Ottawa Handbook of Emergency Medicine
The Ottawa Handbook of Emergency Medicine is a peer-reviewed resource designed to help you succeed in the Emergency Department. Developed for clerkship students, junior residents, off-service learners, nurses, paramedics and any other interested allied health professionals, this resource provides concise summaries to common emergency presentations. We are happy to publish the third edition with new and improved content! This edition comes with a new pocketbook size so that it’s printable and easy to use on-shift. Highlights of the third edition include: new sections on head trauma, seizures, wound management, end-of-life care, psychiatric emergencies, approach to the chest x-ray and ECG and updated sections on stroke, TIA, DVT and PE.

Access it here! 


  • Omar Anjum

    Dr. Omar Anjum is an Emergency Medicine resident at the University of Ottawa with academic interests in health systems, process improvement, and medical education.

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  • Kaitlin Endres

    Dr. Kaitlin Endres is an FRCPC Emergency Medicine resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa.

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  • Shahbaz Syed

    Dr. Shahbaz Syed is a FRCPC Emergency Physician at the University of Ottawa, he is also the assistant director of Digital Scholarship and Knowledge Dissemination, and Co-Editor in Chief of the EMOttawa Blog.

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