Legal Briefs Index by Keyword

These articles were first published in the AANA Journal and are being reprinted on the AANA website for reference and study.

Please note: These articles are not intended as legal advice nor are they advice on the law of any state. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought.

Articles listed below are arranged by keyword. Articles are also arranged by year in our Index by Year.

 

AIDS/HIV

Issue

The law and the AIDS-infected healthcare worker

June 1993

Americans with Disabilities Act

Issue
Nurse anesthetists and the Americans with Disabilities Act February 2005

Antitrust Issues

Issue

Anesthesia Advantage Inc vs. Metz

October 1990

Antitrust protection against a hospital's denial of access

October 1988

Captain of the Ship

Issue

Another article on the surgeon's liability for anesthesia negligence

April 2007

Can a CRNA be medically directed and be an independent contractor for tax purposes at the same time?

April 2006

The Doctrine of Corporate Liability

August 2005

Supervision

October 2000

Being smart about malpractice

June 2000

The nature of supervision

June 1997

Captain of the ship

February 1993

A surgeon's liability for the anesthesia administrator: The law according to Dr. Modell

October 1986

Competition/Covenant not to compete

Issue

Nurse anesthetists in the middle: Covenants not to compete

December 1998

Covenants not to compete

August 1996

Conflict of Interest

Issue

Conflict of laws

December 2002

Drugs/Prescriptive Authority

Issue

Drug Enforcement Agency mid-level practitioner regulation

October 1993

Federal drug laws and CRNAs

August 1990

Nurse anesthetists and prescriptive authority

April 1988

Employment

Issue

Can a CRNA be medically directed and be an independent contractor for tax purposes at the same time?

April 2006

Sweetwater Hospital Association v Carpenter

December 2005

Due process

December 2003

More help for whistleblowers

April 2003

Fairness in credentialing and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

October 2002

CRNAs as independent contractors

February 2002

Anesthesia personnel and the Americans with Disabilities Act

October 2001

Importance of being certified

February 2000

Harassment in the workplace

August 1995

CRNA as employee

April 1994

What is an employee?

December 1989

CRNAs and the National Labor Relations Act

December 1988

Professional corporations

August 1988

Federalism (balance between state and federal government)

Issue

United States Supreme Court upholds "any willing provider" statutes

August 2003

Healthcare

Issue

Freedom of Information Acts and healthcare

August 1997

An examination of professional relationships between CRNAs and other healthcare professions

April 1987
HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) Issue
Patient Privacy and Social Media August 2010

Informed Consent

Issue

Awareness

February 2006
The power of words August 2004
Informed consent June 1998

Lethal Injection

Issue

The Medical-Legal Quandary of Healthcare in Capital Punishment: An Ethical Dilemma for the Anesthesia Provider

December 2008

Liability

Issue
Liquidated damages April 2008

Another article on the surgeon's liability for anesthesia negligence

April 2007

Awareness

February 2006

Can a CRNA be medically directed and be an independent contractor for tax purposes at the same time?

April 2006

The Doctrine of Corporate Liability

August 2005

Sweetwater Hospital Association v Carpenter

December 2005

Nurse anesthesia students and liability

June 2002

CRNAs as independent contractors

February 2002

Improving technology

June 1996

Who does your lawyer represent?

October 1991

Herrington vs Hiller: A nightmare for those who restrict CRNA practice

April 1990

Surgeon's liability for negligence of CRNAs: A recent case

April 1989

Physician-controlled insurance companies

June 1988

Liability of a surgeon when working with a nurse anesthetist

June 1984

Malpractice

Issue

Operating room fires: The CRNA and the deposition

February 2007

Awareness

February 2006

Being smart about malpractice

June 2000

The importance of following procedures in anesthesia

April 2000

Litigation is too important to be entrusted to lawyers

August 1999

Do surgeons get sued when they work with anesthesiologists?

April 1998

Baptist Medical Center Montclair v Wilson

December 1993

Who does your lawyer represent?

October 1991

Medicare

Issue

Medicare fraud and abuse

April 1991

Negligence

Issue

Another article on the surgeon's liability for anesthesia negligence

April 2007

Operating room fires: The CRNA and the deposition

February 2007

Awareness

February 2006

The Doctrine of Corporate Liability

August 2005

Standards of care and the ASA medical direction statement

April 2004

The danger of using a nurse who is not a CRNA to administer anesthesia

June 2003

Charting

August 2002

Conflict for the court

April 2001

Significance of signing medical chart on legal liability

February 1999

Informed consent

June 1998

Standard of care

December 1997

Double standards in anesthesia

April 1997

Res ipsa loquitur: Dental damage during anesthesia

February 1997

Improving technology

June 1996

Drennan v Community Health Investment Corporation

February 1996

Supervision

October 1994

Harris v Miller

June 1994

Mitchell v Amarillo Hospital District

February 1994

Captain of the ship

February 1993

Punitive damages

June 1992

Who does your lawyer represent?

October 1991

Surgeon's liability for negligence of CRNAs: A recent case

April 1989

Podiatrists

Issue

Nurse anesthetists and podiatrists

October 1989

Practice of Nursing

Issue

The overlap between the practice of medicine and the practice of nursing

February 1998

Baptist Medical Center Montclair v Wilson

December 1993

Practice standard in the making: Pulse oximeters

February 1988

Practice of Medicine

Issue

Anesthesia -- It's finally the practice of medicine

April 1999

The overlap between the practice of medicine and the practice of nursing

February 1998

The administration of anesthesia and the practice of medicine

June 1990

Reimbursement

Issue

The difficulties of complying with TEFRA

April 2002

Dismissal of the Minnesota qui tam action

June 1999

Pennsylvania Blue Shield agrees to reimburse nurse anesthetists

February 1991

 

Res Ipsa Loquitur

Issue

Conflict for the court

April 2001

Positioning, padding, documentation and the CRNA

October 1998

Res ipsa loquitur: Dental damage during anesthesia

February 1997

 

Standard of Care

Issue

Awareness

February 2006
Just following orders December 2004

Expert testimony

June 2004

Standards of care and the ASA medical direction statement

April 2004

The danger of using a nurse who is not a CRNA to administer anesthesia

June 2003

Fairness in credentialing and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

October 2002

Nurse anesthesia students and liability

June 2002

Being smart about malpractice

June 2000

Standard of care

December 1997

The nature of supervision

June 1997

Double standards in anesthesia

April 1997

Expert testimony

December 1996

Abandonment

April 1996

Drennan v Community Health Investment Corporation

February 1996

The CRNA as an expert witness

April 1995

Supervision

October 1994

Standard of care

December 1997

The standard of care

December 1992

Informed consent

October 1992

The standard of care

August 1991

Standard of care

August 1987

Statute of Limitations

Issue

Statue of limitations

December 1994

Statute of limitations

August 1993

Supervision

Issue

Another article on the surgeon's liability for anesthesia negligence

April 2007

Can a CRNA be medically directed and be an independent contractor for tax purposes at the same time?

April 2006

Nurse anesthesia students and liability

June 2002

CRNAs as independent contractors

February 2002

Supervision

October 2000

Do surgeons get sued when they work with anesthesiologists?

April 1998

LaCroix case

October 1997

The nature of supervision

June 1997

Anesthesia and JCAHO

December 1995

Supervision

October 1994

When is a supervisor not a supervisor?

August 1994

Mitchell v Amarillo Hospital District

February 1994

New Jersey's hospital anesthesia standards

April 1992

Surgeon's responsibility for CRNAs

February 1989

Legal requirements of physician supervision

October 1984

Surgeon

Issue

Another article on the surgeon's liability for anesthesia negligence

April 2007

Privileged communications

April 1993

Anesthesia and the surgeon's comfort

December 1991

Franklin v. Gupta

December 1990

Surgeon's liability for negligence of CRNAs: A recent case

April 1989

Surgeon's responsibility for CRNAs

February 1989

A surgeon's liability for the anesthesia administrator: the law according to Dr. Modell

October 1986

The irrelevant issue of surgeon's liability

October 1985

Liability of a surgeon when working with a nurse anesthetist

June 1984

Termination

Issue

Sweetwater Hospital Association v Carpenter

December 2005

More help for whistleblowers

April 2003

The difficulties of complying with TEFRA

April 2002

Anesthesia personnel and the Americans with Disabilities Act

October 2001

Wrongful termination

October 1996

Wrongful termination: Massachusetts takes a step backward

August 1992

Employment agreements

February 1992
Hospital privileges February 1990

Postscripts

August 1989

Wrongful termination

June 1989

Vicarious Liability

Issue

Vicarious liability for anesthesiologists

December 2001

How settlement affects the legal process

June 2001

Do surgeons get sued when they work with anesthesiologists?

April 1998

Harris v Miller

June 1994

Captain of the ship

February 1993

Anesthesia and the surgeon's comfort

December 1991
The irrelevant issue of surgeon's liability October 1985

 

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