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Palliative and End-Of-Life Care: Journals

Collection of information sources and resources on Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Accessing Journals

Options for Accessing Journals  

Browse HSE Library journal titles  

If you are employed by the HSE you can browse their available journal titles via the Library A-Z. Access to journals is available using your HSE library Athens login 

Browse Irish Hospice Foundation Library journal titles

You can browse the Irish Hospice Foundation library journal holdings using the A-Z journal list. Students, staff and members of the Irish Hospice Foundation library can access using their Athens login  

Key Journals

BMC Palliative Care - Open Access peer reviewed journal 

Current Opinion in Supportive & Palliative Care - Peer reviewed journal with articles addressing current advances in Palliative Care  

Death Studies - Peer reviewed title covering issues in grief, bereavement, loss and attitudes to death and dying     

End of Life Journal (St Christopher’s Hospice) - Free peer reviewed journal produced by St Christopher's Hospice London

European Journal Of Palliative Care - Journal of the European Association for Palliative Care   

International Journal of Palliative Nursing - Key journal for nurses working in palliative & end-of-life care 

Journal of Palliative Medicine - Peer reviewed journal covering medical, psychosocial, policy and ethical issues in palliative and end-of-life care 

Journal of Pain & Symptom Management - Journal of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and the U.S. Cancer Pain Relief Committee

Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care - Peer reviewed publication covering issues related to chronic and life limiting illnesses  

Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying - Peer reviewed publication with articles drawn from disciplines of psychology, sociology and medicine addressing issues of death and dying      

Palliative & Supportive Care - An international peer reviewed journal focusing on psychiatric, psychosocial and philosophical aspects of palliative care 

Palliative Medicine - Peer reviewed journal featuring original papers, review articles and case reports in palliative and end-of-life care

Progress in palliative care - Peer reviewed multi disciplinary journal addressing aspects of end-of-life care  

The American journal of hospice & palliative care - Peer reviewed US inter disciplinary journal featuring articles on all aspects of patient and family support in palliative care  

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