VisualDx: A Visual Diagnostic Decision Support Tool

Emily Vardell, Carmen Bou-Crick

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VisualDx is a clinical decision support tool that uses images and searchable clinical features to assist physicians in the diagnostic decision-making process. VisualDx is a database of more than 24,000 high-quality images covering a wide variety of conditions and drug eruptions. In addition, VisualDx integrates within both UpToDate and many electronic medical records and features a mobile version. This column includes a sample search and a review of the features of VisualDx.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)414-424
Number of pages11
JournalMedical Reference Services Quarterly
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2012


  • CDSS
  • clinical decision support systems
  • point-of-care systems
  • visual database
  • VisualDx

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Informatics
  • Library and Information Sciences


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