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VisualDx is a database provided by the Library at RUSH University Medical Center.  Available on a mobile device as well as a desktop, VisualDx is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system.  It is designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. Features include:

  • large medical image library
  • skin of color atlas
  • smart search for chief complaints, diagnoses, and drug reactions
  • custom patient-specific differential diagnosis builder
  • the ability to earn CME with every search

Overview: What is in VisualDx

This 1:25 video provides an introduction to VisualDx and best practices for using it.


The Library of RUSH University Medical Center would like to thank the Des Moines University Library for their kind usage of the layout and some content of this guide.

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