SearchingRadiology.com(tm) : Radiology decision support at the point of care

About SearchingRadiology.com


  1. What is SearchingRadiology.com and what is its purpose?

    SearchingRadiology.com provides radiology decision support at the point of care by using a search engine for searching radiology peer-reviewed information.

    Radiologists seeking answers to questions at the point of care may use SearchingRadiology.com for searching radiology peer-reviewed information to improve patients' care, outcomes and lives.

  2. Can I obtain Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for seeking answers to clinical questions using SearchingRadiology.com?

    Yes, visit Cincinnati Children's Internet Point of Care Credit or myRSNA to receive CME credit for seeking answers to clinical questions at the point-of-care.

  3. How can I refine my search?

    On the search results page, you may click on one of the keywords under "Refine results" to refine your search results to DDX and Atlases.

  4. How do you choose the radiology information that powers SearchingRadiology.com?

    The radiology information that powers SearchingRadiology.com consists of radiology journals and textbooks and atlases that must meet two criteria: 1) Peer-reviewed - The information must peer-reviewed by an editorial board and 2) Open Access - The information must be free to use without requiring registration or a login.

    Please note the information from the radiology journals is made available by them due to their membership in the Washington DC Principles for Free Access to Science. Information from Radiology and Radiographics is made freely available one year after publication and information from AJR and BJR is made freely available two years after publication.

  5. What search engine powers SearchingRadiology.com?

    SearchingRadiology.com is powered by the Google Custom Search Engine.

  6. Does SearchingRadiology.com have a Disclaimer?

    The information contained in SearchingRadiology.com is not a substitute for the medical care and advice of your physician. There may be variations in treatment that your physician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.

  7. How may I send comments or questions about the site?

    See our Comment Form. Please note: if you are a patient (including family members and friends), we are unable to answer your personal medical questions. Check RadiologyEducation.com for a list of resources that may help to answer your questions.

  8. May I link to SearchingRadiology.com?

    Yes, please feel free to link to SearchingRadiology.com and to publicize it.

  9. How do you handle my personal information?

    No personal or non-personal information is collected. No cookies are used. Google Analytics is used to analyze the audience of this site and improve its content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on Google Analytics' privacy policy, look here.

  10. Who curates SearchingRadiology.com?

    SearchingRadiology.com is curated by Michael P. D'Alessandro, MD.

    Michael D'Alessandro received an M.D. from Wayne State University School of Medicine, completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Iowa, and completed a fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at Children's Hospital Boston / Harvard Medical School. He is currently a Professor of Radiology at the University of Iowa and a pediatric radiologist at Children's Hospital of Iowa.

    Dr. D'Alessandro's research is in the field of digital libraries and educational informatics.

  11. Who owns and funds SearchingRadiology.com?

    All contents copyright © Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D. All rights reserved.

    "SearchingRadiology.com", the SearchingRadiology.com logo, and "Searching radiology peer-reviewed information" are all Trademarks of Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.

    SearchingRadiology.com is funded in whole by Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D. Advertising is not accepted.

  12. What is the date SearchingRadiology.com was last revised?

    January 5, 2017

  13. Sum it all up?

    SearchingRadiology.com is a point-of-care decision support tool for radiologists.

    By using SearchingRadiology.com regularly, individuals will be taking part in unstructured, situated learning that will result in continuing radiologic education.


Curated by Michael P. D'Alessandro M.D. and © 2006-2017

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