Tarascon Pain Pocketbook

Jones & Bartlett Learning

A Timely and Must-Have Resource for Prescribers Who Manage Patients’ Pain

The Tarascon Pain Pocketbook is a must-have resource for physicians and medical professionals responsible for prescribing and administering pain medications, including emergency medical doctors, emergency nurses, family doctors, nurse practitioners, and perioperative nurses. Following the CERTA concept (Channels, Enzymes, Receptor Targeted Action) this pocketbook helps prescribers find the right balance of therapies and medications while working to reduce opiate use and promoting patient-specific, pain syndrome targeted analgesia. This targeted, patient-focused analgesic approach allows for a broader utilization of combinations of non-opioid analgesics and more refined and judicious use of opioids. The new Tarascon Pain Pocketbook is an invaluable resource for the hundreds of thousands of prescribers who manage patients’ pain.

Key Features:

• Foreword from Richard J. Hamilton, MD, Editor-In-Chief Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia

• Opioid Equivalency table along with numerous lists and figures allow for quick and easy retrieval of vital information

• Features a section on the Principles of Safe and Effective ED Pain Management including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic options and chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) management

• Includes typical drug dosing (both FDA approved and off-label uses), available trade and generic formulations, metabolism, renal impairment, and safety i pregnancy and lactation

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