GIDEON (Global Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Network) is the world's premier global Infectious Diseases database. This point-of-care clinical decision support system provides a current, evidence-based resource for the diagnosis, treatment and teaching in the fields of Tropical & Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Microbiology in all countries.
With GIDEON, medical professionals can diagnose and obtain treatment information for specific conditions, and obtain up-to-date global information about all diseases and disease outbreaks.
GIDEON consists of three modules: Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Toxicology. The entire resource is updated weekly, based on all relevant citations appearing in MEDLINE, peer-review journals, publications of the World Health Organization, abstracts of major international meetings, user feedback and other relevant sources. GIDEON data sources adhere to the standards of evidence-based medicine.
GIDEON is used by emergency room physicians, infectious disease specialists, pediatricians, public health officials at hospitals, medical schools, public health departments and government agencies. The database helps clinicians overcome information overload and save time by providing quick diagnosis and access to a vast source of high-quality medical content. This is an ideal teaching tool for health care workers, students, residents and fellows.
GIDEON eBooks are an encyclopedia of infectious diseases across countries worldwide. They are continually updated and represent the only texts of their kind. They complement the excellent GIDEON on-line diagnostic tool and are a great addition to a library for those practicing infectious diseases, public health, global health, and even primary care.
GIDEON eBooks complement the GIDEON web application by expanding easy access to GIDEON’s vast content without a subscription or continual internet access. eBooks can be downloaded to a variety of devices and can be read anywhere.
The 419 eBooks are available in PDF format, and summarize the status of individual infectious diseases – in every country of the world. Currently there are 2 series of texts, organized by country and by disease.