Patient and Referrer Resources:
Royal College of Radiologist:
The College is involved in the education and setting of standards of radiologist and oncologists, who treat cancers. There is section on patient information on various imaging modalities.
This is American radiology resources information for patients. RadiologyInfo.org tells you how various x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, radiation therapy and other procedures are performed. It also addresses what you may experience and how to prepare for the exams. The website contains over 200 procedure, exam and disease descriptions covering diagnostic and interventional radiology, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and radiation safety and is updated frequently with new information.
Comprehensive health information site that covers every condition, and also where treatment and management can be received. There are also reviews on hospitals and feedback on Consultants in any specialties.
Radiopaedia.org is a free educational radiology resource with one of the web's largest collections of radiology cases and reference articles.
American website with comprehensive patient information on diseases, symptoms and pictures of conditions. It is easy to understand and has information on health and wellbeing. Section on arthritis is very useful. There is also a section on pet health.
This is another American website, which helps with self diagnosis based on symptoms. It has another interesting tool, to help identify pills! This website has patient friendly explanation of medical information such as, what does the range of blood pressure readings mean?
This is the website of the world famous Mayo Clinic, which has an extensive patient information section. Also, very useful for referrers and clnicians.
This is the largest online library on all kind of radiology resources collected together on this website. If you wish to brush up on anatomy or to learn any radiology, then there is a website to take you through your paces.
Cancer Commons is a non-profit network of patients, physicians and scientists from many disciplines. They identify the knowledge needed to get the best possible outcomes, and continuously refine it based on clinical results and breaking research.
More Referrers oriented:
British Society of Skeletal Radiologists
The BSSR is the premier organisation for musculoskeletal radiologists in the UK and a special interest group of the Royal College of Radiologists. The society holds regular educational meetings and provides a national forum for discussion of issues relating to musculoskeletal radiology imaging and practice
European Society of Radiologist:
The mission of the European Society of Radiology is to serve the healthcare needs of the general public by supporting scientific research, education and training while constantly striving to improve the quality of radiological practice.
European Society of Skeletal Radiologist
This is the cooperation of all national bodies of Musculoskeletal societies, to share practices, innovation and further education and research in musculoskeletal imaging and interventions.
American College of Radiology
The ACR is the largest radiology college in the world with comprehensive information on radiology, training, education and research. There are appropriateness criteria for requesting all kinds of imaging modalities.
Radiological Society of North America A nonprofit medical society with an international membership. Includes database of funding opportunities, radiology and radioGraphics journals. This is the American counterpart of ESR.