ASA Physical Status Classification System
Scoring systemis in medicine

ASA Physical Status Classification System

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System to assess the fitness of patients before surgery Status 1: Healthy patient Status 2: Mild systemic disease Status 3: Severe systemic disease Status 4: Severe systemic disease that is…

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Propofol

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Introduction Propofol is a drug widely used for sedation and general anaesthesia. It also gained notoriety for its involvement in the death of Michael Jackson. It usually comes in a…

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Pulse Oximetry

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Introduction Pulse Oximetry is a way of measuring the oxygen level in the blood. It is a measure of oxygenation but not a measure of ventilation Oxygenation – the ability…

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