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Cervical dilation prior to caesarean section

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Labour and birth

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Data definitions

QLD Perinatal Data Collection: If a caesarean was performed, tick the box (one box only) that corresponds to the level of dilatation of the cervix prior to the caesarean. Options include 3cm or less, more than 3cm or not measured. Note this field is mandatory when the method of birth is a caesarean, including no labour caesarean.

Additional information

​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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