Radiology-TEACHES

These sample cases are a subset of those available in Radiology-TEACHES, a free educational program available for medical schools and affiliated medical education programs. For more information on how to incorporate this free education into your curriculum, please visit the full Radiology-TEACHES page.

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Introduction to the RADIOLOGY-Teaches Program


Radiology-TEACHES uses case vignettes integrated with the ACR Select clinical decision support to simulate the process of ordering imaging studies.

General Education Module

Radiology-TEACHES uses case vignettes integrated with the ACR Select clinical decision support to simulate the process of ordering imaging studies specific to common Choosing Wisely topics.

Case 1: Acute onset of back pain
Case 2: Lung cancer screening
Case 3: Shortness of breath
Case 4: Pediatric head trauma
Case 5: Facial pain
Case 6: Severe headache
Case 7: Preoperative chest radiograph
Case 8: Pediatric gastroenteritis
Case 9: Acute onset of right flank pain
Case 10: New onset facial pain and pressure

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General Surgery

Radiology-TEACHES uses case vignettes integrated with the ACR Select clinical decision support to simulate the process of ordering imaging studies specific to common general surgery topics.

Case 1: Preoperative chest radiograph
Case 2: Preoperative chest radiograph
Case 3: Acute "ripping" chest pain
Case 4: Right upper quadrant pain and fever
Case 5: Jaundice and history of gallstones
Case 6: Left lower quadrant abdominal pain
Case 7: Colon cancer staging
Case 8: Breast cancer screening
Case 9: Palpable thyroid nodule
Case 10: Safety

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OB/GYN

Radiology-TEACHES uses case vignettes integrated with the ACR Select clinical decision support to simulate the process of ordering imaging studies specific to common OB/GYN topics.

Case 1: Abnormal uterine bleeding
Case 2: Infertility
Case 3: Pelvic pain
Case 4: Palpable breast abnormality
Case 5: Breast cancer screening
Case 6: Palpable breast abnormality
Case 7: Recurrent pregnancy loss
Case 8: Radiation exposure
Case 9: Pre-operative imaging
Case 10: Menopausal abnormal uterine bleeding

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Internal Medicine

Radiology-TEACHES uses case vignettes integrated with the ACR Select clinical decision support to simulate the process of ordering imaging studies specific to common internal medicine topics.

Case 1: Acute chest pain
Case 2: Abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting
Case 3: Foot ulcer
Case 4: Pulsatile abdominal mass
Case 5: Acute dyspnea
Case 6: Lung cancer screening
Case 7: Chronic dyspnea
Case 8: Altered mental status
Case 9: Lung cancer screening
Case 10: Shortness of breath

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Neurology

Radiology-TEACHES uses case vignettes integrated with the ACR Select clinical decision support to simulate the process of ordering imaging studies specific to common neurology topics.

Case 1: Severe headache, nausea and vomiting
Case 2: Pediatric post trauma seizure
Case 3: Persistent fever, headache and photophobia
Case 4: Increasing memory loss, disorientation
Case 5: Decreasing cognitive function, difficulty walking
Case 6: Low back pain, leg weakness and leg numbness
Case 7: Suspected stroke
Case 8: Football, concussion
Case 9: Severe migraine headaches
Case 10: Pediatric generalized seizure

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Family and Community Medicine

Radiology-TEACHES uses case vignettes integrated with the ACR Select clinical decision support to simulate the process of ordering imaging studies specific to common family and community medicine topics.

Case 1: New onset facial pain and pressure
Case 2: Low back pain
Case 3: Intermittent right upper quadrant pain
Case 4: New facial pain and postnasal drip
Case 5: Acute onset of right pelvic pain
Case 6: Lung cancer screening
Case 7: Lung cancer screening
Case 8: Pulsatile abdominal mass
Case 9: Acute onset of right flank pain
Case 10: Low back pain - prior surgery

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Pediatrics

Radiology-TEACHES uses case vignettes integrated with the ACR Select clinical decision support to simulate the process of ordering imaging studies specific to common pediatric topics.

Case 1: Pediatric generalized seizure
Case 2: Pediatric gastroenteritis
Case 3: Pediatric head trauma
Case 4: Pediatric acute wheezing
Case 5: Pediatric vomiting
Case 6: Pediatric lower extremity injury
Case 7: Pediatric seizure
Case 8: Pediatric head injury
Case 9: Pediatric abdominal pain
Case 10: Pediatric lower extremity injury

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Psychiatry

Radiology-TEACHES uses case vignettes integrated with the ACR Select clinical decision support to simulate the process of ordering imaging studies specific to common psychiatry topics.

Case 1: Sudden onset of altered mental status
Case 2: Increasing memory loss, disorientation
Case 3: Altered mental status
Case 4: Decreasing cognitive function, difficulty walking
Case 5: Altered mental status
Case 6: Altered mental status
Case 7: Radiation exposure
Case 8: Contrast screening
Case 9: Imaging cost
Case 10: Head CT with contrast

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