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"Palliative Medicine in Practice", journal of Polish Palliative Care Association, is a peer reviewed, international, scholarly journal, published four times a year. The journal is educational and its aim is to improve knowledge in the palliative and supportive care provided for patients with cancer and other chronic diseases. “Palliative Medicine in Practice” is an interdisciplinary journal directed to practitioners of different kinds of support, particularly to physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, chaplains, and volunteers. Articles published in the journal are original studies, reviews (including systematic reviews and meta–analyses), case reports, special articles, letters to the Editor, book reviews, editorial commentaries as well as reports from Conferences. Manuscripts submitted to the journal are accepted on the understanding that they were not published (except in the form of abstract) nor submitted to another journal. All manuscripts submitted undergo fast and rigorous double–blind peer review in which Authors do not identify Reviewers and Reviewers do not know Authors. The Editorial Board of “Palliative Medicine in Practice” consists of international experts in the field of palliative and supportive care. The preferred language of publication is English, but the journal accepts also papers in Polish. The journal has been published since 2007.

Open access to all past and current volumes.

Electronic version is the primary one.

Editor-in-Chief: Wojciech Leppert, MD, PhD

The Journal has been included in the register of journals and proceedings of international conferences published by The Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education on July 31st, 2019 with 20 points awarded.

The journal Palliative Medicine in Practice is financed under Contract No. 790/P-DUNdem/2019 by the funds of the Minister of Science and Higher Education for the science promotion activities.

Current issue

Vol 13, No 3 (2019)

Review articles: 4
Case report: 2
Editorial: 1
Conference materials: 1


Via Medica
ul. Świętokrzyska 73, 80–180 Gdańsk, Poland
phone: +48 58 320 94 94, fax: +48 58 320 94 60,


The journal is indexed in Embase, EMCare, Index Copernicus, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Medical Journals Links, Mosby Nursing Consult, Mosby's Index, Polish Medical Bibliography, Scopus, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory. 

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