Priority 11 from the Advanced Heart Failure PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: Which approaches are effective in reducing fatigue in people with advanced heart failure? (JLA PSP Priority 11)|
|JLA question ID||0098/11|
Whilst there is some intervention research focusing on fatigue with advanced heart failure, much of it is not,and there is much more focus on functional improvement and to a lesser extent broad quality of life measures.
1.JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2016 Mar; 14(3):68-115. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-2441.Experiences and management of fatigue in everyday life among adult patients living with heart failure: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. Schjoedt I, Sommer I, Bjerrum MB.
3. Sleep Med. 2016 Jan; 17:149-57. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2015.10.017. Epub 2015 Dec 2. Nocturnal oxygen therapy in patients with chronic heart failure and sleep apnea: a systematic review. Bordier P, Lataste A, Hofmann P, Robert F, Bourenane G.
|Health Research Classification System category||Cardiovascular|
|Extra information provided by this PSP|
|Original uncertainty examples||What can help with tiredness? ~ What can be done to improve fatigue in heart failure? ~ What can help them get more energy? ~ How is heart failure likely to affect my day to day life? Is there anything I can do to help with tiredness caused by heart failure? ~ What are the best ways to manage breathlessness caused by heart failure? ~ Which interventions work best for fatigue? ~ How can we manage your fatigue best? ~ Are there any treatments which relieve fatigue? ~ What can help the hf patient sleep better?|
|Submitted by||11 x health professionals, 3 x carers, 2 x patients|
|PSP unique ID||0098|
|PSP name||Advanced Heart Failure|
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.||65 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)|
|Date of priority setting workshop||13 February 2019|