CSA Bulletin November 2010

Fall 2010 - Volume 59, Number 4

Editor's Notes
Arthur O'Neil McGowan, M.D., Our Own "Invisible Hero"
By Stephen H. Jackson, M.D.

In Memoriam: A Tribute to Art McGowan, M.D.
By Perte McDermott, M.D., Ph.D. and Norman Levin, M.D.

Court Rules Against CSA and CMA on Opt-Out
By Linda B. Hertzberg, M.D.

President's Page
Surgery Without Anesthesiologists
By Narendra S. Trivedi, M.D.

From The CEO
ACOs: Revolutionary Healthcare Model or Repackaging of the Same Old Ideas?
By Barbara Baldwin, MPH, CAE

On Your Behalf: Legislative and Practice Affairs
By CSA Legislative Counsel William E. Barnaby, Esq., and William E. Barnaby III, Esq.

Talking Points for Responding to New York Times Editorial
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D.

Peering Over the Ether Screen
Anesthesiologist Assistants: Right for California?
By Karen S. Sibert, M.D.

A Blind Horse Upon A Treadmill
An Opinion by Steve Goldfien, M.D.

ASA Director's Report
2010 ASA August Board Meeting
By Mark Singleton, M.D.

Keeping Patient Safety First While Responding to Production Pressure
Reprinted with permission from NORCAL

Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) Consensus Statement on Perioperative Blood Glucose Management in Diabetic Patients Undergoing Ambulatory Surgery
Review of the consensus statement and additional commentary by Thelma Korpman, M.D.

Pediatric Anesthesia Module 2
By Suzanne L. Strom, M.D.

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
Ethyl Chloride and Rapid Induction
By Merlin Larson, M.D.

In Memoriam: Patrick Sim, M.L.S.
Librarian at the Wood Library-Museum
By Stephen H. Jackson, M.D.

California and National News

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