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Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2020 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition
  • Details:

  • ISBN-13: 9781284196146

    Paperback   336 pages   © 2020

  • Price:

  • $19.95


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  • Removal of discontinued drugs and outdated dosing information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.

Table of ContentsShow

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
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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.

Additional Titles by this Author
Tarascon Adult Emergency Pocketbook
ISBN-13: 9781284172522
Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2020 Deluxe Lab-Coat Edition
ISBN-13: 9781284196160

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