Category Archives: Prescribing

Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2014 Professional Desk Reference Edition Earns 4-Star Review

The Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2014 Professional Desk Reference Edition recently received 4 stars from Doody’s Review Service. According to reviewer, Lawrence P. Carey, BS, PharmD, from the Temple University School of Pharmacy, this reference “is more comprehensive than others of its … Continue reading




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Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2014 Deluxe Lab-Coat Edition Now Available

The Tarascon Pharmacopoeia® 2014 Deluxe Lab Coat Edition is an expanded version of the Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition, containing more drugs, black box warnings, evidence-based off-label indications for adults and pediatric patients, and additional tables.  This reference also includes typical drug … Continue reading




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Just Published: Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2014 Classic Shirt Pocket Edition

Used by prescribers around the world, including physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, dentists, and medical transcriptionists, the Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia® 2014 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition continues its tradition as the leading portable drug reference packed with vital drug information to help … Continue reading




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Smart Pill Helps Doctors Monitor From Within

Proteus Digital Health is creating medicines with mobile technology to make healthcare more accessible, manageable and innovative for patient and provider. In July 2012, the FDA approved Proteus Digital Health’s microchip, an ingestible pill containing a tiny sensor that can … 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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Antibiotic Stewardship with the Aid of Procalcitonin Measurements

Dr. Joseph Esherick Monthly Blog – August 2011 There has been considerable interest in antibiotic stewardship programs over the past decade given the increase in drug-resistant bacteria.  The best way to combat the problem of drug-resistant bacteria is to develop systems … Continue reading




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Hepatitis C Vaccine on the Horizon

A new vaccine being developed by a team of researchers from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark may reduce the number of positive hepatitis C tests in the future. They are reporting one of the first successful trials in inoculating … Continue reading




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