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 cases may also often have references, and when used the style should follow as for articles, including assigning asce...
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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. Standard sections A typical article should have an article title and then is broken down into a set of standard sections, although, not every...
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Articles

Articles form the encyclopedic 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 encyclopedia, Radiopaedia.org articles allow you and other users to...
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Spelling and punctuation (general)

Correct spelling and punctuation are crucial to ensuring that the site is easy to read and trusted. There are a number of troublesome examples that are either frequently written incorrectly, misunderstood or where multiple forms are accepted. In the latter case, we just need to choose one form f...
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Capitalization

Capitalization 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, and cases usually deleted. Quality Radiology is all about image qualit...
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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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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.  Outsourced images Copyright i...
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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. Number of images Stacks should ideally contai...
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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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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 favor 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 w...
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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 maximize 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 has become the re...
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Pinned images

Pinned images are images that the logged in user has specifically selected by switching the grey pin of an image into a yellow pin.  grey pin indicates the image is not pinned yellow pin indicates the image is pinned The advantage of pins Images that you have pinned can be accessed via the p...
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Synonyms

Synonyms, located below references when in edit mode, are used in a number of scenarios.  To view a YouTube screencast tutorial please click here.  What is a synonym? A synonym is essentially a 'redirect' to an article. This enables links created to article A to pass to article B, provided ar...
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Key image

The key image is a property of a stack, and refers to the image which is most representative of the stack as a whole. This image will then be used as the thumbnail for the stack both in case view and when the stack is included in an article.  The key image icon is located in the top left hand c...

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