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1. What is BMC Palliative Care?


BMC Palliative Care is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the clinical, scientific, ethical and policy issues, local and international, regarding all aspects of hospice and palliative care for the dying and for those with profound suffering related to chronic illness.

BMC Palliative Care is part of the BMC series which publishes subject-specific journals focused on the needs of individual research communities across all areas of biology and medicine. We offer an efficient, fair and friendly peer review service, and are committed to publishing all sound science, provided that there is some advance in knowledge presented by the work.

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All articles are available online, and in addition the website offers many other services:

  • Quick and advanced search facilities.
  • RSS feed, to deliver our latest articles directly to your news headline reader.
  • Email articles directly to your friends and colleagues.
  • Post a comment on an article, to add your opinion.

For details of the scope and types of article published by BMC Palliative Care see About BMC Palliative Care

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