NTSV Cesarean Birth Measure Specifications

This measure assesses the number of nulliparous women with a term, singleton baby in a vertex position delivered by cesarean birth. This measure is part of a set of nationally implemented measures by The Joint Commission that address perinatal care:
  • PC-01: Elective Delivery
  • PC-02: Cesarean Birth
  • PC-05: Exclusive Human Milk Feeding
  • PC-06: Unexpected Complications in Term Newborns

Denominator Statement

Nulliparous patients who delivered a live-term singleton newborn in vertex presentation.

Numerator Statement

Denominator cases delivered by cesarean.

For more information and full-measure specifications, please see The Joint Commission's website.