We are pleased to announce that Annals of Palliative Medicine (APM) has obtained its first impact factor for the 2018 citation year: 1.262.
The impact factor, as published in the annual Journal Citation Reports (JCR), is a calculation determined based on the number of citations accumulated in 2018 for manuscripts published in 2016 and 2017.
Annals of Palliative Medicine (APM) is an open access, peer-reviewed, international English-language journal indexed by PubMed/PubMed Central and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE). APM provides 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. The journal publishes manuscripts in the field of palliative medicine, specific fields related to symptoms management (pain, fatigue, vomiting, delirium, etc.), palliative medicine in different diseases (cancer, neurological disorders, and other diseases), palliative care in elderly and young, and end-of-life health care. Contributions pertinent to palliative medicine are also included from related disciplines of oncology, psychology, surgery, nursing, public health, education, nutrition, sociology, ethics, policy, and others.
The announcement of the journal’s first impact factor is a significant achievement for the journal, allowing us to further develop the journal into a high-impact respected source of information with international reach. We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our Editorial Board Members, Guest Editors, authors, and reviewers for their significant contributions. We are looking forward to continued cooperation as we pursue our goal of bringing exciting, novel, and high-impact content in palliative medicine to our readers.
Annals of Palliative Medicine
June 20, 2019