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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..
October 19, 2017

New resources for clinical reasoning | Diagnostic Error in Medicine

The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) held its 10th International Diagnostic Error in Medicine Conference in Boston last week, and many..
June 29, 2017

Isabel mobile, tablet and desktop - updated responsive interface

Ever since the Isabel tool was first created for pediatrics in 2000, we have strived to make our systems easy and intuitive to use and access. Isabel..
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,..
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..
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..
July 29, 2015

Narcolepsy: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments | Isabel Healthcare

What is Narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder defined as recurrent attacks of daytime sleepiness. It is a chronic neurological condition caused..
July 1, 2015

Diagnostic Decision Support: perfect for rare disease awareness

Rare diseases have become big business. Orphan drugs for rare diseases are expected to account for 19% of all worldwide prescription drug sales by..
April 22, 2015

Medical Screening - No Substitute for an Informed Patient

Two interesting stories appeared in the press recently covering very different approaches to medical diagnosis. The first is a targeted approach and..
November 8, 2013

Why we should be guiding patients from the start

A study entitled ‘The Ecology of Medical Care Revisited’ from the NEJM of June 2001 graphically shows how important it is to try and guide and..
August 28, 2013

How to avoid Diagnostic Errors in the ED - Robert Hitchcock, M.D.

It is with great pleasure that we introduce our guest post from Robert Hitchcock, M.D., FACEP, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Vice President,..
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..
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