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ClinicalKey via the Skelton Medical Libraries

ClinicalKey Example
You can add the term diagnostics to your search. Or, after searching for a disease or condition, you can click on the Clinical Overview link and select Diagnosis.
ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that supports clinical decisions by making it easier to find and apply relevant knowledge. Also, there is an app for this.

1. Follow this ClinicalKey link and click on "Register" in the top right hand corner.
2. Complete the registration form.
3. On your mobile device, download the ClinicalKey app and log in with your ClinicalKey username and password that you created when you registered.

Once you are registered, you can access ClinicalKey from anywhere with the username and password you created. You will need to register to download pdfs and to save images.
Diagnosaurus via the Skelton Medical Libraries

From the AccessMedicine menu bar located above the search box, click on Quick Reference and then select DDx
Through Access Medicine, Diagnosaurus is a differential diagnosis tool searchable alphabetically, by symptom, disease, and organ system. It is available as a mobile app through the Access Medicine app.

For access from anywhere and via mobile device, create an account by following this AccessMedicine link to their website.
1. Click the down arrow next to the Mercer University box in the right hand upper corner.
2. Then "Login or Create a Free Personal Account"
3. A popup window will appear. Select "Don't have a MyAccess account?" and fill in the requested information and select "Create Account"
4. On your mobile device go to the App/Google Play store and download AccessMedicine. Log in and content should download.
5. Watch a video for directions at:
Ferri's Differential Diagnosis: A Practical Guide to the Differential Diagnosis of Symptoms, Signs, and Clinical Disorders, 2nd edition via the Skelton Medical Libraries

Ferri's Differential Diagnosis
This book is a quick reference to the differential diagnosis, etiology, and classification of clinical disorders, signs, and symptoms. The author presents over 1000 signs, symptoms, and clinical disorders.
Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide, 3rd edition via the Skelton Medical Libraries

Symptom to Diagnosis
Each chapter in this book addresses one common complaint and begins with a case and guidance on how to organize the differential diagnosis. As the case progresses, clinical reasoning is explained in detail. The differential diagnosis for that particular case is summarized in tables that highlight the clinical clues and important tests for the leading diagnostic hypothesis and alternative diagnostic hypotheses. As the chapter progresses, the pertinent diseases are reviewed. Just as in real life, the case unfolds in a stepwise fashion as tests are performed and diagnoses are confirmed or refuted.
VisualDX via the Skelton Medical Libraries

VisualDX Example
After Searching for a disease or condition, click on Diagnostic Pearls or Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls
VisualDX is a clinical decision support tool designed to help with diagnosing of dermatological, infection, genetic, metabolic, nutritional and occupational diseases. The resource includes more than 140,000 images of visually identifiable diseases, drug reactions, and infections. Basic descriptions of different diagnosis and direct links to UpToDate and PubMed, provides the users with clinical background and support information. A mobile app is available for easy access to VisualDX at the point of care

Mobile Access:
1. Follow this VisualDX link and click “Get the Mobile App" (center of VisualDx homepage).
2. Create your personal username and password as instructed. You will receive an email from Logical Images.
3. Once you have a username and password, you can download the free VisualDx Mobile app on your mobile device from the iTunes Store or from Google Play.
4. Launch the VisualDx app from your device and sign in using the username and password you created.

Learn how to build a differential diagnosis in VisualDx for fast, accurate answers at the point of care.
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