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Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) Codes included in this clinical category:

A05: Delirium

Concept

Temporary disturbance in consciousness with changes in cognition identified during a hospital stay.

Notes

This clinical group excludes delirium associated with incorrect administration or dosage of medications (refer to A10: Medication Incidents).

Selection criteria

F05.–

Identified as diagnosis type (2)

Exclusions

Events selected from a diagnosis cluster that is also selected for A10: Medication Incidents.

Codes

Code descriptions

F05.–

Delirium, not induced by alcohol and other psychoactive substances