CSA Bulletin May 2007

Spring 2007 - Volume 56, Number 1

Editor's Notes
"Beyond Anesthesia—Don't Let It Go Up in Smoke"
By Stephen Jackson, M.D.

President's Page
"Linda Herren: A Life of Devotion to the CSA"
By Mark A. Singleton, M.D.

From the CEO
"Blue Cross Blues"
By Barbara Baldwin, M.P.H.

Statement of Financial Responsibility

Legislative & Practice Affairs

  • "Hospitals vs. Surgery Centers"
    By Phillip Goldberg, Esq.
  • "2006-2007 GASPAC Honor Roll"
    By William E. Barnaby, III, Esq.

The ASA Interim Board of Directors Meeting
"What's New at the ASA?"
By Linda J. Mason, M.D.

All-Hazards Preparedness
"What Does It Mean to You?"
By Christopher Cornelissen, D.O.

The Death Spiral
By Rushika Fernandopulle, M.D.
Reprinted from the Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin with permission

What To Do with a Patient Who Smokes
JAMA does not allow any Web site to post one of its articles. The link to their site for this article ishttp://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/294/4/482?etoc.

How Anesthesiologists Can Help Beat Joe Camel
"Update from the ASA Smoking Cessation Initiative Task Force"
By David O. Warner, M.D.

Preparation for Surgery Using Hypnosis
By Janet Redman, M.D.

The End of Religious Fatalism
"Boston as the Venue for the Demonstration of Ether for the Intentional Relief of Pain"
By Jason A. Campagna, M.D., Ph.D.
This article is reprinted from Surgery with permission.

By the Numbers
"Generic Drugs"
Reprinted with Permission of ProtoMag

Letters to the CSA

Obstetric Anesthesia CME Program: Module 1
"Patient-Controlled Epidural Anesthesia for Labor"
By Brendan Carvalho, MBBCh, FRCA

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
By Merlin Larson, M.D.

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