Items tagged “help”

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Internet Explorer issues

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) dates back to March 2009, and as a browser, it is not aging well. Unfortunately, it is still used in some hospitals, who are notoriously slow at upgrading software. Not only is it unsupported by Microsoft and lacking many of the features that we have come to expect fro...
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Supported browsers

The Radiopaedia.org website is developed to work on modern up to date browsers (e.g. Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Internet Explorer).  Due to the number of individual browsers and number of versions of each, we are not able to support all versions of every browser. If you are at a hospital that ...
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What constitutes a perfect case

So what should the perfect case look like? Over time the quality of contributions to Radiopaedia.org is ever growing and a consensus is emerging as to the makeup of a perfect case. For a general set of instructions refer to our case publishing guidelines. You also can get a sense of how close yo...
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Patient's presentation section

The patient's presentation section in a case is designed to contain a simple one or two line statement describing the patient's presentation. This is used in quiz mode and helps to frame the case.  Patient demographics can be left to the patient data section.  Examples include: sudden onset h...
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Patient confidentiality

It is crucial that patient confidentiality is maintained. Under no circumstances must information be uploaded either in the patient's presenting symptoms, case description or images themselves that could identify an individual patient.  In short nothing in your images or description could lead ...
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Linking

Linking one article or case to other articles is an integral part of building a cohesive resource.  Blue links and grey links Links on Radiopaedia are of two colors: blue and grey.  Blue links are links to existing articles on Radiopaedia.  Grey links are links to yet-to-be-written articles....
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Interventional procedure article structure

Interventional articles necessarily require a different structure to other articles. It is important for them to have a consistent structure to maintain uniformity across the site. The suggested structure and headings (and heading size) are as follows: ==========================================...
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Articles on conditions that affect multiple systems

Articles pertaining conditions that affect multiple systems can often be a challenge to write, and need to be split into a number of parts: a general overview of the condition with links to individual system articles Syntax and structure Title The standard title syntax for system specific a...
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What Radiopaedia.org is NOT

We are attempting to create the best radiology resource which is no small task and is going to take the combined efforts of many many people. These are a couple of thoughts about what Radiopaedia.org is NOT: Radiopaedia.org is NOT a place to cut and paste content from textbooks, articles or oth...
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Curriculum article structure

This article sets out the structure which each curriculum article should follow. An example of a near-complete curriculum is the genitourinary curriculum. =============================================================== The first paragraph should be an introductory statement, e.g. The genitour...
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Get involved

Radiopaedia.org did not get to where it is on its own. It is not even the work of a few people. Literally thousands of folk just like you have in one way or another contributed. Some have done so most days for a number of years, while others may have contributed a few seconds, just one time. In ...
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Non-English case description

Currently, Radiopaedia.org is an English language resource, although we would in due course love to have the site translated into every language.  We, however, are keenly aware that many of you are from non-English speaking countries or at least countries in which English is not the primary lan...
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Contributing a case to illustrate an article

So you want to contribute a case to illustrate an article. Excellent!  All images that are used to illustrate articles need to be uploaded first as cases. A case is a collection of one or more images/stacks with accompanying descriptions (which then appears in your profile page... find out more...
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Why upload cases to Radiopaedia.org

Radiopaedia.org is more than just an amazing collaborative resource, it is also the perfect place to keep your case library.  Here are a few reasons why you should upload your cases to Radiopaedia.org: free registration unlimited storage capacity for all your cases support for scrollable sta...
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When to use bold

Making a decision about when to use bold in an article is important since we know that adding bold and italics to articles reduces its readability. There are very few examples of when to use bold in an article on Radiopaedia.org and as such, if you're unsure, it's probably worthwhile not using ...
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Quiz mode

Quiz mode presents multistudy cases in a way that is optimized for both presented tutorials and self-directed learning.  The cases shown will depend upon the system chosen and case ratings. We are planning to take into account many other (smarter) factors in the future.  Exclude from quiz mode...
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Merging duplicate articles

Merging duplicated articles is sometimes necessary and the same topic is occasionally covered under slightly different titles. The aim of merging is to end up with one detailed article which is linked to by all other appropriate articles. The following steps are required to merge articles A and ...
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Findings (cases)

The findings section of cases is where the description of that particular study is described. This section is located immediately below each study and findings contribute to case completeness.  What it should contain The findings section should contain a description of the whole study that sho...
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Patient data

Patient data is a section in cases (visible in edit mode) where patient demographics can be entered. The two fields are: age gender Age Please round the patient age to the nearest 5 years for adult patients (i.e. ≥18 years). This is an additional privacy measure.  For pediatric patients, cl...
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Anatomy article structure

Articles pertaining to normal anatomy require a different structure, and the following subheadings are recommended: ===================================================================== As with all other articles, the introductory paragraph should introduce the anatomical term and aim to give ...

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