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The trauma article editorial project was an editorial project conducted to link all the relevant articles to the newly created trauma section (here). With the help of Nafisa Shakir Batta, we search all the articles (>9400 articles) and linked more than 300 articles that were relevant to trauma. There are now about 400 trauma articles. Enjoy.

Team lead: Dr Craig Hacking

Team: Nafisa Shakir Batta

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The appendicular skeleton anatomy project was an editorial project conducted to ensure an anatomy article exists for all the bones of the appendicular skeleton. With the help off many contirbutors from all over the world, anatomy articles were written that did not exist, and existing articles were edited. Thanks to all of the contributors for their efforts!

Team lead: Dr Craig Hacking

Team (in no particular order): Drs Shu Su, Rivindi Gunasena, Paul Ng, Juliana Yee, Mostayn Alam, Nafisa Shakir Batta and Dayu Gai.

In the future, we will have all bones covered with individual articles.

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The time has come for Radiopaedia.org to become to radiographers what it already is for radiologists: the best online resource available. 

Having returned from ASMMIRT 2016 in Brisbane Australia, and having spoken to many many radiographers, a few things have become obvious. Firstly radiographers have different resource needs to radiologists, but are similarly poorly supported by open access educational material. Secondly although the material that radiographers require is different to that for radiologists, there is much overlap and much to learn from each other. 

It is also clear to me that our existing radiologist contributor and editorial group is not equipped to oversee the creation and moderation of radiographer centered content. We are putting together a group of radiographers from around the world, with input from existing radiologist editorial members, and over the coming months we will be beginning the process of identifying the sort of content we need to create. 

Therefore we reaching out to all radiographers in a call to action: join Radiopaedia.org and help us create the content you need. 

So, how do you start? Simple. Create a login if you don't have one already and become familiar with the site. 

You can already start improving existing radiographer content as well as crafting missing entries in line with our style guide for radiography articles

Over the coming months we will be approaching active radiographer contributors to join our editorial group and help steer Radiopaedia.org for years to come. 

Cheers, Frank

A. Prof Frank Gaillard is a neuroradiologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, and is the Founder and Editor of Radiopaedia.org. 

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The chest UIP - NSIP project was an editorial team project carried out by Amir Rezaee, Prashant Mudgal and Yuranga Weerakkody during the first half of 2016. It involved cleaning up and refining the existing UIP - NSIP articles, ensuring all linked cases were as accurate and complete as possible. All incomplete links were also completed as possible. All references to the latest freely available journal articles were also updated and linked. 

Case contributed by Dr Hani Al Salam, rID 13199

 

Team : Dr Amir Rezaee, Prashant Mudgal 

Reviewed by : Dr Yuranga Weerakkody

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14th Mar 2016 20:28 UTC

No Race Race

The No Race Race was an editorial project with the primary aim of updating racial terminology on Radiopaedia (you can read more about the reasons why we completed this project here, and there is great TED Talk by Dorothy Roberts on the use of race in medicine here). The secondary aim was to generally tidy up the cases, in particular also reviewing diagnostic certainty and patient demographics. 

Team lead: Dr Tim Luijkx

Team (in no particular order): Drs Matt Morgan, Derek Smith, Dylan Kurda, Henry Knipe, Ayush Goel, Varun Babu, Nafisa Shakir Batta, Matthew Andrews, Bruno Di Muzio, Matthew Morgan, Matt Skalski, Vincent Tatco, Piotr Gołofit, and A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Over 3200 cases were reviewed by our team of volunteer editors, which has greatly increased the quality of Radiopaedia.org. A special mention to:

  • 500+ case reviews: Dr Ayush Goel, Dr Dylan Kurda
  • 200+ case reviews: Dr Tim Luijkx, Dr Varun Babu, Dr Vincent Tatco, Dr Matthew Andrews
  • 100+ case reviews: A.Prof Frank Gaillard, Dr Matt Morgan

 

 Dr Henry Knipe is a radiology registrar at The Royal Melbourne  Hospital in Australia, and is managing editor responsible for  content  development at Radiopaedia.org. Twitter: @DrHenryK.

 NB: Opinions expressed are those of the author alone, and are not  those of his employer nor of Radiopaedia.org

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