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Maternal Morbidity - pre-existing

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Data definitions

QLD PDC: Asthma treated during this pregnancy. SA PDC: The woman required medication to prevent or treat asthma or had symptoms of asthma during this pregnancy. Asthma is not included if the woman only had a history of asthma i.e. childhood asthma or before she became pregnant. WA PDC: Any current medical conditions relevant to pregnancy, or maternal congenital abnormality or carrier trait, should be recorded including asthma.

Additional information

VIC and TAS provide a free text field for maternal conditions, which may capture asthma. Tas PDC collects this information in Obstetrix Tas, a statewide Electronic Perinatal Database that is used in public maternity and publically contracted private hospitals throughout Tasmania.

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