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ISSN: 2545-0425 e-ISSN: 1689-4898
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"Palliative Medicine in Practice" is a peer reviewed, international, scholarly journal, published four times a year. The journal is mainly 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 mainly original reports, reviews (including systematic reviews and meta–analyses), case studies, 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 publishes also papers in Polish. The journal has been published since 2007.

Open access to all issues of the journal from 2007 until 2017.

In accordance with the announcement of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of 17 December 2013, “Palliative Medicine in Practice” is located in part B of the scientific journal list. For the publication in the journal 6 points are awarded. The journal is indexed in Scopus.

For the subscription of the journal 5 educational points are awarded.

Electronic version is the original one.

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

Current issue

Vol 12, No 2 (2018)

Review articles: 1
Original articles: 5
Editorial: 2
: 2


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


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