Priority 9 from the Advanced Heart Failure PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: How can advanced heart failure patients and professionals be helped to communicate about patients’ symptoms that are difficult to express such as anxiety and low mood? (JLA PSP Priority 9)
|JLA question ID
No significant evidence for people with advanced heart failure
1. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2015 Dec;14(6):525-35. doi: 10.1177/1474515114547648. Epub 2014 Aug 19.The importance of interactions between patients and healthcare professionals for heart failure self-care: A systematic review of qualitative research into patient perspectives.Currie K1, Strachan PH2, Spaling M3, Harkness K2, Barber D1, Clark AM4.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Who do I contact if the anxiety is getting too much ~ Sometimes I do find it difficult to express my feelings and concerns the impact of the condition has on me. I find myself sometimes not mentioning when I'm not feeling to well or get pain as I feel with the condition not been visable I feel like it's not going to be listened to
|3 x patients
|PSP unique ID
|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