VisualDx Mobile App for the iPad

Visual Dx mobile, is one the best examples of mobile medical application which provides useful and practicable point-of-care data or information. This application of iPhone is powered by a productive database of good quality, cautiously tagged pictures of dermatological modes and conditions, which can be searched in an efficient manner with the help of one or more keywords.

The iMedical Apps review can be checked out, for more information regarding this application. The interview with the CMIO of Logical images, Art Peppier, MD, can be looked in, to get a glance of the philosophy of the blue print behind visual Dx. This application of iPhone is made as a natural fit for iPad too, because of its trust on visual to make an identification of disease or diagnosis and the quality of the images, as a matter of fact the potential of this application was predicted shortly after the announcement of iPad and Visual Dx was counted as one of the top 5 medical applications in the iPad, which were awaited eagerly.

At last, after the looking long for it, the Visual Dx’s iPad version is now available in the Apple’s application store. While the usage of this application in the real clinical settings was done, the first impression about this service is that this iPhone application is well maintained on the iPad. As expected, it was more satisfying to view the images on the iPad screen which is larger than iPhone is very clear. It was very exciting to use this application searching by clinical features or by diagnosis remains simple and the format of split-screen makes the usage of this application even more non rational or intuitive.

This deal is further more sweetened by the developer, who offered free “Drug exceptions” subject on download of this application. This application is described to have more than 1,500 images of about 100 conditions or diseases that are induced by drugs and medications as well as identification of diseases or diagnosis which are often misidentified for drug eruptions. From a survey from American pharmacists association, where patients above the age of 75 are chosen and an average of 7.9 medications per day was taken.

Similarly from another survey of CDC, a report about 700000 emergency department visits due to adverse drug events, every year was also displayed. This content can be a great help and value to the medicos and the clinicians.

The contents about the disease conditions are displayed on the side of the page and hence details can be searched easily. Information regarding treatment options, modalities, managing the disease and also the references are indexed in the application.

For clinicians and other doctors, who are sometimes, perplexed or bewildered by the dermatological conditions of their patients (i.e. every non dermatologist) can check out visual Dx mobile application the iPhone and iPad. This medical mobile application is a great development by the developers among the medical apps, and very useful in a clinical set up.

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