About the Journal

Annals of Palliative Medicine

Annals of Palliative Medicine (Ann Palliat Med; Print ISSN 2224-5820; Online ISSN 2224-5839) is an open access, international, peer-reviewed journal published bi-monthly with both online and printed copies (quarterly published from Apr. 2012 - Jul. 2019). It is indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE in 2015, Scopus in 2016 and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) in 2019. The SCIE impact factor 2018 for APM is 1.262. 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 publishes articles in the field of palliative medicine, specific fields related to symptoms management (pain, fatigue, vomiting, delirium, etc.), palliative medicine in different diseases (cancer, AIDS, and other diseases), palliative care in elderly and young, and end-of-life health care, etc., and provides current and practical information on palliative medicine. Contributions pertinent to palliative medicine are also included from related disciplines of oncology, psychology, surgery, nursing, public health, education, nutrition, sociology, ethics and policy, and others. It publishes article types including Original Articles, Review Articles, Case Reports, Clinical Guidelines, Technical Notes, and Editorials. It also publishes special issues focusing on selected topics of 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.

Submission Turnaround Time: 
External peer review: 1-2 months. 
Acceptance to Publication Ahead of Print: 20 days.   
Acceptance to Publication: 1-3 months. Original Articles are listed as priority

The Official Publication of:
Society for Palliative Radiation Oncology (SPRO)

APM is endorsed by Public Health Palliative Care International (PHPCI).

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Updated date: November 05, 2019