Priority 17 from the Advanced Heart Failure PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can we distinguish between co-morbidities (other chronic conditions) for example:  COPD/chest infection & advanced heart failure? (JLA PSP Priority 17)
Overall ranking 17
JLA question ID 0098/17
Explanatory note

No significant evidence for people with advanced heart failure 


Rashid M, Kwok CS, Gale CP, Impact of co-morbid burden on mortality in patients with coronary heart disease, heart failure, and cerebrovascular accident: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes. 2017 Jan 1;3(1):20-36. 

Health Research Classification System category  Cardiovascular
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How can I distinguish between co-morbidities eg COPD / chest infection / heart failure  
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