Such a thing as software to help with assessment? | allnurses

Such a thing as software to help with assessment?

  1. 0 Have you ever heard of a software program that can help with asssessment? Something that you can enter the symptoms, and hopefully the software can tell you what may be wrong with them?
  2. Visit  northmississippi profile page

    About northmississippi

    From 'Olive Branch, MS'; Joined Dec '09; Posts: 337; Likes: 121.

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  3. Visit  RoyalPrince profile page
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    WebMD? Lol
    itsmejuli likes this.
  4. Visit  Ashley, PICU RN profile page
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    Aside from WebMD, I've never heard of anything like that, and personally would never want something like that used in clinical practice. Software is no substitute for nurses and doctors who actually learned the medical information and use their critical thinking skills to assess and diagnose a patient. Let's not forget that assessment is not a one-size-fits-all type of practice. I can have two patients with the same diagnosis who present very differently. How on earth would a software program know the difference when they can't see, hear, or feel the patient?

    It's a dangerous day when we start letting computers be our brains.
    kakamegamama likes this.
  5. Visit  netglow profile page
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    I think epocrates has some subset that pretty much deals with dx and assessment for... but it's geared to MDs and dx.


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