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Birth event

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term684797
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
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The sequence of actions by which a baby and the placenta are expelled or extracted from the female's 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. The process ends upon complete expulsion or extraction of the baby and the placenta.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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University of Oxford 2002. Concise Colour Medical Dictionary 3rd edn. UK: Oxford University Press.

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Supersedes Birth event Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class:Help on this term

Birth event—actual setting of birth Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—additional indication for caesarean section Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—additional indication for induction of labour Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—anaesthesia administered indicator Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—analgesia administered indicator Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—birth method Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—birth presentation Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—intended setting of birth Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—labour induction method Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—labour onset type Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—main indication for caesarean section Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—main indication for induction of labour Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—state/territory of birth Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—type of anaesthesia administered Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Birth event—type of analgesia administered Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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