Quality assurance: The 10-Group Classification System (Robson classification), induction of labor, and cesarean delivery.
Local subject classificationMATERNITY HOSPITALS
Quality Assurance, Health Care
MetadataShow full item record
CitationQuality assurance: The 10-Group Classification System (Robson classification), induction of labor, and cesarean delivery. 2015, 131 Suppl 1:S23-7 Int J Gynaecol Obstet
JournalInternational journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
AbstractQuality assurance in labor and delivery is needed. The method must be simple and consistent, and be of universal value. It needs to be clinically relevant, robust, and prospective, and must incorporate epidemiological variables. The 10-Group Classification System (TGCS) is a simple method providing a common starting point for further detailed analysis within which all perinatal events and outcomes can be measured and compared. The system is demonstrated in the present paper using data for 2013 from the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. Interpretation of the classification can be easily taught. The standard table can provide much insight into the philosophy of care in the population of women studied and also provide information on data quality. With standardization of audit of events and outcomes, any differences in either sizes of groups, events or outcomes can be explained only by poor data collection, significant epidemiological variables, or differences in practice. In April 2015, WHO proposed that the TGCS (also known as the Robson classification) is used as a global standard for assessing, monitoring, and comparing cesarean delivery rates within and between healthcare facilities.
- A method to assess obstetric outcomes using the 10-Group Classification System: a quantitative descriptive study.
- Authors: Rossen J, Lucovnik M, Eggebø TM, Tul N, Murphy M, Vistad I, Robson M
- Issue date: 2017 Jul 12
- Use of the Robson Ten Group Classification System to categorise operative vaginal delivery.
- Authors: O'Leary BD, Kane DT, Kruseman Aretz N, Geary MP, Malone FD, Hehir MP
- Issue date: 2020 Dec
- Cesarean delivery rates using Robson classification system in Ireland: What can we learn?
- Authors: Crosby DA, Murphy MM, Segurado R, Byrne F, Mahony R, Robson M, McAuliffe FM
- Issue date: 2019 May
- Using the Robson 10-Group Classification System to Compare Cesarean Birth Utilization Between US Centers With and Without Midwives.
- Authors: Smith DC, Phillippi JC, Lowe NK, Breman RB, Carlson NS, Neal JL, Gutierrez E, Tilden EL
- Issue date: 2020 Jan
- The Robson ten-group classification system for appraising deliveries at a tertiary referral hospital in Brazil.
- Authors: Ferreira EC, Pacagnella RC, Costa ML, Cecatti JG
- Issue date: 2015 Jun