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For questions about submissions currently under editorial consideration please contact the journal Editorial Office at bmcpalliativecare@biomedcentral.com.

For production enquiries please contact the journal Production Editor Caroline Domile.

For general enquiries, please look at our support information.

For any other queries, contact the Open Research Support team.

Submissions

Manuscripts should be submitted through our online submission system. We will acknowledge receipt of your submitted manuscript by email.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.7 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.518 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.907 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    34 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    165 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    1,706,145 downloads
    4,147 Altmetric mentions 

Peer Review Taxonomy

This journal is participating in a pilot of NISO/STM's Working Group on Peer Review Taxonomy, to identify and standardize definitions and terminology in peer review practices in order to make the peer review process for articles and journals more transparent. Further information on the pilot is available here.

The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

  • Identity transparency: Single anonymized
  • Reviewer interacts with: Editor
  • Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

We welcome your feedback on this Peer Review Taxonomy Pilot. Please can you take the time to complete this short survey.

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