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Birth event—analgesia administered

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Synonymous names:Help on this termAnalgesia administered for labour
METeOR identifier:Help on this term292743
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/02/2013
Definition:Help on this termAnalgesia administered to the woman to relieve pain for labour.
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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:Analgesia administered
Definition:Help on this termAn agent given to alleviate pain without causing loss of consciousness.
Property group:Help on this termService provision event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary 30th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders

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Supersedes Birth event—analgesia administered Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Has been superseded by Birth event—type of analgesia administered Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

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Birth event—analgesia administered, code N Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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