Female—blood transfusion due to primary postpartum haemorrhage indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Blood transfusion for primary postpartum haemorrhage
METeOR identifier:673477
Registration status:Health, Standard 02/08/2017
Definition:

An indicator of whether a female received a blood transfusion as a result of a primary postpartum haemorrhage, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Female—blood transfusion due to primary postpartum haemorrhage indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Blood transfusion refers to the administration of blood (including autologous blood via a cell salvage procedure), blood products or blood substitutes, but excludes volume expanders.

CODE 1   Yes

To be reported if a female received a blood transfusion.

CODE 2   No

To be reported if a female did not receive a blood transfusion (including cases where one is offered but refused).

CODE 9   Not stated/inadequately described

To be recorded by data entry personnel (state/territory health authority) if the data field is left blank or is inadequately completed in the perinatal data collection form or extract. Clinicians should not record Code 9.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Female—blood transfusion due to primary postpartum haemorrhage indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Superseded 02/08/2017

See also Female—estimated blood loss indicating primary postpartum haemorrhage, estimated blood loss volume category code N Health, Standard 05/10/2016

See also Female—primary postpartum haemorrhage indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 02/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Perinatal NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Perinatal NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Superseded 20/11/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Perinatal NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 20/11/2019

DSS specific attributes +