- By: Klaus Morales dos Santos
This is a common scenario: it's Sunday morning, and you're on duty. The ward is packed with patients. X ray scans, computed tomograms, and nuclear magnetic resonance images need evaluation. Your head is full of doubts, doctors are too busy to stop working to discuss them, and you did not have enough time to read those extensive radiology textbooks. Don't panic. Fortunately, you can access many websites about radiology at home or even at the hospital that will help you to understand what you have seen in the ward rounds.
The interactive radiology atlas from Suny Downstate Medical Center is a good start (http://ect.downstate.edu/courseware/rad-atlas). Choose a category based on anatomical part, each containing many further options. As well as computed tomograms and magnetic resonance scans, you can also study anatomy using arteriograms and venograms. The exciting thing about this website is that the most important structures in the radiographs have