The physical status of the PATIENT as recorded by an anaesthetist for the operative procedure, for the purpose of the National Joint Registry Data Set.
The National Joint Registry Data Set National Codes are based on 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.
|1||Fit and healthy|
|2||Mild disease; not incapacitating|
|3||Incapacitating systemic disease|
|4||Life threatening disease|
|8||Expected to die within 24hrs with or without an operation|
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||ASA PHYSICAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM CODES FOR NATIONAL JOINT REGISTRY|