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Part 8: Validation Study NSW Midwives Data Collection 1998 Volume 11 Issue 1

Lee Taylor, Margaret Pym, Barbara Bajuk, Lee Sutton, Susan Travis, Clare Banks

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Lee Taylor

Margaret Pym

Barbara Bajuk

Lee Sutton

Susan Travis

Clare Banks


A revised MDC form was implemented from 1 January 1998. The new form includes data elements necessary for most of the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards/Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (ACHS/RANZCOG) clinical indicators for obstetrics. The revision also included changes required for the data elements to comply with national coding standards described in the National Health Data Dictionary.