Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2010 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition / Edition 24

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Overview

The most popular and most trusted portable drug reference was just honored with 5 Stars from Doody's Book Review!

Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia® 2010 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition continues the high-quality tradition of a convenient, organized, and concise pocket manual packed with vital drug information and meticulously peer-reviewed by experts and clinicians of multiple specialties. It details typical drug dosing (FDA approved), available trade and generic formulations, metabolism, safety in pregnancy, and lactation, relative drug pricing information, Canadian trade names, and an herbal & alternative therapies section. Multiple tables supplement the drug content, including opioid equivalency, emergency drug infusions, cardiac dysrhythmia protocols, pediatric drug dosing, and much more!

New to the 2010 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition:

New HIV and H1N1 (Swine Flu) drug coverage and dosing requirements
New H1N1 table with CDC recommendations on the H1N1 vaccine and influenza antiviral drugs.
Fully updated to include hundreds of newly approved drugs, drug indications, forms, pricing, black box warnings and more.
Essential diseases underlined for easier navigation.
More concise organization for faster lookup.
Original Pharmacopoeia formatted tables based on customer feedback.
Includes FREE 6 month subscription to the Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia Web Edition.

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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Heather Huang, MD (University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health)
Description: This is a peer-reviewed, pocket-sized drug reference.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide "health professionals with focused, core prescribing information in a convenient, organized, and concise fashion."
Audience: This pocket reference is intended for any healthcare provider who is involved with prescribing medications.
Features: This book provides up-to-date prescribing information in a concise, organized fashion and covers medications used by every specialty. It discusses medications by drug category as well as organ system while providing information on drug-dosing, metabolism, relative cost, safety in pregnancy and lactation, and DEA controlled status.
Assessment: This drug reference is a classic that should be in every clinician's coat pocket. Concise, organized, and easy to use, it is packed with information — the essentials. This edition is updated with information on the H1N1 vaccine and influence antivirals.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Heather Huang, MD(University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health)
Description: This is a peer-reviewed, pocket-sized drug reference.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide "health professionals with focused, core prescribing information in a convenient, organized, and concise fashion."
Audience: This pocket reference is intended for any healthcare provider who is involved with prescribing medications.
Features: This book provides up-to-date prescribing information in a concise, organized fashion and covers medications used by every specialty. It discusses medications by drug category as well as organ system while providing information on drug-dosing, metabolism, relative cost, safety in pregnancy and lactation, and DEA controlled status.
Assessment: This drug reference is a classic that should be in every clinician's coat pocket. Concise, organized, and easy to use, it is packed with information — the essentials. This edition is updated with information on the H1N1 vaccine and influence antivirals.
From The Critics
Reviewer:Heather Huang, MD(Rush University Medical Center)
Description:This is a peer-reviewed, pocket-sized drug reference.
Purpose:The purpose is to provide "health professionals with focused, core prescribing information in a convenient, organized, and concise fashion."
Audience:This pocket reference is intended for any healthcare provider who is involved with prescribing medications.
Features:This book provides up-to-date prescribing information in a concise, organized fashion and covers medications used by every specialty. It discusses medications by drug category as well as organ system while providing information on drug-dosing, metabolism, relative cost, safety in pregnancy and lactation, and DEA controlled status.
Assessment:This drug reference is a classic that should be in every clinician's coat pocket. Concise, organized, and easy to use, it is packed with information -- the essentials. This edition is updated with information on the H1N1 vaccine and influence antivirals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763774394
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/3/2009
  • Edition description: 24E
  • Edition number: 24
  • Pages: 196
  • Sales rank: 1,307,314
  • Product dimensions: 3.30 (w) x 5.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2010

    Like the size

    I carry the pocket-size Pharmacopoeia in my carry-all bag to work each day. Very easy to read.

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  • Posted March 6, 2010

    CPhT

    I am a certified pharmacy technician and I get the new Tarascon Pharmacopoeia every year. It is a great resource to have and it gets its fair share of use.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2010

    great pocket information at your fingertips!

    It is a must have for all doctors and nurses! It is a pocket way to keep up to date with the latest pharmacology updates. I get a new book every year to keep current and keep my patients safe.

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