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    HIV Essentials 2014, Seventh Edition Earns a 5-Star Review

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Aug 4, 2014 12:34:05 PM

    Great news-- HIV Essentials 2014, Seventh Edition by Paul E. Sax, MD, Calvin J. Cohen, MD, MS, and Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD, recently attained 5 stars and a perfect score of 100 from Doody's Review Service. According to reviewer, Sara Hurtado Bares, MD, from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, it "is a concise handbook written by world-renowned experts in the field of HIV."

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    Topics: HIV, HIV Essentials 2014, Calvin J. Cohen, Daniel R. Kuritzkes, Doody's Review Service, Paul E. Sax, Book Review, Reviews, Infectious Disease

    Just Published: Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2014 Disease Edition

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Jun 10, 2014 10:33:52 AM

    We are pleased to announce that the Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2014 Disease Edition, the newest pocketbook in our acclaimed series of of Pharmacopoeia drug guides, has just published!

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    Topics: medicine, Pharmacopoeia, prescribing, Tarascon, primary care, Disease, General Medicine, Prescribing, tarascon pocket pharmacopoeia 2014 disease edition, Hospital Medicine Blog, Infectious Disease, primary care

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Releases Nurse’s Drug Handbook App for iPhone and iPad

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Apr 3, 2014 10:31:33 AM

    Now the authoritative Jones and Bartlett Learning 2014 Nurse’s Drug Handbook goes wherever you do with an affordably priced iPhone and iPad app.

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    Topics: mobile medicine, iphone, General Medicine, mobile app, mobile medical, nurse app, nursing app

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

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Mar 19, 2014 6:13:35 PM

    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 kind, such as the various prescriber drug guides."

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    Topics: pharma, Doody's Review Service, Pharmacopoeia, Tarascon, primary care, General Medicine, Pharma, prescribers, Prescribing, Reviews, Hospital Medicine Blog

    Join Million Hearts™ in the Fight Against Heart Attacks

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Feb 10, 2014 7:49:36 AM

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continues its national initiative aimed to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the U.S. over the next five years. The campaign is called Million Hearts and is co-led by CDC and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), integrating and amplifying a range of existing heart disease and stroke prevention programs, policies, and activities.

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    Topics: HHS, CMS, Stroke, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, heart, heart attack, Million Hearts, Cardiology, Center for Disease Control, high blood pressure, high cholesterol

    Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2014 Deluxe Lab-Coat Edition Now Available

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Dec 12, 2013 4:32:27 PM

    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 dosing (all FDA approved), 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.

    Tarascon is committed to providing health care providers the best available portable medical references. Our acclaimed series of pocket guides succinctly distills and organizes hard-to-remember yet vitally important clinical information. Written by experts in their fields, readers repeatedly tell us that they are "must-have" books.

    Click here to view all Tarascon Pharmacopoeia products.

     

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    Topics: pharma, primary care, General Medicine, medical reference, Pharma, Prescribing, tarascon pharmacopoeia, Hospital Medicine Blog, pocketbooks

    Just Published: Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2014 Classic Shirt Pocket Edition

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Nov 19, 2013 12:27:24 AM

    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 clinicians make better decisions at the point of care.

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    Topics: Pharmacopoeia, Pharmacy, Tarascon, primary care, General Medicine, Pharma, Prescribing, resident, doctor, Hospital Medicine Blog, just published, medical student

    November is American Diabetes Month

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Nov 1, 2013 1:14:10 AM

    November marks the annual observance of American Diabetes Month (ADM). Spearheaded by the American Diabetes Association, ADM is a time to raise awareness of diabetes, a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood.

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    Topics: patient education, Tarascon, American Diabetes Association, endocrinology, General Medicine, insulin, american diabetes month, diabetes, Hospital Medicine Blog, patient education

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Title Featured on Grammy Award Website

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Oct 30, 2013 7:46:33 PM

    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.

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    Topics: oncology, patient education, grammy, grammy.com, Authors, laurel fishman, music, Music and Cancer: A Prescription for Healing, Nimesh P Nagarsheth, Reviews, MD

    October is Health Literacy Month

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Oct 7, 2013 10:17:36 PM

    October marks the 14th anniversary of Health Literacy Month, a grassroots initiative founded by award-winning Jones & Bartlett Learning author, Helen Osborne, to raise awareness about the need for more easily understandable health communication. This year’s theme is “Be a Health Literacy Hero.”

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    Topics: health literacy month, Helen Osborne, patient education, Global Health Blog

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