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Pre-existing epilepsy

Data Item category

Maternal Morbidity - pre-existing

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Data definitions

NPDC: Epilepsy before pregnancy, Yes/No.
QLD PDC: No definition for epilepsy but general description for current medical conditions: Includes pre-existing maternal conditions, hypertension or diabetes, and other diseases, illnesses or conditions arising during the current pregnancy, that are not directly attributable to pregnancy but may significantly affect care during the current pregnancy and/or pregnancy outcome. SA PDC: Does not specify as a pre-existing condition; collected as a condition in this pregnancy.

Additional information

VIC and WA provide a free text field to specify maternal conditions, which may capture epilepsy. NPDC data does not include all S/Ts.

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