Using names on is common when describing procedures and the history surrounding eponymous names.

When referring to a person, do not use punctuation in the name and use spaces between initials. For example:

  • Dr R F Player (correct)
  • Dr. R. F. Player (incorrect)
  • Dr RF Player (incorrect)

When referring to an individual for the first time we embolden the name. This is one of the few instances when we like text to be bold on Radiopaedia. 

It is also helpful to provide years of birth and death for deceased individuals. The years are not in bold, unlike the name.
Please reference these dates, ideally with a published article rather than a website. 

e.g. Dr R F Player (1875-1950) 1

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