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Birth event—birth presentation, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPresentation at birth
METeOR identifier:Help on this term695418
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The presenting part of the fetus at birth, as represented by a code.

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Perinatal.

Presentation types other than vertex are associated with higher rates of caesarean section, instrumental delivery, perinatal mortality and neonatal morbidity.

Data element concept attributes

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Data element concept:Birth event—birth presentation
METeOR identifier:Help on this term695415
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The presenting part of the fetus at birth.

Object class:Help on this termBirth event
Property:Help on this termBirth presentation

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Value domain attributes

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Value domain:Birth presentation code N
METeOR identifier:Help on this term299997
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 06/09/2006
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing types of birth presentations.

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
1Vertex
2Breech
3Face
4Brow
8 Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Data Development Committee

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CODE 8   Other

Includes compound presentations (where an extremity prolapses simultaneously alongside the presenting part) and all other malpresentations, for example, cord, shoulder or hand.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Birth event—birth presentation, code N Health, Superseded 12/12/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

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

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

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