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Curling, M.D.<br /> Kenneth Elmassian, D.O.<br /><a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=1"> </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=2"> PRE-ORDER 2015 ANESTHESIA CODING RESOURCES </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=3"> </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=4"> Volume 78, Number 6 June 2014 Edito</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=5"> These are words that you live b</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=6"> observations P Sharing Our Knowledge </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=7"> it points to the origins of the ASA’s most recogn</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=8"> administrative update ASA Continues to Grow! 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We al</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=10"> CEO report SA Global Team Paul Pomeran</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=11"> Through the GHO, ASA maintains a strong, c</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=12"> policy matters Finding Policy Relevance in Lists</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=13"> List Sponsor, Name and URL Other List Groupin</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=14"> Continued from page 11 surgery patients with cont</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=15"> </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=16"> Global Anesthesia: Providing a Voice </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=17"> for Safe Anesthesia Worldwide Photos </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=18"> The Global Trauma Burden and Anesthesia Needs in </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=19"> Photo courtesy of Gerald Dubowitz, M.B., Ch.B. </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=20"> Continued from page 17 41 percent of the anesthe</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=21"> Table 2: Surgical Interventions Most Often Unavai</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=22"> Lifebox: Train the Trainer Christin</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=23"> The first ASA-sponsored Lifebox teaching trip s</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=24"> Continued from page 21 Preparation for printing </a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=25"> MAKE STRIDES Study at your own pace and test you</a> <a title="June 2014 ASA Newsletter page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/20703127?page=26"> the global burden Tracy P. 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