« Back



Does Adding Examples to the American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification Improve Consistency in Assignment to Patients?


The study is now closed. Thank you for your interest and thank you if you participated.

You can still view the hypothetical cases used in the study and the correct ASA Physical Status class assigned (and why) by downloading this document.

You can view the examples approved by the ASA either in the PDF or directly at http://www.asahq.org/resources/clinical-information/asa-physical-status-classification-system

The results have been submitted to the 2015 ASA Annual Meeting as an abstract.


Dr. Amr Abouleish
Dr. Erin Hurwitz
Dr. Sarah Shabot
Dr. Michelle Simon
Dr. Sandhya Vinta
Dr. Charles Zehm