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Tarascon Hospital Medicine Pocketbook

Author(s): Joseph S. Esherick, MD, FAAFP, Family Medicine, Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura, California
  • ISBN-13: 9781284084023
  • Paperback    214 pages      © 2010
Price: $19.95 US List
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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. 


Chapter  I  Code Algorithms
Chapter  II  General Issues in Hospital Medicine
Chapter  III  Basics of Hospital Care of the Geriatric Patient
Chapter  IV  Cardiology
Chapter  V  Critical Care Medicine
Chapter  VI  Perioperative Care and Consultative Medicine
Chapter  VII  Dermatology
Chapter  VIII  Endocrinology
Chapter  IX   Gastroenterology
Chapter  X  Hematology
Chapter  XI  Infectious Disease
Chapter  XII  Neurology
Chapter  XIII  Oncology
Chapter  XIV  Psychiatry
Chapter  XV  Pulmonary Medicine
Chapter  XVI  Renal Medicine
Chapter  XVII  Rheumatology

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.


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