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Birth event—labour induction type

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term269508
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this termMethod used to induce labour.
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Perinatal statistics

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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:Labour induction type
Definition:Help on this termA descriptor of the method used to induce labour.
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Has been superseded by Birth event—labour induction method Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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Birth event—labour induction type, code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

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