CSA Bulletin February 2012

Volume 61, Number 1 - Volume 61, Number 1

Full 2012 Winter Bulletin

Editor's Notes
A Societal Pot Hole in Need of Repair
By Stephen H. Jackson, M.D.

President's Page
The Logic of Embracing Performance Measurement While Rejecting P4P
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D.

ASA Director's Report
The ASA Looks to the Future
By Mark Singleton, M.D.

On Your Behalf, Legislative and Practice Affairs
Election Reforms, Antidote to Political Polarization?
By William E. Barnaby, Sr., and William E. Barnaby III, CSA Legislative Counsel
Report from the Legislative and Practice Affairs Division (LPAD)
By Paul Yost, M.D.

The Dumb-pipe Anesthesiologists
By Mona Kotecha, M.D.

The Perioperative Surgical Home
By Mark Warner, M.D.

Annual Meeting of the CMA House of Delegates
By Michele Raney, M.D.

Informed Consent: Respecting Patient Autonomy
By Gail Van Norman, M.D.

Peering Over the Ether Screen
Nurse Anesthesia Supervision and Online Opinion
By Karen S. Sibert, M.D.

Perspectives on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)
Shall We Toast the End of Obamacare?
By Karen S. Sibert, M.D.
Celebrate Repeal? Seriously?
By Joseph Andresen, M.D.
Toast the End of Obamacare?I Will!
By Steven Goldfien, M.D.

Managing the Risk of Uterine Rupture During a Trial of Labor After Cesarean Section
Edited By Mark Zakowski, M.D., and Patricia Dailey, M.D.

The Ethics of Ending Life: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, Part 1:
The Language of Ending Life
By Gail Van Norman, M.D.

Dr. Marijuana, Inc., Is IN
By Jesse Oehler

Cannabis’ Regulatory Void, Or: How Did We Become “Gatekeepers” Without a Gate?
Donald Lyman, M.D.

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
Interested in a Good New Book? A Visit to the Guedel Results in One!
By Selma Calmes, M.D.

New CSA Members