Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

3-5-2012

Publication Source

Circulation

Volume

125

Issue

15

Start Page

1928

Last Page

1952

DOI

10.1161/CIR.0b013e31824f2173

Abstract

Shared decision making for advanced heart failure has become both more challenging and more crucial as duration of disease and treatment options have increased. High-quality decisions are chosen from medically reasonable options and are aligned with values, goals, and preferences of an informed patient.

Copyright/Permission Statement

This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in Circulation, 2012, 125 (15), 1928-1952. DOI: 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31824f2173.

Keywords

AHA Scientific Statements, communication, decision making, heart failure, heart-assist device, palliative care, prognosis, transplantation

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Date Posted: 01 June 2016

This document has been peer reviewed.