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Lieberman’s iRadiology app offers 500 radiology cases designed to help medical students and residents improve their plain film,CT, and MRI reading skills. Available for iPhone.
The first thing to always check is that the film is associated with the correct patient. After doing so, to read a PA view, I utilize a mnemonic called RIP ABCDEFGH. Here is how it works: Rotation: Check to see that the patient is not rotated. You can look at the clavicles and make sure [...]
Derm83: I am an IMG applying to Radiology next year but I’d like to do 1-2 years or research so that I can be more competitive. I’d like to start contacting programs for research but I’m wondering what things I should be looking at in a program: 1. A program that takes a substantial number [...]
A recent study in the journal Surgical Neurology recommended that MRI’s be done while the patient is in the position that causes symptoms. This is helpful advice. MRI’s are usually done while the patient is lying down. Lying down takes stress off the spine and changes the positions of spinal structures, sometime making things look [...]
A set of simple silicon filters could dramatically improve the quality of X-ray images produced in hospitals and at airport checkpoints. X-ray images normally reveal the way different materials, including body tissue, absorb X-ray radiation. finer details are often lost in a fog caused by areas with intermediate radiation-absorbing ability. researchers led by [...]
Radiology Picture of the Day A new medical image daily, with a brief description