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Rheumatology is an international peer reviewed academic journal that publishes the highest quality scientific and clinical-epidemiological papers on a wide range of paediatric and adult rheumatological and musculoskeletal conditions, including topics such as therapy, surgery, imaging and education.

The journal publishes original articles, concise reports, meta-analyses, reviews, editorials, guidelines, case reports, clinical vignettes, letters and matters arising from published material.

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Rheumatology Advances in Practice

Our new open access journal

The journal provides a global forum for the publication of the highest quality clinical papers on all areas of rheumatology and musculoskeletal practice. The journal is an essential resource on therapy, imaging, education, qualitative research, health economics, rare rheumatic diseases, translational science and welcome papers from all healthcare professionals.

The Journal publishes original articles, concise reports, reviews, meta-analysis, editorials, guidelines, case series and reports, clinical vignettes, letters and matters arising. All papers will be subject to formal peer review of the highest quality, while aiming for a rapid publication of all papers.

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Musculoskeletal Care

Peer-reviewed journal for all health professionals

The journal publishes papers on original research, applied research, review articles and clinical guidelines. Topics include patient education, psychological and social impact, patient experiences of health care, clinical updates and the effectiveness of therapy.

The journal provides knowledge to support decision making by professionals, patients and policy makers.

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Why publish with us

  • Fast turnaround times  - average of 23 days to first decision for Rheumatology
  • Free access for members to Rheumatology 
  • Members receive deeply discounted Article Publication Charges (APCs) to Rheumatology Advances in Practice 
  • Up to date metrics data available on all articles
  • Flexible options on publishing licences to suit your needs
  • Access to regularly updated Editor’s Choice articles

If you have any queries about submission, please email the editorial office.

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Our guidelines are published online in Rheumatology and the Executive summary is published in print and online within the journal.

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