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Dombrowski, M.D.<br /> Uday Jain, M.D., Ph.D.<br /<a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=1"> </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=2"> perfect partnership Let ABC help you navigate th</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=3"> </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=4"> Volume 75, Number 5 May 2011 Edit</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=5"> PSTIM™, a pulse stimulation device, is FDA approv</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=6"> from the crow’s nest from the crow’s nest Adv</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=7"> Title dedicated to bringing the mess</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=8"> administrative update What Happened to My Propof</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=9"> Although there could be “work arounds” for som</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=10"> washington report Entitlement Reform – in the Ca</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=11"> In the House, Chairman Ryan rolled out his bud</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=12"> Back to Our Roots: the importance of enforcing </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=13"> professionalism at asa Hippocratic%Oath I swea</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=14"> Continued from page 11 children abused by clergy </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=15"> Invented by Hakko Medical </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=16"> Ethical Issues in the Publication of Medical Rese</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=17"> responsibility for the ethical nature of their st</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=18"> Continued from page 15 Self-plagiarism is equiva</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=19"> </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=20"> the broad implications of </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=21"> inical research fraud benefit increase wi</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=22"> Research Fraud in Anesthesia Stev</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=23"> a paragraph of verbatim plagiarism, and I was a c</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=24"> Talking Points on Anesthesiologist Assistants – E</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=25"> n Nova Southeastern University, Tampa, Florida. </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=26"> committee news Anesthesiology has led medicin</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=27"> New Edition! Test your knowledge of anesthesiolog</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=28"> committee news Alan P. Marco, M.D., M.M.M., F.A.</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=29"> Another area of future CPSE activity is the ed</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=30"> The Houston Marathon … PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2011 </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=31"> Committee on Practice Management members help in </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=32"> Continued from page 28 of providing those new to </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=33"> The “Table Discussions” session Saturday eve</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=34"> PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2011 – Resident Track Esi M.</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=35"> Over 70 residents from across the nation attended</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=36"> nominations for distinguished service award e </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=37"> Your children have performance standards, </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=38"> Debating the Future: Can Single-Specialty Anesthe</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=39"> mid-Atlantic area. Dr. Narr is Chair of Anesthesi</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=40"> Continued from page 37 Narr: I agree with Dr. Di</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=41"> Self-Education and Evaluation SEE Question Acco</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=42"> Episode-Based (Bundled) Payments for Anesthesiolo</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=43"> postoperative pain control. Time is the time spen</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=44"> Continued from page 41 “GAO found that in 2004 a</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=45"> missing some of the patients. The number of cases</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=46"> Continued from page 43 </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=47"> The surgical procedures experienced by the pat</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=48"> Employer Obligations Under Health Care Reform Ju</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=49"> B. Employer Requirements. 1. Penalties on l</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=50"> Continued from page 47 Table 3 Non-Grandfathered </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=51"> ACE Question A 55-year-old man with a history of </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=52"> practice management Our lives, personal and </a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=53"> What If I Don’t Want to Participate? Two word</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=54"> Continued from page 51 webpage dedicated to mean</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=55"> ASA Corporate Supporter Program ASA is p</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=56"> Balance Billing Issues Heat Up state beat Carly</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=57"> While we are encouraged by the model legislati</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=58"> How Big Is a Million? what’s new in ... Richard</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=59"> complete a carpal tunnel repair, it’s worth figuri</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=60"> What is ISPCOP? what’s new in ... Ashish Sinha,</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=61"> Members of the International Society for the Peri</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=62"> Life Beyond Injury residents’ review Jeremy Moo</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=63"> anatomy. 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ASA NEWS</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=78"> SEE Question Bibliography 1. Ramachandran SK,</a> <a title="May 2011 ASA Newsletter page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a0190e9?page=79"> ACE Question Bibliography 1. Ballantyne JC. M</a>