CSA Bulletin October 2007

Fall 2007 - Volume 56, Number 3

Editor's Notes
"Diverting California's Physician Diversion Program"
By Stephen Jackson, M.D.

President's Page
"A Discussion of Quality: What Is It and How Can You Find It?"
By Virgil M. Airola, M.D.

From the CEO
"Understanding Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans and Payments"
By Barbara Baldwin, M.P.H.

Legislative & Practice Affairs

  • "Everyone I Know"
    By Jason A. Campagna, M.D., Ph.D., and Marco S. Navetta, M.D.
  • "Anesthesia Groups and Peer Review: The Benefits and Burdens"
    By Phillip Goldberg, Esq.
  • "CRNA Scope of Practice under California Law"
    By William E. Barnaby, Esq., and William E. Barnaby, III, Esq.

ASA Interim Board of Directors Meeting
"A New Organizational Improvement Initiative for the ASA"
By Linda J. Mason, M.D.

CSA 2008 Winter Hawaiian Seminar

2005 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC
By Lee C. Woodson, M.D.
Reprinted with Permission of the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists

CSA Guidelines for Deep Sedation for Non-Anesthesiologists
By Mark A. Singleton, M.D.

Who Should Decide How Much Our Services are Worth?
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D.

Anesthesia Aboard the Hospital Ship Mercy
"Care in the Wake of the Indonesian Tsunami"
By J. William Sparks, M.D.

"Call Dad for My Epidural"
By Robert Johnstone, M.D.

Obstetric Anesthesia CME Program: Module 3
"Regional Anesthesia and Infection Control: Are We Doing Enough?"
By Samuel C. Hughes, M.D.

Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
"A Historical Tour of Nitrous Oxide Induction"
By Merlin Larson, M.D.

California and National News

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