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Cord entanglement

Data Item category

Complications of labour

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

S/T Perinatal Data Collections:
QLD: Cord entanglement with compression. WA: Cord tight around the neck. Record only if the cord required clamping and cutting prior to delivery of the shoulders. Any other cord complications should be recorded under 'other' in free text (e.g., vasa praevia).

Additional information

VIC, SA,TAS and NT (electronic) collect "other complications of labour" as a free text field which may capture 'cord entanglement'.

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