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A code set representing the method of resuscitation.


Data Type Number
Format N
Maximum character length 1


Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 6 External cardiac massage and ventilation
5 Endotracheal intubation and IPPR
4 Intermittent positive pressure respiration (IPPR) through bag and mask
3 Oxygen therapy only
2 Suction only
1 None
Supplementary Values 9 Not stated


Guide for use:

CODE 3 Oxygen therapy only

If oxygen is given by bag and mask without IPPR, code as 'oxygen therapy'.


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