Vera Combs Campbell

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BACKGROUND Despite synergistic increases in risks of various cancers, the incidence of concomitant smoking and drinking remains high. An additive or synergistic analgesic effect of combined alcohol and nicotine may contribute to their coabuse. Recently, we provided evidence that doses of alcohol and nicotine that are ineffective in inducing an(More)
Electroencephalogram monitoring is a valuable means of monitoring thalamocortical function in the comatose, sedated, or paralyzed patient in the intensive care unit. The following problems arise especially with long-term recordings that are beyond those experienced in the standard EEG laboratory: 1) faulty electrodes, either single- or multiple-scalp(More)
Both alcohol and nicotine have been shown to possess antinociceptive or analgesic effects. An additive or synergistic antinociceptive effect induced by simultaneous administration of alcohol and nicotine could further contribute to their co-abuse. In this study, we sought to evaluate the antinociceptive effects of various combinations of ethanol and(More)
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