Aims and Scope
International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology delivers concise information on diagnosis and treatment in rheumatology and explores the molecular basis of disease. Key advances in the field are reported and analyzed by international experts, providing an authoritative but accessible forum for this expanding area of specialization. The journal includes news and views, clinical research, full review articles, literature awareness, concise commentary and analysis, and reports from the conference circuit.
Topics covered include:
- Therapeutic overviews of optimal treatment strategies
- Emerging treatment options, such as gene and stem cell therapy
- Computer-aided surgical techniques
- Genetic contributions to rheumatic and autoimmune conditions
- Impact of molecular genetics on prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment
- Personalized medicine
Articles are subject to peer-review by three independent referees on a double-blind basis. Authors publishing in the journal are asked to disclose any professional or financial interest that may be perceived as causing a conflict of interest in the context of the article.
The journal welcomes unsolicited article proposals.
Indexed in: Chemical Abstracts; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; Scopus
Current Volume: This journal has ceased publication
Issues per Year: 6
Average Abstract Views: 3,187 (January 2015 - December 2015)
Open Access Option: For all article types except for Drug or Device Evaluations
Average Lead Time to Online Publication: 14 - 16 weeks
Rapid Publication Option: Yes