CSA News

Signs that a reduced schedule may benefit you

After working as a clinical anesthesiologist for 29 years and as an academic anesthesiologist prior to that, Linda Hertzberg, MD, left her full-time position in private practice and switched part-time.

My Trip to Washington: Speaking Out Against Drug Shortages

On November 5, 2019, I had the opportunity to participate in a Congressional briefing related to drug shortages at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) opened the session and co-sponsored the MEDS Act with Senator Tina Smith (D-MN).

STUDY: Pregnant women should be cautious of CBD oil

A word of warning to women of childbearing years — be wary of Cannabis-based oils during pregnancy. A recent study found 30% of women in California have a positive attitude toward the use of CBD for the treatment of nausea, pain or anxiety during pregnancy or labor.

The Single-Clinician–Operator/Anesthetist Model for Dental Deep Sedation/Anesthesia: A Major Safety Issue for Children

This statement contains strong wording concerning the need for an independent, skilled professional to manage children during deep sedation in the dental setting.

Dentists required by new law to use updated informed consent form

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Oct. 8 signed Assembly Bill 1622, which revises language in the written informed consent form that dentists must provide to patients prior to administering general anesthesia and deep or moderate sedation.