Resuscitation method code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:270582
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:A code set representing the method of resuscitation.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
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:
9Not stated

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 3     Oxygen therapy only

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Active resuscitation method code N[N] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Birth event—baby resuscitation method, code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018