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Final mode of delivery

Data Element ID: DE372
Name: Final mode of delivery
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: Delivery-Mode,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
Definition: Determination of the final mode of delivery.
Question: What was the final mode of delivery?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Perinatal
Data Set: Reserved for future use
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Not applicable for this release
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if the event involved the birthing process.

If the process began as a planned vaginal delivery but was converted to a Cesarean section, select 'Cesarean section.'
Format: Not Applicable
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
200146002 b Cesarean section 2.16.840.1.113883.6.96 SNOMED CT
UNK c Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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