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Birth event—delivery method

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term269506
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 06/09/2006
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The method of complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception in a birth event.

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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:Delivery method
Definition:Help on this termThe method of complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception.
Property group:Help on this termBirth event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Birth event—birth method Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

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Birth event—delivery method, code N Health, Superseded 06/09/2006

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