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Birth event—anaesthesia administered

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term269486
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2005
Definition:Help on this termAnaesthesia administered for the operative delivery of the baby (caesarean, forceps or vacuum extraction).
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Anaesthetic use may influence the duration of labour, may affect the health status of the baby at birth and is an indicator of obstetric intervention.

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Object class:Birth event
Definition:Help on this termThe 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:Help on this termLife event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termUniversity of Oxford 2002. Concise Colour Medical Dictionary 3rd ed. UK: Oxford University Press

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Property:Anaesthesia administered
Definition:Help on this termDrug or other medical intervention administered to cause inability to feel pain.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary 30th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Data Development Committee

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Has been superseded by Birth event—anaesthesia administered Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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Birth event—anaesthesia administered, code N Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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