Radiology Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Radiology Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine is a free software program available on the internet. Each volume contains 20 cases with their associated radiographs (65 to 135 radiographic images per volume). Teaching and discussion sections follow. Good for teaching medical students, residents, for CME, and as a valuable desktop resource. Requires Microsoft Windows and a 256 color driver. Six volumes are currently available. Volume 1 was reviewed by Medical Software Reviews (6/95 issue), which awarded Radiology Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine its highest ratings in all categories. Radiology Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Volumes 1,2,3,4) was awarded the 1996 Professional Medical Education Award by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Users are encouraged to copy the program floppy disks and distribute them to others. There are no charges or fees to download this program. It is truly freeware. You may obtain a copy by one of the following methods:
E-mail: Send an e-mail message to me at: Loreny@hawaii.edu
Request one or two volumes at a time. Indicate which volume(s) you would like. I will return the software in ZIP files to your E-mail account. You must know how to use ZIP files. Warning: Each volume is about 2 to 4 megabytes. Your E-mail service may not allow such a large E-mail or they may charge you additional fees. Nearly all internet and e-mail services have FTP access. Using FTP is more reliable than this E-mail method. Download times are 15 to 90 minutes per volume.
FTP: Download the files xr1.zip, xr2.zip, xr3.zip, xr4.zip, xr5.zip, xr6.zip (vols. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) via anonymous FTP from the "outgoing2/loreny" subdirectory of: ftp.hawaii.edu
Enter "anonymous" to login, then enter your e-mail address as a password. Change to the "outgoing2/loreny" subdirectory. Indicate that the file transfer will be "binary". Download the files above. You must know how to use ZIP files. Nearly all internet services have FTP access but the FTP commands may differ slightly. Your internet service should provide you with easy instructions on how to use FTP. Download times are 15 to 90 minutes per volume. This FTP server is very busy. In North America, you are most likely to get a successful connection to the FTP server early in the morning (while most of us in Hawaii are still sleeping).
World Wide Web: Direct your web browser by entering the following URL:
You can view Radiology Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine on line (Mac users included). However, the local version run on your PC is much faster, the image quality is better, and there are more options to enlarge and seletively view the radiographic images. Click on the Radiology Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine choice. Download each volume by clicking on the download option. You must know how to use ZIP files. Download times are 15 to 90 minutes per volume. The FTP server used by this Web page is very busy. In North America, you are most likely to successfully download the software files early in the morning (while most of us in Hawaii are still sleeping).
CD-ROM Version: This one disk contains all six volumes. This version does not utilize image compression, therefore the images are of superior quality. Request this CD-ROM by sending a check for $12 (U.S.A addresses) or $16 (U.S.) for foreign addresses, made out to Kapiolani Medical Center to cover the cost of the CD-ROM, mailer, and postage. Send your request to the address below.
Hope you find these cases interesting and challenging.
Loren Yamamoto, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
1319 Punahou Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96826
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Loren Yamamoto, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine