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Birth—Apgar score (at 5 minutes), code NN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termApgar score at 5 minutes
Synonymous names:Help on this termApgar score at 5 minutes
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269989
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2005
Definition:Help on this termNumerical score to evaluate the baby's condition at 5 minutes after birth.

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Data element concept:Birth—Apgar score
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269427
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/12/2005
Definition:Help on this termNumerical score to evaluate the baby's condition after birth.
Context:Help on this term

Perinatal statistics:

Required to analyse pregnancy outcome, particularly after complications of pregnancy, labour and birth. The Apgar score is an indicator of the health of a baby.

Object class:Help on this termBirth
Property:Help on this termApgar score

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Data Development Committee

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Apgar score code NN
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270580
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 12/12/2018
Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/06/2020
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the condition of the baby, soon after birth.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
00-10Apgar score
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThe score is based on the five characteristics of heart rate, respiratory condition, muscle tone, reflexes and colour. The maximum or best score being 10.

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Apgar score at 5 minutes, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.5 KB)

Has been superseded by Birth—Apgar score (at 5 minutes), code NN Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Tasmanian Health, Archived 24/06/2020, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

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