The most popular and trusted source of portable drug information since 1987.
Used by prescribers around the world, including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, dentists, and medical transcriptionists, the Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia® 2020 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition continues its tradition as the leading portable drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care.
The Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia® 2020 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition details FDA approved drug dosing, 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 2020 Edition:
• Updated with new drug information
• New drugs reflect innovative trimester scheme for describing pregnancy and reproductive risk based on FDA’s updated Pregnancy and Lactation Rule
• Outpatient pediatric drugs table revised to extend age ranges and reflect new recommendation that volume of liquid doses be measured only in mLs
• Renal dose adjustment symbol to indicate when a drug needs a dose adjustment or is contraindicated in renal insufficiency
• FDA guideline updates
• Removal of discontinued drugs and outdated dosing information
As always, each edition of the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia® is meticulously peer-reviewed by experts and is now available in multiple print, mobile, and digital formats. This resource is also available in a Deluxe Lab-Coat version.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||34th ed.|
|Product dimensions:||3.30(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Dr. Richard Hamilton is chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Hamilton has been a faculty member at the College since 1997. A Philadelphia native, Dr. Hamilton received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Hahnemann University. After medical school, he was on active duty as a U.S. Navy flight surgeon, performing research in aerospace medicine. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. He subsequently completed a fellowship in medical toxicology at New York University, where he was also a faculty member working in the Emergency Department of New York City's Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Hamilton is board certified in emergency medicine and medical toxicology and is a captain in the US Naval Reserves. In 2003, he spent two weeks in Ghana, where he participated in the Navy's West African Training Cruise Medical Outreach Program. He was mobilized to active duty for one year in 2004 under Operation Enduring Freedom.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Analgesics Part 2 Anesthesia Part 3 Antimicrobials Part 4 Cardiovascular Part 5 Contrast Media Part 6 Dermatology Part 7 Endocrine and Metabolic Part 8 ENT Part 9 Gastroenterology Part 10 Hematology/Anticoagulants Part 11 Herbal and Alternative Therapies Part 12 Immunology Part 13 Neurology Part 14 OB/GYN Part 15 Oncology Part 16 Ophthamology Part 17 Psychiatry Part 18 Pulmonary Part 19 Rheumatology Part 20 Toxicology Part 21 Urology Appendix Appendices