Arthritis and Rheumatology

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Disciplines: Rheumatology

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Latest review

First review round: 13.6 weeks. Overall rating: 0 (very bad). Outcome: Rejected.

The rejection letter to the resubmitted manuscript, which was revised according to reviewer comments after the first round of peer review, stated that the subject matter was not of interest to the broader readership of the journal.This being the case, it would have been preferable if the manuscript had been rejected immediately after first being submitted to the journal which would have saved us at least 6 months. Now we have to begin the process of submission again with another journal.