With it being the holiday season (Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas everyone), we wanted to do a quick gift guide episode on what to buy for the EM Doc in your life. So listen as Drew, Tanner and Andy discuss their top picks!


Episode 29: #HolidayGiftGuide


Black Diamond Headlamp: Looking for a good moderately priced Headlamp? Look no further than the Black Diamond.                   https://www.rei.com/product/890322/black-diamond-spot-headlamp-2016

Z-REX from Leatherman: Looking for the tool to upgrade your car emergency kit or your field bag? Then check out the Z-REX tool available from Leatherman. http://www.leatherman.com/z-rex-32.html#start=34

Sleep Mask: Always have a “dark” place to sleep. Just watch out for the first few wake ups.https://www.amazon.com/Lightweight-Comfortable-Adjustable-Satisfaction-Guaranteed/dp/B00M9BC1M8

Leatherman Raptor Shears: makes you the envy of all the medics and EMS people when they bring in a patient and you rip through jeans like a hot knife through butter. https://www.rei.com/product/862082/leatherman-raptor-shears-medical-multi-tool

Sound/White Noise Machine: Help yourself and your significant other switch between their shifts. http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/best-white-noise-machines/

Prescription Coffee Mug: Be the envy of the hot drink drinkers at work with this cheesy, classic mug.                           https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0085MQPSG/


Hippocratic Oath poster: Lots of different versions on Etsy, find something that fits the right style.                                                   https://www.etsy.com/listing/223532875/the-hippocratic-oath-typographic-poster

Tachy Christmas Sweater: Be the talk of your ED christmas party with this tachy sweater.                                                                                         https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/358264-dont-be-tachy-ugly-christmas-sweater

On Shift Bag: Whether its a trendy Timbuk2 bag or the Bestek bag, we all have stuff we bring onto shift and be somewhat stylish doing it. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00L22FAS2?psc=1 http://www.timbuk2.com/hidden-messenger/559.html?dwvar_559_color=5675

An Extra Stethoscope: We are all Littman guys, and its good to have an extra one.http://www.littmann.com/3M/en_US/littmann-stethoscopes/

TSA Pre-check: Do you have an itch to travel? Then upgrade to pre 9/11 screening, and for get the strip downs with TSA Pre-check. https://universalenroll.dhs.gov/programs/precheck

National Park Pass: Give your EM Doc a pass to adventure.https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm

Other gifts:

Show and Tell: A great book to help the budding presenter.http://www.danroam.com/show-tell/

ECG Weekly Subscription: Give the gift of becoming a EKG boss.     http://www.ecgweekly.com

Time: Anything that gives us time for things we want to do (lawn care/mower, babysitter, house cleaning, etc)

Thanks: a simple THANK YOU for all they do goes a long way!!

Episode 29: #HolidayGiftGuide

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