ASA PHYSICAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM CODE (NATIONAL JOINT REGISTRY)

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National Codes: 
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Notes:
ASA PHYSICAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM CODE (NATIONAL JOINT REGISTRY) is 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.

Permitted National Codes:

1Fit and healthy
2Mild disease; not incapacitating
3Incapacitating systemic disease
4Life threatening disease
8Expected to die within 24hrs with or without an operation
 

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