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Birth event—baby resuscitation method, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termResuscitation of baby—method
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270116
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this termActive measures taken immediately after birth to establish independent respiration and heartbeat, or to treat depressed respiratory effect and to correct metabolic disturbances, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Birth event—baby resuscitation method

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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
1None
2Suction only
3Oxygen therapy only
4Intermittent positive pressure respiration (IPPR) through bag and mask
5Endotracheal intubation and IPPR
6External cardiac massage and ventilation
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated

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CODE 3     Oxygen therapy only

If oxygen is given by bag and mask without IPPR, code as 'oxygen therapy'.

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This metadata item does not include drug therapy.

Code the most severe measure used.

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Required to analyse need for resuscitation after complications of labour and delivery and to evaluate level of services needed for different birth settings.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Data Development Committee

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Has been superseded by Product of birth—active resuscitation method, code N[N] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Supersedes Resuscitation of baby, version 2, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.6 KB)

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