Journal 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.

Subject areas include, but are not restricted to the following fields:


  • Integrated Clinical Care
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Geriatric syndromes
  • Frail elderly
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Quality of life
  • Geriatric nursing
  • Elderly care
  • Evidence Based Protocols
  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • Geriatric Syndromes
  • Psychological and Spiritual Aspects of End-of-life Care
  • End of Life Health Care
  • Health Policy
  • Breakthrough Pain
  • Opioids
  • Symptom Management
  • Primary Healthcare
  • Medical Complications
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Communication Issues in Palliative Care
  • Palliative Radiotherapy
  • Spiritual Care
  • Decision making at the end of Life
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Palliative Care in Geriatrics
  • Clinical Trials in Palliative Care
  • Outcomes Research in Palliative Care
  • Comprehensive Care for Families
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home Care
  • Illness & Pain Management
  • Cultural Issues in Palliative Care