An iPhone App designed to support veterinary surgeons in the diagnosis of canine dermatological conditions has been launched by Virbac.

An iPhone App designed to support veterinary surgeons in the diagnosis of canine dermatological conditions has been launched by Virbac.

iPhone app: Virbac-Derm-DiagCalled Virbac-Derm-Diag it enables clinicians to create a clinical history (including photographs) of a patient then recommends a clinical chronological approach for the diagnosis of many of the canine skin diseases seen most commonly in practice. 

It also contains a library of downloadable monographs, videos and images of skin diseases which can be used to support discussions with owners about diagnosis and potential treatment regimes.

Veterinary dermatologist Anthony Chadwick said: “This is an ideal app for those vets who have an interest in dermatology and want readily accessible information at their fingertips. The images of lesions are likely to be particularly helpful.”

Virbac Derm-Diag, it is available by searching for ‘Virbac’ in the Apple app store. The content is restricted to veterinary surgeons, who must register at www.virbacderm.com to gain an access code.

  • An iPad version will be available shortly and there are plans to launch the app on other operating systems.
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