ECG’s for the Emergency Physician

The best book on ecg’s that I’ve read.  Volume II has additional ecg’s that are a bit tougher and rhythm strips.


A great book that details case histories and actual documentation from ed cases with bad outcomes.  a must read to understand the importance of thorough documentation. Part 2 is also an interesting read but much more heavily focused on the malpractice aspects.

Emergency Medicine: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving the Outcomes

A quick read that highlights the importance of evidence-based medicine and how EBM should and can alter your practice.

How Doctors think

This book breaks down the types of errors that physicians make and why.


Atul Gawande (surgeon and New Yorker Magazine writer) explores the errors and inefficiencies in our healthcare system while also presenting stories about people and organizations that are doing a better job.

Perfect Phrases for Healthcare Professionals

In the fast-paced environment of healthcare, tense, complicated, and unpredictable interactions are a guarantee. Clear communication is an absolute necessity for resolving workplace conflicts and keeping patients fully educated in what can literally be life or death situations.

Books I recommend