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A significant amount of bleeding from the uterus occurring prior to childbirth. (Magann EF et al., 2005).
Heaman et al. (2012),
a woman was considered to have had an antepartum hemorrhage by the presence of:
one or more hospitalizations (ICD-9-CM 641, 641.0, 641.1, 641.2, 641.3, 641.8, 641.9; ICD-10-CA O44, O45, O46) in the gestation period indicating antepartum hemorrhage; OR
one or more physician visits (ICD-9-CM 641, 641.0, 641.1, 641.2, 641.3, 641.8, 641.9) in the gestation period indicating antepartum hemorrhage.
Appendix Table A.4: Table of Codes - Antepartum Hemorrhage
in Heaman et al. (2012) for more information.
Magann EF, Cummings J, Niederhauser A, Rodriguez-Thompson D, McCormack R, Chauhan SP.
Antepartum bleeding of unknown origin in the second half of pregnancy: A review.
Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey
Term used in
Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A.
Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
2012. [Summary] [Full Report] [Errata] (View)