LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD

The method by which the process of Labour began, or Delivery by caesarean section occurred.

Description

The method by which the process of Labour began, or Delivery by caesarean section occurred.

Note:

  • National Code 1 is not to be recorded if a planned elective caesarean section is carried out, see National Code 2.

  • If an unplanned caesarean section is performed after Labour  has started National Codes 1, 3, 4, and 5 should be used as applicable.

  • If the methods at National Code 3, 4, or 5 have been used to accelerate rather than induce Labour, they should not be recorded under these codes.

National Codes

Code Description
1 Spontaneous; the onset of regular contractions whether or not preceded by spontaneous rupture of the membranes
2

Any caesarean section carried out before the onset of Labour or a planned elective caesarean section carried out immediately following the onset of Labour, when the decision was made before Labour

3 Surgical induction; by amniotomy
4

Medical induction; including administration of agents either orally, intravenously or intravaginally with the intention of initiating Labour

5 Combination of surgical induction and medical induction

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHODS

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class CLINICAL INTERVENTION has an attribute LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD of type LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD
Data Element LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD CODE is the data element of LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD
Data Element LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD CODE references in description LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD
Data Element LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD CODE (NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET) references in description LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD
Attribute LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD CODE FOR NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET references in description LABOUR OR DELIVERY ONSET METHOD