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. Concise scientific communication is encouraged and peer-reviewed proceedings of international meetings are featured. ARD is the official journal of EULAR.
Impact Factor: 12.384 (Number 1 journal in the Rheumatology category)
2015 Impact Factor
New: ARD retains its number 1 ranking in the Rheumatology category of the Journal Citation Reports®, with its highest ever Impact Factor of 12.384.
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.
Just published: EULAR Textbook on Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology.