One Flew Over Blog from Emily Riegel, MD is Hosted on BlogSpot ...

One Flew Over Blog from Emily Riegel, MD is Hosted on BlogSpot ...

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This has been a rough week. It has also been an amazing week.

It has been a week that has shown me how the life can be so full of love and within that love come such loss and heartbreak.

In my line of work, I say many times throughout the year, "My patient died." It's part of the weekly, sometimes daily routine of a palliative care physician. To some extent, all of the deaths affect me. Maybe not because I knew the person or their family, or felt sadness or loss from their death, but because in any death I am always reminded of the fragility and

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