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About VisualDx

VisualDx is a diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety.  VisualDx includes medical images, patient handouts, and medication-diagnosis relationships.

  • Database covers 3,200 diagnoses represented by 45,000 of the best medical images and 3,700 Sympticons to visually represent disease.
  • Expanded content across general medicine as well as infectious disease, dermatology, STDs, travel medicine, and more.
  • Available on the web and mobile devices, via the App Store and Google Play.

Take a look at the Quick Start for New Users, Tutorials, and Image Use Guidelines for more info and help using VisualDx!


NOTE: DermExpert is not included in our educational subscription. 

DermExpert is an enabled feature of VisualDx and is an add-on to the regular subscription.  If you accidentally purchase it, contact VisualDX within 30 days to get a refund. If you have any trouble, let your ACOM librarians know!

Skin of Color

Representation of dark skin images of common dermatologic conditions in educational resources: A cross-sectional analysis. (2020). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Watch this video to see how to use the skin of color feature:

Search for a Diagnosis

Take a look at these videos on how to search for a specific diagnosis as well as medication adverse events:

Build a Differential (2:09 m)

Watch these videos to see how to build a differential based on a chief complaint and how to broaden your results and get to the correct diagnosis:

Patient Engagement (0:59 m)

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