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Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) is an official journal of EULAR and the home for innovative rheumatology research.

 

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Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) is an international peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of rheumatology, which includes the full spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions, arthritic disease, and connective tissue disorders. ARD publishes basic, clinical, and translational scientific research, including the most important recommendations for the management of various conditions.

ARD is an official journal of EULAR.

Free lay summaries are provided for selected research articles and all EULAR recommendations. You can keep up with the latest news via Twitter and Facebook.

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Editor-in-Chief: Professor Josef Smolen, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
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Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases considers unsolicited submissions of a variety of article types, including original research articles (extended and concise reports), viewpoints, and letters to the Editor.
 
The Author Information section provides general guidelines and requirements for specific article types.
 
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.

Free Lay Summaries

Are you looking for the latest rheumatology research findings presented in an easily accessible format to share with patients, carers or colleagues?

 

ARD provides free lay summaries for selected research articles and all EULAR recommendations.

 

These aim to clearly explain the results of the research studies as well as any implications for treatment of the specific condition. The summaries are written in plain language in a consistently structured format and checked for accuracy and readability by experts and patient representatives.

 

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