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Labour induction code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term732383
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 03/12/2020
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing methods of labour induction.

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Perinatal

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1 Oxytocin
2 Prostaglandins
3 Artificial rupture of membranes (ARM)
6Mechanical cervical dilatation
7Antiprogestogen
88Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 6   Mechanical cervical dilatation

An example of this induction method is the use of a cervical ripening balloon catheter.

CODE 7   Antiprogestogen

Also known as antiprogesterone or antiprogestin.

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Code 4 (Other) has been omitted as it is no longer in use. For information about its meaning in previous value domains, see superseded versions. In the current value domain, Other should be reported as Code 88.

Code 5 (Combined types) has been omitted as it is no longer in use.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Labour induction code N[N] Health, Superseded 03/12/2020

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Birth event—labour induction method, code N[N] Health, Standard 03/12/2020

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