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)
Pain Res Manag Vol 20 No 3 May/June 2015 e29 visits or busy hospital admissions. However, due to important advancements in therapeutic regimes and changes to healthcare systems, these youth now spend less time hospitalized and more time at home. This means youth with cancer and their families are increasingly responsible for managing cancer-associated pain(More)
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