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.
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Serum inflammatory biomarkers fail to identify early axial spondyloarthritis: results from the SpondyloArthritis Caught Early (SPACE) cohort (11 January, 2017)
Physical workload is associated with increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis: results from a Swedish population-based case–control study (14 March, 2017)
What causes a small increase in radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis patients tapering TNF inhibitors? (20 March, 2017)
Patient-reported outcomes from a phase III study of baricitinib in patients with conventional synthetic DMARD-refractory rheumatoid arthritis (21 March, 2017)
Non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions in patients with early arthritis: a systematic literature review informing the 2016 update of EULAR recommendations for the management of early arthritis (5 January, 2017)
Efficacy and safety of biological and targeted-synthetic DMARDs: a systematic literature review informing the 2016 update of the ASAS/EULAR recommendations for the management of axial spondyloarthritis (27 January, 2017)