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ReCoDe is a classification system for stillbirths which was developed by the Perinatal Institute and used within its perinatal mortality reports in the West Midlands. The system is intended to describe the relevant clinical conditions associated with stillbirths, to address the problem that many are reported as 'unexplained' with conventional classification systems. The clinical implications of 'unexplained stillbirths' have been discussed in a commentary commissioned by the 8th CESDI Report, available here.

Documents with further information about ReCoDe:


PDF document Click here to view article on ReCoDe in BMJ, 2005
PDF document Click here to view the ReCoDe Classification
PDF document Click here to view guidlines for use of ReCoDe




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