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Chest X-rays for Medical Students

A superb guide to CXRs for students

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Abdominal X-rays for Medical Students

A superb guide to AXRs for students

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Radiology Basics

Ultrasound and CT e-learning for junior doctors and students

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Books and apps to learn radiology

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

Recommended radiology textbooks

A selection of excellent radiology books.

For medical students

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Discover Radiology: Chest X-Ray Interpretation
Discover Radiology: Chest X-Ray Interpretation
Julian Dobranowski, Alexander Dobranowski, Anthony Levinson

At 855 pages this is a bible for CXR interpretation, with an in depth explanation of image formation and lots of examples! Great if you want to gain a detailed understanding of chest radiograph interpretation.

For junior doctors

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

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?"

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

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.

Other useful websites

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Radiology Masterclass
radiologymasterclass.co.uk

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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