HEART FAILURE

Heart failure: a scoping review

Background

This work briefly described the epidemiology of heart failure, the screening value of ECGs and brain natriuretic peptide levels, aspects of service delivery including open access and primary care-delivered echocardiography services, biventricular pacing and left ventricular assist devices.

Conducted by: CRD

Publications

Report issued

Funding

The DH Policy Research Programme (PRP) funded designated review capacity to enable CRD to provide a timely response to PRP requests for reviews. This review was undertaken as part of that funding.