CSA Bulletin January 2008

Winter 2008 - Volume 57, Number 1

Editor's Notes
"The Generalist-Specialist Tension within American Medicine"
By Stephen Jackson, M.D.

President's Page
"The Law of Unintended Consequences"
By Virgil M. Airola, M.D.

From the CEO
"Medicare 2008: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back?"
Barbara Baldwin, M.P.H.

Legislative and Practice Affairs

  • "Case Holding Surgeon Liable for Nurse's Acts Applicable to CRNAs?"
    By David E. Willett, Esq.
  • "A Tipping Point on Balance Billing?"
    By William E. Barnaby, Esq., and William E. Barnaby, III, Esq.
  • "Senate Bill 620—Physician Administered Anesthesia in the Dental Office, Revisited"
    By Michael W. Champeau, M.D.

2007 ASA Annual Meeting in San Francisco
"The Largest Attendance at an ASA Meeting"
By Linda J. Mason, M.D.

Pandemic Flu
"Practical Information and Strategies for Preparedness"
By Jill A. Antoine, M.D., and Tai L. Antoine, M.P.H.

In Vino Veritas: Anesthesia & Mystical Truth
By George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D.

District Director Reports

2008 CSA Annual Meeting and Clinical Anesthesia Update

Everest and Oxygen—Ruminations by a Climber Anesthesiologist
By David Larson, M.D.

CSA Guidelines for Deep Sedation for Nonanesthesiologists

Awake Movie Slips Quietly into a Coma
By Mark A. Singleton, M.D.

Letters to the Editor

Obstetric Anesthesia CME Program: Module 4
"Blood Salvage in Obstetrics"
By Mark Rollins, M.D., Ph.D.

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
"Grover Cleveland's Request"
By Merlin Larson, M.D.

California and National News

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