Jeffrey H Ennis

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The physician-patient relationship, like any human relationship, blends two types of interactions described by philosopher Martin Buber. In an "I-It" interaction, the physician objectifies the patient and his or her problem; in an "I-Thou" interaction, the physician perceives the patient as an emotional being. My encounters with medical practitioners as a(More)
A lumbar decompression and fusion with instrumentation was successfully completed on a patient with a history of acute brachial neuritis (ABN) and recurring Guillain Barré syndrome (GBS). Three weeks post-surgery there was a mild exacerbation of the GBS, which resolved with plasmapheresis. This case report shows that surgery may be conducted safely on a(More)
invited speaker: irene Tracey nuffield Professor anaesthetic science & director, oxford centre for fMri of Brain, nuffield department of clinical neurosciences, (head, nuffield division anaesthetics), oxford university, england, uK The ability to experience pain is old and shared across species. It confers an evolutionary advantage and provides a warning of(More)
C annabis has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. The herbal cannabinoid marijuana contains > 60 cannabi-noids (CB). Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is psychoactive and the main component of smoked marijuana, while cannabinol is 90% less psychoactive than THC and cannabidiol has no psychoactivity. 1 As of 2001, the Marijuana Medical Access(More)
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