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Birth event—complication (postpartum), code (ICD-10-AM 7th edn) ANN{.N[N]}

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPostpartum complication
METeOR identifier:Help on this term391336
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 22/12/2009
Definition:Help on this termMedical and obstetric complications of the mother occurring during the postnatal period up to the time of separation from care, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Birth event—complication (postpartum)

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Classification scheme:International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification 7th edition
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Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termANN{.N[N]}
Maximum character length:Help on this term6

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Complications and conditions should be coded within the Pregnancy, Childbirth, Puerperium chapter 15 of Volume 1, ICD-10-AM.

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Examples of such conditions include postpartum haemorrhage, retained placenta, puerperal infections, puerperal psychosis, essential hypertension, psychiatric disorders, diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, cardiac disease and chronic renal disease.

Complications of the puerperal period may cause maternal morbidity, and occasionally death, and may be an important factor in prolonging the duration of hospitalisation after childbirth.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Data Development Committee
Origin:Help on this termInternational Classification of Diseases - 10th Revision, Australian Modification (7th Edition 2010) National Centre for Classification in Health, Sydney.

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Supersedes Birth event—complication (postpartum), code (ICD-10-AM 6th edn) ANN{.N[N]} Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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