Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Outcome Area|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 12/09/2016|
A patient presenting to hospital with one or more key risk factors for delirium receives cognitive screening using a validated test. In addition, the patient and their carer, family member or other informant, are asked about any recent changes (within hours or days) in the patient’s behaviour or thinking.
|Indicator sets linked to this outcome area:|
Clinical care standard indicators: delirium Health, Standard 12/09/2016
|Indicators linked to this outcome area:|
Delirium clinical care standard indicators: 1a-Evidence of local arrangements for cognitive screening of patients presenting to hospital with one or more key risk factors for delirium Health, Standard 12/09/2016
Source and reference attributes
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
ACSQHC (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care) 2015. Delirium clinical care standard. Sydney: ACSQHC.