ASA classification

Dripps clas·si·fi·ca·tion

(drips klas'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
System used by anesthesiologists to describe physical status of patient.
Synonym(s): ASA classification.

ASA class·i·fi·ca·tion

(klas'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
American Society of Anesthesiologists' identification system for a patient's medical status.

ASA classification,

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An ASA classification is determined for each patient prior to undergoing TURP.
The gender and the grades of the ASA classification were compared between different groups via the Chi-square test.
Variables evaluated included age, sex, race, BMI, American Society of ASA classification, medical comorbidities, tissue histology, tissue of origin, location of tumor, neoadjuvant therapy, procedure length, transfusions, and amputation performed.
Patient demographics and operative data Group A: Group B: Non-opioid Opioid predominant predominant (n = 15) (n = 25) Median age (yr) 68 (47-81) 68 (42-81) Male (%) 12 (80) 17 (77) ASA classification 2 3 (20) 4 (18) 3 12 (80) 18 (82) Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (%) 11 (73) 12 (55) Surgical pathology (%) T0 4 (27) 3 (14) Ta 1 (7) 1 (5) Tis 2 (13) 3 (14) T1 0 (0) 1 (5) T2 6 (40) 6 (27) T3 0 (0) 2 (9) T4 1 (7) 2 (9) N+ 1 (7) 4 (18) Median preoperative 1.
5 Total 200 100 Table 2: ASA classification ASA classification Study Subjects No.
Independent sample t-test was used for comparison of age and emergence time while chi square test was used for the comparison oa ASA classification between both the groups.
ASA classification was not recorded by the OPD anaesthetist in 81 (15.
Although Rogers et al (2005) showed that the ASA classification system can predict postoperative outcome, this system was not designed to predict who would require a postoperative anaesthetic visit.
Patients' charts were reviewed, and data were collected in the following categories: age, procedure, ASA classification, presence or absence of IV access, medications given in the OR, medications given in the recovery room, complications, and times in the OR for induction, procedure, and total OR time.
The ASA Classification status (table 1) was used as an estimate of operative risk (Wolters et al 1996).
2] ASA classification (a) I 12 (48%) 16 (64%) II 13(52%) 9 (36%) Socio-demographic Group 3 P value characteristic Midazolam 0.
There was no significant difference between the two groups with regards to ASA classification (Table 2).