Category Archives: Authors

Recently Published: 100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia and its related conditions are all too common among young adults and are prevalent in about 1% of the general population. This is a devastating disorder of thinking; if gone undetected and thus untreated it can lead to robbing … Continue reading




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Asking Questions, Getting Answers from Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Carcinoma) Experts—Helping patients be informed and empowered partners in their care.

The National Cancer Institute places kidney cancer among the most common cancers in the United States. The American Cancer Society’s estimates that there will be over 61,000 new cases of kidney cancer each year. Kidney cancer strikes both men and … Continue reading




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Jones & Bartlett Learning Title Featured on Grammy Award Website

Studies have shown that music therapy supports cancer patients through their treatment. It has been proven to promote wellness, manage stress, alleviate pain, enhance memory, help patients communicate and express feelings, and even promote physical rehabilitation. Grammy.com, the website for … Continue reading




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Review: “useful in providing essential information to students and residents”

Doody’s Review Service recently reviewed the Tarascon Neurosurgery Pockebook  by Melanie G. Hayden Gephart, MD, MAS. According to reviewer, Ramsis  Farid Ghaly, MD, FACS (Ghaly Neurosurgical Associates), “is useful in providing essential information to students and residents.” Other excerpts from … Continue reading




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New From JBL: The Jones & Bartlett Author’s Corner

Jones & Bartlett is pleased to announce the launch of  the Jones & Bartlett Learning Author’s Corner, a resource for prospective and new authors. The site contains the most up-to-date, general information on art development, manuscript submission, the publishing process, … Continue reading




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Tarascon Title Is A Best Seller On Amazon

Major internet retailer Amazon.com offers best seller lists as a way of identifying titles which are popular and frequently purchased by their customers. We are proud to announce that the Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook was listed as the #1 best … Continue reading




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Celebrating NYU Cancer Institute’s New Research System

Re-posted from Yahoo News: The NYU Langone Medical Center’s Cancer Institute recently purchased a highly advanced molecular analysis system for cancer research with funds donated by the New York mesothelioma lawyers of Belluck & Fox, LLP. The NanoString Technologies nCounter Analysis … Continue reading




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Perioperative Statin Therapy Reduces Perioperative Cardiac Events and Hospital Length of Stay

Perioperative statin therapy has long been felt to confer cardiac protection during both cardiac surgery and major noncardiac surgery.  Until recently the data have been scarce to definitively make claims in support of this belief.  In 2004, Durazzo et al. … Continue reading




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The Dangers of Acid Suppressive Therapy

Acid suppression has long been associated with an increased risk of developing Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), having recurrent Clostridium difficile infection, and now has been shown to increase the complication rate and mortality from Clostridium difficile infection.  This risk applies … Continue reading




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Botswana and Human Resources for Health – Part 2

This is the follow-up blog post from Tarascon Publishing Author, Matthew Dasco, MD, MSc.  Click here to read Part 1 of the Botswana and Human Resources for Health post. Part 2: The “push” factors and “pull” factors that drive health care … Continue reading




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