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A Historical Perspective
  1. Joseph M. Neal, M.D. and
  2. Jeff Baker
  1. From the Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA


Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2006. What began as a 10-page, industry-sponsored bulletin has evolved into a major anesthesiology and pain journal. This history article chronicles the journal's growth and development over 3 decades.

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    Dr. Neal is Editor-in-Chief, and Mr. Baker is Managing Editor of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.