Items tagged “medical student”

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Elbow radiograph (summary approach)

Elbow radiographs are common plain films that are obtained frequently in the emergency department. Summary approach alignment anterior humeral line drawn down the anterior surface of the humerus should intersect the middle 1/3 of the capitellum if it does not, think distal humeral fracture...
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Chest x-ray - an approach (summary)

Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Chest radiographs are frequently performed and a fantastic tool for making diagnoses of acute and chronic conditions, as well as acting as a tool for follow-up. Reference article ...
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Investigation of chest pain (basic)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Pleuritic chest pain is chest pain that is precipitated by movement or forceful breathing and tends to be sharp in nature. It is often accompanied by a perception of dyspnoea which may be secondary to suppression of respira...
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Small bowel obstruction (summary)

Small bowel obstruction (SBO) accounts for 80% of all mechanical intestinal obstruction; the remaining 20% result from large bowel obstruction. It has a mortality rate of 5.5%. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on small bowel obstruction. Summary epidemiol...
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Chest radiology for students (curriculum)

Chest radiology for students curriculum represents a core set of common pathology seen on the wards, usually during medical, or elderly care blocks.
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Neuroradiology for students (curriculum)

Neuroradiology curriculum for medical students is broadly split into content that refers to imaging (the test and findings) and conditions that are considered key for this stage of training.
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Bowel perforation (summary)

Bowel perforation is an acute surgical emergency where there is a release of gastric or intestinal contents into the peritoneal space. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on bowel perforation. Summary epidemiology depends on the cause presentation history...
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Chest x-ray airway (summary)

Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Using A, B, C, D, E is a helpful and systematic method for chest x-ray review where A refers to the assessment of the airways. Reference article This is a summary article; we do n...
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Chest x-ray: breathing (summary)

Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Using A, B, C, D, E is a helpful and systematic method for chest x-ray review where B refers to breathing and the assessment of the lungs and pleural spaces. Reference article Thi...
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Chest x-ray: circulation (summary)

Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Using A, B, C, D, E is a helpful and systematic method for chest x-ray review where C refers to circulation and assessment of the heart and cardiomediastinal contour. Reference art...
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Chest x-ray (exposure summary)

Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Using A, B, C, D, E is a helpful and systematic method for chest x-ray review where E refers to "everything else". Reference article This is a summary article; we do not have a mo...
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Chest x-ray: initial review (summary)

Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Using A, B, C, D, E is a helpful and systematic method for approaching a chest x-ray. However, before jumping into the film, you need to do an initial review. Reference article Th...
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Pulmonary embolism (summary)

Pulmonary embolism refers to occlusion of the pulmonary arteries or its branches, usually via venous thrombus. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on pulmonary embolism. Summary epidemiology incidence is 0.5-1.0 per 1000 increased incidence with cancer or ...
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Extradural haemorrhage (summary)

Extradural haemorrhages (EDH) represent collections of blood in the extradural (epidural) space. The haemorrhage sits between the skull superficially and the dura which overlies the brain parenchyma. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on extradural haemorrhag...
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Subdural haemorrhage (summary)

Subdural haemorrhage (SDH) is a collection of blood between the dura and the arachnoid layers of the meninges. They are common and can occur in any age range, usually related to a history of head trauma. Prognosis tends to depend on the extent of the bleed and associated mass effect. Reference ...
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Subarachnoid haemorrhage (summary)

Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is bleeding into the subarachnoid space. This is usually found centrally (around the circle of Willis) but can occur in other parts of the brain. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on subarachnoid haemorrhage. Summary anatomy ...
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Lung cancer (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and non-radiologists Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide and refers to malignancy originating in the airways or pulmonary parenchyma. Clinical presentation Patients may be asymptomatic until locally advanced or metastatic disease. The m...
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Multiple sclerosis (summary)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic demyelinating condition affecting the central nervous system. Diagnosis requires good history, clinical examination, appropriate imaging, and laboratory tests (cerebrospinal fluid for IgG index and oligoclonal bands). It is typified by "plaques" of disease w...
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Sigmoid volvulus

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Derek Smith
Published 02 Feb 2015
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Chronic subdural haemorrhage (teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 03 Feb 2015
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