Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Modified ASA Grade for assessment of fitness for anaesthesia and surgery

ASA or American Society of Anesthesiologists grade is the most commonly used grading system to accurately predict morbidity and mortality.
Medical co-morbidity increases the risk associated with anaesthesia and surgery,50% of patients presenting for elective surgery are ASA grade 1.

Corresponding grade in each classification for ASA and revised assessments

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Brainstem and Pons

The structures of the midbrain, including the medulla oblongata, the pons and associated structures and their functions.

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Topic is Hyperthyroidism and all the different types and how to distinguish between them:
Topics Include:
-Grave's Disease
-Silent Thyroiditis
-Subacute Thyroiditis
-Euthyroid Sick Syndrome
-Pituitary Adenoma
-Exogenous Administration

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