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Birth event—labour onset type, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLabour onset type
Synonymous names:Help on this termOnset of labour
METeOR identifier:Help on this term695339
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
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The manner in which labour started in a birth event, as represented by a code.

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Perinatal

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Data element concept:Birth event—labour onset type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term696197
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The manner in which labour started in a birth event.

Context:Help on this term

Perinatal

Object class:Help on this termBirth event
Property:Help on this termLabour onset type

Value domain attributes

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Value domain:Onset of labour code N
METeOR identifier:Help on this term695336
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the manner in which labour started.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Spontaneous
2Induced
3No labour
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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Labour commences at the onset of regular uterine contractions, which act to produce progressive cervical dilatation, and is distinct from spurious labour or pre-labour rupture of membranes.

CODE 1   Spontaneous

Record if prostaglandins were given to induce labour and there is no resulting labour until after 24 hours.

CODE 3   No labour

Can only be associated with a caesarean section.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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This data element should be recorded in conjunction with the data element Birth event—labour induction method, code N when the labour onset type is Code 2 (Induced).

This data element should be recorded in conjunction with the Birth event—analgesia administered indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N data element when labour onset type is Code 1 (Spontaneous) or Code 2 (Induced).

This data element should be recorded in conjunction with the Birth event—type of analgesia administered, code N[N] data element when labour onset type is Code 1 (Spontaneous) or Code 2 (Induced) and the Birth event—analgesia administered indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N data element is Code 1 (Yes).

This data element should be recorded in conjunction with the Birth event—main indication for induction of labour, code N[N] data element when labour onset type is Code 2 (Induced).

This data element should be recorded in conjunction with the Birth event—additional indication for induction of labour, code N[N] data element when labour onset type is Code 2 (Induced), the Birth event—main indication for induction of labour, code N[N] data element is completed, and there is more than one reason for which an induction was performed.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

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See also Birth event—additional indication for induction of labour, code N[N] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

See also Birth event—analgesia administered indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Health, Standard 12/12/2018

See also Birth event—labour induction method, code N[N] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Supersedes Birth event—labour onset type, code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

See also Birth event—main indication for induction of labour, code N[N] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

See also Birth event—type of analgesia administered, code N[N] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Perinatal NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Perinatal NMDS 2020–21 Health, Candidate 09/09/2019

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