ARD publishes basic, clinical, and translational scientific research. Concise scientific communication is encouraged and peer-reviewed proceedings of international meetings are featured. ARD is the official journal of EULAR.

Impact Factor: 9.270 (Number 1 original research journal in the field of rheumatology)

Twitter journal club

We are delighted that the Rheumatology Journal Club will be using an article from ARD for its inaugural Twitter journal club on 29-30 January 2015. Participate via #RheumJC!

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Free Sample

This recent issue is free to all users to allow everyone the opportunity to see the full scope and typical content of ARD.

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Textbooks from EULAR

Recently published: The EULAR Textbook on Systemic Sclerosis is the most up to date textbook on scleroderma, written by experts from EULAR/EUSTAR.

Also available: The latest edition of the EULAR Textbook on Rheumatic Diseases, the most comprehensive textbook for rheumatologists.

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Lay summaries

ARD publishes summaries for patients and non-clinicians that clearly explain the findings and treatment implications arising from key research papers published in the journal. Written by BMJ's Best Health team, they are checked for accuracy and readability by the ARD editors and PARE.

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RMD Open

RMD Open is a new open access journal from EULAR and BMJ publishing manuscripts on all aspects of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Now welcoming submissions! 

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