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A selection of excellent radiology books, websites and apps for junior doctors and medical students


Recommended radiology textbooks

A selection of excellent radiology books.


1. Chest X-rays for Medical Students
Christopher Clarke, Anthony Dux

Chest X-rays for Medical Students

This guide gives students and junior doctors a solid understanding of the basics of chest radiology with high quality images and abnormalities clearly marked in colour.  Teaches a step-wise approach to the CXR, essential for examinations.  Follow on Facebook for free mock exam questions and answers.  More information and example pages can be found here.

 

2. Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students
Christopher Clarke, Anthony Dux

Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students

A comprehensive guide to reading, presenting and interpreting abdominal radiographs.  Clearly illustrated using a unique colour overlay system.  Essential reading for any medical student.  Follow on Facebook for free mock exam questions and answers.  More information and example pages can be found here.

 

3. Radiology Basics: Cross-sectional Imaging
Melisa Sia, Vikas Shah

Radiology Basics: Cross-sectional Imaging

A free interactive e-learning resource for iOS devices, with scrollable image stacks and illustrated examples of common pathologies.  Modalities covered include CT, MRI and Ultrasound.  The information is targeted at a medical student/junior doctor level.  Please note that this is only available on Apple iOS devices.

 

4. The Unofficial Guide to Radiology
Mark Rodrigues, Zeshan Qureshi

The Unofficial Guide to Radiology

Systematic approaches to chest, abdominal and orthopaedic X-ray interpretation. Designed to be a useful learning resource for medical students, junior and hospital doctors, nurse practitioners and radiology trainees.

 

3. Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide
Nigel Raby, Laurence Berman, Simon Morley, Gerald de Lacey

Accident and Emergency Radiology: A Survival Guide

A classic in-my-pocket-reference and an indispensable aid to all those who work in the Emergency Department.  Step-by-step analytical approaches which help you to answer this question: "These images look normal to me, but... how can I be sure that I am not missing a subtle but important abnormality?"

 

4. The Chest X-Ray: A Survival Guide
Gerald de Lacey, Simon Morley, Laurence Berman

The Chest X-Ray: A Survival Guide

A practical, clinical approach - and written in a quick-access style - this portable, economical reference helps you build a strong foundation in chest x-ray interpretation.  High-quality drawings and digital chest x-rays - combined with secrets from the radiologists' toolbox, helpful differential diagnoses, handy checklists, and key references - deliver all the assistance you need to enhance your interpretation skills.  Designed to be a useful learning resource for junior and hospital doctors and radiology trainees.

 

Radiology revision websites

A selection of excellent radiology revision and e-learning websites.

 

 Recommended

Radiology Basics


A free cross-sectional imaging e-learning resource for junior doctors and medical students focusing on the basics of CT, MRI and Ultrasound

Take a look!

Radiology Basics from Radiology Cafe
Free e-learning resource

 

Other useful websites

1. Radiology Masterclass
www.radiologymasterclass.co.uk

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Radiology Masterclass provides online radiology teaching for UK medical students and junior doctors. The educational material covers the undergraduate medical imaging curriculum as specified by the Royal College of Radiologists.

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