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Gifts for Radiologists

Ultimate Guide to Find Perfect Gifts for Radiologists

Gifts for radiologists
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Welcome to Your best gift guide to find perfect gifts for radiologists. To know exactly what gift to give for radiologists, first of all, we need to know a little background about them, but if you already know everything about radiologists then you can skip introduction, but before You skip it, here are our TOP 3 picks:

ItemPriceOverall ScoreOur Comments
$$$$
5 Stars (5 / 5)
Great and fun way to learn new things about Ultrasound!
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4 Stars (4 / 5)
Oxford Handbooks probably are the best in the market to cover every aspect of radiology.
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2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)
Interesting for everybody but ESPECIALLY for radiologist!

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On the other hand, if you don’t know who radiologists are and what they do in hospital then please read our introduction about radiologists!

Who are radiologists?

Radiologists are a secret force of hospital You don’t see them often. They have finished medical school and decided to specialize in medical imaging field.

While patients see radiologists rarely, other physicians relay heavily on radiologists. In nowadays medical imaging has taken huge steps forward and actually is essential for medical diagnosis.

Keyword here is – DIAGNOSIS. In most hospitals to confirm diagnosis it is neccesary to prove it. Radiologists are the ones who will give this proof to other physicians so they could continue with the best treatment for the patient.

While among physicians radiology is considered easier profession, to report effectively radiologists need to have knowledge in all medical fields. Otherwise it would be impossible to report correctly.

Radiology is one of the “R.O.A.D. to success” specialties where R stands for Radiology, O stands for Opthalmology, A stands for Anesthesiology and D stands for Dermatology.

What does that mean?

Popular belief is that these specialties have higher quality of life and lover stress levels in their workplace.

Is it true?

Maybe.. But knowledge which radiologist has to possess is huge.

So we could say that for radiologists it is necessity to have high cognitive abilities.

Keep that in mind when selecting a gifts for radiologists!

What radiologists do?

You may not see them very often in hospital but they are there for You – reading Your X-rays, MRI scans, CT scans and reporting findings to other physicians. As a results radiologists spend huge amount of time in front of the computer screens – that’s one thing to consider when selecting gifts for radiologists.

Radiologists Day
A Radiologists Day by J. Chang MD

Sometimes You will see radiologist if you need to do Ultrasound examination. That’s one of the few times when You can meet radiologists face-to-face and ask him questions about medical imaging and other questions related to radiology.

Radiologists are important members of any clinical team. So they have to attend a lot of clinical meeting and explain their findings to other physicians. For example, in a meeting with surgeons, radiologists will have to explain which structures and organs are involved and what would be best approach to address surgery. Same thing applies when radiologists meet with other specialists like gastroenterologist, neurologists,  ENT etc.

Now as You have some introduction about radiologists everyday life we can move to the next section – how to find perfect gifts for radiologists.

How to find a perfect gifts for radiologists?

Well, sometimes, it can be tricky to find gift for radiologists.

Why?

Because there are 2 types of radiologists.

Because of the time spent in front of the computer screen some radiologists try to “escape from screens” and avoid watching television or playing computers. On the other hand some radiologists do the opposite – they love watching TV and playing computer games. I guess it goes 50/50 here and You need to know what kind of radiologists is the one you want to give gifts for!

According to Medscape Radiologist Lifestyle report 2015 radiologists favorite past times are:

  • Spending time with family.
  • Exercise and physical activity,
  • Traveling,
  • Reading,
  • Cultural events (movies, theater, museums),

So when selecting gifts You can keep in mind these 5 most popular pastimes for radiologists.

How that could help us by selecting gifts? Search for things that are home related and could engage all family, for example, board games.

If radiologist is still  studying in medical residency You could check out our list of 10 Useful Gifts for Medical Residents that they will use or check out our page “Gifts for Medical Residents“!

If You want to say “Thank You” to Radiologist check out our blog post – 5 Simple, but Memorable Thank You Gifts for Doctors!

Still can’t find perfect gift? We are here to cover you!

Below You can see our top hand picked for gifts for radiologists:

ItemUsefulnessFunninessUniqueness PriceOverall ScoreOur Comments
ItemUsefulnessFunninessUniqueness PriceOverall ScoreOur Comments
Amazon Echo Dot
5 Stars (5 / 5)
4 Stars (4 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
$$
4.5 Stars (4.5 / 5)
Most radiologists love new technologies, especially if those technologies are helpful!
SonoSim® Ultrasound Training Solution
5 Stars (5 / 5)
4 Stars (4 / 5)
5 Stars (5 / 5)
$$$$
5 Stars (5 / 5)
Great and fun way to learn new things about Ultrasound!
Kindle Paperwhite
5 Stars (5 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
2 Stars (2 / 5)
$$$
4.5 Stars (4.5 / 5)
Screen on Kindle is non-LCD and book reading can always be fun!
Amazon Gift Card
4 Stars (4 / 5)
4 Stars (4 / 5)
2 Stars (2 / 5)
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3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)
Let radiologist decide what he wants!
Night shift bag
4 Stars (4 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)
$$
4 Stars (4 / 5)
Yes, radiologists also have night shifts and there are lot of things to take with them!
Perfect lunch box
4 Stars (4 / 5)
2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
$$
3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)
For the brain to function properly - You need food!
Oxford Handbook of Radiology
4.5 Stars (4.5 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
2 Stars (2 / 5)
$$
4 Stars (4 / 5)
Oxford Handbooks probably are the best in the market to cover every aspect of radiology.
Specific Radiology Book
4.5 Stars (4.5 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)
$$
4 Stars (4 / 5)
Depends on radiologists specialization - Brain? Chest X-rays? Abdominal? - Choose Wisely!
Stylish wireless keyboard and mouse
4.5 Stars (4.5 / 5)
4 Stars (4 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
$$
4 Stars (4 / 5)
Radiologists report and to do that they use keyboard a lot. Why not make it stylish and comfy?
Funny Radiologist Coffee Mug
3 Stars (3 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
$
3 Stars (3 / 5)
Radiologists love coffee too and drink it a lot
Wireless headset
3 Stars (3 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
$$
3 Stars (3 / 5)
Some radiologists love to wear earphones to concentrate for work (definitely not everyone). Help to concentrate with high quality headset!
X-Ray: See Through the World Around You
2 Stars (2 / 5)
4 Stars (4 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
$
3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)
Some unusual X-ray images which radiologists won't see everyday
The Foreign Body: A collection of the most interesting X-rays of things that don't belong and the stories behind how they got there
2 Stars (2 / 5)
4 Stars (4 / 5)
3 Stars (3 / 5)
$
2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)
Interesting for everybody but ESPECIALLY for radiologist!

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