Current issue

November 2016

Volume 75

Issue 11

Impact Factor: 12.384

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. ARD is the official journal of EULAR.

Impact Factor: 12.384 (Number 1 journal in the Rheumatology category)

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The ACR/ARHP annual meeting will be taking place in Washington, USA on the 11-16 November. 

To find out more information on how to register click on the link below.

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EULAR recommendations

All EULAR recommendation papers are free to read. 

Latest: EULAR recommendations for the management of familial Mediterranean fever

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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. They are checked for accuracy and readability by the ARD editors and patient reviewers from PARE, and are free to access.

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EULAR textbooks

Just published: EULAR Textbook on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology. 

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