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Final mode of delivery

Data Element ID: DE372
Name: Final mode of delivery
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: Delivery-Mode,CD
Definition: Determination of the final mode of delivery.
Question: What was the mode of delivery?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Perinatal
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Changed the Data Element Question from "What was the final mode of delivery?" to "What was the mode of delivery?";
Added A1569 (b) "Attempted vaginal delivery followed by Cesarean section" to the answer value set
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if the incident involved the birthing process and regardless of who was affected by the incident.
If the process began as a planned vaginal delivery but was converted to a Cesarean section, select 'Cesarean section.'
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 9
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
289259007 a Vaginal Delivery 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 SNOMED CT
A1569 b Attempted vaginal delivery followed by Cesarean section 2.16.840.1.113883. AHRQ Common Formats
200146002 c Cesarean section 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 SNOMED CT
UNK d Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: 04/03/2012
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: - -
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: Amy Helwig, MD, MS
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Data Element Question and Answer Value clarification
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 04/03/2012
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