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Failure to progress (FTP)

Data Item category

Complications of labour

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

SA Perinatal Data Collection: When clinician has documented that there was a 'FTP' and specify underlying cause, e.g., CPD, uterine inertia, persistent occiptoposterior position. OTHER S/T: No definition specified.
Description: NT: FTP - 3cm dilated or less; Cx 4cm dilated or more.

Additional information

VIC, TAS and NT (electronic) collect "other complications of labour" as a free text field which may capture failure to progress. WA collects failure to progress less than =3cm and failure to progress greater than 3cm.

Related items

Reason for caesarean section - failure to progress

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