Acta Reumatólogica Portuguesa is a scientific peer reviewed journal covering all aspects of rheumatic diseases and related to Rheumatology. The journal publishes original articles, reviews, clinical cases, images in rheumatology, letters to the editor and clinical teaching (e.g. guidelines and clinical protocols).
Published since 1973, Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa is the official scientific publication of the Portuguese Society of Rheumatology, a non-profit organization that promotes the knowledge and investigation of rheumatic diseases and the development of Rheumatology.
Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa subscribes the requirements for the acceptance of manuscripts in biomedical journals proposed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, published initially in N Engl J Med 1991; 324: 42428, updated in October 2008 and available in www.ICMJE.org. The editorial policy of Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa follows the Editorial Policy Statements published by the Council of Science Editors, available in http://www.councilscienceeditors.org/files/public/entire_whitepaper.pdf.
The Journal is indexed on PubMed/Medline. The articles are available online with open and free access.