Summary article structure
Citation, DOI and article data
Summary articles are short articles that summarize the content of our more complete reference articles. They are really useful for getting an overview of a topic and particularly useful for medical students or allied health professionals. You may want to see our medical student curricula here.
They aim to summarize the main non-radiological points and give a basic level of information about radiographic features.
The title of the article should follow our normal rules except that it will be followed by "(summary)", e.g.
This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists
An introductory paragraph with a summary of the article's content followed by a short paragraph explaining it is a summary article and linking to the main standard reference article.
Bullet list of summary content:
- content is not bold
- summary of radiology use
The bullet-headings should be bold.
Role of imaging
- bullet list defining what the role of imaging
A section that summarizes the content of the main reference article with the same formatting. It should be focused at a relatively junior level and be accessible for all groups, e.g. medical students.