Impact factor: 9.111
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.
Impact Factor: 9.111 (Number 1 original research journal in the field of Rheumatology)
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The 16th Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Congress takes place in the Philippines from 31 March to 4 April. ARD Editor Tore Kvien will be leading a session on writing and publishing a paper, so do drop by to get some tips!
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.
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 also checked for accuracy by the ARD editors.
Lupus Science & Medicine is a new open access journal edited by Jill Buyon and Ronald van Vollenhoven. Now welcoming submissions!