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Principal diagnosis (maternal) ICD-10-AM

Data Item category

Maternal Morbidity - non-specific

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

METeOR: The diagnosis established after study to be chiefly responsible for occasioning an episode of admitted patient care, an episode of residential care or an attendance at the health care establishment, as represented by a code.

Additional information

This item could contain both pre-existing medical conditions and pregnancy-related medical conditions that result in admission to hospital for a woman during pregnancy. Examples include ICD10-AM codes for pregnancy-induced hypertension: O13 - Gestational [pregnancy-induced] hypertension without significant proteinuria; O14 - Gestational [pregnancy-induced] hypertension with significant proteinuria; O15. These items could also appear in the related data item Additional diagnosis ICD-10-AM.
ACT PDC: collect this item through linkage with Admitted Patient Collection

Related items

Additional diagnosis ICD-10-AM

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