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December 23, 2015

How to alleviate holiday stress - Season's Greetings from Isabel Healthcare

It’s ‘Christmas Eve Eve’ as this blogpost goes out, and for those of us who celebrate a traditional Christmas, this day usually means running around..
December 17, 2015

1 Minute Read | Kawasaki Disease | Delay in diagnosis is common.

Kawasaki Disease also known as Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome, Kawasaki Syndrome or Lymph Node Syndrome is a medium vessel vasculitis of..
December 9, 2015

World AIDS Day 2015 - HIV myths busted

Last week saw the 27th World AIDS Day on December 1st. The campaign for this year was all about education, and ‘rethinking outdated stereotypes’ of..
December 2, 2015

Do I have the flu? Flu vs Cold, and how to tell the difference

Thanksgiving dinner is over and everywhere, Christmas shopping has begun. It’s the season for giving thanks, giving presents, and for those of you in..
November 25, 2015

1 Minute Read: Types of Fever Differential Diagnosis

Fever (also known as pyrexia, high temperature or high fever) is a normal body response to a variety of conditions, the most common being infection,..
November 18, 2015

Why a symptom checker is now valued by doctors and health systems

We have now moved almost 180 degrees from doctors dismissing symptom checkers as potentially harmful things for hypochondriacs right through to the..
November 11, 2015

World Diabetes Day (WDD) 2015 - go blue for breakfast

Saturday 14th November marks the 24th World Diabetes Day. The World Health Organisation, in collaboration with the International Diabetes Federation,..
November 4, 2015

Movember 2015 - Let's talk about men's health

The month formerly known as November is finally upon us. The stereotypes of masculinity and invincibility amongst the male gender has been around for..
October 28, 2015

Isabel introduces ICD-10 Coding - Who Benefits from ICD-10?

Isabel Healthcare is pleased to announce that we offer ICD-10-CM coding into all our products. This  includes Isabel the Diagnosis Checklist, the..
October 21, 2015

Testicular Pain | 1 Minute Read | Symptom Information

Testicle pain or testicular pain occurs around one or both testicles.  Testicle pain can also originate from elsewhere in the abdomen or groin, but..
October 14, 2015

Another missed diagnosis of rickets leads to tragic consequences

The case of Karissa Cox and Richard Carter in the UK has been widely covered. Their baby (due to legal reasons the baby’s name and gender have not..
October 7, 2015

Symptom Checker Coming of Age

The IOM report on ‘Improving Diagnosis in Medicine’ that was published last month made a big call to bring the patient into the diagnostic process...