Keys to the Cart: January 1, 2018

published 2 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

ASA Physical Status; ASA Standards for Monitoring  

And we are back welcome to another exciting edition of keys to the cart a weekly open in a seizure podcast where we were review several ID key words in just a couple of minutes I am your host doctor alley battle in anesthesiologists at the university of Virginia thanks for joining me now let's unlock some knowledge for our first keyword today we'll be going back to the basics it is ASA physical status I remember as a new resident struggling to distinguish between a say to an AC 3 patients or between a 3 and a half a for patients and I remember thinking is there really such a thing as an essay one patient alright so let's talk about this in a is a one patient is someone who is otherwise healthy it without a systemic disease or disease process you may see an essay one pace in an outpatient surgery center with local as pathology for minor surgery. In a it's a 2 patient has a known systemic disease but one that does not limit their functional capacity examples include healthy pregnant women ...

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