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Diagnostic Imaging Websites

thumb_xray_abdomen.JPGBelow are some helpful "Best Bet" Diagnostic Medical Imaging Websites. The College of DuPage and the COD Library do not create or control any of these resources, and they will not be held responsible for misuse of information or any adverse effects of recommendations stated in these resources. Health Information should always be discussed with your health care provider, who can interpret it for you and apply it to your individual case.

In addition to Google or Bing, try searching these credible medical imaging websites:

AuntMinnie.com
AuntMinnie.com is a comprehensive community Internet site for radiologists and medical imaging professionals. It contains the latest imaging news, cases, forums, and CME opportunities. (Wondering what an "Aunt Minnie" is?" Click here to find out!)

HONmedia

HONmedia is a repository of over 6,800 medical images and videos. Rather than holding the images itself, the HONmedia database contains links to images hosted on sites around the world.

MEDLINEplus
Provides access to 900+ health topics, medical encyclopedias and dictionaries, and links to self-help groups, clinical trials, preformulated PubMed searches, lists of hospitals and physicians, health and information in Spanish and other languages. Includes listings of diseases & conditions by body system

MedPix
A free online Medical Image Database and Radiology Portal, provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) that is a cross-platform database integrating images and textual information. Content is organized by disease location (organ system), pathology category, patient profiles, and by image classification and caption.

MedScape Reference
An online clinical reference providing in-depth drug & disease information and tools to support clinical decision making. Content is designed for practicing medical professionals and includes diagnostic medical images. Free Registration to MedScape is required. To avoid registering and go straight to an entry in this resource, try Googling the word emedicine and your disease/condition (i.e. emedicine teratoma).

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Credible, current patient and health care professional level cancer information provided by the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

small yellow star.jpgRadiologyEducation.com
RadiologyEducation.com is an extensive digital library of radiology education resources including online textbooks, association and society links, anatomical atlases, radiology journals, podcasts and more!

Reviewed Radiology Links

A select list of sites arranged by categories, each category contains a list of sites with brief descriptions

Shadow Pictures
A radiology database that includes 1038 individual cases and 270 discussion or teaching documents. All documents have been produced by Ian Maddison, a Radiologist. There are rich cross-links between documents so that readers may decide for themselves the relevance of any listed differential diagnosis

Ultrasoundcases.info
Contains the teaching files from the ultrasound department of Gelderse Vallei Hospital. Many cases are correlated with the clinical information, endoscopy results, surgical findings and pathological reports.

The Whole Brain Atlas
Images and videos from the brain

Diagnostic Medical Imaging Guide

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This guide is a starting point for locating Diagnostic Medical Imaging books, videos, journal articles, CEUs, images and credible websites.
The menu on the right will help you research, locate, evaluate and cite resources.

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