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August 15, 2019

Differential Diagnosis Aplastic Anemia - 1 Minute Read

Aplastic anemia is a rare life-threatening disorder with hypocellular bone marrow, where the bone marrow cannot make enough new blood cells. This..
November 25, 2015

Types of Fever Differential Diagnosis - Isabel Healthcare

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,..
August 19, 2015

Rare Diseases and Misdiagnosis - An Isabel Infographic

There are between 6,000 and 8,000 known rare diseases - defined as a disease affecting less than 5 in 10,000 people - and every week more are being..
October 7, 2013

Patients’ Diagnostic Accuracy is Better than Physicians!

Perhaps a controversial headline but a study recently appeared in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) ‘Physicians' diagnostic..
June 10, 2013

Isabel Could Have Improved the Differential Diagnosis in These Cases

“Old GP” is an actual GP based in North America who is close to retirement. He has a keen interest in strange presentations of diagnoses and a wealth..
April 8, 2013

Spotlight on Lawrence Weed, MD - Problem-Orientated Medical Record

Over 45 years ago, in 1968 Dr Lawrence Weed published an  article on Medical Records that Guide and Teach  which described the problem-orientated..
February 28, 2013

Differential diagnosis needs documenting in primary care shows paper

A landmark article published yesterday in “JAMA Internal Medicine” entitled “Types and Origins of Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care Settings” once..
September 7, 2012

Article review: Diagnostic errors in the ICU.

The idea for the Isabel diagnosis support tool first came to us while sitting in the ICU.  A decade ago, my family and I were spending long hours in..
May 3, 2012

What's your Medical Diagnosis? Newborn, vomiting, septic shock

The Isabel diagnosis tool touts an extensive database of conditions for differential diagnosis support, and we often will test its accuracy with real..
March 28, 2012

Pancytopenia Differential Diagnosis - Isabel Healthcare

Pancytopenia refers to the reduction or abnormally low level of all blood cells (erythrocytes (red blood cells), leukocytes (white blood cells) and..
February 20, 2012

Pediatric Study Assesses Medical Diagnosis Tools in Med Schools

An independent study on diagnosis decision support tools in medical education recently conducted by the Children’s National Medical Center and The..
January 13, 2012

HIT Leadership Cheat Sheet: Diagnosis Decision Support DDS

Excerpt from John Gomez, CEO of JGo Labs "Leadership Cheat Sheet for HIT Executives" from HISTalk 1/11/12
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