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<br /> <br /> <br /> The American Society of Anesthesiologists would like to thank the following organizations<br /> for their support of the ASA NEWSLETTER by advertising in our publication:<br /> TM<br /> Y our ow n per sonal billing com pany<br /> n Boise VA Medical Center<br /> n Central Anesthesia<br /> n University of Texas Health Science Center<br /> n Vanguard Health Systems<br /> Volume 73,Number 12<br /> December 2009<br /> Editor<br /> Douglas R. Bacon, M.D., Chair<br /> Associate Editor<br /> N. Martin Giesecke, M.D.<br /> Assistant Editors<br /> Brooke Albright, M.D.<br /> (Junior Residents' Review Co-Editor)<br /> John F. Dombrowski, M.D.<br /> Ike I. Eriator, M.D.<br /> Girish P. Joshi, M.D.<br /> Angela Kendrick, M.D.<br /> James E. Szalados, M.D.<br /> Brad M.Taicher, D.O.<br /> (Senior Residents' Review Co-Editor)<br /> John E.Tetzlaff, M.D.<br /> Mary Ann Vann, M.D.<br /> Editorial Staff<br /> Dawn M. 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