Quality standard

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Minor changes since publication

January 2023: This quality standard was checked to make sure that it aligns with the updated NICE guideline on delirium: prevention, diagnosis and management. References and source guidance sections have been updated. Data sources have been updated throughout.

September 2022: We updated the source guidance for statements 2 and 5 to include NICE's guideline on pneumonia (community-acquired): antimicrobial prescribing.

February 2018: Changes have been made to correct the outcomes in statements 1 and 3.