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
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
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
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
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
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
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 good websites
The Student Radiologist
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.