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It’s All in Your Head: Implicit Bias Results in “Bad Medicine” for Women

Everyone has implicit bias, but when health care professionals don't make an effort to guard against their own implicit bias, they may miss important diagnoses.

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Medical Student Uses VisualDx to Ease Patient's Concerns about Spreading Neck Rash

A Rowan University family medicine student sees a patient with a neck rash that itches on and off and isn't treatable with lotion. The student uses VisualDx to come up with a differential and arrive at the most likely diagnosis.

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Scientist Returns from Japan Trip w/ Rash, Fever, Chills - Let's Diagnose

A scientist who has just returned from studying in Japan heads to urgent care with a fever, chills, headache and a macular rash. Could it be leptospirosis? Dengue fever? Japanese spotted fever? Use your medical knowledge, view his symptoms, and use VisualDx to guide your diagnosis.

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VisualDx Helps Identify Young Baseball Player's Swelling in ER

A pediatrician uses VisualDx to guide her diagnosis of cellulitis for her baseball-playing patient in the emergency room.

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Woman's Face Lesion Causing Her Anxiety - Let's Diagnose

A 48-year-old hypochondriac is back in the office for a lesion on her cheek she's concerned may be infected. Could it be a neurogenic ulcer? Prurigo nodularis? A factitial ulcer? Use your medical knowledge, view her symptoms, and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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FNP Student Uses VisualDx to Reassure Woman with Finger Bump

An FNP student reassures a patient after diagnosing the bump on her finger with a custom differential in VisualDx.

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Pediatrician Solves Mystery "Dirt" Rash Thanks to VisualDx

A pediatrician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia uses VisualDx to help a colleague in urgent care identify and clear up a young patient's mystery rash that looks like dirt.

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Beach Bartender Develops Odd Linear Lesions - Let's Diagnose

A 24-year-old beach bartender heads to urgent care with an odd linear lesion that feels like it's burning. Could it be a fixed drug eruption? Phytophotodermatitis? Irritant contact dermatitisUse your medical knowledge, view her symptoms, and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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Medical Student Encounters Vague Rash, Uses VisualDx to Diagnose

A Western Michigan University student studying allopathic medicine saw a patient with a vague rash and muscle weakness and turned to VisualDx to guide her to the correct diagnosis.

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Woman Heads to ER with Stabbing Stomach Pain - Let's Diagnose

A 28-year-old woman heads to the ER with sharp stomach pain and nausea. Could it be acute appendicitis? Renal calculus? Ovarian torsion? Use your medical knowledge, view her symptoms, and use VisualDx to confirm your diagnosis.

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