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 junior doctors
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?"
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.
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.
A comprehensive guide to reading, presenting and interpreting abdominal radiographs. Clearly illustrated using a unique colour overlay system. Highly recommended in the BMA medical book awards. Follow on Facebook for free mock exam questions and answers. More information and example pages can be found here.
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
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.
Recommended radiology revision websites
A selection of excellent radiology revision and e-learning websites.
Other good sites
eBook for Undergraduate Education in Radiology
A project developed by the Education Committee and the Undergraduate Education Subcommittee of the European Society of Radiology (ESR). Created for medical students, but also doctors in their first year(s) of training, as well as academic teachers, this free resource has very high quality content. Worth a look.
A free radiology learning resource for medical students. Short, fun and interactive quizzes to guide you through what you need to know for the clinical Imaging component of the GMC MLA (and more!)
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.