Priority 14 from the Advanced Heart Failure PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Which approaches are effective in helping people with advanced heart failure to have a good night’s sleep?  (JLA PSP Priority 14)
Overall ranking 14
JLA question ID 0098/14
Explanatory note

There is some evidence of people's experiences of sleep problems but no significant evidence on how to tackle it 


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.

2. Heart Fail Rev. 2016 Sep; 21(5):579-90. doi: 10.1007/s10741-016-9558-3.

Health Research Classification System category  Cardiovascular
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What can help the hf patient sleep better?  ~ What can I do to help my husband sleep better & reduce his tiredness? 
Submitted by  2 x carers 
PSP information
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