WEBSITES : ONLINE
Few Useful Online Radiology Textbooks
Chorus or Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology at
http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/ is available from Medical College of Wisconsin.
It is a "quick reference" hypertext for physicians and medical students with more
than 1,100 documents that describe diseases, radiological findings, differential-diagnosis
lists ("gamuts"), and relevant anatomy, pathology, and physiology. Interestingly,
CHORUS is based on Fact/File, a radiology hypertext reference that has been used
with a clinical radiology information system at the University of Chicago. This
"quick reference" hypertext deals with individual systems, multisystem entities,
besides having a separate feature on technical material.
Board Review Notes
http://medicine.creighton.edu/radiology/Boardrevnotes.html and http://medicine.creighton.edu/radiology/basicimaglec.html
is a site from Creighton University with comprehensive text material on different
organ systems such as Musculoskeletal, Chest, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary,
Obstetrics, Neuroradiology and on different modalities such as Radiophysics, Mammography
and Nuclear Medicine. Another feature of the website is the coverage on differential
diagnosis and staging of neoplasms.
3. The Virtual Hospital Collection
is a digital collection of multimedia teaching materials. online texts, cases,
and other items classified according to information type, department, and organ
system. This collection of multimedia resources is created and sourced from the
University of Iowa. At the moment there is a collection of approximately fifty
electronic texts and image databases, comprising dermatology, pathology, anatomy,
differential diagnosis and other topics.
The Radiology Survival Manual is a medical student's and intern's guide
to the radiology required to survive a night on-call. This site is available at
and requires Macromedia Flash Playerİ to function correctly. The topics covered
are Volume (Slice) Imaging, Spiral CT, Normal Head CT, Normal Abdominal & Pelvic
CT, Emergency Chest CT, CT of Aortic Dissection and CT of Thoracic Abscesses.
5. Musculoskeletal Radiology at http://www.gentili.net/
comprises of a remarkable set of webpages featuring the Musculoskeletal system.
Authored by A Gentili, M.D from the Department of Radiological Sciences at Veterans
Administration Medical Center, Los Angeles. CA, the educative material is wide-ranging
and informative. The topic list includes Arthritides of the foot: an interactive
atlas, a Fracture atlas, Musculoskeletal Radiology Differential Diagnosis and
Sources of Musculoskeletal Radiology Teaching Cases.
6. Yale Introduction
to Cardiothoracic Imaging available at http://info.med.yale.edu/intmed/cardio/imaging/contents.html
is edited by C. Carl Jaffe, MD, FACC, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Section
of Cardiovascular Medicine. The site deals with topics such as Anatomy, Heart
in radiographs, Imaging technology, Radiography, Atlas of Echocardiography, Disease
entities, Lung imaging, Bones, Mammography, Case Index
of Transcranial doppler ultrasound in Neuroanesthesia is a website authored
by Stephan Strebel, from the Department of Anaesthesia, University of Basel and
is available at http://www.medana.unibas.ch/eng/tcd/tcd0.htm
The topics covered include Doppler ultrasound in medicine, Cerebral hemodynamics:
physical principles and physiological factors, Techniques examining cerebral hemodynamics,
History of TCD, Physical principles of Doppler and spectral analysis, Examination
techniques, Window search, Artery identification, Normal values, Doppler parameters,
Cerebral arterial blood flow velocity and cerebral blood flow
Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook at http://www.practiceguidelines.org
is an online book from the Society of Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology
that "attempts to define practice principles that generally should assist in producing
high quality medical care". The handbook contains Quality Improvement Documents,
Consensus Documents, Credentialing Statements, Policy and Position Statements
(such as Guidelines regarding HIV and other blood borne pathogens in vascular/interventional
radiology), Technology assessment documents and Standards from outside organizations.
9. Basics of MRI at http://www.cis.rit.edu/htbooks/mri/inside.htm
is an online textbook written by JP Hornak from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
This textbook designed for the medical student and Radiology professionals, has
14 chapters covering the mathematics of MRI, spin physics, basic imaging techniques
and hardware. Sections on image artifacts and advanced imaging techniques are
also featured. Multimedia features like animated graphics richly supplement the
text. Besides this a glossary and a index of symbols are also available.
10. Basics of NMR by Joseph P. Hornak, Ph.D Professor of Chemistry
and Imaging Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology is accessible at
Topics covered include The Mathematics of NMR, Spin Physics, NMR Spectroscopy,
Fourier Transforms, Pulse Sequences, NMR Hardware and an remarkable section on
Practical Considerations. Besides there is material on Carbon-13 NMR and Advanced
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