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B'lore IT.in: Diseases diagnosis software launched

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Bangalore, Oct 28: "Clinician," a first of its kind ready reckoner software for clinical doctors with over 40,000 clinical presentations and treatment reference, has been launched at the ongoing Bangalore IT.IN international exposition here.

The software deals in detail on signs, symptoms and patient characterstics listed under 24 specialilties including cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, infections, oncology, general surgery and metabolic disorders. By choosing specific combinations of findings of a patient such as signs, symptoms and patient characterstics, Clinician instantly generates diagonsis and treatment reference including causes, clinical examination, lab investigation, treatment and medication.

Talking to UNI, New Steth Diagnostic Solutions Private Limited Managing Director E S Rajendran said this software was first of its kind in the country would help doctors in narrowing down the possibilities faster and accurately and avoid confusion. It provided immediate access to over 4500 diseases in seconds and had 1320 lab investigations and 486 clinical procedures. The HIV and AIDS module had comprehensive treatment and patient management directives as per guidelines, he explained.

He said Clinician had 42 reference sections like hormones, vitamins, minerals and immunology and its food and drug interactions for 174 commonly used drugs made a valuable tool. Dr Rajendran said using the software would considerably reduce time and difficulties faced by doctors to reach diagnosis stage.

The software would serve as a boon to medical practitioners as it would ensure diagnosis more accurate in villages with minimum investigation options, he hoped. Replying to a question he said doctors could reach 80 per cent accuracy level by using this software as against the present less than 40 per cent.

It took nearly five years and service of 26 medical experts and consultants to complete the software, he revealed adding that once a three month the software would be updated with latest advancements made in the field.

UNI

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