Quick Guidelines for Editing

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Uploading a Picture

  • Go to the upload page.
  • Always change the filename so that it conveys the content of the picture.
Example: If the picture is that of prostate cancer MRI, name it: Prostate cancer MRI.jpg

Uploading a Picture from Radiopaedia

  • Please use the example below to fill the image summary section on the upload page if the image was taken from Radiopaedia
Example: Image courtesy of Dr. David Cuete. Radiopaedia.org, rID: 22671
  • Please use the example below to cite an image if the image was taken from Radiopaedia
Example: <ref name=radio> Image courtesy of Dr. David Cuete. [http://www.radiopaedia.org Radiopaedia] (original file [http://radiopaedia.org/cases/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-1 ‘’here’’]). [http://radiopaedia.org/licence Creative Commons BY-SA-NC]</ref>

Citing a Website

  • The proper way to cite a webpage is provided below:
  • <ref> Title of page. Website title (date). Available at URL. Accessed on Month Day, 2015</ref>
Example: <ref> Can nasopharyngeal cancer be found early? American Cancer Society (2015). Available at http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/nasopharyngeal- cancer-detection. Accessed on September 16, 2015</ref>

Citing a Peer Reviewed Article:

Search on PubMed for the PMID or the doi, then go to the citation creator at http://sumsearch.org/cite/

Citing a reference with no PubMed ID or DOI

If the reference is not available on PubMed, please ensure you use the format provided in the examples below (AMA referencing style):

Authors (LastName FirstInitial). Title. Journal abbreviation (italics). Year;Volume(Issue):Pages

Examples for different scenarios are listed below:

Journal Article (1-6 authors):

Hu P, Reuben DB. Effects of managed care on the length of time that elderly patients spend with physicians during ambulatory visits. Med Care. 2002;40(7):606-613.

Journal Article (>6 authors):

Geller AC, Venna S, Prout M, et al. Should the skin cancer examination be taught in medical school? Arch Dermatol. 2002;138(9):1201-1203.

Journal article with no named author or group name:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Licensure of a meningococcal conjugate vaccine (Menveo) and guidance for use--Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2010;59(9):273.

Electronic Journal Article:

Gage BF, Fihn SD, White RH. Management and dosing of warfarin therapy. The American Journal of Medicine. 2000;109(6):481-488. doi:10.1016/S0002-9343(00)00545-3.

Copy the reference and flank it with a reference tag <ref name=enter unique name here> .... </ref>

Citing a book

  • Find the ISBN of the book on Amazon or Barnes and Noble
  • Paste the ISBN into the citation generator https://mickschroeder.com/citation
  • Copy the reference and flank it with a reference tag <ref name=unique name here> .... </ref>

Creating and Formatting Tables:

Using Category Tag

Every page should have a designated category tag at the bottom. Please make sure that you only use the following approved tags. It is preferred that you use only one of them. You may include more than one if necessary.

[[Category:Emergency medicine]]
[[Category:Infectious disease]]
[[Category:Primary care]]
[[Category:Vascular medicine]]