Priority 16 from the Advanced Heart Failure PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What percentage of people with advanced heart failure have advanced care plan (ACP) discussions?  (JLA PSP Priority 16)
Overall ranking 16
JLA question ID 0098/16
Explanatory note

There are risk prediction studies for advancement of disease  but with no patient focus 


Risk prediction models for mortality in ambulatory patients with heart failure: a systematic review. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Sep 1;6(5):881-9. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.112.000043. Epub 2013 Jul 25.

Health Research Classification System category  Cardiovascular
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What proportion of patients with HF have had advance care planning discussions
Submitted by  1 x health professional
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