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Procedure (maternal) ACHI code

Data Item category

Labour and birth

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Data definitions

METeOR: A clinical intervention represented by a code that is surgical in nature, and/or carries a procedural risk, and/or carries an anaesthetic risk, and/or requires specialised training, and/or requires special facilities or equipment only available in an acute care setting.
VIC PDC: The interventions used for the diagnostic and/or treatment of the mother during her pregnancy, the labour, delivery and the puerperium. Includes procedures and operations performed during the current pregnancy, labour, delivery and the puerperium. For example, cholecystectomy, ligation of vessels for twin-to-twin transfusion, hysterectomy and amniocentesis. QLD PDC: any medical or surgical procedures and/or operations that were performed on the mother or foetus during the current pregnancy. Please also include those performed during labour and delivery.

Additional information

Procedure codes for interventions in labour, delivery and the puerperium are contained in this item. This includes codes for induction, augmentation, analgesia, anaesthesia, operative delivery and other surgical interventions. VIC and QLD PDC contains a freetext field for "other" procedures and operations during pregnancy labour and delivery which contains ICD-10-AM codes. It does not differentiate whether the procedure was conducted during labour and birth.

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