ASA PHYSICAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM CODE

The physical status of the PATIENT as recorded by an anaesthetist for the operative procedure.

This is the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Physical Status Classification System. For further information see the American Society of Anesthesiologists website at: ASA Physical Status Classification System.

National Codes:

1A normal healthy PATIENT 
2A PATIENT with mild systemic disease
3A PATIENT with severe systemic disease
4A PATIENT with severe systemic disease that is a constant threat to life
5A moribund PATIENT who is not expected to survive without the operation
6A declared brain-dead PATIENT whose organs are being removed for donor purposes
 

This attribute is also known by these names:
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formerlyPATIENT PHYSICAL STATUS
pluralASA PHYSICAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM CODES
fullnameAMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS PHYSICAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM CODE

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