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Louisiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Board Certified Interventional Pain Physicians
Date:4/16/2009

Interventional Pain Management Techniques to be Performed Exclusively by Trained Medical Physicians to Ensure Patient Safety

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) announced that the Louisiana Supreme Court has denied a court order filed by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN), Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists (LANA) and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) to allow the practice of interventional pain techniques by non-physicians. This ruling means that the permanent injunction issued by the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal is now final.

ASIPP and the Louisiana Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (LSIPP) believe interventional pain management procedures are considered a practice of medicine and should be performed by trained, board certified physicians. Subsequently ASIPP and LSIPP became principal supporters in the case along with the help of the American Medical Association and the American Society of Anesthesiology.

"The utmost concern of these organizations was the safety of patients. When these procedures were being performed by individuals with little or no formal training, patients were unknowingly in potential danger," said Dr. J. Michael Burdine of the Spine Diagnostics Center of Baton Rouge. "Being the first victory of this kind, the case has set a precedent and laid down the groundwork for other states. It will now be easier for others to take action and keep the practice of medicine in the hands of those who have been properly skilled, trained, and licensed to do so."

Dr. Burdine, on behalf of the Spine Diagnostics Center of Baton Rouge, first brought the case to the courts in 2005 in an effort to halt the practice of interventional pain techniques by non-physicians, specifically in this case by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). It had become commo
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