RESUSCITATION METHOD CODE

Description

An indicator of whether resuscitation was:

  • by positive pressure and

  • administered using drugs.

RESUSCITATION METHOD CODE records the means by which regular respiration of the baby was attempted and is not recorded for stillbirths.

For local purposes, the actual drugs administered should be specified.

National Codes

Code Description
1 Positive pressure nil, drugs nil
2 Positive pressure nil, drugs administered
3 Positive pressure by mask, drugs nil
4 Positive pressure by mask, drugs administered
5 Positive pressure by endotracheal tube, drugs nil
6 Positive pressure by endotracheal tube, drugs administered

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural RESUSCITATION METHOD CODES