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Managing editor

Managing editors at Radiopaedia.org are part of the senior editorial team and have specific roles for the development of the site and its content. As of 2018, there are three managing editors: Yuranga Weerakkody Henry Knipe Craig Hacking Responsibilities Between 2007 (launch) and 2014, Rad...
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Senior editor

Senior editors at Radiopaedia.org are part of the editoral team and have responsibility for general content review and development on the site as well as having a major role leading editorial projects.  Responsibilities Each senior editor at Radiopaedia.org has editorial rights and the associa...
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Editor

Editors are members of the general editorial team at Radiopaedia.org and have responsibility for content review and development on the site. Responsibilities Along with the senior editors, editors have responsibility for reviewing all the content that is added to Radiopaedia.org under the dire...
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Subeditor

Subeditors at Radiopaedia.org are members of the general editorial team who work predominantly in the domain of content development. Responsibilities Subeditors are predominantly involved in the development of content at Radiopaedia.org along with moderation of contributions. They work with th...
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Editors-in-chief

The role of editor-in-chief at Radiopaedia.org is held by the founder and our benevolent dictator for life (BDFL), Associate Professor Frank Gaillard. Frank started Radiopaedia.org in 2007 and has run it since that time with a bunch of committed editors with a custom code-base initially written...
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Editorial team

Radiopaedia's editorial team comprises a number of contributors, many of whom have been shaping the site for years. They have many roles, but primarily they are responsible for the review and moderation of new content, reaching out to new contributors and generally ensuring that the Radiopaedia ...
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Reviewing edits

Reviewing edits on Radiopaedia.org is paramount to ensuring that our content is relevant and of high quality. This is a page that is mostly useful for editors of the site, but may be helpful for general users to gain an insight in what happens behind the scenes at Radiopaedia.org. Whenever an ...
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Terminology (article structure)

The terminology section of a standard article does not appear in all articles and is only required where clarification about terminology is required. Location The terminology section is located immediately after the introduction, and before epidemiology. Structure This section will usually b...
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British vs American English

There are numerous spelling differences between British English (as spoken and written in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth) and American English (as spoken and written in the United States and Canada). Although Radiopaedia initially favored UK spelling (on account of having been started i...
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When to use italics

Making a decision about when to use italics in Radiopaedia.org articles and cases is important because the addition of bold and italic words in prose actually reduces readability. In literature, italics can be used for a number of things, including titles of works and foreign words. However, in...
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Accepted abbreviations

There are a number of accepted abbreviations that we use on Radiopaedia.org. We would like the site to be as standardized as possible and we have therefore chosen our accepted abbreviations and would ask that where possible these are used: a.k.a. not aka (short for "also known as") cf. not c.f...
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Words we never use

There are a number of words we never use at Radiopaedia.org. This may be the result of an international consensus on correct spelling, other times it is a local decision about how we can improve consistency on the site. This is separate to the differences between British (UK) and American (US) ...
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Use of racial terminology on Radiopaedia.org

This style guide article outlines the use of racial terminology on Radiopaedia.org. Background Race and ethnicity is a complex topic with a history of, and potential use for, discrimination. There are many issues in the use of race in medicine, mainly centered on definition, identification and...
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Unlisted cases

Unlisted cases are great if you don't want other users to see them but still want to be able to easily share them with others.  When you have created a case you can set its visibility to unlisted.  Unlisted cases are: not... visible to other users when browsing Radiopaedia.org indexed by se...
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Draft cases

Draft cases are your 'work in progress'. When you first create a case, you may not have the time to finish it off (see case publishing guidelines) and may wish to keep in 'draft mode' for some time.  Draft cases are not: visible to other users indexed by search engines able to be added to ar...
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Public cases

Public cases are the most common type of case on Radiopaedia.org, and allow us to share our libraries and knowledge with the world.  Public cases can: be added to public playlists and unlisted playlists be added to articles  be shared via the share button in view mode in full screen presen...
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Radiopaedia.org Supporter

A Radiopaedia.org Supporter is someone who values what we are trying to accomplish and is willing to help us with small periodic financial contributions. In return, we grant them a few perks to make their Radiopaedia experience even better.  What we can accomplish with your support Our mission...
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Unlisted playlists

Unlisted playlists are a special type of playlist and a great way of creating collections of cases but restrict access to only some users.  Unlisted playlists are just the same as public playlists but are:  not visible to users not visible to search engines can include anyone's public cases ...
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MRI nomenclature guidelines

MRI nomenclature guidelines help maintain uniformity across the site, and help readers get more out of your cases and articles. Articles MRI features in an article should follow the format under "Radiographic features". MRI Add a statement about general MRI features, then move into signal ch...

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