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Placental abruption

Data Item category

Maternal Morbidity - gestational

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Data definitions

WA and QLD PDC: APH resulting from the placenta becoming totally or partially detached from the uterine wall while the fetus is still in utero. TAS PDC: Premature separation of the placenta, with either or both of revealed (vaginal) or concealed bleeding between the placenta and the uterine wall. VIC PDC: "premature separation of the placenta".

Additional information

NPDC collect APH, and placenta praevia, abruptio placenta as values in the one APH data item. WA: Placental abruption without APH is recorded in "Other" free text field.

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