Reference Tables: eBirth childposition

ID:

CD-EBIRTH-CHILDPOSITION

STATUS:

Published

VERSION:

1.0

DATE:

2009-07-30

DESCRIPTION:

This table is related with the ebirth-mother-medicalform transaction. It has been defined by FedICT.

The contents have been jointly defined by the FPS Economy, the 3 Belgian communities (Brussels, Flemish and French), the FPS Health and CEPIP as part of the description of model I statistical data, established by the Royal Decree of 14 June 1999, and implemented by FedICT for the eBirth project.

Values describe the 'position of the child at birth'

Context of use: content of the item 'childposition'.

Code Meaning (English) SNOMED-CT
head-down
other-head
breech
transverse
<item>
   ...
   <cd SV="1.0" S="CD-ITEM-EBIRTH">childposition</cd>
   <content>
      <cd SV="1.0" S="CD-EBIRTH-CHILDPOSITION">transverse</cd>
   </content>
</item>

This means that the child was in 'transverse' position at birth.