App Review: Diagnosaurus DDx – Differential Diagnosis Reference App

By Ravish Amin

The right diagnosis requires first sorting and organizing differentials of a patient’s condition based on clues obtained from the patient history and physical exam.

While on the wards or while reviewing for exams, med students must emphasize the importance of having a differential as a patient case is presented. The differential is used to narrow the potential diagnosis and what develops is a list of possible treatments for the patient.

The Diagnosaurus app has over 1,000 differential diagnoses organized for the most common diseases, systems, and body parts.

The search feature works well because most vocabulary in the app matches the conditions users are referring to.

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2 thoughts on “App Review: Diagnosaurus DDx – Differential Diagnosis Reference App”

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