Dr Edwin Leap

Dr Edwin Leap

Dr Leap is a US-based emergency doctor.

He writes at edwinleap.com.

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I’ve kept my head down for a few months — as a writer, that is. I have done this for a few reasons. One being, of course,…
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I recently saw a discussion on a medical forum that suggested that the only way to stop the spread of COVID-19 is for…
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I have a lot of energy. I have been going and going and going for so long. And today, it hit me. I’m tired. I began this…
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The hard truth about medicine, in particular my job in emergency medicine, isn't merely that people die. It is that we have…
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COVID-19 — I’m so tired of typing that.  Tired of talking about it and seeing it on the news.  Tired of that big, red,…
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I saw a patient recently who was in her 80s. She was a very active and healthy woman who enjoys the outdoors. I asked her, …
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There is a popular trope going around suggesting that somehow doctors lack the compassion of our nursing colleagues. We see…
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