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.
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After the relationship between risk scores and POPCs was assessed, we found a significant correlation only between the ASA classification and POPC.
The independent risk predictors for critical care admission were ASA classification [greater than or equal to] 2, intermediate or major surgery, urgent or emergency surgery, injury as an indication for surgery, upper GIT surgery, head and neck surgery, neurosurgery and thoracic surgery.
The difference in mortality may be because our patients were older, patients had a higher ASA classification or our study included only elective EVAR of Randomized Controlled Trials.
There was no statistical significance of age, BMI, ASA classification, and diabetes between the two groups of patients.
All demographic and perioperative data were collected from chart reviews and prospectively recorded preoperatively, postoperatively, and after 2year follow-up in institutional Spine Operation Registry, including the following factors: sex, age, ASA classification, diagnosis, surgical level, operative time, blood loss, neurologic status as American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) impairment scale, back pain score (visual analog scale, VAS), functional scale (Oswestry disability index, ODI), radiographic examination (kyphotic correction angle immediately after surgery and 2-year follow-up), inflammatory markers, and radiation dose.
As depicted in Table 2, there were no statistically significant differences between the groups in demographic and clinical variables, such as age, BMI, gender, ASA classification, and type of anaesthesia and surgery in patients included in the study at the University Hospital of Astana.
A combination of ASA Physical Status Classification and NI evaluation would provide a more valid estimate of patient's care needs than ASA classification alone.
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.
p value Age (mean [+ or -] std dev) (95% CI) DMG 42.00 [+ or -] 9.04 35.53-48.47 .52 Saline 39.70 [+ or -] 6.55 35.02-44.39 BMI (mean [+ or -] std dev) (95% CI) DMG 26.40 [+ or -] 5.60 22.39-30.40 .20 Saline 29.54 [+ or -] 5.03 25.94-33.14 Surgery Time (hr) (median and range) DMG 1.50 1.13-2.63 .67 Saline 1.68 1.27-2.27 Estimated blood loss (mean [+ or -] std dev) (95% CI) DMG 147.5 [+ or -] 78.57 91.29-203.71 .23 Saline 108.0 [+ or -] 61.70 63.86-152.14 Surgery to discharge (hr) (mean [+ or -] std dev) (95% CI) DMG 25.83 [+ or -] 2.96 23.71-27.94 .88 Saline 26.05 [+ or -] 3.36 23.65-28.45 ASA Classification (median and range) DMG 2.00 1.0-2.0 .63 Saline 2.00 1.0-2.0
% Symptomatic cholelithiasis 153 76.5 Chronic cholecystitis 32 16 Acute cholecystitis 12 6 Mucocele of gall bladder 2 1 Polyp of gall bladder 1 0.5 Total 200 100 Table 2: ASA classification ASA classification Study Subjects No.