AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9 - 2009 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Preterm Birth Versus Normal Gestational Age

Term birth is documented on the face sheet and the Newborn Physical Examination sheet. However, the baby's gestational age throughout the newborn record is documented as 34 1/7 weeks. Would this be considered a pre-term birth based on gestational age? ...

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