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Term: Complications of Labour and Delivery

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-12-11


Unsuspected conditions that arise during the labour or delivery process. Complications were considered if the delivery was by C-Section or any of the following occurred: ICD-9-CM=72.5, 660.4, 641.2, 663, 665.1, 760-779. This definition also includes Birth Complications: ICD-9-CM 72, 73.3, 763.2, 652.2, and 669.6.

See the Complications of Labour and Delivery concept for the ICD-9-CM code descriptions.

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