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Birth event—birth presentation

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term695415
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
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The presenting part of the fetus at birth.

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Object class:Birth event
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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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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

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

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Property:Birth presentation
Definition:Help on this termPresenting part of the fetus (at lower segment of uterus).
Property group:Help on this termBirth event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

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Supersedes Birth event—birth presentation Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

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

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