ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORY

The type of anaesthetic and/or analgesic administered to the mother during or after Labour and Delivery.

Description

The type of anaesthetic and/or analgesic administered to the mother during or after Labour and Delivery.

Where an analgesic is administered in addition to an anaesthetic, only the anaesthetic or combination of anaesthetics should be recorded.

National Codes:

1

General anaesthetic, the administration by a doctor of an agent intended to produce unconsciousness

2

Epidural or caudal anaesthetic, the injection of a local anaesthetic agent into the epidural space

3

Spinal anaesthetic, the injection of a local anaesthetic agent into the subarachnoid space

4

General anaesthetic and epidural or caudal anaesthetic

5

General anaesthetic and spinal anaesthetic

6

Epidural or caudal and spinal anaesthetic

7

Anaesthetic other than in 1 to 6, or analgesic only

8

No analgesic or anaesthetic administered

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORIES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC has an attribute ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORY of type ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORY
Data Element ANAESTHETIC GIVEN DURING LABOUR OR DELIVERY CODE is the data element of ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORY
Data Element ANAESTHETIC GIVEN POST LABOUR OR DELIVERY CODE is the data element of ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORY
Data Element ANAESTHETIC GIVEN DURING LABOUR OR DELIVERY CODE references in description ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORY
Data Element ANAESTHETIC GIVEN POST LABOUR OR DELIVERY CODE references in description ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORY