CSA Bulletin December 2004

October-December 2004 - Volume 53, Number 4

Editor's Notes
"The 'Governator' Navigates Troubled Waters"
By Stephen Jackson, M.D., Editor

President's Page
"Happy New Year?"
By Linda J. Mason, M.D., CSA President

Executive Director's Page
"Medicare 2005" 
By Barbara Baldwin, M.P.H.

Legislative & Practice Affairs
"Recap of 2004 Legislative Session "
By William E. Barnaby, Esq., CSA Legislative Counsel

"Planning Ahead—and Staying in Fair Territory"
By David E. Willett, Esq., CSA Legal Counsel

"Dustin E. Corcoran, CMA's New VP of Government Relations: 'The Torch Has Been Passed to a New Generation'"
By William E. Barnaby III, Esq., CSA Legislative Advocate

Hospitals to Anesthesiologists: Our Way or the Highway!
By Patricia A. Dailey, M.D., CSA Past President; Associate Editor, CSA Bulletin

Graphs for "Hospitals to Anesthesiologists"
These are graphs that pertain to the previous article.

The American Board of Anesthesiology Recertification Process
"Beware and Be Aware!" 
By Earl Strum, M.D., Director, District 3; Associate Editor, CSA Bulletin

Whatever Happens in Vegas, �
"The ASA Annual Meeting"
R. Lawrence Sullivan, Jr., M.D., ASA Director California

Anesthesia Reimbursement
"Should It Be Changed to a Non-Time-Based System?"
J. Kent Garman, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C., ASA Alternate Director California; CSA Past President; Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Stanford University; Associate Editor, CSA Bulletin

District Director Reports

Medical Liability Reform and the Case of the Dislodged Tooth
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D., Vice Chair of LPAD; Director, District 13; Associate Editor, CSA Bulletin
and
"Guidelines for Decreasing Dental Injury Claims"
Ann S. Lofsky, M.D., and Mark Gorney, M.D.

Message in a Bottle (Part 2)
Brian E. Howard, Editor of E Magazine

Pain Management CME Program: Module 4
"Pain Physiology"
Mark W. Wallace, M.D., Associate Professor, Clinical Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
"A Tribute to Manual Garcia"
Clyde W. Jones, M.D., F.A.C.A.

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