Identifying and treating underlying causes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Outcome Area
METeOR identifier:624402
Registration status:Health, Standard 12/09/2016
Description:

A patient with delirium is offered a set of interventions to treat the causes of delirium, based on a comprehensive assessment.

Relational attributes

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: 4a-Proportion of patients with delirium who have a comprehensive assessment to investigate cause(s) of delirium Health, Standard 12/09/2016

Delirium clinical care standard indicators: 4b-Proportion of patients with delirium who receive a set of interventions to treat the causes of delirium, based on a comprehensive assessment Health, Standard 12/09/2016

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:

ACSQHC (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care) 2015. Delirium clinical care standard. Sydney: ACSQHC.