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Pre-labour rupture of membranes

Data Item category

Maternal Morbidity - gestational

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

S/T Perinatal Data Collections:
SA: Spontaneous rupture of membranes for more than 24 hrs before the onset of labour. WA: Rupture of the membranes at any time before the onset of labour irrespective of gestation at the time of the membrane rupture. TAS: Confirmed rupture of membranes prior to the onset of labour, but for less than 18 hrs.
ANZNN: Definition from ANZNN Data Dictionary
TAS PMC: Includes number of hours prior to labour

Additional information

TAS also collect ROM greater than 18 hours. QLD, SA, VIC collect "other complications of pregnancy" as a free text field which may capture pre-labour ROM. VIC can calculate from PDCU data, date and time of rupture of membranes date and time of onset of labour, gestation at birth.

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