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Describe:
ASA Class I

Healthy pt
no organic, physiologic, biochemical, or psychiatric disturbances

2

Describe:
ASA class II

Mild systemic disease that may or may not be related to the reason for sx

3

Describe:
ASA class III

Severe systemic disease
that limits activity, but is not incapacitating and may or may not be related to surgery

4

Describe:
ASA class IV

Pt with incapacitating systemic disease that is a constant threat to life with or without sx

5

Describe:
ASA class V

Moribund pt not expected to live 24 hours with or without surgery
submitted to sx as resuscitative effort

6

Describe:
ASA class VI

A brain dead pt whose organs are being harvested

7

Describe:
Operation (E)

any pt requiring emergency surgery

8

What class?
A brain dead pt whose organs are being harvested

ASA VI

9

what class?
Healthy pt
no organic, physiologic, biochemical, or psychiatric disturbances

ASA I

10

What class?
Severe systemic disease
that limits activity, but is not incapacitating and may or may not be related to surgery

ASA III

11

What class?
Mild systemic disease that may or may not be related to the reason for sx

ASA II

12

What class?
Moribund pt not expected to live 24 hours with or without surgery
submitted to sx as resuscitative effort

ASA V

13

What class
Pt with incapacitating systemic disease that is a constant threat to life with or without sx

ASA IV

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Give Ex:
ASA I

healthy pt

15

Give Ex:
ASA II

HTN or Heart dz that only slightly limits activity
DM
Anemia
extreme of age
Morbid obese
chronic bronchitis

16

Give Ex:
ASA III

Heart dz that limits activity
poorly controlled HTN
DM w/ vascular problems
chronic pulm dz that limits activity
Prior MI or angina pectoris

17

Give Ex:
ASA IV

CHF
Persistant angina pectoris
Advanced Kidney, liver. pulmonary dz

18

Give Ex:
ASA V

PE
cerebral trauma
ruptured AAA

19

Give Ex:
ASA VI

organ donation

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Give Ex:
(E)

appy
D&C for bleeding
any sx required on a non-elective basis

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