Aims and Scope
Annals of Palliative Medicine (Ann Palliat Med; Print ISSN 2224-5820; Online ISSN 2224-5839) is an open access, international, peer-reviewed journal published monthly with both online and printed copies (quarterly published from Apr. 2012 - Jul. 2019, bi-monthly published from Aug. 2019 - Dec. 2020). It is indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE in 2015, Scopus in 2016 and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) in 2019. The SCIE impact factor 2020 for APM is 2.595. The aim of the journal is to provide up-to-date and cutting-edge information and professional support for health care providers in palliative medicine disciplines to improve the quality of life for patients and their families and caregivers.
Annals of Palliative Medicine covers palliative medicine across all multidisciplinary aspects, including oncology, psychology, surgery, nursing, public health, education, nutrition, sociology, ethics, and policy. Furthermore, the journal focuses on cutting-edge developments in the transition from preclinical to clinical research like multimodality therapy, diagnosis, markers, imaging, biology, pathology, prevention, and technical advances related to palliative medicine.
The journal features a distinguished editorial board, which brings together a team of highly experienced specialists in palliative medicine. The diverse experience of the board members allows our editorial panel to lend their expertise to a broad spectrum of palliative medicine subjects. The entire submission and review process are managed through OJS system, an easy-to-use electronic system that ensures a rapid turnaround of manuscripts submitted for publication.