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Medical radiations

Learning resources and research databases for medical radiations, including: radiation therapy, medical imaging and nuclear medicine.

Databases

Databases are collections of resources; many databases specialise in a specific subject area. You will find relevant research and peer-reviewed sources in the databases below.  

Search tips 

Login to LibrarySearch then search using keywords that describe your topic. Refine your search results to peer-reviewed journals, books, online books, book chapters or videos. 

The following tips will also work in Google Scholar and most databases. 

  • Use OR between words to find any of your keywords. 
  • Group OR words using brackets
  • Find "exact phrases" with quotation marks. 
  • Add an asterisk to part of a word to find different endings and plurals. 
  • There is a default AND relationship between search terms separated by a space. 

Example searches: 

  • COVID* OR corona* OR SARS-CoV-2
  • "secondary bacterial pneumonia" 
  • (COVID* OR corona* OR SARS-CoV-2) "secondary bacterial pneumonia" 

     IEEE video tutorials provide tips and techniques to improve your searching       outcomes. 

     SPIE user guide

Anatomy and physiology

Our Library has many online atlases of human anatomy and physiology in addition to these specialist tools featuring digital images and animations. These tools are free to RMIT students and staff to access: 

     To view help videos, select Introduction

Clinical decision support