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SHA Library

Note: Contact the Library (not the IT Department) if you experience technical issues with any of the licensed mobile apps. If the issue is unresolvable, we can put you in contact with the vendor and their support team.

Installing the VisualDx App

Note: The DermExpert feature is available in the app.

To install the VisualDx app:

  1. Go to VisualDx to create an account. (Note: there is no option to create an account in the app).
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the 'Get the Mobile App' icon and then select 'Create a Personal VisualDx Account'. If you already have an account, skip to step 4.
  3. Complete the form and then select 'Create Personal Account'.
  4. Download the app from the App Store or Play Store
  5. Log in with your email address (Username) and password.

Note: A Wi-Fi connection is always required when using this app.


About VisualDx

A diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. Users have access to over 1,200 diagnoses and over 25,000 images of adult and pediatric conditions. Subject coverage includes a broad-range of dermatologic, infectious, genetic, metabolic, nutritional and occupational diseases; benign and malignant growths, drug-induced conditions and other injuries. VisualDx allows users to search by diagnosis, visual cues and/or medication. Additionally, the DermExpert Feature enables users to search differential diagnoses by symptoms as well as dermatology by skin type/colour. See video below for more details.

Access the desktop version of VisualDx

Search for Diagnosis