Minimising use of antipsychotic medicines
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Outcome Area|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 12/09/2016|
Treatment with an antipsychotic medicine is only considered if a patient with delirium is distressed and the cause of their distress cannot be addressed and non-drug strategies have failed to ease their symptoms.
|Indicator sets linked to this outcome area:|
Clinical care standard indicators: delirium Health, Standard 12/09/2016
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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.