Items tagged “medical student”

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Investigating altered consciousness (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Altered consciousness or confusion is a common reason for admission to hospital, and involvement of radiology 1,2. Although the most common reason for acute confusion is intoxication which will improve - when altered neuro...
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Glioblastoma NOS (student teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 14 Jun 2015
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Mesial temporal sclerosis (student teaching)

 Diagnosis almost certain
UoE Radiology
Published 14 Jun 2015
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Cerebral metastasis causing confusion (student teaching)

 Diagnosis certain
UoE Radiology
Published 14 Jun 2015
95% complete
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MRI brain (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists MRI brain is a specialist investigation that is used for the assessment of a number of neurological conditions. It is the main method to investigate conditions such as multiple sclerosis and headaches, and used to character...
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COPD (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is defined as a condition characterized by persistent air flow limitation that is usually progressive and associated with an enhanced chronic inflammatory response in the airways...
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Asthma (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Asthma is a heterogeneous disease, usually characterized by chronic airway inflammation and airway hyperreactivity. It is defined by two main features 1: a history of respiratory symptoms such as wheeze, shortness of breat...
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Pneumonia (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Pneumonia refers to infection within the lung and results in infective fluid and pus filling the alveolar spaces. This initially results in patchy airspace opacification and then more confluent consolidation. Reference art...
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Chest x-ray: PICC position (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Chest x-ray PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) position should be assessed following initial placement and on subsequent radiographs. Reference article This is a summary article; we do have a more in-depth refe...
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Proximal femoral fractures (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Proximal femoral fractures are a heterogeneous group of fractures that occur in and around the hip. The commonest type of fracture in this region is the femoral neck fracture. They can occur anywhere between the joint surf...
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Musculoskeletal radiology curriculum (student)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists The medical student musculoskeletal radiology curriculum represents a core set of common pathologies and presentations that are key to understand during any orthopedic attachment in medical school.
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Shoulder dislocation (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Shoulder dislocation usually occurs following trauma and results in the humeral head moving out of the glenoid fossa. Reference article This is a summary article. For more information, you can read a more in-depth referen...
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Right upper lobe pneumonia and iatrogenic subdiaphragmatic free gas

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 23 Dec 2015
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Chest x-ray: ABCDE (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists 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: A: airways B: breathing (th...
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Proximal humeral fracture (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Proximal humeral fractures are a heterogeneous group of fractures that include everything from relatively simple transverse fractures of the surgical neck of humerus, to complex, displaced, multi-part fractures of the proxi...
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Proximal radial fracture (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Proximal radial fractures are the commonest elbow injury in adult patients and the injury most likely to cause an elbow joint effusion. Radial head and neck fractures are often subtle and may be occult on initial imaging. ...
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Scaphoid fracture (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Scaphoid fractures are the second commonest group of fractures that are seen following a fall onto an outstretched hand and result in wrist pain, specifically tenderness in the anatomical snuffbox. They are particularly imp...
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Distal fibula fracture (basic)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Distal fibula fractures are the most common type at the ankle and are usually the result of an inversion injury with or without rotation. They are the extension of a lateral collateral ligament injury. Background Pathophy...
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Perthes disease (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Perthes disease is the name given to idiopathic AVN (avascular necrosis) of the femoral epiphysis in children. It most often occurs in children around the age of 5-6 years and is one of the common considerations when childr...
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Osteoarthritis (basic)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Osteoarthritis is a destructive joint pathology that results from longstanding, repetitive trauma. It is most common in the small joints in the hand and weightbearing joints (knee and hip) and tends to be symmetrical.  Ter...

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