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MIM Abbreviations

For consistency the abbreviation of:
  • 'PDC' has been used to refer to the Perinatal Data Collection in each State or Territory regardless of its actual title.
  • 'RCA' has been used to refer to the Register of Congenital Anomalies/Birth Defect Register in each State or Territory regardless of its actual title.
  • 'PMC' has been used to refer to the Perinatal Mortality Committee in each State or Territory regardless of its actual title.
  
Description
ABantibiotics
ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics
ACAMSAustralian Congenital Anomalies Monitoring System
ACHIAustralian Classification of Health Interventions
ACTAustralian Capital Territory
AFEamniotic fluid embolism
AFPalpha-fetoprotein
AIHWAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
AMOSSAustralasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System
ANantenatal
ANZNNAustralia and New Zealand Neonatal Network
ARTartificial reproductive technology
b/wtbirthweight
BBAborn before arrival
BMIbody mass index
C/Scaesarean section
CCDcensus collection district
CODCauses of Death (ABS data collection of Causes of Death)
CPAPcontinuous positive airway pressure
CPDcephalo-pelvic disproportion
CScaesarean section
CSFcerebrospinal fluid
CT Scancomputerised tomography scan
CTGcardiotocography
DandCdilation and curette
DCOdata collection overview
DOBdate of birth
Dxdiagnosis
EBLestimated blood loss
ECMOextracorporeal membrane oxygenation
ECVexternal cephalic version
EDBestimated date of birth
EDDexpected due date
FTPfailure to progress
GDMgestational diabetes mellitus
GTTglucose tolerance test
HFhigh frequency
ICD-10-AMInternational Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification
ICUintensive care unit
IPPRintermittent positive pressure respiration
IPPVintermittent positive pressure ventilation
IUGRintra uterine growth restriction
IVintravenous
IVHintraventricular haemorrhage
Ixinvestigations
LGAlocal government area
LMPlast menstrual period
LOSlength of stay
METeORAIHW Metadata Online Registry
MIMMaternity Information Matrix
MOmedical officer
MPMMmaternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality
MSAFPmaternal serum alpha-fetoprotein
NCISNational Coroners Information Service
NHDDNational Health Data Dictionary
NHISSCNational Health Information Standards and Statistics Committee
NHMDNational Hospital Morbidity Database
NICUneonatal intensive care unit
NMDDNational Maternal Deaths Database
NMDSNational Minimum Data Set
NPDCNational Perinatal Data Collection
NPESUNational Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit
NSWNew South Wales
NTNorthern Territory
OPoccipito posterior
PDCPerinatal Data Collection (this is a generic term and will have a different name in each jurisdiction)
PEpulmonary embolism
PETpre-eclampsic toxaemia or pre-eclampsia
PIHpregnancy-induced hypertension
PMCPerinatal Mortality Committee (this is a generic term and will have a different name in each jurisdiction)
PNpostnatal
PPHpostpartum haemorrhage
QLDQueensland
RCARegister of Congenital Anomalies (this is a generic term and will have a different name in each jurisdiction)
RoMrupture of membranes
ROPretinopathy of prematurity
S/Tstate and territory
SASouth Australia
SCNspecial care nursery
SLAstatistical local area
STIsexually transmitted disease
STMMCstate and territory maternal mortality committee
TASTasmania
TMCthreatened miscarriage
TOPtermination of pregnancy
TSITorres Strait Islander
TTTSTwin Twin Transfusion Syndrome
USultrasound
VBACvaginal birth after caesarean
VIventricular index
VICVictoria
WAWestern Australia
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