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Stuff You Should Know About Symptom Checkers

Posted by Jason Maude on Mon, Feb 24, 2014 @ 07:18 AM

There is increasing coverage and discussion in the press about the empowered consumer and all the tools that are now available for people to use to help be empowered. The symptom checker is one of the key tools that consumers should use as it helps make sense of all the data such as symptoms, abnormal test results or abnormal readings from the various monitors that are now available.

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Topics: symptom checker, symptoms, symptom checkers

Symptom checker-Pivotal tool for patient engagement

Posted by Jason Maude on Tue, Jan 15, 2013 @ 11:17 AM

As the patient engagement juggernaut gathers pace, the National eHealth Collaborative has recently weighed in with a Patient Engagement Framework

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Topics: symptom checker, symptoms, patient engagement

Symptom Information: Vomiting blood / Hematemesis

Posted by Mandy Tomlinson on Mon, Dec 31, 2012 @ 11:36 AM

Symptom:

Vomiting blood (Other names: bloody vomit, hematemesis, haematemesis).

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Topics: symptom checker, symptoms, diagnose me, hematemesis, vomiting blood

Symptom Information: Painful Periods / Dysmenorrhea

Posted by Mandy Tomlinson on Mon, Dec 17, 2012 @ 12:06 PM

 

Symptom:

Painful periods (Other names: dysmenorrhea, dysmenorrhoea)

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Topics: symptom checker, symptoms, painful periods, dysmenorrhea, dysmenorrhoea

Symptom Information: Sore Throat

Posted by Dawn Bonsor on Thu, Dec 06, 2012 @ 04:08 PM

Symptom:

Sore throat (Other names: Pharyngitis, inflammation of the pharynx, raw throat, pharyngeal inflammation, throat pain).  

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Topics: diagnosis decision support, symptom checker, symptoms, diagnose me, diagnosis tool, Sore Throat, Pharyngitis, raw throat, throat pain

Symptom Information: Nocturia

Posted by Mandy Tomlinson on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 07:03 AM

Symptom:

Nocturia or night-time urination frequency.  (Other names: night-time urination, excessive urination at night, night frequency, micturition night).

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Topics: symptom checker, symptoms, nocturia, night time urinary frequency, excessive urination at night

Symptom Information: Dizziness and Vertigo

Posted by Mandy Tomlinson on Fri, Nov 23, 2012 @ 01:39 PM

Symptom:

Dizziness and Vertigo (Other names: disequilibrium, faintness, giddiness, light-headedness, unsteadiness, vertigo, wooziness). 

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Topics: symptom checker, symptoms, dizziness, vertigo, faintness, giddiness, light headedness

1 Minute Read: Intussusception – diagnose early

Posted by Mandy Tomlinson on Wed, May 02, 2012 @ 09:15 AM

The Isabel Healthcare 1 Minute Read program highlights various diseases and conditions, providing the Isabel tool differential list. Subscribe to the Isabel blog to receive clinical content and articles.

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Topics: Differential diagnosis, symptoms, early diagnosis, Isabel 1 Minute Read, intussusception, pediatric intussusception

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