Items tagged “help”

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Bulleted and numbered lists

Bulleted and numbered lists are an important part of the general style in Radiopaedia.org and we have some general rules that should be followed. Lists Lists exist to highlight important content to the reader and therefore tend to be fragments of sentences (not complete sentences). When creati...
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Capitalisation

Capitalisation is a potential area where style differences can make a significant difference to the content at Radiopaedia.org: titles and subheadings should be in sentence case, e.g. Staging of renal cell carcinoma. do not use ALL CAPS for titles or subheadings use styles in the formatting t...
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Stub

Stubs are short incomplete articles that are little more than a place holder for a longer definitive article. The length of the article is less important that how long it is in contrast to how long it should be. In other words, some articles need only be a paragraph long to be considered complet...
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Spelling and punctuation

Although Radiopaedia.org initially favoured the use of British spelling, e.g. "haemorrhage" rather than "hemorrhage", it has been decided that is silly and pointless to argue over such things.  Several of our current editors favour British spelling, but it is accepted that w...
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Image preparation

Images are clearly a very important part of Radiopaedia.org and we aim for high quality and uniformity across the site. As always patient anonymity is essential, and any images with patient details included will be removed. Supported formats JPG: small size but degraded by compression. Use qua...
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Copyright issues

Copyright issues are hugely important when creating the largest online radiology resource. It is essential that no copyrighted material is uploaded to the site, either in the form of images or text. It is totally unacceptable for any copyrighted material to be uploaded to Radiopaedia.org and an...
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Style guide and help

Our style guide is a set of guidelines to help authors write content in a uniform way. This has become increasingly important as the number of contributors has grown. Take a look through the guide and get involved at Radiopaedia.org. general overview of Radiopaedia.org what Radiopaedia.org IS ...
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Standard article structure

Standard article structure is important on Radiopaedia.org so that we have a consistent article structure and maintain uniformity across the whole site. The standard medium to long article structure, after deciding on an article title, is broken down into a set of standard sections, always pres...
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Articles

Articles form the encyclopaedic component of Radiopaedia.org and are collaborative efforts to create atomic reference articles for anything related to the practice of radiology. Unlike a textbook, journal publication or a written encyclopaedia, Radiopaedia.org articles allow you and other users ...
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Images

All images should be uploaded via the "Add case" page.  NB: Although individual images/diagrams can an be uploaded directly from the image management console (via add image in article edit mode), this method is now no longer recommended and will soon be removed.  Out-sourced images ...
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Stacks

Stacks are a set of sequential images that can be scrolled. Sequential images from cross sectional modalities (e.g. CT/MRI) or time resolved modalities (e.g. DSA) are best presented as a scrollable stack, rather than as multiple single images. Stacks should ideally contain less than 70 images ...
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Captions

Each study has  a caption, located above the images, which is optional but should ideally represent the kind of study without the diagnosis e.g MRI brain CT IVP CT abdomen and pelvis Three phase liver CT
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How you can help build Radiopaedia.org

This page is a great place to start if you want to get involved in contributing to Radiopaedia.org. There are many ways to do this: create your own case library and make your existing cases complete and accurate as possible: see anatomy of a perfect case get involved with an editorial project ...
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General overview of Radiopaedia org

Radiopaedia.org is a rapidly growing open-edit radiology resource primarily compiled by radiologists and radiology residents/registrars and fellows from across the globe. The site aims to create the best radiology reference available, and to make it available for free, forever and for all. It i...
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Note on figures and percentages

We all know that figures can vary widely from various publications, and usually precise figures are irrelevant.  Some texts favour listing the range that has been published without giving a 'best guess ballpark figure'. We feel this is not entirely useful as it often generates very wide ranges ...
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Numbers, units and operators

Numbers, units and operators are used frequently in articles. We often quote the incidence of a condition as a range or say that x happens in more than y% of cases. To try and keep the style similar across the site, and maximise the readability of these figures, we have some simple suggestions....
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What Radiopaedia.org IS

Radiopaedia.org is more than just a website. It is the front end of a community whose aim is to develop the best researched, most comprehensive and most accessible online radiology reference site... read more.  Radiopaedia.org IS an opportunity to contribute to a project which will hopefully be...
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Pinned images

Pinned images are images that the logged in user has specifically selected by switching the grey pin of an image into a yellow pin.  grey pin indicates the image is not pinned yellow pin indicates the image is pinned The advantage of pins Images that you have pinned can be accessed via the p...
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Synonyms

Synonyms, located below references when in edit mode, are used in a number of scenarios.  To view a YouTube screencast tutorial please click here.  What is a synonym A synonym is essentially a 'redirect' to an article. This enables links created to article A to pass to article B, provided art...
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Key image

The key image is a property of a stack, and refers to the image which is most representative of the stack as a whole. This image will then be used as the thumbnail for the stack both in case view and when the stack is included in an article.  The key image icon is located in the top left hand c...

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