About the Journal

Latin American Journal of Palliative Care's (ISSN 2764-9652) mission is to disseminate the results of scientific studies aimed at improving clinical practice and research in palliative care, providing a theoretical framework for all professionals and specialists who work in the area of ​​improving the quality of life of patients and their family members.

The journal is an initiative of the National Academy of Palliative Care (Academia Nacional de Cuidados Paliativos) that aims to become the main vehicle for communication of scientific production in Latin America, based on the publication of open access, peer-reviewed articles.

The journal is published online, in English, and under a Creative Commons Attribution BY License (http:///creativecommons.org/licenses). For the publication of its contents, it adopts the continuous flow (rolling pass).

Manuscripts of the following categories are accepted for publication: original article, review article, perspective/opinion, brief communication, study protocol, case report, and letter to the editor.

The journal follows the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), entitled Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/). For ethical issues, follow the code of ethical conduct in publication, recommended by the Committee on Publication Ethics – COPE (http://publicationethics.org).

Manuscripts submitted to the Latin American Journal of Palliative Care cannot be published or previously submitted to other journals.

The concepts and statements contained in these manuscripts are the sole responsibility of the authors.

It is hereby established that the authors agree to publish the manuscript exclusively in this journal and to automatically transfer the reproduction rights and permissions to the National Academy of Palliative Care.