An indicator of whether anaesthesia was administered to the mother during labour and/or delivery.
Queensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC)
Anaesthesia includes any drug related method of pain relief used by the mother during labour/delivery.
Queensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC):
Must not be blank.
Must be 1, 2 or 9.
If code 2 Yes, Birth event-type of anaesthesia administered must be completed.
For national reporting of the Birth event-anaesthesia administered indicator (NHDD) data element the following mapping occurs:
Code 1 No is mapped to code 2 No.
Code 2 Yes is mapped to code 1 Yes.
Implementation in Metadata Sets
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare