RMD Open is an official journal of EULAR

RMD Open publishes high quality peer-reviewed original research covering the full spectrum of musculoskeletal disorders, rheumatism and connective tissue diseases, including osteoporosis, spine and rehabilitation. Clinical and epidemiological research, basic and translational medicine, interesting clinical cases, and smaller studies that add to the literature are all considered.

It is an online only Open Access journal that aims to provide rapid publication of research through a continuous publication model. All submitted content is subject to peer review prior to publication. Published work is free to read.

Latest content

Articles are published online as soon as they are ready, and with an average of just 11 days between acceptance and publication it really is the latest content!

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EULAR Textbook

The second edition of the EULAR Textbook on Rheumatic Diseases is now available! 

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The journal welcomes original research, reviews, clinical cases, editorials and viewpoint articles. We have recently implemented a streamlined submission process for original research articles to reduce the time to first decision.

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Now indexed in PubMed 

We are pleased to announce that RMD Open is now indexed in PubMed Central and articles are discoverable via PubMed.

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RMD Open

Why have BMJ and EULAR launched this new journal? Who is it aimed it? What will it publish? Read the introductory editorial and listen to a podcast interview with Editor-in-Chief Professor Bernard Combe to find out more.
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Meet the team

RMD Open has a prestigious editorial team, lead by Professor Bernard Combe from CHU Lapeyronie in France.

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