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Surgical repair of perineum

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Complications of labour

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Data definitions

S/T Perinatal Data Collection: NSW: Surgical suturing of the lower genital tract (perineal laceration or episiotomy) following birth. The lower genital tract is defined as below and not including the cervix.VIC: Whether a repair to a laceration or incision to the perineum during birth was undertaken. Including repair to perineal and/or episiotomy. QLD: Whether the vagina or perineum was surgically repaired. OTHER S/Ts: No definition specified.

Additional information

NT (electronic) collect "state of perineum" with an additional free text field which may capture surgical repair. 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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