Australian Government: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare METeOR Home Page

Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard: 4a-Proportion of women who sustained a perineal tear during birth who received a genito-anal examination to assess the grade of the perineal tear

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this term4a-Proportion of women who sustained a perineal tear during birth who received a genito-anal examination to assess the grade of the perineal tear
METeOR identifier:Help on this term728506
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 20/04/2021
Description:Help on this term

The proportion of women who sustained a perineal tear during birth who received a genito-anal examination to assess the grade of the perineal tear.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 20/04/2021

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term

18 yrs or older

Computation description:Help on this term

For the numerator, ‘received’ means that it is documented in the medical record that the woman was provide with information about a suspected perineal tear and received a genito-anal examination to determine the degree of perineal injury or declined the examination.  

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100‚Äč

Numerator:Help on this term

The number of women who sustained a perineal tear who received a genito-anal examination after birth or declined the offer of a genito-anal examination after birth.

Denominator:Help on this term

The number of women who sustained a perineal tear.

Include separations where an ICD code for perineal laceration was recorded (Table A).

Table A: ICD-10-AM codes for perineal laceration

Code Description
O70.0 First degree perineal laceration during delivery
O70.1 Second degree perineal laceration during delivery
O70.2 Third degree perineal laceration during delivery
O70.3 Fourth degree perineal laceration during delivery

 

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this term

N[NN]

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 2017. National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards. 2nd ed. Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney. 

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 2021. Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears clinical care standard. Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney.

 

My items Help on this term
Download Help on this term