Isabel Symptom Checker™ - patient access to the doctors’ diagnostic tool
Worried about your symptoms? Confused by the online information overload? Or, just don’t feel you are being listened to?
For the first time, you can access an online tool previously only made available to the medical profession. Doctors and nurses around the world acknowledge the Isabel diagnostic tool as the clear leader in its field. Using the latest searching technologies, Isabel allows you to research your symptoms based on everyday language. Users simply enter one or many symptoms, and Isabel will search its vast database of 6,000 diseases, instantly providing a list of diagnoses that could be causing your symptoms. Click on any disease to explore information about symptoms, tests and treatment available on the web.
The Isabel Symptom Checker puts the world’s medical knowledge at your fingertips. It will change the way you speak to your doctor forever.
• The only diagnostic tool to understand multiple symptoms in everyday language
• Searches database of over 6,000 diseases and conditions
• Time sensitive and common diseases highlighted
• Understands symptoms entered in free text. Predictive text options also available
• Results focused by age and gender
• Results can be refined by travel history
• Links to medical knowledge from a list of web sites
• Results can be emailed directly to your doctor.
• REQUIRES ONLINE ACCESS
o This app provides access to the Isabel Symptom Checker system available on the web at http://symptomchecker.isabelhealthcare.com.
o The Isabel Symptom Checker is based on the professional Isabel diagnosis checklist system. The system has been modified and optimised for use by patients.
o Note that Isabel is not designed to tell you what your diagnosis is, but rather provide you with a list of possible diagnoses that could be the cause of your symptoms.
o Isabel helps you research and understand your symptoms so you can have a better discussion with your doctor about the possible diagnoses.
o Daily usage limit: It has been possible to make this app available on a free to use basis for individual patients due to a grant from the Isabel Medical Charity. To prevent unauthorised use by healthcare institutions there is a daily limit allowance of 15 searches. Professional users should use the Isabel dx app intended for professional use.
HISTORY AND BACKGROUND
Isabel Healthcare (the app’s developer) was started back in 1999 after the founder’s daughter, Isabel, was badly misdiagnosed and had to spend 3 weeks in intensive care. She just survived and today is a healthy teenager. This experience was the inspiration behind the development of the Isabel tools designed to help both doctors and their patients reach the right diagnosis quicker. The project was started by The Isabel Medical Charity which remains a significant shareholder in Isabel Healthcare, the company that has developed the Isabel system. It is thanks to a generous grant by The Isabel Medical Charity that this App has been made available free of charge to users. If you wish to make a donation to help keep the system available free, please click on this link http://www.justgiving.com/isabelhealth
THE ISABEL APP DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT AND IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
Use of Isabel is subject to the terms and conditions found by clicking on the ‘More’ button
To get more information please visit our website at http://symptomchecker.isabelhealthcare.com
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