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Birth event—labour induction type, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of labour induction
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270037
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this termMethod used to induce labour, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Birth event—labour induction type

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
0None
1 Oxytocin
2 Prostaglandins
3 Artificial rupture of membranes (ARM)
4Other

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termMore than one method of induction can be recorded, except where 0=none applies.
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Type of induction determines the progress and duration of labour and may influence the method of delivery and the health status of the baby at birth.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Data Development Committee

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Has been superseded by Birth event—labour induction method, code N[N] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Supersedes Type of labour induction, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.9 KB)

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