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Term: Newborn Separation Abstract

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


The newborn separation abstract is a hospital discharge abstract with an abstract type = "Newborn and Stllborn". The newborn abstract contains patient data related to the birth of a child/children such as birthweight, the Apgar scores at 1 and 5 minutes, gestational age, and numerous ICD-9-CM diagnostic codes describing neonatal morbidity and conditions.

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  • Mustard CA, Roos NP. The relationship of prenatal care and pregnancy complications to birthweight in Winnipeg, Canada. Am J Public Health 1994;84(9):1450-1457. [Abstract] (View)

Term used in 

  • Finlayson GS, Forget E, Ekuma O, Derksen S, Bond R, Martens P, De Coster C. Allocating Funds for Healthcare in Manitoba Regional Health Authorities: A First Step--Population-Based Funding. Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2007. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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