American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification System

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"The purpose of the grading system is simply to assess the degree of a patient’s 'sickness' or 'physical state' prior to selecting the anesthetic or prior to performing surgery. Describing patients’ preoperative physical status is used for recordkeeping, for communicating between colleagues, and to create a uniform system for statistical analysis. The grading system is not intended for use as a measure to predict operative risk."

Alternative Title: 
ASA Physical Status Classification System
PS Classification System
Anesthesia Physical Classification System
English Title: 
American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification System
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American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
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