CSA Bulletin September 2005

Fall 2005 - Volume 54, Number 3

Editor's Notes
"Foresight Prevents Citing for Wrong Site Surgery" By Stephen Jackson, M.D.

Marin Doctor Tells of Chaos
By Tad Whitaker

Two Out of Three Ain't Good!
"Will You Be Prepared?" By J. Kent Garman, M.D., M.S.

President's Page
"Balance Billing: How, Where and What?" By Edgar D. Canada, M.D.

From the CEO
"The New and Improved CSA" By Barbara Baldwin, M.P.H.

Legislative and Practice Affairs

"CSA Brief Challenges Hospital-Controlled Corporate Practice of Medicine" By David E. Willett, Esq.

"CSA Sues Nursing Board, Challenging CRNA Policy" By David E. Willett, Esq.

"2005 End of Session Report: The Strangest Session We Can Remember" By William E. Barnaby, Esq. and William E. Barnaby III, Esq.

Address of the President-Elect (now President), Edgar D. Canada, M.D.

Should We Ride the Train or Stay at the Station?
"Annual Meeting of the ASA Board of Directors" By R. Lawrence Sullivan, Jr., M.D.

Tips from the Top
"Implementation of a Program for Perioperative Cardiac Risk Reduction Therapy Using Beta Blockers and Clonindine" By Arthur Wallace, M.D., Ph.D.

Ethical Dilemmas in Live-Donor Transplants
By Earl Strum, M.D. and Wayne Kaufman, M.D.

Pay for Performance
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D.

Pay for Performance - References

Laughing Gas
"Gaseous Planet: Truth Be Told" By Harrison Chow, M.D., M.S.

Letters to the CSA

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
"Anesthesia Abroad" By Helen T. O'Keeffe, M.D.

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care CME Program: Module 7
"Palliative and End-of-Life Care" By Jack M. Berger, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

Pain Management and End-of-Life Care CME Program: Module 7 Registration and Questions
"Palliative and End-of-Life Care" By Jack M. Berger, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

Biomonitoring: Measuring Environmental Chemicals in the Body
By David Baltz, M.S.

Future Meetings

CSA Annual Meeting 2006

California & National News

New CSA Members

Mark Your Calendar

The Face of the Healer
By Clyde W. Jones, M.D., FACA