Birth event—labour onset type

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:269460
Registration status:Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
Definition:The manner in which labour started in a birth event.
Context:Perinatal care

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Birth event
Definition:The sequence of actions by which a baby and the afterbirth (placenta) are expelled or extracted from the uterus at childbirth. The process usually starts spontaneously about 280 days after conception with onset of labour, but it may be started by artificial means.
Specialisation of:Life event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:University of Oxford 2002. Concise Colour Medical Dictionary 3rd ed. UK: Oxford University Press

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Labour onset type
Definition:A descriptor of the manner in which labour commences.
Property group:Birth event

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Birth event—labour onset type Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Birth event—labour onset type, code N Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

Birth event—labour onset type, code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018