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Tarascon Adult Emergency Pocketbook, Sixth Edition
  • Details:

  • ISBN-13: 9781284172522

    Paperback   250 pages   © 2021
    Will Publish: 11/25/2019

  • Price:

  • $26.95

Overview

The ultimate portable reference for the busy emergency physician or internist!

Updated to keep pace with changes in the field, the sixth edition of Tarascon Adult Emergency Pocketbook is designed as the go-to portable reference for busy emergency physicians and internists. This concise, easy-to-navigate pocket guide is packed with essential lists, figures, and tables providing instant reminders of difficult-to-remember yet vitally important clinical information.  The Tarascon Adult Emergency Pocketbook, Sixth Edition is meticulously referenced and provides expert commentary on current academic controversies within the field.  Convenient reference sections include dysrhythmia protocols, emergency drug infusions, antibiotic therapy, rapid-sequence intubation, toxicology, trauma care, burn care, and much more.

Table of ContentsShow

Section  1  Advanced Cardiac Care
Section  2  Biologic, Chemical, Radiation Exposures
Section  3  Cardiology
Section  4  Electrolyte Disorders
Section  5  Gastrointestinal (GI) Bleeding
Section  6  Hematology & Oncology
Section  7  Immunizations & Exposures
Section  8  Neurology
Section  9  Obstetrics & Gynecology
Section  10  Psychiatry
Section  11  Radiology
Section  12  Seizures and Status Epilepticus
Section  13  Toxicology
Section  14  Consensus Panel Recommendations for Wound Dressings
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About the Author(s)Show

Editor in Chief, Richard J. Hamilton, MD, FAAEM, FACMT, FACEP-Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

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