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Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine

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Michael Silbermann
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Israel

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David M Steinhorn
Northwestern University
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Lonnie Zeltzer
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
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                                                                                                                                                           Impact Factor: 1.88*

Palliative Care is a specialized area of healthcare that focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients. Palliative medicine applies a multidisciplinary approach to patient care to relieve suffering.

Journal of palliative care and medicine is a peer reviewed journal, serving the International Scientific Community. This palliative care and medicine journal with highest impact factor offers an Open Access platform to the authors to publish their research outcome.

Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine (J Palliat Care Med) is a peer reviewed medical journal that includes a wide range of fields on areas and creates a platform for the authors to contribute towards the journal. The editorial office promises to peer review the submitted manuscripts to ensure quality.

J Palliat Care Med is one of the best open access journal that aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in this field and provide online access to the researchers worldwide without any restrictions or subscriptions.

This scholarly publishing is using Editorial Tracking System for quality in review process. Editorial Tracking is an online manuscript submission, review and the progress of the article. Review process is performed by the editorial board members of JPCM or outside experts; at least two independent reviewer’s approval followed by the editor is required for the acceptance of any citable manuscript. Authors may submit manuscripts and track their progress through the system, hopefully to publication. Reviewers can download manuscripts and submit their opinions to the editor. Editors can manage the whole submission/review/revise/publish process.

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Palliative Care Drugs

Palliative care drugs include those drugs which help patients with serious illnesses feel better. It treats symptoms and side effects of disease and treatment. Some of the serious illnesses include Cancer, Heart disease, Lung diseases, Kidney failure, Dementia, HIV/AIDS etc.

The articles under the Palliative care drugs will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Medicine, Journal of Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, European Journal of Palliative Care, Indian Journal of Palliative Care, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, Progress in Palliative Care, BMC Palliative Care.

Old Age Care

This broad term includes services provided to elderly people such as assisted living, adult day care, long term care, nursing homes, hospice care, and home care. This can be provided through professional assessment, planning, coordination, supervision and management of healthcare and quality-of-life services.

The articles under the Old age Care will also be published in the different journals such as International journal of older people nursing, Nursing older people, Geriatric Nursing, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Asian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics.

Hospice Palliative Care

Palliative care and hospice care provide comfort to the patient with serious illnesses. But palliative care can begin at diagnosis as well as during the treatment. Hospice care begins after treatment of the disease is stopped, when it is clear that the patient is not going to survive the illness.

The articles under the Hospice Palliative Care will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.

Hospice in Respite Care

Hospice in respite care means the care which is provided to a hospice patient so the usual caregiver can rest. During the period of respite care, you will be cared for in a Medicare-approved setting such as a, hospital or nursing home.

The articles under the Hospice in Respite Care will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.

Palliative Medicare

The goal of Palliative Medicare is to help patients with serious illnesses feel better. It prevents or treats symptoms and side effects of disease and treatment and also treats emotional, social, practical, and spiritual problems.

The articles under the Palliative Medicare will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Current opinion in supportive and palliative care ,Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, European Journal of Palliative Care, Indian Journal of Palliative Care.

Volunteer Palliative Care

Volunteers in palliative care have an important role in improving the quality of life of adults and children living with a terminal illness and their families. The support of volunteers can also make it more possible for a person to receive care and to die at home.

The articles under the Volunteer Palliative care will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, European Journal of Palliative Care.

Palliative Neurology

Neurologic disorders for which palliative care would be appropriate and essential include severe strokes, high cervical spinal cord lesions, advanced MS, advanced dementia, Locked-in Syndrome and few incurable neuromuscular disorders such as motor neuron diseases & muscular dystrophies.

The articles under the Palliative Neurology will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology.

Palliative Oncology

The worldwide need for palliative cancer care to relieve the suffering of patients and families living with cancer is greater than ever. Palliative care is given in addition to cancer treatment. It will continue to be given to alleviate the symptoms and emotional issues of cancer. Palliative care providers can help ease the transition to end-of-life care.

The articles under the Palliative Oncology will also be published in the different journals such as Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, Journal of Geriatric Oncology, European Journal of Cancer Care.

Palliative Care Medications

Palliative medications are one component of a 'whole-person' approach to supporting people with life-limiting and terminal illnesses. Medications may be needed to treat or prevent symptoms associated with the palliative diagnosis.

The articles under the Palliative care Medications will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Medicine, Journal of Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, European Journal of Palliative Care, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, BMC Palliative Care.

Palliative Treatment

To palliate a disease is to treat it partially but not cure it completely. Palliative treatment is designed to relieve symptoms, and improve your quality of life. This may help someone to live longer and to live comfortably, even if they cannot be cured.

The articles under the Palliative Treatment will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Medicine, Journal of Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, European Journal of Palliative Care, Indian Journal of Palliative Care, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy.

Palliative Psychology

Psychologists have a significant role to contribute to end-of-life care before illness strikes, after illness is diagnosed and treatments begin, during advanced illness and the dying process, and after the death of the patient, with bereaved survivors.

The articles under the Palliative Psychology will also be published in the different journals such as GeroPsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, Journal of Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, European Journal of Palliative Care, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy.

Palliative Care and Euthanasia

Preventing voluntary euthanasia is one of the goals of Palliative care. Voluntary Euthanasia or Assisted suicide legalization advocates and palliative care providers typically have an adversarial relationship to one another regarding the question of assisted death.

The articles under the Palliative care and Euthanasia will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, European Journal of Palliative Care, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy.

Palliative Sedation

Palliative sedation is an effective, accepted symptom control strategy for patients who suffer with intractable symptoms at the end of life. Palliative sedation is the most widely used term, other names include "terminal sedation," "total sedation," or "controlled sedation." All refer to the use of sedation to control refractory symptoms in patients near the end of life.

The articles under the Palliative Sedation will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Care,  Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, European Journal of Palliative Care, Indian Journal of Palliative Care.

Ethics in Palliative

The foundation of medical ethics is supported by six pillars as- Autonomy, Beneficence, Non-maleficence, Justice, Dignity, Truthfulness and honesty. All these together constitute the six values of medical ethics.

The articles under the Ethics in Palliative will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Care,  Indian journal of medical ethics, Nursing Ethics, Public Health Ethics, Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics.

Euthanasia

Euthanasia has been defined as the "painless inducement of a quick death. This assisted painless killing of a patient is due to suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma.

Hospice Care

Hospice care focuses on caring, not curing. Hospice is a special type of care in which medical, psychological, and spiritual support are provided to patients and their loved ones when therapies are no longer controlling the disease.

The articles under the Hospice Care will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.

Geriatric Care

Geriatric care management is the professional assessment, planning, coordination, supervision and management of healthcare and quality-of-life services. It is a preventive, proactive approach to healthcare that reduces the risk of hospitalizations, nursing home admissions and healthcare costs.

The articles under the Geriatric care will also be published in the different journals such as BMC Geriatrics, Clinical Geriatrics, Geriatric Mental Health Care, Geriatric Nursing, Japanese Journal of Geriatrics.

Palliative Surgery

Palliative surgery may be performed to remove an unsightly growth; to relieve or remove an obstruction that is due to a tumor, particularly within the digestive or respiratory tract; to cut nerves that transmit pain signals; or to prevent fractures of bones that are weakened by cancerous deposits.

The articles under the Palliative Surgery will also be published in the different journals such as Patient Safety in Surgery, South African Journal of Surgery, Surgery,World Journal of Emergency Surgery, World Journal of Surgery, World Journal of Surgical Oncology.

Palliative Care Nursing

Palliative care nurses work with individuals and families facing a life limiting illness. Palliative care nurses work within the interdisciplinary team, but will often coordinate care in consultation with clients, their caregivers and other team members.

The articles under the Palliative care Nursing will also be published in different journals such as Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, Cancer Nursing, Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, International Journal of Palliative Nursing.

Family Caregiver

Family caregivers play a critical role in our health and long term care system by providing a significant proportion of the care for both the chronically ill and aging. A family caregiver is anyone who provides any type of physical and/or emotional care for an ill or disabled loved one at home.

The articles under the Family Caregiver will also be published in different journals such as Journal of Family Nursing, The journal of family health care, African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine, Family and Community Health.

Pediatric Palliative Care

Pediatric and neonatal palliative care includes all measures taken to lessen suffering at every stage of a child's illness. The PAC team guides children and their families through the hospital experience. It focuses mainly on providing relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness.

The articles under the Pediatric Palliative Care  will also be published in different journals such as Journal of Pediatric Nursing, Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Care.

End of life care

End-of-life care attends not just to the physical but also the psychosocial and spiritual concerns of patients and their families, and extends into the bereavement period. End-of-life care is the term used to describe the support and medical care given during the time surrounding death.

The articles under the End of life care will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Medicine, Journal of Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, Aging and Mental Health, Aging Health.

Chronic Illness

A chronic illness is any disease condition that lasts for a very long time and usually cannot be cured completely, although some illnesses can be controlled or managed through lifestyle. Examples of chronic illnesses include diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, kidney disease, HIV/AIDS.

The articles under the Chronic illness will also be published in the different journals such as Chronic lllness, Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease, Preventing chronic disease.

Palliative Care

It focuses more broadly on improving life and providing comfort to people of all ages with serious, chronic, and life-threatening illnesses. Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families.

The articles under the Palliative care  will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Medicine, Journal of Palliative Care, Palliative Care, Current opinion in supportive and palliative care, European Journal of Palliative Care, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, BMC Palliative Care.

Home Care

Home care includes a wide range of services provided in the home, rather than in a hospital or care facility. Family caregivers provide support, medical care needs and ensure activities of daily living.

The articles under the Palliative care drugs will also be published in the different journals such as Journal of Palliative Medicine, Caring : National Association for Home Care magazine, Home Health Care Management and Practice, Home Health Care Services Quarterly.

Palliative Care & Medicine

Palliative care & Medicine is associated with 2nd International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontology – August 24-26, 2015 Toronto, Canada. The conference will be organized around the theme “New recommendations and practical approaches in the treatment of Geriatric disorders”.

OMICS International organizes 300+ conferences every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and publishes 400+ scholarly open access journals which contains over 30000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members

Palliative care & Medicine is associated with 2nd International Conference on Geriatrics & Gerontology – August 24-26, 2015 Toronto, Canada. The conference will be organized around the theme “New recommendations and practical approaches in the treatment of Geriatric disorders”.

OMICS International organizes 300+ conferences every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and publishes 400+ scholarly open access journals which contains over 30000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members

Palliative Care & Medicine

*Unofficial 2014 Impact Factor was established by dividing the number of articles published in 2012 and 2013 with the number of times they are cited in 2014 based on Google search and the Scholar Citation Index database. If ‘X’ is the total number of articles published in 2012 and 2013, and ‘Y’ is the number of times these articles were cited in indexed journals during 2014 than, impact factor = X/Y

 

 

*Unofficial 2014 Impact Factor was established by dividing the number of articles published in 2012 and 2013 with the number of times they are cited in 2014 based on Google search and the Scholar Citation Index database. If ‘X’ is the total number of articles published in 2012 and 2013, and ‘Y’ is the number of times these articles were cited in indexed journals during 2014 than, impact factor = X/Y

 

 

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