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Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation is recruiting Associate Editors. As the growth of the journal continues we are looking to expand our editorial team. Please follow the link below to find out more about the role and apply.

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Call For Papers: Infection in Rheumatology Practice: Threats, Presentation, and Prevention

We invite rheumatologists all over the world who have special interest in the battle for the ages “when infections meet rheumatic diseases”, to share their experience, knowledge, to cover the various aspects of this disorder and the inter-challenging relationship between these two interacting fields. We believe that the interacting knowledge would be enriched by the proposed topics, diverse experience that would enrich the field of rheumatological practice.

Featured Article: Egyptian evidence-based consensus on clinical practice recommendations for the management of Kawasaki disease

Kawasaki disease (KD) is an acute, self-limited febrile disease of unidentified cause that mostly affects children less than 5 years of age. This work aimed to provide an appropriate Egyptian evidence-based consensus on clinical practice recommendations for the management of Kawasaki disease. The main objective of this study, which employed the Delphi method, was to reach a consensus among experts on a treat-to-target management approach for KD.

  1. Authors: Ahmet Kivanc Cengiz

About the Editors

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Mona Mansour, MD, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Egypt

Professor Dr Mona Mansour Hasab El Naby is a Professor of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation at Ain Shams University, where she has been involved in the supervision of several MSc and MD theses. She is also a Rheumatology Consultant practising at Ain Shams University Hospitals and has a special interest in rehabilitation and musculoskeletal ultrasonography. In her role as a university professor she has developed a keen interest to support and share the scientific work in this subject area which is demonstrated by her role as Editor-in-Chief of Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation. Dr Mansour is passionately committed to developing the journal so that it becomes a well-recognized publication which produces scientific content on all aspect of the musculoskeletal system and publishes the latest developments in the field.

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Sahar Ganeb, MD, Faculty of Medicine, Benha University, Egypt

Professor Dr Sahar Ganeb is a Professor and Senior Consultant of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Faculty of Medicine at Benha University where she specialises in clinical and research activities. As a university professor she has supervised and discussed more than 40 MD and MSc theses and essays and has participated in numerous conferences. Dr Ganeb is also the author of several publications on rheumatology, physical medicine and rehabilitation issues.

Aims and scope

Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation (ERAR) is an open access journal that publishes research articles, review articles and case reports in the field of adult and pediatric rheumatological and musculoskeletal conditions. The journal publishes articles on topics such as diagnostic modalities, laboratory and imaging and therapy including rehabilitation approach focusing on restoration of function and quality of life to those with physical impairments. The journal will appeal to professional practitioners who specialize in rheumatology and rehabilitation and those with an interest in clinical studies.

About the Society

Egyptian Rheumatology and Rehabilitation is the official journal of the Egyptian Society of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation. The society was founded by Professor Dr Hatem Al Ebiary (the former Head of Physical Medicine and Rheumatology at Ain Shams University in Egypt) and registered by the Ministry of Social Solidarity, Egypt (No. 7308, 2008).

The society is an active member and is the African representative in the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM). It is also an active member of the Mediterranean Society of PMR and the Arab Society of PRM.

The society has more than 1,000 physiatrists and rheumatologists’ members, and it offers educational training courses and workshops and holds a yearly conference that invites international speakers as well. The society is also responsible for training of physiatrists of the comprehensive health Insurance for advanced skills and continuous medical education.

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  • 2022 Citation Impact
    0.8 - 2-year Impact Factor

    2022 Speed
    6 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    64 days submission to accept (Median)

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