These are the most recommended and best anesthesia books for medical students, residents and attendings got from surveying most of the US residency programs. It is intended to be a first aid list and guide for the medical students, anesthesia residents and attendings to the books which they need to get to ace in there rotations and practice.

The list is divided into four categories. The first one is for the pocket books that you can carry at any level of education or practice. The second group is for medical students doing their anesthesia rotations and for those going for anesthesiology interviews, you will be asked which books you have on the shelf so be prepared. The third list is for the anesthesia residents and attendings for their daily reading and reference. The fourth group is for the people preparing for the anesthesia board exam.

For all other specialties please check the link tabs on the top of this page.

Pocket books

Clinical Anesthesia Procedures of the Massachusetts General Hospital

Pocket Anesthesia (Pocket Notebook)

Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide: A Resource for Students and Clinicians

Pediatric Anesthesia and Emergency Drug Guide

Johns Hopkins Anesthesiology Handbook

Anesthesia Secrets

Books for medical students

NMS Clinical Manual of Anesthesia

Blueprints Pocket Anesthesiology

Anesthesia Residency Interview Questions and Answers

Books for Anesthesia Residents and Attendings

Miller's Anesthesia

Anesthesiologist's Manual of Surgical Procedures

Stoelting's Anesthesia and Co-Existing Disease

Clinical Anesthesia (Clinical Anesthesia (Barash))

Anesthesiology by David Longnecker

A Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia

Morgan and Mikhail's Clinical Anesthesiology

Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management (Hadzic)

Chestnut's Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice

 Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children

Books for Anesthesiology Board exam review

McGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review: Anesthesiology Examination & Board Review, Sixth Edition

 Anesthesiology Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom

Anesthesiology Oral Board Flash Cards

Basics of Anesthesia: Expert Consult

Miller's Anesthesia Review: Expert Consult

If you are an IMG seeking residency in the US, these lists are a must have to get and ace interviews:

IMG Friendly Anesthesiology Residency Porgrams List

Anesthesia Residency Interview Questions and Answers