Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763773717

    Paperback   214 pages   © 2010

  • Price:

  • $19.95


The Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook is an evidence-based, point-of-care compact reference book for the busy clinician to use on the hospital wards or in the ICU.  This quick reference provides inpatient clinicians with critical information about the evaluation and management of every common medical disorder encountered in the hospital, including the most common conditions encountered in the ICU. This user-friendly pocketbook is packed with tables and algorithms intended to quickly direct the busy clinician to an evidence-based approach to manage any common medical condition. 

The Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook is an essential guide for all practicing hospitalists, medical students, resident physicians and midlevel providers who work in the hospital setting. 

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Table of ContentsShow

Preface  Preface
Chapter  1  Code Algorithms
Chapter  2  General Issues in Hospital Medicine
Chapter  3  Basics of Hospital Care of the Geriatric Patient
Chapter  4  Cardiology
Chapter  5  Critical Care Medicine
Chapter  6  Perioperative Care and Consultive Medicine
Chapter  7  Dermatology
Chapter  8  Endocrinology
Chapter  9  Gatroenterology
Chapter  10  Hematology
Chapter  11  Infectious Disease
Chapter  12  Neurology
Chapter  13  Oncology
Chapter  14  Psychiatry
Chapter  15  Pulmonary Medicine
Chapter  16  Renal Medicine
Chapter  17  Rheumatology
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About the Author(s)Show

Joseph S. Esherick, MD, FAAFP-Family Medicine, Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura, California

Joseph S. Esherick, MD, FAAFP, is the Associate Director of Medicine and the Medical ICU Director at the Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura, California.  He is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, and completed a family practice residency at the Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura, California. He is board certified in family medicine and the author of the Tarascon Primary Care Pocketbook and the Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook. He is one of the lead instructors of the Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures Courses for Hospital Procedures Consultants. He is also an editorial board member for Tarascon Publishing and for Elsevier’s First Consult.


Additional Titles by this Author
Tarascon Primary Care Pocketbook
ISBN-13: 9781449665753
Tarascon Clinical Review Series: Internal Medicine
ISBN-13: 9781449636425
Tarascon Medical Procedures Android App
ISBN-13: 9781449650872

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  • Page after page of the Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook has been well thought out and put together factually and extremely easy to navigate! Well worth buying for any healthcare practitioner working in the critical care setting.


  • I am a newer intensive care RN . I picked up the Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook a few weeks ago. I use it a lot and have, on occasion, even sounded like I really knew what I was doing.  It is concise and so far has been very thorough.....exactly what I need when time is of the essence. Written for MDs/Residents I think, but definitely good for RNs too.

    Merrianne Baroni

  • Dr. Esherick has organized an enormous amount of clinically relevant information in a concise resource that does indeed fit in a lab coat pocket. I am sure that this will improve quality of care as it brings together current clinical guidelines and evidence based medicine in a very usable, outline based format. I can't think of any common clinical problems that are not addressed in this book. A far cry from the spiral bound, heavy resource I used as a student. A perfect companion to the busy resident or attending physician.

    Jeffery King

  • The Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook is a new little gem, jam-packed with useful information for medical attending physicians, residents and nursing staff. With the great addition of Critical Care topics this pocket-size reference is a must-have for the busy practitioner!

    Judith Overmyer

  • I love the Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook!  I'm a PA and I reference it almost everyday. Perfect for checking dosages...definitely recommend!

    L. A. Moretti
    New York

  • ***** I work in the ICU as a respiratory therapist and have used this book many times...page after page has been well thought out and put together factually and extremely easy to navigate! Well worth buying for any healthcare practitioner working in the critical care setting.

    Amazon customer review

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