ANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORY

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:

1General anaesthetic, the administration by a doctor of an agent intended to produce unconsciousness
2Epidural or caudal anaesthetic, the injection of a local anaesthetic agent into the epidural space
3Spinal anaesthetic, the injection of a local anaesthetic agent into the subarachnoid space
4General anaesthetic and epidural or caudal anaesthetic
5General anaesthetic and spinal anaesthetic
6Epidural or caudal and spinal anaesthetic
7Anaesthetic other than in 1 to 6, or analgesic only
8No analgesic or anaesthetic administered
 

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pluralANAESTHETIC OR ANALGESIC CATEGORIES

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