Reports of fire and/or extreme heat occurring in the carbon dioxide absorber portion of the anesthesia circle system have come to the attention of the APSF. An October communication received…
The APSF and ASA Meetings held this past October in San Francisco witnessed a landmark event, the retirement of Ellison C. (Jeep) Pierce, Jr., MD, from his position as Executive…
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APSF Executive Committee:
Robert K. Stoelting, MD, President; Jeffrey B. Cooper, PhD; George A. Schapiro; Lori Cross, Vice-President; David M. Gaba, MD, Secretary; Casey D. Blitt, MD, Treasurer; Robert A. Caplan, MD; Nassib G. Chamoun; John H. Eichhorn, MD.
Newsletter Editorial Board:
Robert C. Morell, MD, Editor; Sorin J. Brull, MD; Joan Christie, MD; Jan Ehrenwerth, MD; John H. Eichhorn, MD; Regina King; Rodney C. Lester, PhD, CRNA; Glenn S. Murphy, MD; Denise O’Brien, BSN, RN; Karen Posner, PhD; Keith Ruskin, MD; Wilson Somerville, PhD; Jeffery Vender, MD.