Gideon Software Pgm and Parasitology

Brent Barrett salbrent at iquest.net
Wed Apr 15 20:01:17 EST 1998


Has any subscriber used the Gideon software program? I interested in any
comments on the accuracy of the parasitology section. Does it include rare
or exotic parasitic infections along treatment guidelines. The pgm is a bit
pricey at $595 US bucks so it is hard sell for a routine justification.

GIDEON
by C. Y. Informatics
A comprehensive, time saving, diagnostic tool for infectious disease.
Contains 4 modules; Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Therapy, Microbiology. Data
from hundreds of journals and texts are maintained and updated in GIDEON.
Diagnostic information on over 300 common and exotic diseases occurring in
over 200 countries. Provides recommended antimicrobials against a specified
pathogen and includes toxic side effects and drug interactions. The
Microbiology module provides identification criteria for over 790 human
pathogens. Two or more organisms can be compared with suggested
differentiation tests given.
http://www.hardydiagnostics.com/software.html


Thank you

Brent Barrett
Indiana State Dept of Health
salbrent at iquest.net





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