Medical diagnostic tool for handheld devices and the web
18 December 2006
New York, USA. McGraw-Hill Professional has released
Diagnosaurus 2.0, a differential diagnosis tool for the web and PDA. This
latest version offers updates to symptoms, diseases and disorders as well as
platform enhancements for the PDA.
Since Diagnosaurus was first introduced
in 2003, tens of thousands of medical students, physicians, and other
healthcare professionals have used the tool via PDA and web to aid them in
making quick, informed medical decisions. Users can select from more than
500 symptoms and signs to view a prioritized list of potential causes, or
they can search a database of more than 700 diseases to review etiology and
discover alternate diagnoses. Hyperlinks among related diagnoses allow for
instant cross-reference within the tool.
Powered for handheld devices by
Unbound Medicine, a leading provider of knowledge management solutions and
mobile information resources for healthcare, Diagnosaurus 2.0 for the PDA
can be downloaded for free at Diagnosaurus.com.
"Making authoritative medical information widely available to health
professionals quickly and easily is our key objective with Diagnosaurus,"
said Michael Hays, vice president of McGraw-Hill Professional's Digital
group. "This diagnostic tool puts key information one click away at all
times and allows physicians do their jobs more efficiently and effectively."
A web-based version is also available with a subscription to McGraw-Hill
Professional's AccessMedicine.com, an online service for the medical
community that gives instant answers to clinical questions from trusted