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Delirium clinical care standard indicators: 5b-Proportion of patients with delirium who received multicomponent interventions to treat and manage delirium

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this term5b-Proportion of patients with delirium who received multicomponent interventions to treat and manage delirium
METeOR identifier:Help on this term745820
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 09/09/2021
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of patients with delirium who received multicomponent interventions to treat and manage delirium.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: delirium 2021 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 09/09/2021

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

For the numerator and denominator identify patients with delirium using the ICD codes specified in the Hospital-Acquired Complications (HACs) List - Specifications, worksheet 1,  where complication group = 11. Delirium.

For the numerator, the multicomponent interventions to treat and manage delirium must be documented in the patient's medical record and include tailored interventions to treat any identified cause/s of delirium.

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100‚Äč

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of patients with delirium who received multicomponent interventions to treat and manage delirium.

Denominator:Help on this term

The number of patients with delirium.

Comments:Help on this term

This indicator is based on the Ontario Senior Friendly Hospital Strategy Delirium and Functional Decline Indicators (Wong et al, 2012).

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
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N[NN]

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. Delirium Clinical Care Standard. Sydney: ACSQHC; 2021.

Wong K, Tsang A, Liu B & Schwartz R. The Ontario Senior Friendly Hospital Strategy Delirium and Functional Decline Indicators. Toronto: Ontario Local Health Integration Network; 2012.

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