American Society of Anesthesiology Classification

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American Society of Anesthesiology Classification

A system used by anesthesiologists to stratify severity of patients' underlying disease and potential for suffering complications from general anesthesia
American Society of Anesthesiology patient classification status
ASA I
Normal healthy Pt
ASA II
Pt with mild systemic disease; no functional limitation–eg, smoker with well-controlled HTN
ASA III
Pt with severe systemic disease; definite functional impairment–eg, DM and angina with relatively stable disease, but requiring therapy
ASA IV
Pt with severe systemic disease that is a constant threat to life–eg, DM + angina + CHF; Pts have dyspnea on mild exertion and chest pain
ASA V
Unstable moribund Pt who is not expected to survive 24 hours with or without the operation
ASA VI
Brain-dead Pt whose organs are removed for donation to another
E
Emergency operation of any type, which is added to any of the 6 above categories, as in ASA II E
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Patients with age group 18 to 60 years planned for surgical procedure under general anaesthesia with ASA I and ASA II were included in study.
Serious adverse events were classified as ASA II (n = 1), ASA III (n = 4) and ASA IV (n = 1).
Sixty patients with ASA I and ASA II in established labor with cervical dilatation less than 5 cm was randomly selected and informed written consent was taken from patients.
Material and Methods: A total of 224 Caesarean sections done at CMH Jhelum from Dec 2011 to Nov 2012 having American Society of Anaesthesiology (ASA) I and ASA II were included in the study.
Sixty patients aged 60 90 years, ASA II and III sta- tus scheduled for leg and foot surgery were enrolled after written informed consent.
Strawberry Edicoes ASA II Activity books, Cookie Jar
0% fue clasificado segun el sistema de puntuacion por la Americam Society of Anesthesiologist en ASA II.
This incompatibility was encountered during the recent case of a 70-year-old male, ASA II, undergoing cystocopy and transurethral resection of the prostate.
ASA-II pregnant women (ASA I grade cannot be ascribed to Pregnant Women as all pregnant women come under ASA II in ASA Physical Status Classification System)