Tarascon Adult Emergency Pocketbook 4th Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0763765880
ISBN-10: 0763765880
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Tarascon; 4 edition (July 18, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0763765880
  • ISBN-13: 978-0763765880
  • Product Dimensions: 3.6 x 0.4 x 5.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #114,579 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By B. Warren on September 23, 2008
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I loved the 3E of this pocketbook, but it hadn't been updated for the new ACLS so I stopped using it.

Now that the update is out, I've come back to using this book every day. A previous reviewer noted that the index is not as good as maybe it could have been, but I find it easier (in this case) to use the TOC as the starting point anyway.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By DMR on July 4, 2009
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The previous edition had good information, but this one is even better. Pretty much covers all the facts and figures that I keep forgetting - and well-updated. After sampling multiple "pocketbooks" for EM, I think I'll stick with this one.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By mownbey on December 25, 2012
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This is a great little quick reference that I can carry wherever; especially useful when the topic is too obscure or detailed for Dr. Google, and it is often a faster reference than the computer.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Bil on December 26, 2012
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I am a med student and I have used many other books and reference books and this one is by far the best one. granted that it doesnt have every little thing but it has most that you will need.
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<<<EDITED TO ADD: Looks like there will be a new edition November 2012. That one will surely be up to date in terms of the code algorithms (and other details to be sure). My original commentary is below>>.

The code algorithms are not updated or consistent with the new ACLS/2010 AHA recommendations. This is not a surprise given the copyright in the front of my book is 2009 (though the Amazon listing shows July 2008).

In any case, keeping a reference such as this up to date would require annual editions (like their classic Pharmacopoeia) and even then things would still fall a little behind given the dead tree format.

This is where many would prefer an easy to access electronic type of program, but sometimes flipping through pages as you sprint down a hallway is what you need to be doing.

Electronics and wifi and even 3G have all failed me at one time or another and having a small/portable, full-of-useful information resource is important.

Recommended (with the caveat the code algorithms need work). Given the price I would say go ahead and buy it, and buy the next edition as soon as it's available.

JTG
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By sufian on April 30, 2013
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good shipment time. book in great quality.
very informative book. good pocket guide for emergency department doctors
really recommend this book
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mai Alshammari on April 12, 2009
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Excellent book.. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Such a great reference. I have stopped using my PDA after I purchased it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By I. Black on November 24, 2009
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If you can read the super small font that is.

Yeah, need good eyes for this little handy book.
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