Score and Assessment Systems

American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification

Author: Originalarbeit 1941:Saklad M: Grading of patients for surgical procedures. Anaesthesiology 2:281-284, 1941
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HL7 v2.x datatype: NM
HL7 V3 datatype: INT
Specialities: Intensive Care / Intensivmedizin
Anasthesia / Anästhesie


Codesystem Code Value(s) Interpretation
no codesystem 1 - sehr gut
no codesystem 2 - gut
no codesystem 3 - mäßig
no codesystem 4 - schlecht
no codesystem 5 - moribund
no codesystem 6 - Notfall


Comp. Decription Bezeichnung Code System: Codes/
Score Value
Details /
Score Range
HL7 DT v2 + V3 /
Snomed CT
TOTAL SCORE American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification

Snomed CT: 273270000
ASA normal, healthy patient gesunder Patient 1 - NM + INT
ASA mild systemic desease Allgemeinerkrankung ohne Einschränkungen 2 - NM + INT
ASA severe systemic desease mit leichten Einschränkungen 3 - NM + INT
ASA severe systemic desease that is constant threat to life mit schweren Einschränkungen 4 - NM + INT
ASA moribund patient not expected to life with or without this operation moribunder Patient 5 - NM + INT
ASA hirntoter Patient 6 - NM + INT

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Date of Last Change: Nov 06, 2008 (FO)