Items tagged “help”

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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 than 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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References

References are essential to the pursuit of the high academic standards we are aiming for at Radiopaedia.org.  Reference ideals each article should have at least 3-4 references all reference material should be cited in the reference section references should be sought in the following order o...
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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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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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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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Spelling and punctuation

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

Capitalisation is a potential area where style differences can make a significant difference to the content at Radiopaedia.org, and as usual, a consistent style is crucial for uniformity of the site.  Titles and subheadings Article titles and case titles, as well as subheadings, should be in s...
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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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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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Disambiguation

Disambiguation is required when two articles need to share the same name. For example, in anatomy, there are instances where different structures share the same name, e.g. lingula. Where this occurs, the content should be moved to an article that has a more descriptive title and the page referri...
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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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Radiopaedia iOS radiology app

This app is the successor to the successful series of Radiopaedia.org radiology teaching files that have been available through the iTunes app store for a number of years.  Find it in the iTunes app store here.  After many months of development we launched our highly anticipated new iOS app fo...
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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 Copyright ...
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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) and should be presented as a scrollable stack, rather than as multiple single images. Stacks should ideally contain less than 70 im...
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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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Collaborative publications by Radiopaedians

Radiopaedia.org is more than just an online resource. It is also the front end of a community made up of radiologists who collaborate both on the site and on projects and publications that stem from the site. See guidelines for collaborative projects for more information. Journal articles F. G...
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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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