CSA Bulletin December 2006

Winter 2007 - Volume 55, Number 4

Editor's Notes
"You Are What You Breathe?"
By Stephen Jackson, M.D.

President's Page
By Mark A. Singleton, M.D.

From the CEO
"Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Health Care"
By Barbara Baldwin, M.P.H.

Legislative & Practice Affairs

  • "What the Election Results Mean for CSA"
    By William E. Barnaby III, Esq., and William E. Barnaby, Esq.
  • "Employees and Independent Contractors"
    By Phillip Goldberg, Esq.

2006 ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago
By Linda J. Mason, M.D.

CMA Annual Meeting
By Michele E. Raney, M.D.

Book Review
The Mailbox
By Audrey Shafer, M.D.
Delacorte Press Random House

Laughing Gas
"The 2,000-Year-Old Anesthesiologist"
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D.

Cannabis-Based Medicine: Why is it Such a Conundrum?
By Alice P. Mead, J.D.

Vanity Fare
By Perri Klass, M.D.

CSA District Director Reports

Letters to the CSA

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care CME Program: Module 12
"Summary of Pain Management and End-of-Life Care Series, and Neuromodulation"
By Joshua P. Prager, M.D., M.S.

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
"Dr. Chauncey Leake and the Development of Divinyl Oxide from Bench to Bedside" 
By Matthew J. Mazurek, M.D.

Future Meetings

California and National News

New CSA Members

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