VisualDx is a clinical point-of-care tool, educational resource, and decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. It is renowned for its depth of diverse clinical images (14,000+ images of variations in skin color) with thousands of images showing disease variation to solve the most challenging cases. This diagnostic clinical tool that helps you build a differential diagnosis, and is useful for searching by disease for therapy choices, tests, management. Patient engagement is a key part of the diagnostic process. VisualDx provides handout material for more than 200 of its top diagnoses. The information, written specifically for the patient, can be either emailed or printed right at the point of care.
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Mobile App Available
There is an associated mobile app available. If you are on a laptop or computer, you must first click the VisualDx link above. Once you are in Duke's version of VisualDx, follow these steps:
Basic Searching Instructions
Get started by either entering a symptom, medication, or diagnosis OR choose a tile by problem area and build your differential with your patient's chief complaints and general history.
If you are unable to find full-text articles using the links below, you will need to order it via InterLibrary Loan (Step #3).
Before making a request for full-text articles through Interlibrary Loan (ILL), please try steps #1 and #2 to search for the full-text. This allows our service to focus on articles that are not available for free nor via our Duke subscriptions. Our Interlibrary Loan service is no charge to Duke borrowers for all article requests. If there are copyright or other fees associated with your article request, we will contact you.
If you can't find the citation in a database or you don't see a GetIt@Duke button, you can place a request manually through our interlibrary loan service. Follow the steps below.
Questions about Interlibrary Loan? All interlibrary loan questions should go to Louis Wiethe, Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan Manager, 919.660.1179 or email@example.com