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Placenta praevia

Data Item category

Maternal Morbidity - gestational

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Data definitions

VIC PDC: Where the placenta is located over or very near to the cervical os which may result in haemorrhage. Placenta praevia with and without haemorrhage. WA and QLD PDC: APH resulting from the placenta being located over or very near to the internal cervical os. TAS PDC: US diagnosis of a placenta that is located partly or completely in the lower uterine segment of the uterus after 28 weeks gestation.

Additional information

NPDC collect APH, and placenta praevia, abruptio placenta as values in the one APH data item. ACT collect APH-Placenta Praevia together.

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