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Recently Published Articles
Outpatient–Focused Advance Care Planning: Telehealth Consultation for Geriatric Primary Care Patients
Music Therapy for Seniors at End-of-Life: Literature Review and a Preliminary Randomized Feasibility Study
Risk Assessment-Focused Interdisciplinary Outpatient Palliative Care Consultation for Elderly Veterans
Use of a Clinically Derived Risk Calculator to Assess Advance Care Planning for Elderly Veterans in the Outpatient Setting
Evolving A Sustainable Model of Guidance to Support Individual Care of Dying Patients: A National Perspective
Emerging Quality Improvement Concepts to Enhance the Patient and Family Experience in Hospice and Palliative Care
A Case Report of Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion of Hydromorphone, Metoclopramide and Ondansetron Used To Treat Refractory Pain and Nausea in an Ambulatory Palliative Clinic
Distinguishing Between Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Protein Energy Wasting in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients on Dialysis
A Feasibility Study to Investigate the Effect of Nutritional Support for Advanced Cancer Patients in an Inpatient Hospice in Japan
Integrating Complementary Medicine in Palliative Care: A Call for an Inter-Disciplinary Collaboration
The Role of Dose-Dense Neo Adjuvant Triple H Therapy, Hugs, Humor and Humility: Palliative Medicine, Oncology, and a Human Spirit – A Clinician’s Journey
Initial Impressions and Review of Literature Concerning Factors Affecting the Use of Palliative Care Assessment Tools in an African Setting
Challenges in Palliative Care Research: Experience from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Refractory Cancer Cachexia
Hospice and Palliative Care for Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Adults: The Effect of History, Discrimination, Health Disparities and Legal Issues on Addressing Service Needs
The Challenge of Allocating Scarce Medical Resources during a Disaster in a Low Income Country: A Case Study from the 2010 Haitian Earthquake
Spirituality and Religiosity during the Perioperative Period for Cancer Patients and their Family: An Integrative Systematic Review
About the Journal
Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care – Open Journal (PMHCOJ) aims to publish advances in palliative care and medicine with an insight to improve the quality of life (QoL) of the patients, helping them in better physical, physiological and emotional recovery.
A small distinction is been made between hospice and palliative care wherein hospice care requires two physicians certify that the patient will not live more than six months of time should undergo this program.
However, Openventio aims to widespread all the detailed matters related to palliative and hospice research and treatment through its open journal to the scientific community for the welfare of the patients.
Aims and Scope
Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care – Open Journal (PMHCOJ) is dedicated to the open dissemination and robust discussion in the area of palliation and its related fields.
PMHCOJ covers a wide array of subjects as given below
- Hospice Care
- Palliative care and euthanasia
- Palliative surgery
- Palliative oncology
- Palliative sedation
- Palliative neurology
- End-of-life care
- Spiritual care
Submissions for this journal are accepted from the very basic palliative medicines research activities to the recent advancements.
The audience of PMHCOJ includes surgeons, physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, healthcare professionals, clinicians, physiotherapists, housekeepers, occupational therapists, complementary therapists, volunteers, investigators, practitioners, social workers, nursing assistants, educators, hospice chaplains, students, and the general community.
The journal welcomes all types of articles such as original research, review, case-report, mini-review, editorial, short-communication, book-review, opinion, commentary, letter to the editor, conference proceedings, technical report, errata, illustrations, etc.
We are open to receive comments and corrections from any subject experts to improve the quality of our journal.