Last Updated: 2012-11-05
Vaginal births that were assisted by the means of forceps or vacuum extraction.
A birth was considered to be assisted if one or more of the following procedure / intervention codes were present:
ICD-9-CM: 72.0, 72.1, 72.2, 72.3, 72.4, 72.71, 72.7, or 72.79; OR
CCI: 5.MD.53.KL, 5.MD.53.KK, 5.MD.53.KN, 5.MD.53.KM, 5.MD.53.KJ, 5.MD.53.KH, 5.MD.55.^^, 5.MD.54.^^, 5.MD.53.KS, 5.MD.53.KP, 5.MD.53.JE, or 5.MD.53.JD.
All homebirths attended by a midwife were coded as vaginal births that were not assisted.
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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
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